Greater Houston Partnership – Grow Export Success Stories – Metro Export Plan Forum – Dec. 14th

By | November 22, 2016

Houston is the No. 1 metro for exports in the U.S. and positioned for even greater growth!

Please join the Greater Houston Partnership on Wednesday, December 14 for the Metro Export Plan Forum 2016: Houston Growing Exports. Hosted at the new Partnership Tower, this breakfast will include an expert panel on how to start exporting or increasing exports as well as featured speakers on doing business with China and Mexico. Tom Tong, International Partner, Locke Lord LLP will share his knowledge specific to China along with Sergio Gómez Lora, CEO, IQOM Strategic Advisors LLC who specializes in trade with Mexico.

The esteemed panel will include:
John Heimsath, President & CEO, ACM Logistics & Consulting Inc.
Jordan Frisby, Economic Analyst, Port of Houston Authority
Karl Maier, Chair, Houston District Export Council
Molly Waits, Director Air Service Development, Houston Airport System
Richard Ryan, Director, Commercial Service Houston; and
Roberta Skebo, Deputy Director, Advising Operations, University of Houston Small Business Development Center

The Metro Export Plan, as part of the Global Cities Initiative, is a project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. In April 2016 the Partnership launched implementation of the Houston Metro Export Plan.

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

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Registration & Breakfast 8:00 to 8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Partnership Tower
701 Avenida de las Americas Suite 700, Houston, TX 77010

Breakfast and Program: $30

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