The International Economic Development Program is the City's focal point for international business, trade, educational and cultural activities. Our mission is to foster and expand Austin’s global presence by:
Assisting companies with international business opportunities and expanding abroad.
Attracting foreign direct investment.
Fostering a healthy business climate to integrate the region’s industrial, financial, and commercial institutions into the world economy.
Facilitating international exchanges in commerce, education, and culture.
Supporting activities that encourage the understanding and appreciation of other cultures, nationalities and faiths.