Members' expertise, commitment and hard work help us move the needle in ways that make a significant impact on the region.
Expand relationships, gain career-enhancing knowledge and develop your business with others who share common goals.
Access data and expert analysis on the economy, demographics and business trends.
The Partnership is the primary business advocate for the Houston region. The Public Policy Division works hand-in-hand with the Partnership policy committee members, board members, elected officials and outside organizations as a regional facilitator for issues affecting the business community.
As the largest economic development organization in the region, the Partnership is tasked with marketing the Houston area to relocating and expanding companies. 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. There are a number of targeted Committees under this Advisory Committee.
The International Investment and Trade Advisory Committee (IIT) is the primary business leadership committee that provides oversight, guidance and assistance for the Partnership’s international investment and trade initiatives. There are a number of targeted Committees under this Advisory Committee.
Build your business in foreign markets by learning valuable information on how to reach global customers, including possibilities for your next export market.
EWP provides executive women at member companies an opportunity to address business issues and interests, learn from each other, and exchange ideas and information on important issues facing the business community. Offered to qualified senior female executives from member companies with $100M-plus revenue.
An opportunity to network with government affairs professionals and hear from elected officials shaping policy at federal, state and local levels.
Offering professional development for the next generation of business and community leaders.
Highlighting Houston’s business and thought leaders challenging the way we think about the future.
Advancing the 12-county greater Houston region through strategic, custom engagement opportunities for members.
Equipping HR practitioners, talent professionals and ERG leaders with current best practices to attract, develop and retain talent.
A professional development network for emerging female leaders and their and allies
These Forums highlight several of the top industries driving growth and innovation in Houston and the Partnership’s work attracting top global companies to Houston, creating jobs and growing the region’s GDP. Forum topics include:
These Forums explore the education and workforce development systems creating opportunity for every Houstonian to improve their own lives and that of their families. Topics include:
These Forums advance conversations about some of the areas in which the Partnership is working to strengthen life in Houston to make our city the best place to live, work and play. Topics include:
The Partnership's Research department offers in-depth data and analysis on a wide variety of regional economic indicators from employment and home sales to new construction and international trade.
Our members get access to a spectrum of resources designed to help them grow their business. A few of these include:
The Greater Houston Partnership's inaugural Future of Health Care event highlights one of the region's major industry sectors driven by world-class institutions and professional talent. Houston boasts: One of the highest concentrations of health care and medical facilities, which are frequently ranked top in the world A booming ecosystem attracting increased capital funding; and A workforce of nearly 400,000. Houston is synonymous with leading health care Join the Partnership for this special event exploring industry trends and important future outlooks for this key sector featuring: Panelist: Dr. Juliet Breeze, CEO, Next Level Medical, LLC Panelist: Dr. David Callender, President and CEO, Memorial Hermann Health System Panelist: Dr. Tony Lin, Chairman of the Board & Managing Director, Kelsey-Seybold Clinics Panelist: Dr. Esmaeil Porsa, President and CEO, Harris Health System Moderator: Bob Harvey, President and CEO, Greater Houston Partnership Guest speaker: Marc L. Boom, M.D., President and CEO, Houston Methodist and 2023 Greater Houston Partnership Chair
Royal Caribbean International’s world-class terminal opened as the third cruise terminal at Port of Galveston. Forecasted to create 800 new jobs, $1.4 billion in local business services revenue, and $5.6 million in state and local taxes, the terminal is also the first LEED Zero Energy facility in the world. Economic growth such as the terminal are one indicator of the steady growth Galveston has experienced over the past five years. As one of the 12 counties in the greater Houston region, Galveston’s continued development is integral to our community’s success. Join the Greater Houston Partnership for a tour of the third terminal at Port Galveston and a robust discussion about the recent and future of economic growth in Galveston County. Featured Speakers: Dane Carlson, Director, Economic Development, Galveston County Brian Maxwell, City Manager, City of Galveston Rodger Rees, Port Director and Chief Executive Officer, Port of Galveston Gina Spagnola, President, Galveston Chamber of Commerce Moderator: Christine Bryant, CEO, Vision Galveston
Join us on Wednesday, May 31 for Business Beyond Borders. Business Beyond Borders features insights into international trade and investment in which the Partnership and member companies participate. If you are interested in the global economy, this event is for you! Check back for more details coming soon.
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