Provide guidance and support for all Partnership international economic development efforts
This committee assists with inbound and outbound trade and investment missions by providing expertise, guidance, and support to the international community
Monitor strategies to increase trade and investment in the Houston region
This committee oversees two Committees that seek to improve international trade and investment. For detailed information on those Committees, click here.
The International Trade and Investment Advisory Committee directly manages the Foreign Direct Investment and International Trade Committees of the Partnership. Learn more about the objectives of these specific Committees below. The Committee’s specific oversight of initiatives involve business intelligence, business recruitment, retention and expansion, the startup ecosystem as well as marketing and outreach on a global basis.
The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Committee works to develop strategies for attracting investment to the region and generating new FDI business opportunities. Committee members comprise foreign-owned companies invested in seeing international business thrive within the region.
The International Trade Development Committee focuses on promoting the transfer of commercial export goods through established international trade programs, entrepreneurship seminars and trade missions. Committee members include port firms, trading, investment and export companies.