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    Name: 2018 Building Business Kickoff Meeting
    Date: February 8, 2018
    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    Kick off 2018 with the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce Building Business program. Keynote address by Bob Harvey, President & CEO, Greater Houston Partnership, Business Building Tools from Bryan Cotton of Mass Mutual, and an Economic Review and Forecast from Patrick Jankowski with the Greater Houston Partnership. 


    Keynote Speaker
    Bob Harvey
    President & CEO
    Greater Houston Partnership

     
    2018 Houston Economic Presentation
    Patrick Jankowski
    Senior Vice President
    Research and Regional Economist
    Greater Houston Partnership

    Business Kickoff Presenter
    Bryan Cotton

    MassMutal Greater Houston
     
     Lunch provided and underwritten by MassMutual Greater Houston.
     
    PROGRAM AGENDA
    11:00 AM - Networking
    11:30 AM - Keynote Address
    11:45 AM - Building Business in 2018
                    a) Competitive Marketing: How best to use Social Media and build a Referral 
    Market
                    b
    ) Capitalizing on your Capital: Increase your cash flow in your business
                   c) Minimizing Risk & Taxes and Maximizing Return & Savings  
    12:25 PM - 2017 Summary of Economic Highlights
    12:45 PM - Closing/Networking
     

    About our speakers:


    Bob Harvey
       Bob Harvey is President and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership. With a membership made up of the region?s major for-profit businesses, financial and professional services firms, and non-profit institutions, the Partnership serves as greater Houston?s principal business organization. The Partnership focuses on attracting investment and trade to Houston, advocating for sound public policy, and convening a diverse set of Houstonians when major issues arise. 
         

    Bryan Colton
      Knowledge is the key to a successful financial future. Bryan Cotton has the background, experience and commitment to provide you the resources you need to make financial decisions and can help make your financial future as successful as you need it to be. Brian takes a great deal of pride in getting to know each client so that he can understand their individual needs and what matters most to them. Brian has a proven history of success and will recommend products and strategies designed to meet your current needs, and more importantly, your future needs.
         


    Patrick Jankowski
      Patrick Jankowski is a regional economist and senior vice president of research at the Greater Houston Partnership. He oversees the research department which provides analysis, forecasting and mapping functions for the Partnership.

    His observations and analysis on the local, regional and U.S. economic trends have appeared in over 400 newspapers, magazines, radio and television broadcasts, including ABC Radio, The Atlantic, Bloomberg Business, CBS Radio, CNNMoney, Financial Times, Forbes, Houston Business Journal, Houston Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, NPR, PBS Nightly Business Report, Reuters, The New York Times, Newsweek, and USA Today.
     
    Parking instructions:
    3 Greenway Plaza (Park in Visitors Parking Area)
    (59 & Buffalo Speedway in Greenway Plaza area)
    Turn left onto Buffalo Speedway if coming from Galleria
    Turn right onto Buffalo Speedway if coming from downtown
    Turn left just before the 11 story/redbrick glass building with buffalo on lawn,
    Follow visitor parking signs?.will take you back to an information booth and down into a tunnel.
    Visitor parking is on the immediate right after going into tunnel,
    Look for 2nd set of double glass doors

     
    Event Sponsors:
    • MassMutual Financial Group
    Location:
    3 Greenway Plaza
    Houston, TX 77046
    (Park in Visitors Parking Area)
    1st floor; Greenway Plaza Conference Room
    Date/Time Information:
    February 8, 2018
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Fees/Admission:
    General Admission: $25
    Chamber Members: Complimentary
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