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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 premier business organization, our members are able to leverage the power and connections of more than 900 member companies. 

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

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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.

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Channeling Valuable Connections

The Partnership strives to make Houston the best place to live, work and build a business, and Partnership members at all levels are key to supporting that work. The Partnership’s entry-level Associate and Small Business membership offer tailored pathways designed for companies and their employees to make impactful connections that support the growth and development of their business.


$1,000 Annual Dues
Associate

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.


$3,000 Annual Dues
Limited Partner
  • Opportunities for participation on a Partnership Committee (for qualified businesses and employees)
  • Company listing on Partners List
All Limited Partner Benefits
$5,000 Annual Dues
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.


$10,000 Annual Dues
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
$30,000 Annual Dues
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.


$60,000 Annual Dues
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
$120,000 Annual Dues
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

Channeling Valuable Connections

The Partnership strives to make Houston the best place to live, work and build a business, and Partnership members at all levels are key to supporting that work. The Partnership’s entry-level Associate and Small Business membership offer tailored pathways designed for companies and their employees to make impactful connections that support the growth and development of their business.


$1,000 Annual Dues
Associate

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.


$3,000 Annual Dues
Limited Partner
  • Opportunities for participation on a Partnership Committee (for qualified businesses and employees)
  • Company listing on Partners List
All Limited Partner Benefits
$5,000 Annual Dues
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.


$10,000 Annual Dues
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
$30,000 Annual Dues
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.


$60,000 Annual Dues
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
$120,000 Annual Dues
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

Become a Member Today

Ready to become a member? Follow this link to complete our Membership Agreement form and we will get in touch with you soon to complete your registration. 

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“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.

Virtual Meet-Ups

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.

Meet Us at an Upcoming Event

COVID-19

State of the Houston Region

Join the Greater Houston Partnership for the third annual State of the Houston Region virtual event. The event will feature a panel of County Judges and business leaders in a virtual setting for a conversation centered around efficient government, emergency preparedness and coordination and plans for the future. Confirmed Panelists Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta Fort Bend County Judge KP George  Walker County Judge Danny Pierce Waller County Judge Trey Duhon Wharton County Judge Phillip Spenrath   Safety Protocols The Greater Houston Partnership looks forward to welcoming our members and the business community at large back to in-person events. As we return to gathering in person, we are committed to keeping you informed on our protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.  Beginning September 20, the Partnership will require all in-person event attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to attending an event. We will also continue our policy of requiring attendees and staff to wear face masks at all meetings and events, except while eating or drinking.  The Partnership continues to encourage Houstonians to get vaccinated and follow health and safety guidance to reduce the continued transmission of COVID-19 in our community. We will notify our members when these guidelines are modified. Thank you for your support as we resume in-person gatherings and doing your part to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both staff and our members. 

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Demography

Houston DiverseCity Summit

The Houston DiverseCity Summit will inspire action to advance equity and inclusion in the greater Houston region. The Summit offers content for companies and organizations of all sizes with a focus on best practices, peer connection, and first-rate resources to help you mature your diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategies.  We will bring you the topics you most want to explore: trust and transparency, aligning ERGs to business priorities, inclusive talent recruitment and retention, supplier diversity, and more. Featured this year is the presentation of our region’s first Equity & Inclusion Assessment and an interactive session to hear your reactions and suggestions for potential regional actions.  Summit Agenda Tuesday, October 26 (In-Person*) | Hilton Americas Hotel | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Wednesday, October 27 (Virtual Sessions) | 9:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Check back regularly for conference details, session descriptions and speaker announcements.    Health and Safety Notice* The Greater Houston Partnership looks forward to welcoming our members and the business community at large back to in-person events. As we return to gathering in person, we are committed to keeping you informed on our protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.  Beginning September 20, the Partnership will require all in-person event attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to attending an event. We will also continue our policy of requiring attendees and staff to wear face masks at all meetings and events, except while eating or drinking.  The Partnership continues to encourage Houstonians to get vaccinated and follow health and safety guidance to reduce the continued transmission of COVID-19 in our community. We will notify our members when these guidelines are modified.

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Economic Development

State of Education

The Greater Houston Partnership will host the third annual State of Education on Tuesday, October 12 featuring a fireside chat conversation with David Leebron, President of Rice University and Partnership President and CEO Bob Harvey.    Prior to the keynote luncheon, a morning panel discussion will explore the outlook for public education in Region 4, which represents more than 1.1 million Houston-area students. Panelists include:  HD Chambers, Superintendent, Alief Independent School District  Jennifer Blaine, Ed.D., Superintendent, Spring Branch Independent School District   The State of Education demonstrates the Partnership's efforts to advance high quality education and advance opportunity for all. Through these conversations with leaders in education, attendees will hear how a strong education system contributes to the long-term success of our young people, increases equity, and is intrinsically tied to Houston’s ability to remain competitive with a talented workforce.   Health and Safety Notice  The Greater Houston Partnership looks forward to welcoming our members and the business community at large back to in-person events. As we return to gathering in person, we are committed to keeping you informed on our protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.  Beginning September 20, the Partnership will require all in-person event attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to attending an event. We will also continue our policy of requiring attendees and staff to wear face masks at all meetings and events, except while eating or drinking.  The Partnership continues to encourage Houstonians to get vaccinated and follow health and safety guidance to reduce the continued transmission of COVID-19 in our community. We will notify our members when these guidelines are modified.

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  • Membership Agreement Form
  • Current Membership Rates
  • Benefits of Membership
  • Committee Involvement Opportunities
  • Programs, Councils & Upcoming Events
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