Find resources and assistance for international businesses looking to expand in Austin. The City of Austin’s Economic Development Department can connect your business to resources to help with: 

  • Incentives for Business Expansion in Austin 
  • International Networking Opportunities  
  • International Trade Promotion 
  • Connection to Austin’s Diplomatic and International Business Community 

Contact:

Chris Schreck, Program Manager, Global Business Expansion

Abdallah Mahmoud, Emerging Markets Program Specialist, Global Business Expansion 

Why Austin?

Austin is one of the fastest-growing large metropolitan areas in the U.S., and it is a national leader in job creation and economic growth. Find out more about life in Austin from the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce or the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau.

 

 

International Delegations:

If you are planning a delegation visit to Austin and would like to engage the City of Austin, please let us know by completing the City of Austin International Delegation Inquiry Form. It’s the most efficient way to be connected with the appropriate support staff within the City of Austin. 

More Resources:

  • Sister Cities: The Sister Cities Program fosters friendly relations and understanding between the citizens of Austin and our sister cities around the world. 

  • ATX+: The ATX+ Entrepreneurship Program is an international business development and cultural exchange program by the City of Austin Economic Development Department. 

  • Small Business Resources: The Small Business Division provides business training, educational events, and coaching to empower entrepreneurs. 

  • Funding Resources: The City of Austin actively supports business' access to capital needed to grow in our community. 

  • Business Retention and Expansion: Austin’s Business Retention and Expansion program promotes business growth, capital investment, and job creation by connecting local business owners with the resources they need to succeed.