Economic Impact of Diversity
Jul 30, 2020
On Wednesday, July 15, the Austin Chamber, in partnership with the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, hosted a webinar conversation with local business and government leaders to discuss diversity and the economic importance of nondiscrimination.
Mid-year economic update: What does recovery look like?
Jul 29, 2020
On Tuesday, July 21st, we were joined by RSM’s Chief Economist Joe Brusuelas as he covered the economic impact of the pandemic, monetary and fiscal policy responses, and what economic recovery may look like.
A preview of Austin's proposed budget
Jul 16, 2020
On Thursday, July 16, we were joined by City Manager Spencer Cronk, who provided a preview of the proposed 2020-2021 City of Austin budget.
SD14 candidate forum recap
Jun 29, 2020
On Wednesday, June 24, the Austin Chamber, in partnership with our sister chambers, hosted a forum with the candidates for Texas Senate District 14 previously held by Senator Kirk Watson.
Transitioning back to the workplace: How to navigate, stay safe and avoid liability
Jun 24, 2020
A recap of the June 18th webinar
Data security in a remote workplace
Jun 16, 2020
On Thursday, June 11th, we were joined by IT leaders from Forcepoint, Dell Technologies and Silicon Labs to learn data security best practices that organizations of all sizes can use as they shift gears from crisis response to a new normal.
Diversity in funding: Opportunities for emerging companies
Jun 11, 2020
On Wednesday, June 10th, we were joined by key leaders from the Toronto Stock Exchange, S3 Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank to discuss the investment and funding opportunity trends that they are seeing.
SAFE at Work Act with Senator Cornyn
Jun 10, 2020
On Tuesday, June 9, we hosted a webinar conversation on the SAFE at Work Act with Senator Cornyn and small business leaders.
Your PPP loan: The latest updates on uses and loan forgiveness - webinar recap
May 22, 2020
On Thursday, May 21, we heard from vcfo’s financial experts on managing your PPP loan and understanding debt forgiveness. They provided information on how to use the proceeds from your loan, as well as forecasting, loan forgiveness, documentation, and additional considerations.
Webinar recap - College transition in the COVID-19 crisis
May 21, 2020
On Tuesday, May 19, Gilbert Zavala, Vice President Education & Talent Development for the Austin Chamber, spoke with our partners at the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, and Austin Community College to answer questions related to COVID-19’s impact on post-secondary institutions.
Re-opening your office space: What you need to know
May 18, 2020
Per Governor Abbott’s order, office buildings may reopen on May 18th with a limited number of employees. In this interactive webinar, we covered what employers need to know, best practices, and how to keep employee safety top of mind.
SXSW EDU webinar recap - Workforce Counselors Guiding Pathways for Seniors
May 18, 2020
In this SXSW EDU panel discussion, Kwee Lan Teo, Vice President of Talent Development & Acquisition for the Austin Chamber, discussed the role that the Chamber plays in helping to connect students to career opportunities.