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Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee

The Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee is the primary business leadership committee that provides oversight, guidance and assistance for the Partnership’s regional economic development initiatives. In conjunction with the International Investment and Trade Advisory Committee, business leaders work collaboratively with staff as well as business experts to further the region’s position as a business epicenter and a premiere destination for attraction and retention of leading domestic companies and talent

The Committee is composed of senior business leaders throughout the greater Houston region. The Committee members are decision makers within key companies located in the greater Houston area. Working closely with the Partnership economic development staff (both domestic and international), the Committee’s specific oversight of initiatives involve business intelligence, business recruitment, retention and expansion, the startup ecosystem as well as marketing and outreach in the following areas. 

The Partnership's Priorities for the Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee

  • Maintain Houston’s leadership as the Global Energy Capital and focus on Energy Transition

  • Advance Houston’s innovation ecosystem strategy

  • Position Houston as a top five headquarters market and America's Headquarters City

  • Affirm and advance Houston’s image as a great global city and the Gateway to the Americas


The Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee includes a number of Committees tasked with specific goals around key industries. These Committees include Aerospace, Aviation, Digital Tech Attraction, Energy Transition, Life Sciences and Manufacturing and Logistics. Learn more about the directives of the individual Committees below. 


Supporting the Houston region's position within the aerospace industry and develop programs and initiatives that attract domestic and international organizations to our ecosystem.


Representing this product-diverse community to proactively recruit organizations to grow the Houston region in all industry sectors and support our local Aviation ecosystem for building a stronger region

Digital Tech Attraction

Fostering Houston’s growing innovation ecosystem and technology workforce.

Energy Transition

Supporting the growth and development of innovative energy companies and growing the energy transition ecosystem.

Life Sciences

Gathering the key leaders from the life science and biotech sectors to cultivate and support our regional growth.

Manufacturing and Logistics

Boosting the region’s competitiveness as a global manufacturing and logistics hub.

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