Rotterdam and Houston share a number of characteristics as energy hubs and port cities. The forum that took place November 16-18 focused around Energy 2.0 and the application of hydrogen, carbon capture an...
An international delegation led by the Greater Houston Partnership traveled to London earlier this month to strengthen business ties between Houston and the British capital.
In 2019 the Partnership hosted individuals and organizations from around the world at Partnership Tower as part of the organizationâs work to advance Houston as a great global city.
Houston is one of the largest international trading hubs in the Americas. In fact, more of the region's economy is tied to exports than any other metro in the U.S. The region has trading relationships with more than 200 countries and for 37 of those countries, combined trade (imports and exports) exceeds $1 billion annually.
With more than 90 different nations represented, Houston is home to the third-largest consular corps in the United States. Get contact information and links to the various consulates and official offices.
The Houston Airport System ranks as one of the largest multi-airport systems in North America. George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport offer direct passenger service to 118 domestic and 71 international destinations via 28 different airlines. HAS handled a total of 461,425 metric tons of air freight in 2017, with about half of that domestic and the other half international.
The region is home to a number of ports including the ports of Houston, Galveston, Freeport and Texas City. The Port of Houston ranks first in the nation in foreign tonnage and is the largest container port on the Gulf Coast.
State of Houston’s Global Economy provides an analysis of global business and economic trends and their impact on our local market. Featured speaker, Patrick Jankowski, Senior Vice President of Research for the…
Texas and Houston understand the need for a stable, business-friendly and transparent tax structure. Texas is one of the few states without a personal, state or corporate income tax, which makes the cost of doing business very competitive. Houston's cost-effective tax structure makes it a choice location for any company looking to establish a presence or expand their current footprint.
From energy and life sciences to manufacturing and aerospace, the Houston region offers a dynamic infrastructure to support a number of thriving, core industries.
The Greater Houston Partnership will host a conversation on business and tourism opportunities between Houston and Mexico, including Houston First Corporation's "Hola Houston" campaign. This Business…
Join us as we discuss the Partnership's platform for positioning Houston as one of the strongest and most diverse 21st Century global economies and find out how you can become an ambassador for our region. Confirmed speakers include: Bethany Miller, Vice President, Regional Economic Development, Greater Houston Partnership From new commercial developments to trends affecting regional development, Economic Development-focused Virtual-Meet Ups will examine where the new jobs and announcements occur and explores issues related to expansion of your business. This Meet-Up connects you with the leaders making the next big thing happen in Houston. This Virtual Meet-Up is part of the Greater Houston Partnership's International Business Month, a series of programming and exclusive content highlighting the region's internationality and strength in connecting businesses to all corners of the world. Your registration through Zoom will be approved by Partnership staff after confirming your organization's membership status. Once approved you will receive an email with the zoom meeting information. This link and password is unique to you and cannot be forwarded.
State of Houstonâs Global Economy provides an analysis of global business and economic trends and their impact on our local market. Featured speaker, Patrick Jankowski, Senior Vice President of Research for the Partnership, will deliver his annual Global Economy report. The State of Houston's Global Economy is part of the Greater Houston Partnership's International Business Month, a series of programming and exclusive content highlighting the region's internationality and strength in connecting businesses to all corners of the world.
ThisÂ panel will explore shifting trade patterns, global supply chains, and U.S. trade relations with top trade partners. Confirmed panelists include:Â Rob Gorham, Executive Director of SecureAmerica Institute / Manufacturing Initiatives, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) David Dollar, Senior Fellow â Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institute Moderator: Bob Harvey, President and CEO, Greater Houston Partnership The State of Houston's Global EconomyÂ is part of the Greater Houston Partnership's International Business Month, a series of programming and exclusive content highlighting the region's internationality and strength in connecting businesses to all corners of the world.
For international companies looking to establish a presence in Houston and existing businesses in the region looking to expand their footprint abroad, there are a number of resources that can help.