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Appreciation For S/MWBEs

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on May 18, 2022 at 5:41 PM

For many years, small, minority-owned, and woman-owned businesses (S/MWBEs) around the U.S. have helped us grow as a nation. Just look at some of your favorite stores like Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Walmart. All four of these large corporations started as small businesses and worked their way to the top. Today small businesses face unique challenges, but continue to play a vital role in building our nation’s economy. The Port Houston Business Equity team knows this, and their program is designed to help S/MWBEs thrive in this country. Port Houston is honored to recognize and work with more than 1,400 S/MWBEs across the Greater Houston region.

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Topics: business development, small business, business equity, business opportunity, inclusion, diversity, equity

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

E-Commerce Triggering Need For Distribution Centers Near Port Houston

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on November 10, 2020 at 10:44 AM

More online shopping trends mean more goods moving across Port Houston’s docks, and the need for additional space to store that cargo. Thus, we are seeing distribution centers in the Port Houston region being built to keep up with demand.

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Topics: imports, exports, general cargo, freight, refrigerated cargo, business development, containers

AAPA Hosts Business Development Workshop at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on April 25, 2019 at 8:43 AM

Chief Commercial Officer John Moseley presents to AAPA group.

Port Houston welcomed nearly 30 industry professionals at the American Association of Port Authorities Business Development Workshop April 3.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, business development

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

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