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Partnership Podcasts

The Greater Houston Partnership offers a series of podcasts geared toward topics including small business insight and strategy as well as the latest data and analysis on the Houston economy. These podcasts are another way for us to share the Partnership's insight and expertise with our members and the business community at-large. Explore these podcasts and subscribe today. 

Bayou Business Download

In this podcast, we dive into the data and analytics influencing the region’s economy and the core business sectors that drive Houston’s growth.


Research and Data

The Partnership's Research team are experts on the region's economy and key economic trends. Get up to date data on major economic indicators and analysis on how the figures affect business in the region.

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Population Shifts in the Houston Region; Where is Growth Occurrin...

We discuss changes in the population in the metro region.


Housing in Houston, A Look at the Single-Family and Multi-Family ...

Following a boom year for single-family home sales in 2020, how is 2021 shaping up and what are the forces affecting the trajectory of the market?


The Delta Effect (Aug 18, 2021)

We discuss the impact of the COVID-19 Delta variant.


A Visit from the President of Panama and the Impact of the Panama...

We discuss the recent visit of the President of Panama to Houston.


A Look at the Houston Employment Picture at the Midyear Point (Ju...

We’ll look at the jobs added and in which sectors, while also discussing what the rest of the year is likely to look like.


The Future of Energy in Houston (July 6, 2021)

How can Houston as the longtime energy capital of the world lead the transition and what will that entail?


Small Biz Insider

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 area, making a big impact in the small business community.

Small Business

Small Biz Matters

Designed for Houston-area businesses with 50 or fewer global employees, the Houston Small Biz Connect pathway and the Small Biz Matters Program offer members a valuable platform to champion business connections and resources among high-growth smart small businesses.

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Navigating Texas' Competitive Electricity Market (Aug 31, 2021)

Energy Ogre co-founder and CEO Jesson Bradshaw talks about guiding Houstonians through a deregulated market to find the best rates, lessons learned from February's winter storm and the company's place on I...


How This Startup is Removing an Undue Burden From Medical Devices...

Alex Condon, COO of Galen Data, talks about helping founders stay one step ahead in one of Houston's largest sectors.


Houston Outlaws COO Talks Esports Explosive Growth (Aug 3, 2021)

Houston Outlaws COO Lori Burgess talks about "the hottest segment of the sports entertainment market" and the role Houston plays in its global growth.


How SnapStream Became a Late Night TV Mainstay (July 21, 2021)

SnapStream Founder and CEO Rakesh Agrawal talks about how 'The Daily Show' was an inflection point and how an internal focus on the business has driven growth and success.


Global Cyberattack Takeaways with Houston Startup (June 23, 2021)

Cybersecurity company talks about lessons for Houston companies from recent cyberattacks.


Venture Capitalist Diane Yoo on Empowering Diverse Founders (June...

Diane Yoo, Founding Partner at Parliament Ventures, talks about empowering the next generation of diverse and women founders and the benefits Houston offers to entrepreneurs as they grow their business.


Rise to the Top

Rise to the Top aims to amplify the voices of accomplished female leaders in the Houston region. Hosted by Partnership Chair Amy Chronis, Rise to the Top features compelling guests each month to share their personal journey and how their organization is making an impact in Houston. Along the way we’ll explore some of the places and experiences that make this region unique.

Business Resource Groups

Women's Business Alliance

The Women's Business Alliance (WBA)'s mission is to Inspire. Influence. Grow. This exclusive members-only networking group is designed for mid-career, female professionals and provides development resources empowering them to advance career opportunities, form strategic partnerships and build a network of advocates.

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Gretchen Watkins (Aug 26, 2021)

In this inaugural episode of the Greater Houston Partnership's Rise to the Top podcast, we talk with Gretchen Watkins, President of Shell Oil Company about her career journey, what it means to be a working...


Future of Texas - Unscripted

A podcast from the Greater Houston Partnership exploring politics and policy at the local, state and federal level and their impact on our region.

Public Policy

Future of Texas

Future of Texas features elected officials shaping Texas' future, giving Partnership members the opportunity to engage with these leaders and hear their perspectives on our state's most pressing issues. This program is open to all members focused on public work.

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End of 87th Regular Legislative Session (June 4, 2021)

We discuss Sine Die for the 87th Legislative Session - what bills got passed, what bills got slashed, and what is yet to come.


Final Days of Regular Legislative Session (May 14, 2021)

Legislative deadlines that have come and gone and what is on the horizon as we enter the final days of session.


Creating a Brain Institute of Texas (April 30, 2021)

We discuss the legislation creating the Brain Institute of Texas (BITx).


How Key Legislation Brings Business Investment to Houston (April ...

We discuss Texas’s economic incentive programs – what they are, how they are used, and how we benefit from them in this region.


Class is in Session for Public Education (March 25, 2021)

We look at major milestones for broadband legislation and revisit public education bills of sessions past.


A Year of COVID-19 (March 12, 2021)

We discuss the past year of living with COVID-19, and local, state and federal actions to address its impact.