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Media Relations

The Greater Houston Partnership is committed to working with local, national and international media to help convey the rich story of Houston. 
We are here to help with stories about the economy, workforce development, public policy, education and much more. Reach out to one of the contacts below to arrange an interview with our experts. 

About the Greater Houston Partnership

Since 1840, the Greater Houston Partnership has strived to make the region the best place to live, work and build a business. The Partnership is the primary business advocate for the Houston region serving 900 member companies who represent one-quarter of the region’s workforce. The Partnership is also the regional economic development organization working to recruit companies interested in expanding or relocating here. Click the link to see recent news and announcements from the Partnership.

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Media Relations

A.J. Mistretta
Vice President, Communications

Maggie Martin
Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

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President and CEO: Bob Harvey

Bob Harvey is the President and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership. See his full bio below.

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Board Chair: Amy Chronis

Amy Chronis is the 2021 Board Chair of the Greater Houston Partnership. See her full bio below.

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Vice Chair and Chair-elect: Thad Hill

Thad Hill is the 2021 Vice Chair and Chair-Elect of the Greater Houston Partnership. See his full bio below.

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Expert Analysis

The Partnership has a variety of experts who can discuss:

  • Legislative priorities and public policy issues important to businesses in the Houston region, including flood resiliency, education and transportation (roads, ports)
  • Economic development
  • Houston economic data, industry trends, etc.
  • International trade and investment


See photos from our recent events and meetings.



View our YouTube page for videos of our past events.


Houston Data

You can find the latest data and analysis from the Greater Houston Partnership here. These resources may be used for editorial and publishing purposes.


Story Ideas

Here are just some of the stories the Partnership can help you tell.

  • Efforts to advance Houston as a great global city in terms of: a strong and diverse economy, ensuring a great quality of life and supporting opportunity for all
  • Flood resiliency and investments in infrastructure designed to protect people and the Greater Houston economy from future storms
  • Why Texas public school funding and quality public education are vital to Houston’s economy and workforce
  • Houston’s biggest trading partners and the opportunities that come from those relationships
  • Houston’s largest industries, and how they affect the region in terms of employment and economic impact
  • Economic and jobs forecast for the coming year


State of the Houston Region - Reception

Join us for a reception in the experiential Daikin showroom, followed by a tour of Daikin’s world class manufacturing facility where you will view state-of-the-art assembly lines in action producing HVAC products. This in-person reception also includes remarks from Tom Ramsey, Harris County Precinct 3 Commissioner, Daikin top executives and Greater Houston Partnership President and CEO, Bob Harvey, President and CEO.   Health & Safety Protocols The Greater Houston Partnership looks forward to welcoming our members and the business community at large back to in-person events. As we return to gathering in person, we are committed to keeping you informed on our protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. At this time, we plan to host this event in-person, however, due to the rise in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, we will make a determination on continuing with the in-person gathering as the date approaches. We will notify attendees to any changes in event plans as they are confirmed. The Partnership requires all in-person event attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to attending an event. We will also continue our policy of requiring attendees and staff to wear face masks at all meetings and events, except while eating or drinking. The Partnership continues to encourage Houstonians to get vaccinated and follow health and safety guidance to reduce the continued transmission of COVID-19 in our community. We will notify our members when these guidelines are modified.

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