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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.

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Research

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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Houston Creating Jobs at Record Rate in '22 (Jul 28)

We talk about Houston's record job creation in the first half of 2022, which sectors are gaining and which are losing, as well as what resiliency Houston has against a possible recession.

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Why Buying a House is Getting Harder in Metro Houston (Jul 11)

We talk about changes to Houston's housing market, what's making homebuying more expensive and what effects that might have on the broader regional economy.

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A Full Recovery (June 9, 2022)

In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we talk about the impact of the most recent jobs report and what it tells us about our economic recovery post-COVID.

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A More Globally Connected Houston (May 23, 2022)

We talk about Houston’s ties to the rest of the world and how geopolitics and global markets impact our local economy.

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Houston Hits a Population Milestone (March 28, 2022)

In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we talk about the latest figures from the U.S. Census and what they tell us about the region's growth in the middle of the pandemic.

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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.

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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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Melanie Johnson (July 21, 2022)

In this episode of the Partnership's Rise to the Top podcast, we talk with Dr. Melanie Johnson, President and CEO of Collaborative for Children.

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Julie Sudduth (June 9, 2022)

In this episode of the Partnership's Rise to the Top podcast, we talk with Julie Sudduth, Regional President of PNC Bank, Houston.

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Ann Stern of Houston Endowment (Dec 20, 2021)

In this episode of the Partnership's Rise to the Top podcast, we talk with Ann Stern, President and CEO of Houston Endowment. We discuss Houston Endowment's mission and multifaceted work with Ann as well as how the foundation continues to evolve with the changing needs of Houston.

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Renu Khator of the University of Houston (Sept. 28, 2021)

We talk with Renu Khator, Chancellor of the University of Houston System and President of the University of Houston.

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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.

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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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Health Tech Startup Strives to Ease Access to Some of the Hardest Conversations (Oct 15, 2021)2

Koda Health's co-founder and CEO Dr. Tatiana Fofanova talks about the startup's mission to make some of the most challenging health care decisions more accessible and equitable.

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Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator Reflects on Inaugural Cohort (Sept. 28, 2021)

Kerri Smith and Matt Peña with the Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator talk about the program's first class.

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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 Inc. 5000 with 206% 3-year growth.

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How This Startup is Removing an Undue Burden From Medical Devices (Aug 17, 2021)

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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