Alfons Schneider is also proud to receive a special award: He is granted honorary membership of Salzburg University. The year 2000 marks the start of the Internet age at Schneiders. The brands Schneiders, Amadeus and Habsburg find their virtual home at www.schneiders.com. Schneiders Inc. is founded in New York. In Salzburg, Schneiders becomes a co-sponsor of Salzburg Jazz-Herbst, which it remains for many years.