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GHP's State of Houston's Global Economy




 of Houston's Global Economy

Houston is truly a global city. The region’s international connections play an important role in our economic success. The Houston metro area ranks among the nation’s leading exporters, with nearly one in eight jobs and almost twenty percent of the region’s GDP tied to foreign trade.

Join us at the second annual State of Houston’s Global Economy luncheon at the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Wednesday, April 6.

At the event, the Partnership will present its Houston Metro Export Plan, a part of our work with the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. The plan features an analysis of the region’s export economy and offers recommendations to help Houston companies expand their businesses through exporting goods and services around the world.

Featured speakers include:

  • Marek Gootman, Director, Strategic Partnerships & Global Initiatives, Brookings Institution
  • Daniel Allford, President, ARC Specialties
  • Bret Scholtes, Global Cities Initiative Steering Committee Chair, Greater Houston Partnership and President and CEO, Omega Protein Corporation
  • David H. Price, Venture Executive, ExxonMobil Chemical Company
  • Gina Luna, Chairman, Houston Region, JPMorgan Chase
  • Patrick Jankowski, Senior Vice President of Research, Greater Houston Partnership

Attendees will receive a copy of the Houston Metro Export Plan, which includes insights on Houston’s 20 leading trade partners.

When: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | Global Networking Cafe & Registration: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
            Program & Luncheon: 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Royal Sonesta | 2222 West Loop South | Houston, TX 77027

Cost: Members: $90 | Nonmembers: $110 
          Tables of Ten: $1,000 | Nonmember Table: $1,200

Have Questions? For more information, please contact Amber Margraves at 
                     or 713-844-3651.



Sponsorship Opportunities Available








Group(s): BABC Houston
Organizer The Greater Houston Partnership


Wed, April 6, 2016
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


Royal Sonesta Hotel
2222 West Loo South
Houston, TX 77027
United States