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Benefits of Membership

Being a member of the Greater Houston Partnership comes with a lot of benefits for your company and your employees. As the region's principal business organization, our members are able to leverage the power and connections of more than 950 member companies. 

Whether you are interested in networking, information or impact work – the Partnership has something for everyone.

    Membership Levels

    At the Partnership, members choose their membership level based on how they want to be engaged and the level of networking, information, and impact benefits they desire. Click through the tabs below to explore membership levels

    Benefits Available at All Levels of Membership

    • Investment in the Partnership’s mission
    • Access and listing on houston.org Membership Directory
    • Inclusion in new member announcements
    • Consideration for speakers bureau
    • Preferred vendor status (for qualified members)
    • Access to information on Houston economy and markets
    • Low-cost networking opportunities
    • Free Councils (open to all member company employees)
    • Access to seven Partnership Business Resource Groups (open to all member company employees)
    • Member discounts on Signature Event tickets
    • Access to Partnership Tower rental (*Additional fee. Based on availability)
    • High-quality business development programming
    • Professional development and leadership opportunities
    Swipe left or right to reveal all membership levels

    Enriched Engagement Avenues

    An investment in the Partnership is a commitment to improving Houston as a great global city. Beginning at the partner levels, additional benefits offer organizations enriched engagement in the Partnership’s work and expanded avenues for community investment.


    Limited Partner
    • Opportunities for participation on a Partnership Committee (for qualified businesses and employees)
    • Company listing on Partners List
    All Limited Partner Benefits
    Advisory Partner
    • Access to up to two Partnership Committees (for qualified businesses and employees)
    • Elevated company listing on Partners List
    All Advisory Partner Benefits

    Expanded Pathways for Impact

    Houston has long thrived because of a positive business environment and robust civic leadership. Companies investing at the Senior Advisory Partner level and higher are committed to steering Houston’s growth and positive trajectory through their investment in the Greater Houston region.


    Senior Advisory Partner
    • Eligible for Board of Directors
    • Special opportunities for C-suite executives who want to convene on a platform supporting the advancement of Houston
    • Eligible to attend quarterly President’s Roundtable Series (one C-suite representative per event)
    • Access to up to three Partnership Committees (for qualified businesses and employees)
    • Increased access to information, Partnership expertise, and presentations
    • Ability to schedule onsite presentation on the Houston Economy
    • Annual member engagement plan check-ins
    All Senior Advisory Partner Benefits
    General Partner
    • Priority access to quarterly President’s Roundtable Series (one C-suite representative per event)
    • Unlimited access to Partnership Committees (qualified businesses and employees)
    • On-site presentations by Partnership staff:
      • Membership Briefings
      • Employee Fairs
      • Houston Economic Update
      • Why Houston
    All General Partner Benefits

    Premier Membership Positioning

    The Partnership’s premier membership levels convene the region’s top leaders in settings where collaboration thrives, and change happens. Managing and Executive Partners are at the apex of the Partnership’s work to advance Houston as a great global city.


    Managing Partner
    • Nomination for Board of Directors
    • Eligible to sit on Governance Committees (by invitation)
    • Leadership opportunities for CEO and C-suite executives
    • Reserved access to quarterly President’s Roundtable Series (one C-suite representative per event)
    • Invitation to Partnership’s annual Executive Assistant Appreciation Event at Partnership Tower
    • Invitation to be seated at head table at Partnership Events, if available
    All Managing Partner Benefits
    Executive Partner
    • Appointment to Partnership Executive Committee
    • Nomination for Board of Directors
    • Complimentary Annual Meeting sponsorship
    • VIP Access at Signature Partnership Events
    • Broad exposure across all Partnership communication platforms, including:
      • Partnership Tower Lobby Video Wall (company description included)
      • Houston.org
      • Partnership Annual Report
      • Partnership Membership Guide
    All Executive Partner Benefits
    Swipe left or right to reveal all membership levels

    Enriched Engagement Avenues

    An investment in the Partnership is a commitment to improving Houston as a great global city. Beginning at the partner levels, additional benefits offer organizations enriched engagement in the Partnership’s work and expanded avenues for community investment.


    Limited Partner
    • Opportunities for participation on a Partnership Committee (for qualified businesses and employees)
    • Company listing on Partners List
    All Limited Partner Benefits
    Advisory Partner
    • Access to up to two Partnership Committees (for qualified businesses and employees)
    • Elevated company listing on Partners List
    All Advisory Partner Benefits

    Expanded Pathways for Impact

    Houston has long thrived because of a positive business environment and robust civic leadership. Companies investing at the Senior Advisory Partner level and higher are committed to steering Houston’s growth and positive trajectory through their investment in the Greater Houston region.


