Dec 2017 Breakfast

Monthly Procurement Forum - Breakfast

Monthly Procurement Forum - Breakfast

From December 12, 2017 8:00 am until December 12, 2017 11:46 am Save to calendar

At Houston Community College Southwest 5601 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77081, USA

main@houstonbiz.org

713-269-7726

http://www.houstonbiz.org/

breakfast logo2You're invited to Join us for Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum 8:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Houston Community College Southwest 5601 W. Loop South, 1st Floor Auditorium Houston, Texas 77081

 

The Next Level - "Matching the Effort with the Opportunities"
MWSDBE Recognition Week
 
Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum (GHBPF) was established in 1991 and is celebrating its 26th Anniversary.  The event is designed to recognize and promote outstanding achievements of minority and small businesses based on the challenges those businesses have overcome, total revenues, jobs created and economic impact the businesses have brought to the community as well as individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to the advancement of the minority and small business community.
 
The Mission of the Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum is to be a world class forum uniquely designed to provide advocates an opportunity to promote and enhance the success of "Economically and Socially Disadvantaged Businesses."
 
The event will be celebrated on December 12, 2017 and is locally Hosted by: Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum along with such Strategic Partners as Asian Chamber of Commerce, City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity, City of Houston Housing and Community Development, City of Houston Public Works and Engineering, Constant Contact, East End Chamber of Commerce, Fort Bend Independent School District, Government Procurement Connections, D-MARS, G&A Partners, Goodwille Pierre LLC-The Pierre Firm LLC, Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce, Houston Airport System, Houston Area Urban League, Houston Business Development, Inc., Houston Community College System, Houstonfirst Corporation, Houston Independent School District, Houston Minority Supplier Development Council, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston, Lone Star College System, Metropolitan Transit Authority, National Association of Minority Contractors, NASA Johnson Space Center, National Hispanic Professional Organization, Native American Chamber of Commerce, Port Houston, Services Cooperative Association, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas On The Go, Texas Southern University, The Principle Partnering Group, LP, The Texas A&M University System, The University of Texas System, Tri-County Black Chamber of Commerce, University of Houston System, Women Business Enterprise Alliance, Women Contractor Association and Women Veteran Business Center.
 
Sponsors include:  Allegiance Bank, Almeda-Genoa Constructors, LLP, AMSYS Innovative Solutions, ARVO Realty Advisors, Atser LLC, AT&T, AYG Construction, Ltd., Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, BB&T, BEAED, BRADLINK, Burgoon Company, Capital CDC, CenterPoint Energy, Chief Solutions, Inc., City of Houston Public Works & Engineering, Clark Construction Group -TX LP, Comfort Systems USA, Community CDC, Inc., D. Samuels & Associates, LLC, D Mooney Enterprises, LLC, E-Contractors, Emerald Standard Electrical Contractors and Engineers, Elite Image Tax & Notary Services, LLP, Facility Interiors, Fluor Enterprises, Inc., Fred Haas Nissan, Frost Bank, Fully Promoted, Geo-Controls Systems, Gilbane Building Company, H-E-B, Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Horizon Group International, Houston Area Urban League, Houston Community College System, Houstonfirst Corporation, Houston Harris Division Patrol, Inc., Houston Independent School District, Huitt-Zollars, Inc., HVJ Associates, Inc., iBERIABANK, Indatatech, JEGON Industrial Services, Kenall Inc. Consulting Engineers, Keystone Resources, Lazer Construction Company, Inc., LiftFund, Lone Star College System, Manhattan Construction Company, Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC, Metropolitan Transit Authority, MIG Steel Fab Houston, Oxford Builders, Pulice Construction, Inc., Quasar Energy, Reytec Construction Resources, Inc., Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc., SHANKLIN HOLDINGS, LLC, Skanska USA Building, South Coast Paper, SpawGlass Construction Corporation, STOA International, Sunshine Personnel Solutions LLC, Tellepsen Builders, The Lewis Group, LLC, Turner Construction Company, Wallis State Bank and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A..  
 
The GHBPF's goal is to bring together Private and Public Sector officials, corporate and government administrators, political leaders, knowledgeable business leaders and entrepreneurs to share information on key business issues and create, execute, and deliver business opportunities that "Make a Positive Difference" in the communities we live and serve.  In honor of this important Anniversary, the week of December 11 - 15 is designated as MWSDBE Recognition Week.  The theme is:  The Next Level - "Matching the Effort with the Opportunities".  The GHBPF cordially extends you an invitation to register and attend the 26th Annual GHBPF Awards Ceremony and other Activities for the Week that will be forthcoming.
 
