More than 150 local small business representatives attended the port’s Small Business Capital Improvement Projects and Subcontracting Opportunities Forum Feb. 6. Port Houston’s small business development program was created to provide opportunities for local small businesses to participate in contracting and procurement at the port.
Port Houston kicked off its fall Port University course for small businesses Sept. 26 with presentations from various departments about doing business with the port.
Port Houston welcomed more than 200 small business representatives at the Construction and Design Capital Improvement Projects Forum May 8.
Port Houston held its semi-annual Port University workshop during the month of April. Port University, a four-week training course, is an outreach program designed to educate small businesses about procurement opportunities at the port. The workshops are presented in collaboration with the University of Houston Small Business Development Center.
Port Houston held its quarterly Small Business Advisory Council meeting recently, with Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach Gilda Ramirez and staff providing an update on port small business engagement activities and events.