Upcoming events

    • December 01, 2021
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712
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    Is Austin Commercial Real Estate All Right, All Right, All Right?

    • How will Austin’s commercial real estate emerge from COVID-19?
    • Is Austin still absorbing new supply or has new development lapped demand? What is the impact on rental rates and occupancy?
    • What is the development pipeline for the near term? What’s being built? Where?
    • What are the most pressing issues and challenges in leasing, management and operations?
    • What are the new trends in architecture and design?

    About our speaker:

    Kathy Carr is a talented professional with extensive expertise in commercial and corporate real estate for Fortune 500 enterprises as well as small entrepreneurial businesses. She has been a key contributor for multiple CRE projects in tenant representation, direct and third-party landlord representation, property lease and sale negotiations, build-to suit, construction and facilities management and all aspects of corporate real estate. Kathy currently oversees business development and community relations for JE Dunn’s Austin operations.

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking

    Breakfast Fees & Policy


    • December 08, 2021
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712
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    Who Made Your Clothes?

    Conversations around fast fashion, over-consumption, and creating a fashion industry that prioritizes humans and our planet over profits.

    About our speaker:

    Christine Schiele Gutierrez is the Board President for Ten Thousand Village of Austin, a Zero Waste Block Leader with the City of Austin, and AR and Collections Manager at MongoDB, Inc.

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • December 08, 2021
    • 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
    • UT Club 7th floor after our meeting

    TomatoLand

    by Barry Estabrook. Plan to join fellow MBC members for a lively discussion in a relaxed atmosphere.

    8:30 at the UT Club, 7th floor after our December 8th meeting.

    • December 10, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Northwest Austin (details upon registration)
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    Save the Date!

    • BYOB
    • Bring an appetizer to share
    • Members and +1 only.

    (And if you've been putting off becoming a member, join now and join us!)

    Location will be provided with your registration confirmation email.

    • December 15, 2021
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712
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    No, the Friday Holiday Bash Wasn't Enough!

    We'll end the year with a celebration of fun and fellowship. 2021 has been challenging, and it's time to just pause for a moment, count our blessings, and enjoy one another.

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Fun and Games?

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking

    Breakfast Fees & Policy


    • December 22, 2021
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin TX 78712

    Upcoming Speakers in the New Year

    We won't be meeting December 22nd or 29th—enjoy your holidays on your own—but as you've come to expect, we've already got a solid lineup of speakers to kick off the new year.

    Our speakers are always engaging, informative, and insightful (and often inciteful). Our members are too! Become a member and make MBC your midweek pick-me-up every week. We'll soon be hearing from

     Judge Sylvia Homes  Courtrooms During the Pandemic
     Cisco Sacasa Hiring and Employee Job Changing
     Ignacio Reyes The Whys of TSA and Travel Tips 
     Sharmistha Chaudhuri Re-writing Traditions
     Lamar Romero  Dragons, Booze, and Overnight Success 
     Sharmilla Mukherjee  CapMetro 
     Roosevelt Weeks  Austin Public Library 

    Is there someone you'd like to hear from? Send your speaker recommendations to Programs@MBCAustin.org and we'll try to set that up!

    • January 12, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
    • UT Club 7th floor after our meeting

    Big Wonderful Thing, A History of Texas

    by Stephen Harrington. Plan to join fellow MBC members for lively discussions in a relaxed atmosphere.

    8:30 at the UT Club, 7th floor after our January 12th meeting.

    You read that right, January 2022, this is a big 'un (over 800pp), get started now! And yes, there will be other books we'll discuss the rest of the 2nd Wednesdays of 2021.

