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Houston is a dynamic, world-class city. We're the fourth largest and the most diverse city in the US. Houston is a leader in numerous industries including manufacturing, healthcare services, engineering, and oil and gas. In addition to great businesses, you’ll find professional sports, first-class museums and theatre, and an exquisite restaurant scene. Houston’s got it all!
The Greater Houston Partnership has served the region for nearly 25 years. With more than 2,000 Members, GHP is Houston’s leading economic development organization and the primary advocate for business-friendly policies in the 10-county region. Representing many of Houston’s diverse industries, our Members are small to mid-sized businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and non-profit organizations – employing one in every five workers in the region.
Member Driven. Policy Focused. Creating Prosperity.
The Greater Houston Partnership provides an incredible platform for businesses of all sizes to grow their company. Not just for Fortune 500 multinationals, GHP is the premier business organization in Houston for building your business. GHP is the place to network, gain key insights on issues facing today’s businesses and work together to affect public policy to maintain a business-friendly environment.
The Houston Metro area was recently named #1 for corporate expansion and relocation by Site Selection Magazine. The Partnership offers an array of services to businesses wishing to expand or relocate in the area. Additionally, in 2012, GHP’s International Investment and Trade group hosted more than 100 inbound delegations from 39 countries and 8 outbound missions to countries including Brazil, Germany, Vietnam and China. No other organization is more committed to regional prosperity than GHP.
Houston is booming; the region added 105,700 jobs in 2012. GHP’s economic development activities accounted for more than 25 percent of those jobs! The Partnership is the go-to expert on the region’s economy and key regional issues. We provide our members with critical information on the issues that impact business in Houston.
The Greater Houston Partnership actively advocates for the region and drives business-focused public policy that fosters economic prosperity. To achieve our goals, the Partnership initiates and enhances collaboration with other organizations and key stakeholders to promote and develop public policy.
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