Port Houston Blog

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

Port University Course Highlights Small Business Opportunities

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 30, 2017 3:53:53 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 Sep 15, 2017 1:09:48 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 Sep 7, 2017 3:46:51 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