Members' expertise, commitment and hard work help us move the needle in ways that make a significant impact on the region.
Expand relationships, gain career-enhancing knowledge and develop your business with others who share common goals.
Access data and expert analysis on the economy, demographics and business trends.
The Partnership is the primary business advocate for the Houston region. The Public Policy Division works hand-in-hand with the Partnership policy committee members, board members, elected officials and outside organizations as a regional facilitator for issues affecting the business community.
As the largest economic development organization in the region, the Partnership is tasked with marketing the Houston area to relocating and expanding companies. 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. There are a number of targeted Committees under this Advisory Committee.
The International Investment and Trade Advisory Committee (IIT) is the primary business leadership committee that provides oversight, guidance and assistance for the Partnership’s international investment and trade initiatives. There are a number of targeted Committees under this Advisory Committee.
EWP provides executive women at member companies an opportunity to address business issues and interests, learn from each other, and exchange ideas and information on important issues facing the business community. Offered to qualified senior female executives from member companies with $100M-plus revenue.
These Forums highlight several of the top industries driving growth and innovation in Houston and the Partnership’s work attracting top global companies to Houston, creating jobs and growing the region’s GDP. Forum topics include:
These Forums explore the education and workforce development systems creating opportunity for every Houstonian to improve their own lives and that of their families. Topics include:
These Forums advance conversations about some of the areas in which the Partnership is working to strengthen life in Houston to make our city the best place to live, work and play. Topics include:
The Partnership's Research department offers in-depth data and analysis on a wide variety of regional economic indicators from employment and home sales to new construction and international trade.
Take the next step in your member experience by looking in-depth at the many ways to engage with the Greater Houston Partnership at Membership 101. Membership 101 is perfect for new members and those who want a refresher on our program offerings. This is also a great opportunity to network and make new connections with fellow Partnership members. This event is open to Members at the Associate level. At Membership 101, you will: • Get an overview of member benefits • Build your company engagement plan • Discover the best Partnership Programs, Events, and Resources that fit your business needs • Learn how to engage your employees with the Partnership Members at the Limited Partner level and higher that are interested in this event should register for our Build Your Membership Engagement Plan Sessions here. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Learn how you and your colleagues can engage with the Partnership by taking advantage of valuable benefits offering learning, connections, thought leadership and resources tailored to your company's unique needs. Sessions must be scheduled and confirmed in advance. Must be a current member to request an engagement session*. *Open to Members at the Limited Partner level and higher. Can’t make it this week? Join us anyway! The team is available to our Partner Level members year-round. Fill out the form so we can schedule a meeting today.
Executive Officers and team members will provide insights on the strategic Economic Development, Houston Energy Transition Initiative (HETI) and Research initiatives moving the Partnership's work to strengthen the region forward. Join us for networking, presentations and discussion where key priorities will be shared and members can seek opportunities to deepen their civic leadership through member engagement opportunities. This session will focus on: Susan Davenport, Chief Economic Development Office will share efforts to attracting leading companies to the region by working to promote economic development and trade across the globe Jane Stricker, Executive Director of HETI will discuss HETI's work to leverage Houston’s energy leadership to accelerate global solutions for a energy abundant low-carbon future Patrick Jankowski, Chief Regional Economist, will highlight the Partnership's expert insight and analysis into local, state and national economic, demographic and business trends that helps local companies grow and prosper MODERATOR: Clint Pasche, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer