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.
Channel valuable connections with Partnership members at this virtual networking event.Â Take this opportunity to connect with your fellow members members over structured networking where our Membership team will facilitate conversations and answer questions you may have about engaging with the Partnership.Â This event is exclusive to members joining on of after Oct. 2018. Stay for the second part of this networking experience at Membership 101. Virtual Event Bag Connect with local businesses through this interactive forum where you can access business insights, resources and opportunities to win products and services that will strengthen your company. Visit the Virtual Event Bag.Â Partnership Week This event is a part of Partnership Week, a multi-day opportunity to learn more about the Partnershipâs work and how members can get involved in our efforts to make Houston even greater. For information about Partnership Week activities, click here.
On January 12, 2021, the 87th Texas Legislative Session gaveled in, and State Representative Dade Phelan (R - Beaumont) was elected by his peers to serve as the 76th Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. Please join us as we welcome Texas House Speaker Phelan in a fireside chat with the Partnership's Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy, Lindsay Munoz, discussing priorities for session and their impacts on the greater Houston region. Utilizing a Zoom account and logging in through your computer is highly recommended for the best viewing experience. Your registration through Zoom will be approved by Partnership staff after confirming your organization's membership status. Once approved, you will receive an email with the Zoom meeting information. This link and password is unique to you and cannot be forwarded. All attendees must register in advance.Â If you have not received event access information by 8:00 AM on Friday, February 12th please contact Kim Kornegay, Programs Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Future of Texas series features thought leaders shaping our state's future, giving Partnership members the opportunity to engage with these leaders and hear their perspectives on our city and state's most pressing issues.Â
Take the next step in your member experience by getting an in-depth look at the many ways to engage with the Greater Houston Partnership at Membership 101. Membership 101 is perfect for new members as well as those who simply want a refresher of our program offerings.Â This is also a great opportunity to network and make new connections with fellow Partnership members. At Membership 101, you will: Get an overview of member benefits Build your company engagement plan Discover the best Partnership Programs, Events and Resources that fit your business needs Learn how to engage your employees with the Partnership Virtual Event Bag Connect with local businesses through this interactive forum where you can access business insights, resources and opportunities to win products and services that will strengthen your company. Visit the Virtual Event Bag.Â Partnership Week This event is a part of Partnership Week, a multi-day opportunity to learn more about the Partnershipâs work and how members can get involved in our efforts to make Houston even greater. For information about Partnership Week activities, click here.