    Senior Advisory Partner
    • Eligible for Board of Directors
    • Special opportunities for C-suite executives who want to convene on a platform supporting the advancement of Houston
    • Eligible to attend quarterly President’s Roundtable Series (one C-suite representative per event)
    • Access to up to three Partnership Committees (for qualified businesses and employees)
    • Increased access to information, Partnership expertise, and presentations
    • Ability to schedule onsite presentation on the Houston Economy
    • Annual member engagement plan check-ins
    All Senior Advisory Partner Benefits
    General Partner
    • Priority access to quarterly President’s Roundtable Series (one C-suite representative per event)
    • Unlimited access to Partnership Committees (qualified businesses and employees)
    • On-site presentations by Partnership staff:
      • Membership Briefings
      • Employee Fairs
      • Houston Economic Update
      • Why Houston
    All General Partner Benefits

    Premier Membership Positioning

    The Partnership’s premier membership levels convene the region’s top leaders in settings where collaboration thrives, and change happens. Managing and Executive Partners are at the apex of the Partnership’s work to advance Houston as a great global city.


    Managing Partner
    • Nomination for Board of Directors
    • Eligible to sit on Governance Committees (by invitation)
    • Leadership opportunities for CEO and C-suite executives
    • Reserved access to quarterly President’s Roundtable Series (one C-suite representative per event)
    • Invitation to Partnership’s annual Executive Assistant Appreciation Event at Partnership Tower
    • Invitation to be seated at head table at Partnership Events, if available
    All Managing Partner Benefits
    Executive Partner
    • Appointment to Partnership Executive Committee
    • Nomination for Board of Directors
    • Complimentary Annual Meeting sponsorship
    • VIP Access at Signature Partnership Events
    • Broad exposure across all Partnership communication platforms, including:
      • Partnership Tower Lobby Video Wall (company description included)
      • Houston.org
      • Partnership Annual Report
      • Partnership Membership Guide
    All Executive Partner Benefits
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    Looking to learn more about membership?

    Upon completion of this form, a member of our membership team will reach out to share membership information and answer any additional questions you may have.

    What membership opportunities most interest you and your company? Select all that apply

    “As a lifelong Houstonian, I am particularly pleased to be a part of the Partnership and the great work they do for economic growth and development in the City of Houston and surrounding communities.”


    Charles McFarland
    Attorney, McFarland PLLC

    "Becoming a member of the Partnership was one of the best professional decisions I’ve made as a CEO. Even though I’m leading a nonprofit, the ability to cross-pollinate with organizations in various industries is extremely helpful. Interacting and benefiting from the thought leadership in the business community has shown me that they are really tackling the same issues we are facing."


    Tracy Weeden, Ed.D.
    President & CEO, Neuhaus Education Center

    “Greater Houston Partnership, thank you for continuing to be a great resource for information. Very proud to be a member of this organization that so well represents Houston, it's businesses and people.”


    Ed Parker
    Business Development Manager, Industrial Tax Consulting

    "With one of the largest databases of members, [the Partnership] is a wonderful networking resource for me."


    Neal Talmadge
    BizJournals

    "The quality of the programs are top-notched, and because of that, the attendees are top-notched as well. Quality networking is great!"


    Anthony Pabillano
    PwC

    "Businesses who want to get their name out and sales professionals who want to increase their sphere of influence won't find a better organization to connect than GHP."


    Lisa Bogany
    Workforce Solutions

    Benefits for All Members

    In addition to intangible benefits such as creating a meaningful impact in Houston, the Partnership provides the following benefits to members at all levels.

    Economic News and Market Intelligence

    The Partnership's Research department provides in-depth data and analysis on major economic indicators such as employment, home sales, construction, trade and much more.

    Councils

    Free members-only lunch-and-learns to expand your personal and professional network while gathering information on trending regional topics.

    Business Resource Groups

    Affinity groups for small businesses, sales and marketing professionals, young professionals, women, HR professionals, government relations professionals, businesses interested in regional and neighborhood development and businesses in international markets.

    Partnership Events

    Member discounts to Partnership major events, adding value to your business through information exchange, branding and awareness and high-level networking and engagement

    Partnership Publications

    The Partnership publishes a series of data-driven publications annually that provide an overview of the various sectors of our economy, including an Economic Forecast, Global Houston trade report, Houston Facts. We also publish Here is Houston, a relocation and newcomers guide as well as our Economic Development Guide for corporate expansion and relocation.

    Get in touch with our team to assist with additional Membership questions, such as:

    • Membership Agreement Form
    • Current Membership Rates
    • Benefits of Membership
    • Committee Involvement Opportunities
    • Programs, Councils & Upcoming Events
    Nichelle Poindexter
    Vice President
    Member Acquisition & Engagement
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    npoindexter@houston.org
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    713-844-3685
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