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5 Reasons To Join the Greater Houston Partnership Today

Published Sep 13, 2021 by Pamela Gibbs-Smith

Members at the Partnership's HOU2ATX Event

Members at the Partnership's HOU2ATX Event

Whether you just opened your doors or you've been in business for many years, membership with the Greater Houston Partnership provides unparalleled opportunities to connect with business and community leaders, insights into critical information to help you make informed business decisions, and a forum to elevate and promote Houston's prominence on a national and global scale.

"For businesses exploring ways to get involved and looking for key organizations to partner within the Houston area, the Partnership is unmatched when you think about the connectivity to very influential and prominent businesses and many organizations that are members today," said Scott Silvas, Texas Market President for Fifth Third Bank and member of the Partnership's Board of Directors and Executive Committee. "From the events hosted to the Councils and Committees, there's just a lot of value. The size of the impressions you can create throughout the market is impactful."

As your business grows and evolves, so does your membership here at the Partnership, which comes with a lot of benefits for your company and employees. Here are five reasons to become a member of the Greater Houston Partnership. 

1. Increase Exposure for Your Business

The Partnership represents one-fifth of the region's workforce, bringing together businesses from across Houston's industries and providing opportunities to connect with local leaders. This exposure to a broader audience can open doors to new business opportunities and connections that matter. A community thrives when it's empowered and connected.

2. Strengthen the Greater Houston Region

As the economic development organization for the greater Houston area, the Partnership champions growth across 12 counties in one of the largest and most diverse regions in the nation. The Partnership offers opportunities to network with companies throughout Houston, enabling members to gain career-enhancing knowledge and develop their business with others who share common goals, interests, markets, or industry sectors. That collective growth helps strengthen the Houston region overall.

3. Advocate for Houston

The Partnership regularly hosts influential local, national and global leaders. These gatherings provide an excellent platform for substantive conversations and ceremonial exchanges that lead to business expansion, increased trade and investment and the advancement of business-friendly policies in the region.

4. Network and Grow Your Business

One of the most significant benefits of joining the Partnership is the networking opportunities for businesses and their employees. Through our robust webinars, signature events, Business Resource Groups, and digital offerings, employees have ample opportunity to develop and expand professional relationships. 

5. Insight and Resources

Be the first to receive unparalleled expert insight an analysis on economic data, regional statistics and other timely tools and resources that help businesses grow and prosper. Partnership publications provide the latest information on economic development news, Houston fact and figures, and everything you need to know about living and working in Houston.

Popular publications include Houston Facts, Economic Highlights and Global Houston. The Partnership also publishes key economic indicators on a regular basis, as well as Houston: The Economy at a Glance.

To learn more about membership with the Greater Houston Partnership, click here, or contact membership@houston.org. Click here to see the Partnership's Membership Directory.