On December 8th, the Greater Austin Business Awards celebrated businesses in the region, recognizing the people and companies that have demonstrated a unique vision, innovation, and best business practices.

We know COVID-19 has affected businesses across Austin in a variety of ways, resulting in new innovations and adjustments to business models, as they find new ways to make a difference. In this twentieth year of the Greater Austin Business Awards, we recognized diverse industry leaders and companies that are innovating, managing through adversity, and impacting the community.

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2020 award recipients

Celebrating outstanding businesses across 11 categories.

“It’s an honor to celebrate the diverse industry leaders and companies in Austin,” said Austin Chamber President and CEO Laura Huffman. “This year was unlike any other, and these businesses prove that innovating through adversity is what makes us a more resilient community. Congratulations to all the award recipients.”

185 companies were nominated for an award. Recipients were selected by an independent panel of judges. The Uniquely Austin Award was selected by public voting.

Awards that had multiple recipients were divided into categories based on the number of employees; recipients are listed sequentially: small, medium, and large.

Community Relations

A company or organization that demonstrates a successful approach to corporate social responsibility and can show a positive impact on the community.

Company Culture

A company or organization that fosters a creative, collaborative workplace culture to enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage with opportunities for growth.

Consumer Product

A consumer product company that stands out by offering a unique product that creates a niche market.

Customer Experience

A company or organization dedicated to an outstanding customer experience and satisfaction in all aspects of sales and services.

Employee Health & Wellness

A company or organization that creates an employee-centered wellness culture and provides access and opportunities for all employees.


Individuals who are nominated should be the founder or current executive responsible for the day-to-day operations of the for-profit business.

Environmental Champion

A company or organization recognized for their best practices. Business sustainability is about creating more goods and services with less resources, waste and pollution that positively impact the environment.


Section 501(c) (3) public charity or private foundation that is tirelessly focused on serving the community and the partnerships they have built with for-profit organizations.

Technology Innovation

A company or organization that has developed visionary and transformative technology that impacts the business market.

Uniquely Austin

A company that exemplifies what it means to live and do business in Austin. This award is truly special because it is voted upon by the Austin community.






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