AUGUST 4, 2015, AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Chamber of Commerce and Texas Monthly Custom Publishing today announced that The Greater Austin Newcomer Guide was recognized for excellence by the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE).

The Greater Austin Newcomer Guide received recognition in the publishing category Directories and Communities in Profile at the TCCE’s Annual Excellence Awards recently held in Frisco, Texas.

“We are honored to receive recognition from TCCE for a publication that we believe provides great value in promoting the Austin region.  This is especially true for those who are relocating their lives and families to our vibrant, creative and diverse communities,” said David B. Dunham, publisher of Texas Monthly.  “It’s wonderful to continue to receive positive feedback on a publication that supports bringing jobs and talent to the area.”

As the official relocation guide of the Austin Chamber, The Greater Austin Newcomer Guide is a primary resource for new and prospective residents in the region.  The publication highlights everything from neighborhoods and surrounding communities to employment and education. It serves as a catalogue of information for all residents of Austin. With its comprehensive look at the city’s geographical, economic and social landscape, the guide informs residents of all extents about the best Austin has to offer.

“We appreciate TCCE’s recognition of the Newcomer Guide as well as for our social media and online programs,” said Michael Berman, senior vice president, communications and strategy, Austin Chamber. “Through our long-standing partnership with Texas Monthly, we remain focused on providing an impactful and useful guide for the new residents and local businesses we serve. Because of these efforts, our guide continues to set the standard in the region.”

Texas Monthly Custom Publishing has been a division of Texas Monthly since 1991. For more than 23 years, Texas Monthly Custom Publishing has served clients by publishing magazines and books that help them communicate with their customers, colleagues, and employees. Today, their clients include H-E-B, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism, The University of Texas/ Texas Exes, Greater Houston Partnership, Austin Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Ft. Worth Chamber of Commerce, Houston Conventional and Visitors Bureau, San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

The Austin Chamber of Commerce provides leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for its members. The chamber builds its program of work around three core principles—business connection, community impact, and economic prosperity. The relocation guide plays an integral role in the chamber’s efforts.

For additional information on how The Greater Austin Newcomer Guide could benefit your company, contact Andrea Brunner at 512-320-6939 or




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