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Workforce Development

Honing Houston's Quality of Life a Focus for Advisory Committee

The Houston Botanical Gardens is now under construction Somewhere between the triumph of Super Bowl LI, the harrowing aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and the surge in the region’s innovation scene…
Digital Technology

Houston Ranks 12th in Tech Among U.S. Metros

A new report on the U.S. tech industry ranked Houston 12th in tech employment among the 46 largest metros. The region’s 227,800 tech-related jobs placed Houston behind Detroit and Atlanta but ahead…

Bid Committee Prez: World Cup Would be Boon to Houston

The FIFA World Cup is coming to the United States, Canada and Mexico in 2026. Players will compete in 80 matches across 16 cities, including 10 in the U.S., and Chris Canetti is determined that…

2018 Record Year for Wind Energy; Texas Leads U.S.

A new report from the  American Wind Energy Association says 2018 was a record year for the wind industry in the United States, and Texas led the nation.  AWEA, the national trade group for United…
Economic Development

42 Startups Compete for $1.6M at Rice Biz Plan Competition

RBPC 2018 Winner, Lunula Human-sized checks and big ideas take over the Rice University campus this weekend as the 15th annual Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) gets underway. A panel of 280…
Public Policy

Legislative Session Update: Week 13

During the 86th Legislative Session, the Partnership will provide a weekly update on our top executive priorities and other newsworthy items from Austin.  Public school finance reform took center…
Executive Partners