Building on its existing half-dozen hubs in Texas dedicated to fulfillment, Amazon recently revealed plans for a seventh such center in the greater Houston area, anticipating the addition of approximately 1,000 new full time positions.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price are on a trade mission through Friday to Tokyo and Hong Kong to promote tourism, business opportunities and diplomatic connections with the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
With next-generation technology and scientific research burgeoning in Texas, the phrase “Houston, the Eagle has landed” conveys many more levels of success now than originally meant in the famous NASA message from the moon.
The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce recently hosted Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff at the annual State of the County event on Friday, October 28. Wolff spoke at the gathering, celebrating the many successes of the county while addressing various issues facing it.
The A-List, an Austin Chamber of Commerce program designed to boost area business growth, reported last February that it had helped to raise nearly $1 billion for 19 of the startup firms it has recognized since 2010.
A number of business and higher education organizations have partnered to offer a free, interactive online tool to help students in Texas make informed decisions regarding higher education and possible career options.
Ellen Wood, the president and CEO of vcfo, was confirmed as the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Chair of the Board, while Lower Colorado River Authority General Manager Phil Wilson was named chair-elect.
Chip Roy, director of the Center for Tenth Amendment Action at the Texas Public Policy Institute, recently presented federalism as the solution to the diametrically opposed bipartisan government that currently administers America.
The Texas Workforce Commission and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their preliminary payroll jobs numbers on Friday, with Austin's metropolitan area ranked 20th among the 50 largest metro areas.