Chamber Kicks Off Small Business Week by Recognizing Austin Couch Potatoes
May 2, 2022
To kick off Small Business Week the Austin Chamber participated in honoring local businesses who made our community a better place during COVID-19.
City of Austin Executive Order - COVID-19 signage for your business
Jan 25, 2022
On Thursday, January 13th, Mayor Adler and Travis County issued a new COVID-19 signage order for all businesses that are open to the public. One sign requires the business to notify customers and employees about the COVID-19 precautions that are in place. The second sign notifies the public of the local health recommendations during Stages 3-5.
How St. David’s HealthCare employees navigated a challenging 2021
Jan 4, 2022
Healthcare is hard under normal circumstances. We help patients and their families during times of immense happiness as they welcome new life into this world and during extraordinary stress when patients are facing health battles.
The Austin Chamber has a lot to be thankful for in 2021
Nov 22, 2021
It's safe to say that 2021 did not go how we thought it would, but what a year it has been! Despite the chaos of COVID-19 cases, new variants, and events being scheduled and then canceled, we are extremely excited for what is to come in 2022. Most of all, we are elated to sit around a table with loved ones and plenty of food to share.
Lyft is lifting our community out of the pandemic
Sep 8, 2021
Local businesses in Austin are doing all they can to help slow and stop the spread of Coronavirus. Lyft is just one of many companies doing their part in the business community.
Here's how to support local restaurants right now
Sep 3, 2021
The Texas Restaurant Association has asked that we each make promises to each other. In their COVID-19 Health and Safety policy, they have asked guests to...
Chamber connects students to college & careers
Aug 26, 2021
Nationally, research shows that between 10-40 percent of students planning to attend college encounter enrollment barriers that impact low-income or first-generation student enrollments. This process has been defined as “summer melt.”
Central Texas back to school plan
Aug 25, 2021
As COVID cases and requirements are changing daily, see below to stay up to date with the Central Texas school districts' return to school plans.
The latest City of Austin COVID-19 orders and ordinances
Aug 12, 2021
On August 11, 2021, the City and County released new orders outlining masking requirements in public schools and buildings.
How Chamber staff felt after getting the COVID vaccine
Aug 11, 2021
To our staff, protection and safety are always top of mind. For some, it was a simple act and for others, an emotional experience.
How the Austin Chamber is pivoting to work from home post pandemic
Jun 22, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic is abating, many organizations are choosing to incorporate remote work into their standard operations. The Austin Chamber is shifting to a more flexible plan to allow work from home on a full-time basis, depending on our daily schedules.
87th Texas Legislative Session webinar recap
Jun 11, 2021
On Tuesday, June 8th, we hosted a recap of this year's legislative session, where we heard an update on the Chamber's policy priorities and members of the Central Texas delegation shared session highlights.