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The Board of Directors of the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce sets the organization's priorities and programming. Below is an outline of priorities for 2018.
#1 PRIORITY --Workforce Development
Workforce is the Chamber’s top economic development priority. Member businesses have noted that it is increasingly difficult to recruit and retain key employees to our area. AustinWorks is a collaborative, workforce initiative designed to help companies recruit employees and connect their families to the community. Major components of the program include:
#2 PRIORITY --Promoting Our Members
Continue Buy Mower/Grow Mower, a shop local campaign.
#3 PRIORITY -- Membership
The Chamber will continue to grow its membership base, thereby raising the value for all members and increasing the volume of our voice for business.
#4 PRIORITY -- Business Advocacy
The Chamber will provide a strong, effective voice for its business members in government affairs. Top priorities for 2017 included:
#5 PRIORITY -- Promoting Our Community
The Chamber will host activities that connect and showcase our members, and also organize events that enhance our quality of life and improve our area economy.
#6 PRIORITY -- Leadership
2018 Chamber Priorities