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Jun 23, 2014, 11:30 ET

Greater Houston Partnership Launches Major Workforce Development Program

 Leaders of the Greater Houston Partnership announced details about UpSkill Houston, a comprehensive, industry-led approach to filling gaps in...

Feb 12, 2014, 10:59 ET

Delegación de Houston, Texas habla de energía en México

La Greater Houston Partnership encabezó una delegación de destacados líderes empresariales de los Estados Unidos a la Ciudad de...

Feb 12, 2014, 10:53 ET

Houston, Texas Delegation Talks Energy In Mexico

 The Greater Houston Partnership led a delegation of top U.S. business leaders to Mexico City on Tuesday to discuss commerce and investment...

Jan 30, 2014, 12:08 ET

Greater Houston Partnership, Mayor Annise Parker Lead Houston Delegation On South African Trade Mission

 The Greater Houston Partnership and Mayor Annise Parker will lead a delegation of elected officials and top business officials February 1st to...

Oct 23, 2013, 12:40 ET

Greater Houston Partnership anuncia acordo com a Orbiz do Brasil

A Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) anunciou hoje um acordo com a Orbiz, empresa de consultoria com sede em São Paulo, cujo foco principal...

Oct 23, 2013, 12:00 ET

Greater Houston Partnership Announces Agreement With Brazil's Orbiz

The Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) is announcing an agreement today with Sao Paulo-based consulting firm, Orbiz, whose main focus is the...

Sep 19, 2013, 17:18 ET
Houston is America's strongest economic machine - infographic.  (PRNewsFoto/Greater Houston Partnership)

Houston Is America's Strongest Economic Machine

 Houston's employment is higher now than at any other time in its 176-year history.  America's strongest economic machine has...

Sep 12, 2013, 09:00 ET
The International Economic Development Council recently reauthorized the Greater Houston Partnership as an Accredited Economic Development Organization.  Members of GHP's Economic Development Division are pictured from left front row: Lindsey Peters, Farah Wahab, Stela McCleskey, Fred Welch (center), Kimberley Baker, Tess Cook, Jensen Shen and Shannon Rose. Also pictured from left back row are: Debora Saffeels, Genaro Pena, Juawana Colbert, Cari Broderson, Javier Jativa, Bojan Vukovic, Craig Rhodes and Chad Carson.  (PRNewsFoto/Greater Houston Partnership)

International Group Recognizes GHP For Excellence In Economic Development

 The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announces that the Greater Houston Partnership has once again been recognized as one of...

Jun 21, 2012, 02:00 ET

La Regione di Houston esplora partnership bilaterali con l'Italia

- Paese ricco di opportunità commerciali ed economiche La regione di Houston (Texas) rimane una delle economie meglio posizionate al mondo...

Jun 19, 2012, 00:00 ET

Die Region Houston erkundet bilaterale Partnerschaften mit Deutschland

Die Region Houston in Texas bleibt eine der weltweit am besten positionierten Wirtschaftsregionen für internationale Geschäftschancen....

Mar 31, 2011, 17:34 ET

Sports Weekend Draws Crowds, Business

The raucous basketball fans and packed golf galleries that will descend upon the Houston region this weekend when the NCAA Final Four Men's...

Dec 21, 2009, 10:53 ET

Sealy FMTV Task Force Calls on Pentagon to Apply Defense Spending Bill Standards to Settle U.S. Army Military Truck Dispute

The Sealy FMTV Task Force is calling on the U.S. Department of Defense to apply weapons acquisition overhaul standards set by Congress and signed...

Nov 23, 2009, 15:05 ET

$1.8 Billion Annual Hit to Houston Region Causes Stir at Minute Maid Park

Lawmakers, business leaders, BAE Systems employees and concerned citizens gathered outside of Minute Maid Park in Downtown Houston today to call...

Nov 18, 2009, 16:13 ET

Flawed Process Resulting in $1.8 Billion Annual Economic Blow to Houston Region

A flawed bidding process that took away the contract for building the U.S. Army's Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles from BAE Systems of Sealy,...

Jan 03, 2007, 00:00 ET

Greater Houston Partnership Reaches Halfway Mark of $40 Million Opportunity Houston(SM) Fundraising Goal

HOUSTON, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Houston Partnership has raised more than $20 million for Opportunity Houston(SM), a $40 million...

Oct 26, 2006, 01:00 ET

Opportunity Houston(SM) to Expand Region's Global Footprint Through International Initiatives, Technology and More

HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Houston Partnership today unveiled a historic fundraising effort whose objectives include expanding...