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Join us tomorrow at 10 a.m. with Dr. Ray Perryman, President and CEO of @PerrymanGroup, to learn about the economic impacts of statewide nondiscrimination protections for the LGBTQ community.
Today is Election Day! Find a polling location near you:
The Austin-Travis County Latinx Strike Team is seeking Community Feedback on a draft COVID-19 Health Equity Action Plan. Community members are encouraged to learn about the plan, review each strategy, and provide feedback through a survey by July 15th.
Have you made a submission for the Greater Austin Business Awards yet?
An ordinance from @austintexasgov went into effect on Friday, July 10, creating a public health nuisance if businesses do not comply with minimum public health standards.
A big job well done to Chamber member @WellsFargo who launched a $400 million small business recovery effort, donating all processing fees from the Paycheck Protection Program to nonprofits helping entrepreneurs of minority-owned businesses.
RT @lilliandgray: The Greater Austin Business Awards, now in it’s 20th year, celebrates businesses in the region recognizing the people & c…
Today is the last day for early voting in Travis County. Make sure to go out and vote!
Join us for a webinar on July 15 at 10 a.m. on the Economic Impact of Diversity where we will discuss how "Texas welcomes all."
Austin, now is the time to come together. Wear your mask. Let’s be that City of Us.…
The @austintexasgov Non-Profit Relief Grant will provide eligible Austin nonprofits with grants up to $20,000 for expenses incurred as a result of the #COVID19 pandemic.
Join us next Thursday at 1 p.m. for a Midday Mix & Mingle. Take a break and get connected with the Austin business community.
Join us Thursday, July 16 at 3 p.m. for a special @austintexasgov budget update from City Manager Spencer Cronk.
The @austintexasgov Small Business Relief Grant will provide eligible small businesses with grants up to $40,000 for expenses incurred as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and/or for purchases to comply with safety requirements.
With @atxsupply you can buy masks, donate masks to others, and request free masks if you cannot afford to buy masks.
Wear a mask and help us prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our local businesses, medical professionals, and neighbors are counting on us. #austincityofus
@GovAbbott issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face-covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces.
Remember to submit your nominations for the Greater Austin Business Awards.
We appreciate @GovAbbott's action today to require everyone to wear face coverings. This will help businesses and employees, and is the right thing to do for our community health." - Laura Huffman, President and CEO Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce…
"We appreciate Governor Abbott’s action today to require everyone to wear face coverings. This will help businesses and employees, and is the right thing to do for our community health." - Laura Huffman, President & CEO Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
A mask on each of US is a win for all of US. ⁣#austincityofus 📷: Zac Miles Castellanos
Early voting is underway! Still deciding who to vote for? Catch a recap of our SD 14 candidate forum.
"We anticipate that the decline in second-quarter U.S. gross domestic product will be the largest single decline in the modern economic era." - @rsmusllp
Until September 1, Austinites can apply to serve on one of two opportunities to redraw the City Council districts and shape Austin’s future with the @austintexasgov.
Today the USMCA will enter into force. Thank you @JohnCornyn, @SenTedCruz, @RepBillFlores, @RepRWilliams, @RepLloydDoggett, @JudgeJohnCarter, @RepMcCaul, & @RepChipRoy for supporting balanced, reciprocal trade, leading freer markets, fairer trade & robust growth.
“These are real jobs for real people during a really, really difficult time for all of us.” - @laurajhuffman (@austinmonitor)
We're kicking off July with a curated playlist of local Texas artists from @ParamountAustin. Who is your favorite Texas musician?
Take the next step in your leadership journey & apply for the Hispanic Austin Leadership Class of 2021. Strengthen leadership skills, make an impact in your community and create lasting connections with the GAHCC’s nationally recognized program. #HAL2021
100,000 masks have been donated from @ShopLCTV to frontline workers. #covid19
When will we be able to return to the workplace? Catch a recap of our June 18 webinar where we were joined with attorneys from @NLawGlobal on protocols and compliance on returning back to the office.
