“When it comes to meetings and conventions, Austin is a city that planners and visitors always agree on. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure, innovative meeting spaces and world-class hotels are nestled in the center, and the heart, of the city. Within a few walkable blocks you’ll also find the famous Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail, legendary live music venues and some of the best margaritas in the country.
If you’re looking for a resource to help you plan, look no further than our expert staff. From high-tech conventions to exclusive retreats, they’re always ready to help you create a memorable event that’s just as authentic as Austin.” – Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
Austin is #1 City for Startup companies
– ULI Small Business Trends
Austin ranks #2 in Job Growth
Austin ranks #7 in Global Future Ready City
– Dell Study
Austin ranks #21 in Best Places for a Business Career
Texas ranks #1 in Economic Climate
Texas ranks #6 in Best State for Business
Texas ranks #8 in Labor Supply
Note: Last Updated April 2016. Time series of annual and monthly numbers for these and additional workforce indicators are updated monthly on the Chamber’s Economic Indicators page.
Source: Texas Workforce Commission, Local Area Unemployment Statistics.