Past events

November 24, 2021 Happy Thanksgiving!
November 17, 2021 Niyanta Spelman, Rainforest Partnership
November 13, 2021 Book Club Field Trip
November 10, 2021 November Book Club
November 10, 2021 Stacey Chang, Design Institute for Health, UT Austin
November 03, 2021 Jared Slack, The Other Ones Foundation
October 27, 2021 Mathias Ihlenfeld, Woom Bikes
October 26, 2021 (Another) MBC Happy Hour at the Wildflower Center!
October 23, 2021 MBC Road Trip!
October 20, 2021 Katie Olse, Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services
October 13, 2021 October Book Club
October 13, 2021 Hugh Forrest, SXSW
October 06, 2021 Save Austin Now and Austin Justice Coalition
September 29, 2021 Admiral Bobby Inman, LBJ School, University of Texas
September 23, 2021 MBC Happy Hour
September 22, 2021 Tracee Henneke, Mobile Loaves and Fishes
September 15, 2021 Kyle Walker, The French Legation
September 08, 2021 September Book Club
September 08, 2021 Jeremi Suri, LBJ School, University of Texas
September 02, 2021 Rachel Kalisky, Gallery Reception
September 01, 2021 Megan Lasch, Saigebrook Development
August 25, 2021 Evan Smith, Texas Tribune
August 18, 2021 Laura Huffman, Austin Chamber of Commerce
August 11, 2021 August Book Club
August 11, 2021 Elena Lopez, Refugee Services of Texas
August 04, 2021 MBC In Person Returns!
July 28, 2021 Ruth Glendinning, Future Story Lab
July 21, 2021 Leslie Martinich, Austin Shakespeare Society
July 14, 2021 July Book Club
July 14, 2021 Teresa Frontado, KUT
July 07, 2021 Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, Huston-Tillotson University
June 30, 2021 Kelley Russell-DuVarney and Marilyn Orr, Executive Coaches
June 29, 2021 MBC Happy Hour at the Wildflower Center!
June 23, 2021 Jenny Sevilla, Austin Border Relief Volunteers
June 16, 2021 Dana DeBeauvoir, Travis County Elections
June 09, 2021 June Book Club
June 09, 2021 Micky Marinelli, University of Texas
June 02, 2021 Patti Tauber and Suzanne Anderson, AGE of Central Texas
May 26, 2021 Christina Gorczynski, Impact Austin
May 19, 2021 Deirdre Anderson, Jeremiah Program
May 12, 2021 May Book Club
May 12, 2021 Member Engagement Day!
May 05, 2021 Jo Karr Tedder, Central Texas Water Coalition
April 28, 2021 April 28th Zoom Rooms
April 28, 2021 Dr James Ponce, Texans Can Academies
April 21, 2021 Christopher Kennedy, Leadership Austin
April 14, 2021 April Book Club
April 14, 2021 Annie Burridge, Austin Opera
April 13, 2021 MBC Happy Hour with Black Fret Concert!
April 07, 2021 Marsha Milam, Milam & Greene Whiskey
March 31, 2021 Angelos Angelou, Angelou Economics
March 24, 2021 William Lutz, Texas Workforce Commission
March 17, 2021 March 17th Zoom Rooms
March 17, 2021 Simone Talma Flowers, Interfaith Action of Central Texas
March 10, 2021 March Book Club
March 10, 2021 Melissa Ayala, Waterloo Greenway
March 03, 2021 Cecile McWilliams & Sophia Ryder, Safe SPACE Coalition
March 02, 2021 MBC Happy Hour with Black Fret Concert!
February 24, 2021 Tate Donovan, Stage and Screen Artist
February 10, 2021 February Book Club
February 10, 2021 Helena Summer
February 03, 2021 Roberta Rincon, Society of Women Engineers
January 27, 2021 Jennifer Evans, Austin Creative Reuse
January 20, 2021 Derrick Chubbs, Central Texas Food Bank
January 13, 2021 January Book Club
January 13, 2021 Scott Finkelstein, WeBelieveInGrowth.com
January 06, 2021 Greg Carter, Black Fret
December 16, 2020 December Book Club
December 16, 2020 Abby Ross, Author
December 09, 2020 Maureen Brown, Mosie Baby
December 02, 2020 Michael Chorost
November 25, 2020 Happy Thanksgiving!
November 18, 2020 November Book Club
November 18, 2020 Harvey Kronberg, Quorum Report
November 11, 2020 Cathy McHorse, Success by 6 Coalition
November 04, 2020 Bob Crouch, National Mounted Warfare Foundation