RT @KVUE: Starting July 1, all customers will be required to wear masks in #HEB stores.…
“As we experience an increase in both positive #COVID19 cases and hospitalizations, we are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families.” - @GregAbbott_TX
Take the next step in your leadership journey with Hispanic Austin Leadership, a nationally recognized program of the @GAHCC. Develop business acumen, make an impact, and create lasting connections. #LatinxLeadership #GAHCCFamilia
"The @DowntownATXInfo & the Austin Chamber are aligned in that we are trying to bring out the very best in this community. Downtown is the living room for our community where you can truly live, work, and play there." - Laura Huffman, CEO and President
RT @JHL_Company: Listen to the convo with @JenniferJHL of @JHL_Company & @echristiantexas of @ECPRAustin as they discuss #brandauthenticity…
RT @austinlgbtbiz: Details for tonight's fundraiser! Web- Youtube-… Want to donate now? We…
Need to be tested for #COVID-19?
Governor Greg Abbott has issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
New member @SonderMind helps providers and patients seeking mental health support by matching them to the right licensed therapist based on their payment/insurance, location, schedule and specific concerns. Visit for more information.
RT @laurajhuffman: Our task force will continue its work in encouraging our community to wear a face mask in public and evaluate best pract…
RT @laurajhuffman: Health officials have made clear that the best chance we have at beating this and helping our businesses stay open is by…
RT @laurajhuffman: Good policy is adaptive, and local control will help our communities make the right decisions for their people; there is…
RT @laurajhuffman: As numbers in Travis County and across the state rapidly increase, the decision to pull back reopening is the right one.…
Austin’s leisure and hospitality industry regained 15,100 jobs in May, but employment stands at 62% of its pre-pandemic level.
Together, let’s be that city of us. #austincityofus
RT @DowntownATXInfo: TODAY: last chance to take this economic impact survey! The @hobbyschooluh partnered with @austintexasgov and @AustinC…
Unidos nos cuidamos. Unidos mantenemos la distancia. Unidos usamos nuestras mascarillas—por tí, por mí, y por los más vulnerables. Unidos somos Austin. #austincityofus
Is your small business in need of masks? The @atxsupply is giving away 400,000 masks to local Austin businesses.
We're LIVE on Zoom with candidates for #SD14. Join us right now. #txlege
RT @nthnryn: Just finished another meeting with @AustinChamber's Task Force to Reopen Central TX. Our #COVID19 numbers aren't good—it's on…
Chamber partner @atxcommunityfdn invites you to join the Hispanic Impact Fund to hear from Latina leaders in the community to discuss the historic nonprofit response to #COVID19 in support of the Latino community.
RT @GAHCC: Join us for Innovations in Transit!…
This guide has been updated to reflect the changes made by Congress to the PPP program to provide borrowers with more flexibility. #paycheckprotectionprogram
RT @HireUTexas: Did you miss our webinar w @adrianarcruz of @TexasEconDev, Ken DeAngelis of @AustinVentures, and @KweeLanTeo of @AustinCham…
@MayorAdler has released new orders to mitigate the spread of #COVID-19.
Please join us on June 24 at 2 p.m. for a forum with the candidates for Texas Senate District 14 to hear on issues important to the Central Texas business community. #webinar
Businesses within Travis County that are outside of the Austin city limits may qualify for grants of up to $40,000 for economic relief. Businesses must complete the pre-eligibility questionnaire no later than July 3.
It’s time to open up a new day of listening and mutual respect. While we are all different, there is an “us” in Austin. #austincityofus
RT @GonzalesKristie: If you're a business in Austin trying to navigate best practices during COVID-19, the @AustinChamber has put together…
Join a diverse group of #AustinGives Businesses June 23 at 2:00 p.m. as they share their stories, inspire each of us to step up, and answer our questions on how they have built their giving programs.
RT @ATXBlackChamber: TONIGHT: Reposted from @carvermuseumatx Juneteenth 2020: Stay Black and Live is a virtual Juneteenth festival. A coll…
Congrats to #ATXalist winner @ShattuckLabs on announcing its Closing of $118 Million Series B financing.
Thank you to our IT leaders from @ForcepointSec, @DellTech, and @siliconlabs for guiding us on best practices for data security in a remote workplace.
Looking for a new #role? Our Job Opportunities page has been updated.
