Every year we honor excellence in business achievement and community contributions that make the Central Texas region a better place to live and work.

The Greater Austin Business Awards is a time for us to come together to celebrate businesses in the region that are making strides in their industry, demonstrating a unique vision, and establishing best business practices.

Join us!

This is the largest business event of the year, recognizing businesses in multiple categories, with business leaders, entrepreneurs, and elected officials in attendance. Get excited and inspired to celebrate with us by checking out last year's highlights.

Please contact Sponsor@austinchamber.com for table reservations or sponsorship opportunities.

Uniquely Austin Honorees

This distinguished award is up to you - the Greater Austin Business Awards honors a uniquely Austin business with a community choice award. Voting has closed for this year, and the uniquely Austin award recipient will be announced on Tuesday, December 7.

Congrats to the 2021 CEO Award Recipients!
  • Kiwi Camara


    Kiwi Camara founded DISCO in 2013 with a vision to help legal professionals deliver the highest quality of services more efficiently through technology that enables lawyers to focus on the practice of law. Bringing together great engineering and a deep understanding of what lawyers do and how they work, Camara has led DISCO to become one of the only publicly traded legal technology companies today.

  • Emily Chenevert

    Austin Board of Realtors

    Emily is a hands-on leader who is heavily invested in fostering personal relationships to build progress. Under her tenure of leadership at ABoR, she’s led the implementation of two five-year ABoR’s strategic plans while elevating the organization’s profile and impact, regionalized ABoR’s footprint and member services, and championed MLS listings data integrity standards

  • Dr. Donald Christian

    Concordia University Texas

    Under Dr. Christian's leadership, people have the space to learn, be creative, and try new approaches to serving the institution and students while keeping student success at the center of all they do. To accomplish this, Dr. Christian led the development and implementation of a 5-year strategic plan early in his administration. This foundational plan put in place best practices and principles to encourage personal accountability and institutional financial sustainability.

  • Carrie A. Hurt

    Better Business Bureau Serving the Heart of Texas

    Carrie Hurt is a visionary leader focused on connecting consumers with ethical businesses to create a more trustworthy marketplace. Carrie’s 25-year career began as a television news reporter focusing on investigative reporting. Her skill in media and research led to corporate communications roles where her leadership and team building expertise propelled her into executive leadership.

Greater Austin Business Awards Honorees
3MDowntown Austin Alliance
A+ Federal Credit UnionEinstein Moving Company
AccentureGrowth Acceleration Partners
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.Higginbotham
AlertMediaIntel Corporation
Antonelli's CheeseKVUE-TV ABC
AuctaneMagnify Impact
Austin Board of RealtorsMWM DesignGroup
Austin Child Guidance CenterNetspend
Austin Community FoundationNotley
Austin Ed FundOak Haven Massage
Better Business Bureau Serving the Heart of TexasPedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Bob's ContainersProximity Learning
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin AreaRev.com
CapMetroROI Swift
Card My YardSamsung Austin Semiconductor
Circuit of the AmericasScribe Media
Cirrus Logic, Inc.SOAL Technologies
Concordia University TexasSwinerton
Dell TechnologiesSwivel
Digital TurbineTexas Disposal Systems
DISCOTexas Health Action

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.






ABC Home & Commerical Services Dignity Memorial Cook-Walden Funeral Home
Austin Board of Realtors Garza EMC, LLC
Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore Home Depot Austin Technology Center
Atchley & Associates, LLP Insperity Inc.
Baylor Scott & White Health NetSpend Corporation
Better Business Bureau Red Fan Communication
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area Silicon Labs
Capital Metro TEL
Crane CreativesTexas Disposal Systems
Cyvatar.aiTexas Mutual Insurance Company
Digital TurbineWhim Hospitality




Terms & Conditions

Please contact Sponsor@austinchamber.com 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.