October 28, 2020 Melissa Love, Everybody Up!
October 21, 2020 October Book Club
October 21, 2020 Caroline C. Jones, Commissioner, Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending
October 14, 2020 October 14th Zoom Rooms
October 14, 2020 Jonathan Alba, IC2 Institute
October 07, 2020 October 7th Zoom Rooms
October 07, 2020 Randy Clarke, Capital Metro
September 30, 2020 September 30th Zoom Rooms
September 30, 2020 Jim Spencer, KXAN Meteorologist
September 23, 2020 September 23rd Zoom Rooms
September 23, 2020 Anne Boysen, Generational Futurist
September 16, 2020 September Book Club
September 16, 2020 Lee Walker, Entrepreneur Extraordinaire
September 09, 2020 September 9th Zoom Rooms
September 09, 2020 Dr. Jeff Yorio, Texas Oncology-Austin Central
September 02, 2020 September 2nd Zoom Rooms
September 02, 2020 Rebecca Contreras, AvantGarde
August 26, 2020 August 26th Zoom Rooms
August 26, 2020 Bridget Lott, Public Safety Training Center at Austin Community College
August 19, 2020 August 19th Zoom Rooms
August 19, 2020 Ms. Katharine "Kate" Kelley, Army Futures Command
August 12, 2020 August Book Club
August 12, 2020 Paula Pierce, P. Pierce Law
August 05, 2020 August 5th Zoom Rooms
August 05, 2020 Matt Curtis, Smart City Policy Group
July 29, 2020 July 29th Zoom Rooms
July 29, 2020 Melinda Garvey, Founder of Austin Woman Magazine and On the Dot
July 22, 2020 July 22nd Zoom Rooms
July 22, 2020 Dr. Peniel Joseph, LBJ School of Public Affairs
July 15, 2020 July 15th Zoom Rooms
July 15, 2020 Elizabeth Rogers, Partner at Michael Best
July 08, 2020 July Book Club
July 08, 2020 Lisa Copeland, CarsHerWay
July 01, 2020 Enjoy the 4th of July!
June 24, 2020 June 24th Zoom Rooms
June 24, 2020 Scott Hinson, Pecan Street
June 18, 2020 June Advisors at Large Panel
June 17, 2020 June 17th Zoom Rooms
June 17, 2020 Merlin Tuttle, Bat Conservation
June 10, 2020 June Book Club
June 10, 2020 Jeremi Suri, LBJ School for Public Affairs
June 03, 2020 June 3rd Zoom Rooms
June 03, 2020 Ed Latson, Austin Regional Manufacturers Association
May 27, 2020 May 27th Zoom Rooms
May 27, 2020 Jimmy Flannigan, Austin City Council District 6
May 21, 2020 May Advisors at Large Panel
May 20, 2020 May 20th Zoom Rooms
May 20, 2020 Kim and Mike Barnes, Barnes Team Media
May 13, 2020 May Book Club
May 13, 2020 Richard Avery, Titanium Computing
May 06, 2020 Doug Baum, Texas Camel Corps
April 29, 2020 Moira Dolan, MD
April 22, 2020 Caroline Valentine, Valentine HR
April 15, 2020 Dr. D. Clark Wernecke, The Gault Site
April 08, 2020 Reconnection Meeting
April 03, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
April 03, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
April 01, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
April 01, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
March 30, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
March 30, 2020 MBC Zoom Training
March 25, 2020 March Book Club
March 11, 2020 Chris Perry, Sandler
March 04, 2020 Dr Lila Valencia, Texas Demographic Center
February 26, 2020 February Book Club
February 26, 2020 Annie Spilman, National Federation of Independent Business
February 19, 2020 Ann Wilson, KMFA Classical
February 12, 2020 Nick Canedo, We Are Blood
February 11, 2020 Happy Hour @ The Brewtorium
February 05, 2020 Bobby R. Inman, Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
January 29, 2020 Amber Davis, Deeds Not Words
January 22, 2020 January Book Club
January 22, 2020 Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune
January 15, 2020 Andrew Sabola, Gelateria Gemelli
January 08, 2020 Sarah Eckhardt, Travis County Judge
January 01, 2020 Happy New Year from MBC!
December 25, 2019 Happy Holidays from MBC!
December 18, 2019 Networking & Member Engagement Day
December 11, 2019