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Austin Community Encouraged to Select 'Most Uniquely Austin' Business

Posted By Greater Austin Chamber | Jul 27, 2017
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Company Finalists Announced for 17th Annual Greater Austin Business Awards

Austin, TX (July 27, 2017) – The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce today named 10 finalists for the Most Uniquely Austin Business Award. The winner, to be determined through open local community voting, is a company that embraces Austin’s unique culture and exemplifies what it means to live and do business in the Austin region. (Voting is now closed).

The award is one of 11 categories in the Chamber’s annual Greater Austin Business Awards program. Now in its 17th year, the program celebrates excellence in the local business community which helps make the Austin region one of the most desirable places in the world to live, work and play.

“We are excited to recognize local employers of all sizes who demonstrate excellence in a broad range of areas.  The business awards is a celebration recognizing the role business plays in our communities – providing jobs, supporting local services, growing leaders and giving back to those in need,” said Lyn Chasteen, Vice President of Engagement, Austin Chamber. 

The finalists and winners for each category will be announced during an awards ceremony at the Austin Hilton on August 30, 2017, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Event and registration are open to the public and details can be found here.

Most Uniquely Austin Award Finalists
The finalists include Atlassian, The Austin Blues Revue, Bike Austin, Capsa Ventures, Chameleon Cold-Brew, Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, Jackrabbit Mobile, Lammes Candies, Silicon Labs, and Terra Toys. 

The community is invited to participate in the selection of this year's winner through a survey available online which includes a brief description of each finalist. (Voting is now closed).

2017 Finalists for Greater Austin Business Awards
The Austin Chamber today also released names of all company finalists selected by a panel of independent judges.  Finalists and winners will be recognized in several categories including Community Relations, Customer Service, Health & Wellness, Environmental Friendly, Innovation, Executive Leadership, Global Impact, Non-Profit, First Time Entrepreneur, and Company Culture. Below is a complete list of 2017 finalists.

2017 Award Finalists
  • Accenture
  • Aceable
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
  • Alliance Abroad Group
  • AMD
  • Antonelli's Cheese Shop
  • Applied Materials, Inc.
  • ARM
  • At Your Disposal
  • Atlassian
  • Austin Board of REALTORS®
  • Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore
  • Austin Monthly
  • Austin Pets Alive!
  • Austin Roofing and Construction
  • Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Becker Wright Consultants
  • BedWatch®
  • Best Western Plus Austin Central
  • Betts Recruiting
  • Bike Austin
  • Brooksource
  • BuildASign.com
  • Capital Metro Transportation Authority
  • Capsa Ventures
  • Care.com HomePay
  • Center for Healing and Regenerative Medicine
  • Certain Affinity
  • Chameleon Cold-Brew
  • CognitiveScale
  • Communities In Schools of Central Texas
  • Community Impact Newspaper
  • Convey, Inc.
  • data.world
  • Digital Turbine
  • Direct Orthopedic Care
  • DMCA Partnership Group, LLP
  • Dropoff
  • Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions, LLC
  • East Austin Digital Connection
  • Electric Avenue Scooters
  • EPIC Provisions
  • Five Stone Tax Advisers
  • Food for Good
  • Friends and Allies Brewing Company
  • Google
  • Health Alliance for Austin Musicians
  • HHS
  • HID Global
  • Higginbotham
  • High Five Events
  • HotSchedules
  • Independence Title
  • IT'S TIME TEXAS
  • Jackrabbit Mobile
  • JLL
  • Keller Williams Realty International
  • Kendra Scott LLC
  • Kerbey Lane Cafe
  • KVUE
  • Lammes Candies Since 1885
  • Launch Marketing
  • Leadership Austin
  • Lemi Shine
  • Lettuce Networks
  • Live Music Tutor
  • MAX's Wine Dive Austin
  • Meals on Wheels Central Texas
  • National Instruments
  • Netspend
  • NLAND
  • NSS Labs
  • Office Furniture NOW!
  • OutboundEngine
  • PeopleFund
  • Phunware
  • Reality Based Group
  • RetailMeNot
  • Rose Dental Group
  • Round Rock Express
  • Samsung Austin Semiconductor
  • Service Dogs, Inc.
  • Seton Healthcare Family
  • ShipStation
  • Silicon Labs
  • SOAL Technologies
  • Social Solutions
  • Southwest Skin Cancer & Vein Clinic
  • Specht Architects
  • Spire Consulting Group, LLC
  • Terra Toys
  • Texas Disposal Systems
  • Texas Mutual Insurance Company
  • The Arc of the Capital Area
  • The Austin Blues Revue
  • The Cosmetic Dentists of Austin
  • The Zebra
  • Toybrary Austin
  • TreeHouse
  • Truluck's Seafood Steak & Crab House
  • Two Hands Chiropractic
  • W Austin
  • World First
  • World Golf Championship - Dell Technologies Match Play
  • WP Engine
  • XOR Data Exchange

About the Austin Chamber
The mission of the Austin Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for its 3,000+ members. For more information about the Austin Chamber of Commerce visit AustinChamber.com.

Media Inquiries:
Luke Sheffield, Public Relations Manager, Austin Chamber of Commerce
O: 512.322.5637
lsheffield@austinchamber.com    

Greater Austin Chamber

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce focuses on how the Austin Region works. We serve as the voice of business for 2,800 organizations representing a combined workforce of about 330,000 employees throughout Central Texas. Our mission is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for members.