To RSVP for the GHBPF Awards Ceremony:  Reply to:  www.houstonbiz.org or contact us at 832.216.2185.  Admission - $5
 
The GHBPF Awards Ceremony is Tuesday, December 12th from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Houston Community College West Loop Campus Auditorium, 5601 West Loop South, Houston, Texas 77081.  The Ceremony will recognize accomplished firms and advocates in 14 Categories.   The Keynote Speaker is Tony Henshaw, Outgoing Manager, Small Business Programs, City of Houston, 
Public Works & Engineering.   
 
The MWDBE Prime Contractor Holiday Reception and Awards Ceremony is Wednesday, December 13th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Cafe 4212, Almeda Road, Houston, Texas  77074.  
To RSVP:  Go to Eventbrite.com and key in the aforementioned Ceremony information.

AWARDS
 

Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum Award Categories include:

  • Access to Capital Award
  • Strategic Partner of the Year
  • Exporter of the Year
  • Manufacturer of the Year
  • Minority Construction Firm of the Year
  • Majority Construction Firm of the Year
  • Professional Services Firm of the Year
  • Technology Firm of the Year
  • Wholesale Firm of the Year
  • Awards of Merit
  • Student Scholarship Award
  • Meritorious Achievement Award
  • Minority Business Advocate of the Year
PROGRAM
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Reception
 
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony and Recognition of Guests
 
8:45 - 8:55 a.m. Greeting and reading of Proclamations from City of Houston and Harris County
 
8:55 - 9:15 a.m.  - Sponsor Recognition
 
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
9:15 - 9:30 a.m. - Tony Henshaw, Outgoing Manager, Small Business Programs, City of Houston Public Works & Engineering
 
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Awards Presentation
 
To RSVP: Reply to www.houstonbiz.org
 
Admission: $5 at the Door.
CREDITS
Emcee: Susan M. Repka, President, SMR Business Services and former Executive Director of the Women Contractors Association and Women Business Enterprise Alliance
Awards: Amazing Awards, Inc., Mary J. Gilmore, President and CEO - 
PH. 832.446.6487
Banner: BEAED, Mike Hartman, President - PH. 281.331.2035
Color Guard: U.S. Navy Honor Guard
Foods: Ella Mae's Catering, LLC - Shirley Conley, President - PH. 310.995.1131
Music: MoShows, Kijana Wiseman-Fusilier M.Ed., President - PH. 713.521.0900
Photos: Unique Photo Images - Bijay Dixit - PH. 281.546.3686
The Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum Committee
Proudly Salutes the following Sponsors and Supporters:
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Community CDC
Frost Bank
Houston Community College System
SILVER SPONSORS:
Capital CDC
CenterPoint Energy
Gilbane Building Company
H-E-B
Houstonfirst Corporation
BRONZE SPONSORS:
Almeda-Genoa Constructors, LLP, City of Houston Public Works & Engineering, Clark Construction Group - TX LP, Fluor Enterprises, Inc., Houston Area Urban League, 
Huitt-Zollars, Inc., iBERIABANK, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston, Lazer Construction Company, Inc., Manhattan Construction Company, Metropolitan Transit Authority, Pulice Construction, Inc., Reytec Construction Resources, Inc., Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc., The Lewis Group, LLC, 
Turner Construction Company, Wallis State Bank and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. 
 
SUPPORTERS:
Allegiance Bank, ARVO Realty Advisors, AT&T, BB&T, BEAED, BRADLINK, Chief Solutions, Inc., D. Samuels Associates, LLC, Elite Image Tax & Notary Services, LLC, Facility Interiors, Inc., Fred Haas Nissan, George Baugh III, CPA, Horizon Group International, HVJ Associates, Inc., Indatatech, JEGON Industrial Services, Kenall Inc. Consulting Engineers, Keystone Resources, LiftFund, Lone Star College System, Martin Wickliff - Attorney-at-Law, Marsh McLennan Agency, LLC, Mig Steel Fab Houston, Quasar Energy, South Coast Paper, Sunshine Personnel Solutions, LLC and Texas On The Go 

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