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2021 Soirée - Truly Global

Thursday, November 11, 2021

7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Hotel ZaZa
5701 S Main St
Houston, TX 77005

Save to Calendar 2021-11-11 19:00:00 2021-11-11 00:00:00 2021 Soirée - Truly Global The 2021 Soirée is the Partnership's annual gala celebrating Houston as a truly global city. After a hiatus in 2020, we are proud to announce that the annual Soirée gala will return for a reimagined experience on Saturday, August 28 at Hotel ZaZa in Houston's Museum District. This year's gala is chaired by Margaret and Thad Hill.  Event note: Due to surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and in consultation with medical experts and public health professionals, the Partnership has decided to temporarily pause in-person gatherings. With this pause, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 Soirée originally set for August 28th to ensure the health and safety of you, our members, friends, and guests, as well as our staff. Soirée will be rescheduled for Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Hotel Zaza; all elements of our original program will carry over to the new date. The 2021 Soirée will boast all that is great about Houston and its place as a truly global city, highlighting its internationality and multiculturalism. As many of you know, Soirée has always been a unique evening featuring exquisite food, entertainment, great networking and more. This year we'll offer that same exceptional experience, with a more traditional dining atmosphere.    The funds raised through Soirée help the Greater Houston Partnership to fulfill its mission of making Houston the best place to live, work and build a business. Your support of Soirée will contribute to our key initiatives which include growing a strong, diverse economy, ensuring a great quality of life, creating opportunity for all Houstonians with a foundation of race equity and inclusion. Tickets are reserved for Soirée sponsors and underwriters. Opportunities range from $3,500 - $50,000. For information on supporting Soirée, click here.  The 2021 Soirée benefits the Greater Houston Partnership and the Greater Houston Partnership Foundation. Your support can be offered in two ways, as an ordinary business expense to the Greater Houston Partnership, Inc., a 501c6 business organization, or as a charitable contribution to the Greater Houston Partnership Foundation, a 501c3 organization.    Health and Safety Notice  The Greater Houston Partnership looks forward to welcoming our members and the business community at large back to in-person events. As we return to gathering in person, we are committed to keeping you informed on our protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.  The Partnership requires all in-person event attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to attending an event. We will also continue our policy of requiring attendees and staff to wear face masks at all meetings and events, except while eating or drinking.  The Partnership continues to encourage Houstonians to get vaccinated and follow health and safety guidance to reduce the continued transmission of COVID-19 in our community. We will notify our members when these guidelines are modified. Hotel ZaZa 5701 S Main St, Houston, TX, 77005 Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public
Soiree Truly Global

About this Event

The 2021 Soirée is the Partnership's annual gala celebrating Houston as a truly global city.

After a hiatus in 2020, we are proud to announce that the annual Soirée gala will return for a reimagined experience on Saturday, August 28 at Hotel ZaZa in Houston's Museum District. This year's gala is chaired by Margaret and Thad Hill. 

Event note: Due to surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and in consultation with medical experts and public health professionals, the Partnership has decided to temporarily pause in-person gatherings. With this pause, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 Soirée originally set for August 28th to ensure the health and safety of you, our members, friends, and guests, as well as our staff. Soirée will be rescheduled for Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Hotel Zaza; all elements of our original program will carry over to the new date.

The 2021 Soirée will boast all that is great about Houston and its place as a truly global city, highlighting its internationality and multiculturalism. As many of you know, Soirée has always been a unique evening featuring exquisite food, entertainment, great networking and more. This year we'll offer that same exceptional experience, with a more traditional dining atmosphere.   

The funds raised through Soirée help the Greater Houston Partnership to fulfill its mission of making Houston the best place to live, work and build a business. Your support of Soirée will contribute to our key initiatives which include growing a strong, diverse economy, ensuring a great quality of life, creating opportunity for all Houstonians with a foundation of race equity and inclusion.

Tickets are reserved for Soirée sponsors and underwriters. Opportunities range from $3,500 - $50,000. For information on supporting Soirée, click here

The 2021 Soirée benefits the Greater Houston Partnership and the Greater Houston Partnership Foundation. Your support can be offered in two ways, as an ordinary business expense to the Greater Houston Partnership, Inc., a 501c6 business organization, or as a charitable contribution to the Greater Houston Partnership Foundation, a 501c3 organization. 

 

Health and Safety Notice 

The Greater Houston Partnership looks forward to welcoming our members and the business community at large back to in-person events. As we return to gathering in person, we are committed to keeping you informed on our protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. 

The Partnership requires all in-person event attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to attending an event. We will also continue our policy of requiring attendees and staff to wear face masks at all meetings and events, except while eating or drinking. 

The Partnership continues to encourage Houstonians to get vaccinated and follow health and safety guidance to reduce the continued transmission of COVID-19 in our community. We will notify our members when these guidelines are modified.

Tickets

Tickets are reserved for Soirée sponsors and underwriters. Due to limited seating availability, online registration is not available. For information on supporting and attending Soirée, click here. Support opportunities range from $3,500 - $50,000

Admission

Tickets are reserved for Soirée sponsors and underwriters. Due to limited seating availability, online registration is not available. For information on supporting and attending Soirée, click here. Support opportunities range from $3,500 - $50,000

Questions?

Contact Sherine Farid, Events Manager

sfarid@houston.org

Interested in Sponsorship?

Contact Terry Leibowitz

tleibowitz@houston.org
713-844-3644

Agenda

Soirée
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Attendance

Open to

Members

Non-members

Cosmopolitan Sponsor

Themed Room Sponsor

International Sponsors

Soiree Memento Gift Sponsor

Trade Sponsors

AT&T
Bechtel Energy
Gonzalez Olivieri, LLC
Lone Star College
The Awty International School
Union Pacific Railroad
University of Houston-Downtown

Region Table Host

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Competitive Choice, Inc.
Freedman Publishing Company
Gonzalez Olivieri, LLC
Houston Community College
Jacobs
Rice Business Executive Education
Stella Artois

Soiree Photo Wall Sponsor

Supporters

Eric and Annette Mullins
Phoebe and Bobby Tudor

Print Partner

Silent Auction Donors

Hilton Americas-Houston
Consulado General del Perú en Houston
Consulate General of the Arab Republic of Egypt
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Houston
Consulate of Sri Lanka in Houston
Consulate of Sweden in Houston
The Friedkin Group Inc.
H-E-B
Houston Texans
Marriott Marquis Houston
Robin Jackson Photography
Waste Management, Inc.

Signature Sponsors