Did you see Austin's Kendra Scott yellow skyline?
Oct 23, 2020
Austin’s hometown star, CEO, designer and philanthropist, Kendra Scott, lit the Austin skyline yellow to celebrate the premiere episode of her as guest Shark on ABC’s 12th season of “Shark Tank” in partnership with the city that has supported her since founding her company, Kendra Scott. The episode airs on Friday, October 23 at 7:00pm CST on ABC.
Peek inside the new Waterloo Greenway
Oct 21, 2020
Once complete, the 35 acres of connected green space – meandering along downtown’s eastern edge from Lady Bird Lake to 15th St. – will be home to a wild array of natural and cultural destinations. Amid epic gardens and rolling pathways, and a twinkling Waller Creek that links them, the environment, arts, health, and adventure will converge — and nourish authentic and uplifting experiences that reflect our city’s diversity.
Top of the Class - Whataburger Celebrates World Teachers' Day
Oct 21, 2020
Whether they are in front of a classroom or their laptop camera, teachers across Whataburger’s 10-state footprint are doing whatever it takes to keep students engaged, supported, and learning. In a year full of challenges, they are turning obstacles into opportunities, one mute button at a time.
ML&R shares how to boost employee morale and sustain culture in uncertain times
Oct 19, 2020
The team at Maxwell Locke & Ritter (ML&R) has prevailed through these difficult circumstances, but they’ve tackled their fair share of challenges: easing team member concerns, finding ways to stay connected virtually, and working from home with kids while being isolated from loved ones and coworkers has been tough. Throughout this historic year, they have discovered some best practices and key components for boosting employee morale and sustaining culture that could be applied in the broad business community.
Ambassador Spotlight: Sarah Ribeiro of Special Olympics Texas
Oct 9, 2020
Sarah Ribeiro of Special Olympics Texas is passionate about serving her community both through her work as a development director and through her role as a Chamber Ambassador.
Ambassador Spotlight: CMIT Solutions
Sep 21, 2020
Yusuf Ujjainwala of CMIT Solutions is a Chamber Ambassador with a passion for technology and problem solving. He enjoys serving his community through his work with his company and connecting with the business community through his role as a Chamber Ambassador. CMIT Solutions was founded in Austin but has a national footprint, and its mission is to help businesses "never worry about IT again."
Which business deserves the "Uniquely Austin" award?
Sep 18, 2020
Each year, the Greater Austin Business Awards honors a uniquely Austin business with a community choice award. This distinguished award is up to you – read their pitches and decide which is the most deserving of this accolade.
Where to Celebrate National Guacamole Day
Sep 10, 2020
Love guac? How can you not, it's avocados and Texas?! We've rounded up some of the best spots in town for your chip to take a big dip. Get your guac on!
Growing a family under the Austin Regional Clinic umbrella of care
Aug 17, 2020
Getting pregnant and giving birth are big decisions in the best of times, and today, the decision is even more personal and requires considering risks we know very little about. When you’re under the care of your ARC team, you don’t have to make this decision alone.
How SonderMind is making mental health more accessible when it's needed more than ever
Aug 7, 2020
Chamber member SonderMind is changing the landscape of mental health care across Texas by using innovative technology to connect mental health clients with the right providers.
Chamber accepting nominations from Austin businesses for two award programs in August
Aug 5, 2020
Austin-area businesses have the opportunity to showcase their businesses in two award programs this year: the Greater Austin Business Awards and the A-List Awards.
Raw Fitness celebrates grand opening in Southpark Meadows
Aug 4, 2020
Join us on Saturday, August 15 to tour the gym, meet the staff, and enter the raffle for awesome prizes, including a free membership. Social distancing practices will be in place for a safe and fun time.