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Opportunity Meets Success with BKJ Global Management Consulting, LLC

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on September 15, 2021 at 1:27 PM


Opportunity plus Preparation equals Success. Shanita R. Johnson, Owner of BKJ Global Management Consulting, LLC is a prime example of how a small, minority- or woman-owned business can achieve success with Port Houston.

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Topics: small businesses, business development, small business, business equity, business opportunity

Lee Composites, Inc. Your One-Stop Marine Infrastructure Shop

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on April 13, 2021 at 9:31 AM

Port infrastructure maintenance can seem like a daunting task, but for Lee Composites, Inc. it’s a revolutionary stepping stone. Lee Composites, Inc. is a multi-faceted leader in marine and commercial composite products providing solutions to protect marine and freshwater facing infrastructure. They design and manufacture products such as seawalls, pilings, plastic lumber, rubber fenders, and dock bumpers that are used at ports all around the world.

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Topics: industrial, infrastructure, small business

Associated Testing Laboratories Sees Growth, Opportunity Through Port Small Business Program

Posted by Port Houston on May 27, 2020 at 3:54 PM

Caption: Associated Testing workers.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, business, small business

Port Houston Disparity Study Launched

Posted by Port Houston on December 10, 2019 at 8:30 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

Small Business Graduates Honored by Interagency Mentor Protégé Program

Posted by Port Houston on October 23, 2019 at 10:56 AM
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Topics: ports, Houston, community, small business, outreach

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

Posted by Port Houston on June 19, 2019 at 9:17 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 at 10:51 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 February 28, 2019 at 11:31 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

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