Austin's event industry...

Austin’s events industry is comprised of a diverse group of special events, festivals, event planners, and others; from world-renowned global events to running events, festivals, fundraisers, farmers markets, and community fundraisers. These events bring vibrancy, community, and economic benefit to our City.  They infuse our City with a sense of belonging and cultural celebration, and are built and curated by event producers, contract workers, vendors, and countless others who create tens of thousands of jobs for our local economy. They also provide pivotal income for a large portion of Austin’s music & creative communities, as well as tens of millions in direct tax revenue to the City.

The work of bringing people together is increasingly difficult. Regulatory processes, global trends, and the rapidly shifting landscape and costs of Austin Texas put enormous pressure on events and businesses which already operate on a razor-thin margin,