What is a chamber gala and why you should attend. It’s an extremely well-planned party where all you need to do is show up and enjoy yourself! 2. Your donations and attendance help chambers keep the cost of membership dues and educational events down. We get the chance to recognize Leander’s Best and Brightest. You can get some great stuff at the auctions and raffles. Your presence is important to the Chamber.
November 1, 2022
October 18, 2022
Chamber of Commerce are a key component in most small business' marketing plan. Members receive numerous promotional perks, exclusive advertising and networking options, and additional exposure for their companies or organizations. In fact, if a consumer knows a business if part of its local chamber they are 63% more likely to shop with them. Let's dive deeper and see what they say are 5 pros and 5 cons of joining a local chamber of commerce.
September 29, 2022
Be sure you maximize your directory listing to get the most views
When customers and clients are using the Leander Chamber of Commerce member directory, they are looking for the quickest way to find the most reliable company or organization. How can you maximize your Chamber Member Directory listing to ensure you are getting the most views every time? Follow these 3 simple steps.
1. Upload a Logo
Probably the biggest impact you can have on your Member Directory Listing is uploading a logo. It’s a quick […]
Until further notice, all outdoor watering is prohibited beginning immediately for City of Leander residents and water customers during repairs to a section of the BCRUA pipeline. This ban includes handheld watering in addition to all irrigation systems.
How can Leander residents help?
- Delay installation of new landscaping until the completion of repairs
- Turn off all irrigation systems
- Help spread awareness of the outdoor watering ban
Read this Press Release from the City of Leander for more information:
Read the press release from the City of Leander on their website using this link or you can find the press release copied below:
August 23, 2022
The August Lunch and Learn dives into 3 Things You Can Do on Social Media (Right Now) to Grow Your Business.
If you missed the August Lunch and Learn, you can download the presentation here. These training opportunities are a great way to learn from people in the industry!
Don’t Miss Next Month’s Lunch & Learn
Every month a different speaker covers a new topic, so you can always learn something. Plus, each month is a new opportunity […]
June 21, 2021
After a close runoff election, final results of the 2021 Leander general election are in.
Mayoral winner: Christine Sederquist
New mayor Christine Sederquist accepted her new role in a speech and compared being a mayor of a growing city to the experience of being a new mother.
“I’m committed to you completely and will worry about you twenty-four hours a day. With every milestone I’m going to be your biggest cheerleader and with every fall I’m going to bring comfort and do whatever I can to make it better.”
Place 2 winner: Esmeralda Traube
Esmeralda Traube, who won the Place 2 Council seat thanked her volunteers and citizens who voted in the general election.
May 17, 2021
Two Leander Developments are Listed Among the Top Projects That Will Reshape the Future of the Austin Metro Area.
Leander has made a big impression in the nation and continues to top headlines, most notably lately for being the best suburb to work-from-home, the 5TH best suburb in the nation according to Homes.com, #39 in the nation for the best small city for small businesses, and now two more Leander projects are in the spotlight.
Commercial Property Executive, the leading integrated resource for executives and companies that own, invest in, develop, lease and/or manage commercial real estate in the United States and foreign investment, published this article, Top Projects That Will Reshape […]
Go.Verizon.com Announces 4th Annual 50 Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business
Go.Verizon.com has released its report, “The Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business,” and the City of Leander has impressed again. The metrics Go.Verison.com analyzed when compiling their list of the top 50 small cities in the nation for small businesses included education level of the local workforce, in-city commute times, income per capita, broadband access, availability of SBA loans, and overall tax friendliness. From there, they weighted each factor on a 0-100 scale and compiled a ranking system for cities with populations between 50,000 and 75,000.
“This past year, small businesses have faced more uncertainty than ever before,” said Clayton Tarantino, a small business expert […]
April 14, 2021
Leander Ranks #5 in the Nation for Best U.S. Suburbs to Move to in 2021
It will be no surprise to any Leanderite to hear that Homes.com ranked Leander as the fifth-best suburb to move to in the United States in 2021. Leander has long been the oasis that both Texas natives and Texas newcomers sought out for the perfect mix of quiet security and lively activities. Events like the Old Town Street Festival, which attracts 5,000-10,000 attendees every year, and well-planned parks like Lakewood, which offers canoeing, fishing, trails, a splash pad, skatepark, and outdoor games. The Old Town Street Festival boasts a mix of family fun, shopping, and live entertainment that has […]
March 30, 2021
Local elections have the largest impact on you as a citizen and on the local businesses that make Leander great. Leander is a council-manager government with an elected mayor and six council members who are elected at large by place. Your vote is critical to the success of Leander. Below you will see all of the candidates, and have a chance to learn a bit about them.
This year there are four city-level races:
- City Council Place 2
- City Council Place 4
- City Council Place 6
The Leander Chamber of Commerce had the privilege of […]