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Griffin & Strong Port Houston Small Business Disparity Study Launched

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 10, 2019 8:30:00 AM

With a desire to aid local commerce and to promote economic development and job creation, Port Houston has commissioned a disparity study to evaluate equal opportunity and fairness in its procurement and contracting process. A public meeting was held Oct. 22.

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Topics: ports, Houston, procurement, small business, study

Port Houston Educates Small Businesses on Maintenance Opportunities

Posted by Port Houston on Dec 9, 2019 3:52:25 PM

Port Houston is focused on developing the workforce and helping drive success of small businesses in the Houston region. In 2019, the port held a small business industry forum on doing business with port maintenance services.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, small businesses, procurement

Programs, Projects and Prosperity Highlighted at Port Houston Environmental Affairs Workshop

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 19, 2019 9:17:02 AM

Caption: Port Houston Director of Environmental Affairs Trae Camble

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Topics: maritime, ports, community, stewardship, procurement, small business, environment

Advancing Small Business Through Port University Program

Posted by Port Houston on May 16, 2019 10:51:39 AM

Port Houston continued its popular Port University course in 2019 for small businesses with presentations from various departments about doing business with the port.

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Topics: maritime, ports, contracts, procurement, small business, outreach

Small Businesses Benefit Through Port Capital Projects Forum

Posted by Port Houston on Feb 28, 2019 11:31:49 AM

More than 150 local small business representatives attended Port Houston’s Small Business Capital Improvement Projects and Subcontracting Opportunities Forum in 2019. Our small business development program was created in 2002 to provide opportunities for local small businesses to participate in contracting and procurement at the port.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, community, contracts, procurement, small business, projects, outreach

Port Houston Steers Small Businesses Ahead with Fall Port University Course

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 16, 2018 4:21:42 PM

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.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, procurement, small business, environment

Port Houston Provides Capital Projects Presentation at Forum

Posted by Port Houston on May 14, 2018 2:34:05 PM

Port Houston welcomed more than 200 small business representatives at the Construction and Design Capital Improvement Projects Forum May 8.

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Topics: ports, Houston, procurement, small business, projects, construction

Spring Port University Opens Doors For Small Businesses

Posted by Port Houston on May 8, 2018 12:58:59 PM

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.

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Topics: ports, Houston, workforce, procurement, small business

Port Houston's Small Business Advisory Council Meets; Building Partnerships

Posted by Port Houston on Nov 9, 2017 1:09:02 PM

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.

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Topics: small businesses, leadership, workforce, governance, procurement

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