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.
Spectrum Reach launches Pay It Forward program grants
May 6, 2021
Spectrum Reach is trying to help you connect with your customers with a $15,000 Pay It Forward program grant. To qualify, you must be registered as a minority-owned business.
WalletHub announces Austin is 2021's 8th best large city to start a business
Apr 29, 2021
We all know that Austin is a great city to live, work, and thrive. But did you also know that it is one of the best large cities to start a business?
McKinsey & Company's COVID-19 impact on business, the economy, and recovery
Mar 23, 2021
There are so many questions centered around life after coronavirus. What will our well-being and recovery look like when returning to work?
Inside the Capitol with the Texas Legislative Black Caucus
Mar 17, 2021
On March 12th, we welcomed Chairwoman Nicole Collier, Senator Royce West and Representative Sheryl Cole to discuss the priorities of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus during the 87th Texas Legislative Session. The panel was moderated by Nikelle Meade of Husch Blackwell.