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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 more than 1,000 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
Director, Marketing & Communications

Maggie Martin
Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

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Board Chair: Scott McClelland

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Board Vice Chair: Bobby Tudor

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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


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Houston Data

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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

COVID-19 Business Forums

COVID-19 Business Forum - Making Sense of the Families First...

The Partnership's COVID-19 Business Forum continues with a discussion around the Families First Coronavirus Response Act On April 2, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) went into effect, changing the legal requirements related to employee benefits and leaves of absence. As employers work to respond to the ever-changing work environment caused by COVID-19, they are faced with new questions each day. This webinar will focus on how to effectively implement FFCRA and will provide guidance on potential scenarios employers might face. Confirmed speakers include:  Bonnie Monych, CPC, CM, Performance Specialist Houston Region, Insperity Jeff Sorrells, PHR, Senior Human Resources Specialist, Insperity Michael Gutierrez, Human Resources Consultant Manager, Workforce Solutions  A moderated conversation will follow the discussion. Please pre-submit questions to After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The Greater Houston Partnership's COVID-19 Houston Business Forum is a digital series providing the latest information and analysis on the crisis and its economic impact through teleconferences with local experts. The Partnership will continue to provide updates and resources to our members throughout this ongoing situation. A reminder to bookmark our COVID-19 Resources page which is being updated daily. 

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