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Economic Development

Port Houston Chair Renews Call for Widening, Deepening of Ship Channel

Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo laid out his case for why the Houston region must invest in expanding the Houston Ship Channel in front of an audience of nearly 400 business leaders, industry…

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo Talks Resiliency, 2020 Focus

In her first State of the County address, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo detailed the county’s accomplishments in key areas, including community engagement, criminal justice reform, resiliency and…

Interactive Expos Give Students Real World View of Career Paths, Help Break Down Stereotypes

Elba Rivera wanted to attend a recent Lift & Move USA interactive career expo so she could learn how cranes work. The Spring High School junior with an interest in engineering knew how to make…
Economic Development

Small Biz Insider: Clear Communication in a Multicultural World with CEO of MasterWord Services

The Small Biz Insider podcast is part of a digital series from the Greater Houston Partnership, where we highlight the innovative business owners, entrepreneurs and leaders of the greater Houston…
Economic Development

Houston City Council Votes 'Yes' to Federal Dollars for East End Hub

The Houston Chronicle reports Houston city council this week approved $24 million in federal funding to construct the East End Maker Hub, a project that will house and support startups, entrepreneurs…

Houston Entrepreneurship Programs Lead the Nation

The entrepreneurship programs at the University of Houston and Rice University are number one in the country, according to an annual survey by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.  UH took…
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