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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

Port Houston Educates Small Businesses on Maintenance Opportunities

Posted by Port Houston on December 9, 2019 at 3:52 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

Port Small Business Efforts on Spotlight At Chamber Event

Posted by Port Houston on December 14, 2017 at 7:59 AM

 

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Topics: ports, Houston, small businesses, workforce, business development

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

Posted by Port Houston on November 9, 2017 at 1:09 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

Port University Course Highlights Small Business Opportunities

Posted by Port Houston on October 30, 2017 at 3:53 PM

Port Houston held its semi-annual Port University workshop Oct. 11-Nov. 1. 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 0f Houston Small Business Development Center.

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Topics: ports, Houston, small businesses, contracts, business

Port Houston’s Small Business Team Helping Houston Get Back to Business

Posted by Port Houston on September 15, 2017 at 1:09 PM

Hurricane Harvey took a toll on many Texans as flooding affected homes and businesses and brought a demand for various recovery related services.

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Topics: small businesses, community, disaster, recovery, workforce

INTERAGENCY MENTOR PROTÉGÉ PROGRAM GRADUATES GAIN BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Posted by Port Houston on September 7, 2017 at 3:46 PM

In July, Port Houston’s small business department hosted a graduation reception for the Interagency Mentor Protégé Program 2017 class on the M/V Sam Houston.

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Topics: Houston, small businesses, leadership, entrepreneurship

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