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Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee

The Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee is the primary business leadership committee that provides oversight, guidance and assistance for the Partnership’s regional economic development initiatives. In conjunction with the International Investment and Trade Advisory Committee, business leadership work collaboratively with staff as well as business experts in the working Committees of Headquarters and Professional Services, Life Sciences, Energy Transition, Manufacturing and Logistics, Aerospace and Aviation, Real Estate and Digital Tech Attraction. The committee’s overarching mission is to provide guidance and support for all Partnership economic development efforts.

The Committee is composed of senior business leaders throughout the greater Houston region. The Committee members are decision makers within key companies located in the greater Houston area. Working closely with the Partnership economic development staff (both domestic and international), the Committee’s specific oversight of initiatives involve business intelligence, business recruitment, retention and expansion, the startup ecosystem as well as marketing and outreach.

The Partnership's Priorities for the Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee

  • Maintain Houston’s leadership as the Global Energy Capital and focus on Energy Transition

  • Advance Houston’s innovation ecosystem strategy

  • Position Houston as a top five headquarters market and America's Headquarters City

  • Affirm and advance Houston’s image as a great global city and the Gateway to the Americas


The Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee includes a number of Committees tasked with specific goals around key industries. These Committees include Aerospace, Aviation, Digital Tech Attraction, Energy Transition, Life Sciences and Manufacturing and Logistics. Learn more about the directives of the individual Committees below. 

Aerospace and Aviation

Developing and executing collaborative strategies to further enhance the regional ecosystem of commercial aerospace and aviation.

Digital Tech Attraction

Fostering Houston’s growing innovation ecosystem and technology workforce.

Energy Transition

Supporting the growth and development of innovative energy companies.

Life Sciences

Growing the base of commercial life science companies and positioning Houston as a leading life sciences hub

Manufacturing and Logistics

Boosting the region’s competitiveness as a global manufacturing and logistics hub.

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  • Get involved in economic development initiatives 
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