We depend on our members' expertise, commitment and hard work to help us move the needle in ways that make a significant impact on the region.
Expand personal and professional relationships, gain career-enhancing knowledge and develop your business with others who share common goals.
Councils and Business Resource Groups are designed for members looking to expand their personal and professional networks and gather information on trending regional topics.
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.
Access business skills and opportunities that will help brand and develop your regional and neighborhood business. This program is available exclusively to Partnership members located in our 11-county region, Districts, Wards, Main Street businesses and other unique economic zones and business centers.
Houston is the Energy Capital of the World, and this Council explores the region's largest industry. From upstream, midstream and downstream, along with all of the supporting industries that keep Houston flowing, this Council connects you with the leaders driving the latest news and projects in this critical sector.
Knowledge is key, and this Council connects you with data and expert commentary from Houston's premier economic research team at the Partnership and other leading experts from across the region. With updates on the Houston economy, along with sector-specific assessments, this Council provides the economic insights to help guide your business strategy.
In order for Houston to continue moving forward as a great global city, we must further the innovation eco-system in order to attract tech and start-up companies. This new council for 2019 will examine how the greater Houston region can attract high-tech companies and talent and develop physical and financial infrastructure needed to foster a thriving innovative community.
As a business in "America's Next Great Global City," members of this Council explore international trade and investment opportunities and connect with resources that can assist with navigating foreign financing, import/export regulations, and other key components of the international business toolkit.
Houston is a vibrant city of lush green spaces, award-winning dining, and a thriving arts and entertainment scene. Outsiders are consistently surprised to learn about everything Houston has to offer. This Council provides you the opportunity to connect with leaders dedicated to making Houston a great place to live.
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.
For more than half a century, Houston has been a pioneering hub in the aerospace and aviation sector. As the home of NASAâs human spaceflight program and the tremendous momentum of the commercial space industry, the Partnership proudly presents its inaugural State of Space event featuring NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. Bridenstine is the first NASA Administrator to be born after the Apollo missions and he represents a new era for America's space program in partnership with the commercial space industry. Hear from NASA's leader on how the agency has persevered through a pandemic and its plans to bring more firsts to 2021.
The Greater Houston Partnership invites you to the 2020 State of Texas Medical Center event on Thursday, December 10th featuring William "Bill" McKeon, President & CEO of the Texas Medical Center (TMC). As the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic this year, the critical impact of Texas Medical Center as a medical city was never in doubt. Â But less visible is TMCâs collective research, innovation and economic impact. Â With a bold, ambitious plan to build on the healthcare and life sciences brainpower embedded across its members, TMC will share its vision for further enhancing Houstonâs position as a world leader in the health and life sciences sector.
The Greater Houston Partnership invites you to the annual State of the County featuring Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on November 12, 2020. The Partnership is honored to welcome Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo in her second State of the County address as she shares her initiatives on key local issues, our regionâs position in the global community and her work to address the needs of a growing county. Want access to all of our upcoming State of Events? Learn more about the Signature Pass, a subscription to nearly 20 of the Partnership's most-coveted annual events. Learn more + subscribe.