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The Partnership Serves the 11-County Greater Houston Region

The Partnership strives to make Houston one of the best places to live, work and build a business.

The Partnership is a gathering place for community-minded business leaders who want to be involved in Houston's positive growth and influence our economic trajectory. Through the dedicated efforts of our members, the Partnership addresses Houston's unique challenges, and champions the growth and success of our region.

Since 1840, the Greater Houston Partnership has strived to make the region the best place to live, work and build a business. We serve over 1,000 member companies in the 11-county Houston region.

Join us as we work together to make Houston greater.

Headquarters Fact/Stat
#4
City for Fortune 500 headquarters.

Board of Directors

The Partnership's board is comprised of business leaders interested in advancing the economic vitality of our region. Board members represent a cross-section of industries throughout the Houston area.

Careers

The Partnership believes the excellence of the organization is reflected in the work produced by its employees, both as individuals and teams. Join us as we work to make Houston greater.

Contact the Partnership

Interested in learning more about the work that we do? Have specific questions about a department or initiative of the Partnership? Reach out to us today.

The 2017 Annual Report
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2017 was a banner year for the Houston economy and the Partnership.
Headquarters Fact/Stat
#4
City for Fortune 500 headquarters.
The Partnership is the primary business advocate for the Houston region.

Strengthening Houston's thriving business environment is critical to our members' mission of making Houston the best place to live, work and build a business. At the Greater Houston Partnership, high-caliber business leaders bring their priorities, and together with the Public Policy Division, elected officials and community organizations, we shape solutions to the region's most pressing issues. As advocates for strong public policy at all levels of government, the Partnership works with our members to make Houston even greater.

The Houston regional economy is one of the most dynamic and diverse in the nation.

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$1.8 billion
In venture funding received by Houston companies in 2017.
The Partnership works to tell the story of Houston to businesses around the country and abroad interested in expanding or relocating here.

The Partnership has long-promoted Houston’s growth through economic development efforts aimed at attracting leading global companies to Houston, creating jobs and growing the region’s GDP. 

Some of the services provided by the Partnership's economic development team include assisting in site selection analysis, assisting with incentive evaluation and application, aiding in the permitting process, providing key data on business facilities and connecting with industry leaders and regional economic development organizations.

Headquarters in Houston

As the Headquarters Capital of the Americas, Houston has the professional and corporate services talent needed to support some of the world's largest companies.

Taxes & Incentives

Texas and the Houston region offer one of the most pro-business tax environments in the nation.

International Business

Houston is a great global city with business and cultural ties stretching around the world. A number of factors combine to make Houston a hub for foreign trade and a target for foreign investment.

Houston is poised for greatness on a global scale. The Partnership is committed to helping engineer Houston's next era of success
The Partnership serves as the largest chamber of commerce in the Houston region.

With more than 1,000 member companies representing one-quarter of the region's workforce, the Greater Houston Partnership is the business voice of Houston.

Membership with the Partnership provides unrivaled opportunities to connect with other professionals and companies, learn from thought leaders and gain insight into critical information to make informed business decisions.

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4,800+
Energy-related establishments in Houston.

Need more information about Houston? Your dedicated team member can help:

 
Facilitate and foster key introductions
 
Assist in evaluating and applying for incentives
 
Identify potential business facilities
Nichelle Poindexter
Director
Member Acquisition & Engagement
E
npoindexter@houston.org
P
713-844-3685
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