The City of Austin provides access to several business development opportunities ranging from pitch events, trade missions, sourcing & suppliers, to global networks. Learn how you can use these tools and programs to elevate and scale your business.

Business Retention and Expansion (BRE)

The Local Austin companies can meet one-on-one with Economic Development staff to discuss needs, identify resources and learn about opportunities to engage through our Business Engagement Austin program.

Pitch Events

  • The [Re]Verse Pitch Competition helps turn valuable raw materials that are currently leaving local businesses, non-profits, and institutions as waste into the raw materials for new or expanding social enterprises. This annual competition occurs in the spring.