RT @autmtx: As you an Austin business owner? Do you have 8 minutes? Please complete this survey to help @AustinChamber understand the impac…
Congrats to #ATXalist winner @doublea_labs on announcing their closing of $118 Million Series B financing.
Deadlines are approaching! Reminder that @austintexasgov is offering grants for local creatives and organizations facing financial hardship due to #COVID-19. #austinmusic
Join the @ABoR_REALTORS and our very own Leigh Christie in a conversation about international markets and network agents need to work globally more effectively.
RT @econvitalityATX: Austin Businesses! @austintexasgov and @AustinChamber have partnered with @hobbyschooluh to conduct a brief survey gau…
New member @AAYHFoundation has been serving Austin since June 2006. The foundation provides hands-on service through school and community-based programs and enhances quality of life for African American youth and families. To learn more, visit
The @ShopLCTV One for One Program donates one meal to a hungry child in the US or India for every item purchased.
Join us Thursday, June 18 at 11 a.m. for a webinar about transitioning back to the workplace: how to navigate, stay safe, and avoid liability.
Strengthen your leadership skills, engage in community projects, and make lasting connections with the nationally recognized Hispanic Austin Leadership program through the @GAHCC. #HAL2021 #LatinxLeadership #GAHCCFamilia
Need a recap? On Wednesday, June 10th, we were joined by key leaders from the Toronto Stock Exchange, @S3ventures, and @SVB_Financial to discuss the investment and funding opportunity trends that they are seeing.
"Measurable action is needed, starting at the local level with more robust city of Austin programs dedicated to contracting with Minority Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises." -Tam Hawkins from our sister chamber, @ATXBlackChamber
Thank you Senator @JohnCornyn for joining us and our sister chambers in a webinar discussion on the SAFE at Work Act.
Join our sister Chamber Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce for Pride in Local Music June 26.
Looking for a "tee-rrific" Father's Day gift? We've got some ideas that will be a hole in one!
There were approximately 51,900 Available Job Postings during the May 2020 monthly reporting period, a decrease of approximately 11,500 postings compared to the previous month.
RT @siliconlabs: On June 11, tune-in for an @AustinChamber Webinar detailing #remotework data #security best practices for any size busines…
New member SoCo Village is the newest senior community to open near downtown Austin! Slated to open in August 2020, it's offering numerous floor plans and an opportunity to be a part of its SoCo Premier Club. Visit for more info.
More #jobs have been added to our #COVID19 Job Opportunities page.
RT @TransitForATX: Laura Huffman, President and CEO of @AustinChamber, says the ATX Chamber Board has unanimously passed a resolution in fa…
Join us tomorrow at 2 p.m. for a webinar on data security in a remote workplace ⬇️ @NAustinPatch
In 2018, Austin saw strong growth of 6.1% in real (price-adjusted) total personal income, an important, broad-based measure of the economy. Austin's growth was 2nd best among the 50 largest U.S. metros.
RT @ATI_UT: Today at 11 AM: learn about alternative funding opportunities for emerging companies with leaders from the Toronto Stock Exchan…
Congratulations to all of the 2020 graduates! And a special shout out to our Communications Intern Andrea Villarreal!
As part of its disparity study to examine its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and minority- and women-owned business enterprise programs, the City of Austin would like to hear about your experiences with its contracting practices.
Join us Thursday, June 11 at 2 p.m. for a webinar on data security in a remote workplace.
Join us Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. as we discuss the SAFE at Work Act with Senator @JohnCornyn.
Join us Wednesday, June 10 at noon for a webinar on diversity in funding: opportunities for emerging companies. Register here!
Phase III openings have started.
Looking to venture out to grab a quick bite? Restaurants can now expand table parties from 6 to 10 people.
Take action by supporting these black-owned Austin businesses.
The Opening Central Texas for Business Task Force met this morning and continues to work toward reopening our economy safely for us all.
More #jobs have been added to our Job Opportunities page.
Austin has the opportunity to become the change we all need to see. Rejecting racism and standing for equality, justice, and respect are essential to a stronger community, a healthier future and a better Austin for all. (1/2)
We at the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce stand with the voices of our community who are calling for reforms and must be heard. We can and will do better. (2/2)
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