Join us for a roundtable with Hany Fam, Markaaz Founder and CEO, and Markaaz strategic partner Sandy Watkins, founder of OpenLending as they share the Markaaz story of “why us?” They’ll discuss and answer questions about how small businesses can scale and thrive in times of adversity and what it takes to build the resilience needed to survive and recover.

In this fireside-chat, you will be encouraged to interact, ask questions, and be part of a unique soirée in the heart of Austin at the Chamber. We look forward to seeing you for this great conversation, networking, and more!

Registration is free, but please RSVP below.

Featured Speakers
  • Hany Fam

    Founder and CEO

  • Sandy Watkins


Safety Protocols

The Austin Chamber is committed to protecting the safety of our members, our guests, our staff, and their families, and we will be utilizing an online screening process to ensure our events are as safe as possible.

In addition to requiring masks when not actively eating or drinking, we will ask attendees to either verify vaccine status or provide proof of negative COVID-19 test. Those who verify that they’ve been vaccinated will not be required to provide proof of a negative test.

Prior to attending any Chamber event, please install the ReturnSafe app using the instructions below. This will enable you to verify your vaccination or negative test status prior to the event. We will also ask you to verify your health status the day of the event to get your green check ✅ and be cleared to enter the event.

Download the app for Android or iPhone and enter our workspace:

  • Android users: Install the ReturnSafe app from the Google Play Store
  • iPhone users: Install the ReturnSafe app from the Apple App Store
  • Open the app, click “Find My ReturnSafe Space” and enter the following Workspace code: austinchamber

Login using your name, email address, and mobile phone number.

If you are unable to install the ReturnSafe app, you may use the desktop/kiosk version. We will have kiosks at the event to allow you to verify your health status as well.

To avoid long wait times, please complete the ReturnSafe protocols prior to arriving at the event.

Thank you to Markaaz for sponsoring this event!

Economic recovery presenting sponsor

Economic recovery foundation sustainers

Economic recovery corporate sustainers




Terms & Conditions

Please contact for table reservations or sponsorship opportunities.

Cancellation Policy
The Austin Chamber of Commerce must maintain a cancellation policy for events in order to properly plan for catering, venue expenses, and marketing efforts. Unless stated otherwise, Chamber reservations must be canceled 5 business days prior to the event to be eligible for a refund. All refunds will be issued 10 days after the event. No refunds will be issued for nonattendance. You are welcome to send another member of your staff in your place.