San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Texas Business Development Conference
Sponsored by: Houston Area Urban League, Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce, and Texas Legislative Black Caucus
Hilton Americas Hotel – Room 343A | 1600 Lamar Street | Houston, Texas | 77010
Session One: 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
“How to Utilize Technology to Grow Your Business”
Presented by: Intel, Radiate Media, IBM and IBrandMedia, LLC
Business owners are invited to join top technology industry leaders as they present the various, cutting-edge tips, tricks and means by which the latest technological advancements can be used to increase profits and take businesses to the next level!
Session Two: 11 AM - 12:15 PM
“Goldman Sachs Small Business Roadmap”
Presented by: Houston Area Urban League, Houston Community College & Goldman Sachs
Attendees to this session will learn how to develop a highly-profitable business blueprint from small business growth experts as they discuss topics including how to identify and evaluate business opportunities, how to access financial capital, how to analyze financial statements and use them to make critical decisions, and more!
When & Where
Greater Houston Black Chamber
Founded in 1935 as the city’s first African -American civic organization, the GHBC has evolved into an active participant in the City of Houston’s socioeconomic process. The organization is a 501(c)(6), not-for-profit, private, member-driven organization that serves the Greater Houston Area.
Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States, located in a culturally diverse metropolitan region of 5.3 million residents – and growing at more than twice the national pace. African-Americans constitute 25 percent of the population.
The GHBC helps its partners and members navigate Houston’s large, diverse population, industries and the many nuances, which are unique to our city.
The GHBC is the “go-to” organization for business development and community outreach partnership opportunities in the Houston African-American community. The HCCC is dedicated to supporting African-American small businesses in the areas of education, certification and accessing contracting opportunities and capital.
The GHBC is Houston’s premier source for identifying quality and qualified African-American, multi-sectored small businesses to do business with. The organization has a database of over 2,000 unique resources and members.
The Chamber has earned Houston’s trust and has built solid alliances with Port of Houston Authority, Shell, Marathon Oil, CenterPoint Energy, Reliant Energy, United Healthcare, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiative, Greater Houston Partnership, Rice University, Houston Community College System, Texas Southern University, Houston Minority Supplier Development Council and other organizations to ensure it is providing accessible resources to its members and the business community.
Partnering with the GHBC is synonymous with having access to potential new customers, quality African-American small business resources and demonstrates a care for doing business with the African-American community.