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Be part of creating a meaningful impact within our city.
The Partnership works to make Houston the world's best place to live, work and build a business through our economic development and public policy work, along with a regional leadership role--convening key stakeholders on issues that matter most in the region.
Receive exclusive information on the Houston economy and more.
Partnership members have access to online tools, digital subscription and other resources. As a member, you'll receive detailed data and analysis on the Houston economy, the latest updates on the Partnership's impact on the region, economic development news including company relocations and expansions and much more.
Enjoy events, networking opportunities & business development.
For those looking for networking and business development, the Partnership offers special events, Business Resource Groups and Councils designed to provide access to Houston's business leaders as well as information you can use to help grow your business.
Committed to Houston's Long-term Success
Through the dedicated efforts of our members, the Partnership addresses Houston's unique challenges and champions the growth of businesses throughout the region.
The Partnership seeks members that share in the commitment to Houston's long-term success.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Greater Houston Partnership?
The Greater Houston Partnership is the region’s premier business organization, representing more than 1,050 member companies that work together to achieve our mission to make Houston greater. We champion Houston’s growth and success by bringing together business- and civic-minded leaders to address the region’s unique challenges.
Our members are at the forefront of all of our activities. The Partnership is a place to:
Unite behind our community pride to elevate and promote Houston on a national and global scale
Work together to solve the region’s most challenging issues
Build relationships and network with other businesses and professionals
Get informed about Houston business trends, major projects and policy issues
Strengthen the reputation of your company by being part of a collective group of driven, business-focused individuals focused on Houston’s status as a great global city.
Who is a member of the Partnership?
Generally, companies join the Partnership as members, although an individual can choose to do so. Once the company has joined, all of its employees are members too and can enjoy member benefits. A full list of company members can be found in the Partnership Membership Directory.
Why join the Partnership?
The Partnership will work with you to choose a customized member experience based on what you value most. Take a seat at the table with key decision makers and create meaningful impact. Expand your business with networking and referral opportunities. Grow professional relationships with like-minded people. Gain market intelligence to give your business an edge. Your journey awaits.
Networking, Business Development and Branding
Meet the People Who Can Grow Your Business
Information & Resources
Access to Houston Data, Insights and Analyses
Offer Expertise to Make Positive Change
What is a Council?
Partnership Councils are regularly scheduled lunch and learns at Partnership Tower. Council meetings are an ideal venue for networking and accessing up-to-date information and perspectives about a broad range of regional business issues from expert speakers.
Arts, Culture, Tourism & Sports (ACTS)
Education & Workforce
Quality of Life
FREE for member company employees
Meet most Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn from expert speakers on trending regional topics
Expand personal and professional networks
What is a Committee?
The impact work of the Greater Houston Partnership starts with Committees, which convene business and community leaders to fuel the growth and vitality of the Houston region. Through member expertise, research and collaboration, Partnership Committees discuss and provide solutions that strengthen the business climate and advance the regional economy.
There are two levels of Partnership Committees: Advisory Committees that function as a strategic advisory body to the Partnership Board of Directors and Subcommittees that speak to a scope of hands-on projects with detailed metrics. Committee eligibility is tied to membership levels and must be approved. Partnership Committees fall into two general areas: Public Policy and Economic Development. Most Committees meet monthly or quarterly at Partnership Tower.
Why serve on a Partnership Committee?
Contribute to the Partnership’s efforts to market the greater Houston region, domestically and internationally
Help recommend, and sometimes, develop policies at the local, state and federal level
Leverage your expertise on the development and policy issues affecting Houston’s position as a great global city
Attend high-level meetings featuring delegations from all over the region, state, nation and world
What is a Program?
Partnership Programs are for like-minded professionals with aspirations to develop their business, their career, their organization and their community. Each Program has its own schedule and offerings that have been expanded in 2019. Members can confirm eligibility and be added to a Program roster by reaching out to the Member Engagement team. Get started today!
Leverage your company’s business resource groups
Broaden your employee engagement
Expand personal and professional relationships
Gain career-enhancing knowledge
Develop your business with others who share common goals, interests, issues and markets
What is a Task Force?
Task Forces exist as an additional avenue for the Partnership work on specific issues for the betterment of the region. They are adhoc in nature, comprised of industry leaders and serve as resources that address urgent economic development and policy issues on the local, state, national and global platform.
Participation is by invitation only and not tied to membership. Members are executives or subject-matter experts who are uniquely positioned to contribute time, leadership, relationships and other resources toward a collective approach in solving a challenge critical to the region’s growth. 2019 Task Forces include Immigration, Mexico Energy, USMCA (NAFTA), New Energy, and Tech Anchors.
What is Membership 101?
The Partnership hosts quarterly orientation programs to help new and current members take the next step in their member experience. Learn about the resources and information available to members including Councils, Programs, Resources and Events. To learn more, contact the Partnership’s Membership Engagement Team (713-844-3678 | firstname.lastname@example.org ).
What is the Connection Zone?
The Connection Zone is a membership information booth at every Partnership Council, Signature Event and most Program meetings. Visit with one of our Member Engagement representatives who would love to learn about your business and present ways you can get engaged and maximize your membership benefits.