Pledge 1% and Austin Gives team up to help foster a culture of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy among businesses in the Austin region
Pledge 1%, the global movement that inspires, educates, and empowers every entrepreneur and company to be a force for good, and Austin Gives, a philanthropic initiative run out of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, announce today a new strategic collaboration to encourage business philanthropy in the Austin region.
Chamber Announces 2023 Greater Austin Business Awards Finalists
The Austin Chamber of Commerce has announced finalists for the 2022 Greater Austin Business Awards.
Statement from the Austin Chamber on the Proposed City Budget
Statement from the Austin Chamber on the Proposed City of Austin Budget.
Austin Chamber Announces Finalists and Speakers for 2023 Austin Gives Awards Event
The Austin Chamber has announced the finalists for the Austin Gives Awards, recognizing exceptional philanthropic efforts and corporate social responsibility within the Central Texas business community. These remarkable individuals and organizations have demonstrated a commitment to fostering a culture of giving back.
Statement from the Austin Chamber on Public Safety
Following the suspension of the partnership between the Austin Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety the Austin Chamber releases the following statement.
Chamber Leading Delegation of Austin Leaders to Washington D.C.
The Austin Chamber of Commerce will convene more than 50 community leaders from Austin for a trip to Washington D.C. this week to meet with elected officials and agency leaders about issues impacting the region.
Tomi and Pete Winstead Named Recipients of 2023 Bobby Jenkins Philanthropic Leadership Award
In a city known for its vibrant community spirit and commitment to giving back, there are individuals whose selfless dedication shines above the rest. Today, we are thrilled to announce that Tomi and Pete Winstead have been selected as the recipients of the prestigious Austin Gives 2023 Bobby Jenkins Philanthropic Leadership award.
Austin Chamber and Opportunity Austin announce new leaders
The region’s two leading business advocacy organizations today announced new leaders for the next iteration of the relationship between the Austin Chamber of Commerce and Opportunity Austin. Today’s announcement builds on the nearly 20 years of success of the two organizations collaborating to grow the region.
Austin Chamber and Partners Announce 2023 A-LIST Award Winners
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Opportunity Austin, and SXSW announced the 2023 A-LIST Awards winners at an event at the Long Center for the Performing Arts on May 23, 2023.
Opportunity Austin receives Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development
For the fifth year in a row and seventh time overall, Opportunity Austin is a recipient of Site Selection magazine’s prestigious Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development for 2023.
Austin Chamber Opens Nominations for 2023 Austin Gives Awards
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has announced that nominations for the 2023 Austin Gives Awards are being accepted through June 2, 2023.
Three Major Texas Cities Collaborated Together With a Consortium Management Firm To Propose Texas As ARPA-H Customer Experience Hub Site Location
An ambitious initiative to secure Texas as a coveted headquarter site for an ARPA-H (The Advanced Research Project Agency for Health) nationwide program has fostered a team effort by three major Texas cities. Austin, Dallas and San Antonio have formed a consortium to partner with a Consortium Management Firm who will submit the application. The collaboration between the three cities has been in place for a year and a half and recently submitted their response to ARPH-H’s RFP (request for proposal) to consider Texas as one of the Agency’s three national headquarter/hub sites. The group has earned support from the rest of Texas including College Station, El Paso, Houston, Rio Grande Valley, and West Texas regions.