The Austin Chamber takes on the biggest challenges businesses are facing so you can focus on growing yours. We provide opportunities for our members to influence civic, social and economic initiatives that support community growth.
We play a key role in shaping a policy environment that helps our economy grow, addresses affordability, and helps people pay their bills, provide for their families, and achieve prosperity. We are working with policymakers and elected officials to make this a reality.
We promote economic policies to help attract new employers and expand existing job creators in the area.Learn more
Education & talent
We collaborate with policymakers and elected officials to enact policies that invest in our students and upskill our talent pool.Learn more
We advocate for commonsense policies and transportation projects that accommodate our rapidly growing population.Learn more
We support policies that ensure the Austin region remains a leader in innovation.Learn more
We need to ensure the cost of living remains competitive to those who want to create jobs or move to Austin.Learn more
We work with our partners to increase nonstop domestic and international flights.Learn more
Where your voice matters
Capitol Advocacy Day 2023 Recap
The Austin Chamber of Commerce hosted our 2023 Capitol Advocacy Day on March 1. The Chamber plays a critical role in shaping policy at the state level that grows our economy, addresses affordability, bolsters our regional infrastructure and strengthens our workforce for generations to come.
Mar 8, 2023Learn more
Austin is a model for American tech innovation and lawmakers can help secure its future
This week, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on CHIPS Act legislation that would invest billions to strengthen semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing domestically, sparking hundreds of billions in additional private investment. These investments would clear the way for our nation—and Texas—to secure its position as a top player in this vital industry.
Jul 26, 2022Learn more
Join one of our government relations councils
Government Relations Councils (GRC's for short) are comprised of local business leaders who inform the Chamber's stances on policy issues in thier respective areas. Each committee meets monthly. The State & Federal Government Relations Council meets on the first Friday of every month from 10:30AM-12:00PM while the Regional/Local Government Relations Council meets every third Monday of the month from 1:00-2:00PM.