Greater Houston Partnership (GHP)

Membership Levels


Councils are designed for members to expand their personal and professional networks and gather information on trending regional topics. They meet on most Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and are free for all member company employees.

If you would like to receive weekly Council meeting updates, click on the button below, enter your e-mail address and select the check box for councils-opt-in.

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What are the Council Topics?

Council Descriptions

Arts & Culture Council Email Opt-In

Houston's rich arts and culture scene is integral to the quality of life enjoyed by Houstonians. This Council serves as a vital link between businesses and the arts community, creating connections to ensure that our region remains culturally vibrant.

Meeting Schedule
  • April 9
  • July 16
  • October 29

Economic Development Council Council Email Opt-In

From new commercial developments to trends affecting regional development, this Council will examine where the new jobs and announcements occur and explores issues related to expansion of your business. This Council connects you with the leaders making the next big thing happen in Houston.

Meeting Schedule
  • February 26
  • June 11
  • September 17

Education Council Council Email Opt-In

A strong education system, including early education through graduate school, is the bedrock of a successful community. This Council explores developments in education and how these trends impact our quality of life along with our ability to bring new businesses and attract top talent to Houston.

Meeting Schedule
  • March 5
  • June 18
  • September 24

Energy Council Council Email Opt-In

Houston is the Energy Capital of the World, and this Council explores the region's largest industry. From upstream, midstream and downstream, along with all of the supporting industries that keep Houston flowing, this Council connects you with the leaders driving the latest news and projects in this critical sector.

Meeting Schedule
  • April 23
  • August 6
  • November 19

Healthcare Council Council Email Opt-In

Home to the largest medical center in the world, this Council explores the heartbeat of Houston's medical industry. This series features the leading minds and innovators driving the latest trends in health care delivery along with research and commercialization.

Meeting Schedule
  • February 12
  • May 14
  • August 20

Houston Economy Council Council Email Opt-In

Knowledge is key, and this Council connects you with data and expert commentary from Houston's premier economic research team at the Partnership and other leading experts from across the region. With updates on the Houston economy, along with sector-specific assessments, this Council provides the economic insights to help guide your business strategy.

Meeting Schedule
  • April 16
  • July 23
  • November 12

International Trade Council Council Email Opt-In

As a business in "America's Next Great Global City," members of this Council explore international trade and investment opportunities and connect with resources that can assist with navigating foreign financing, import/export regulations, and other key components of the international business toolkit.

Meeting Schedule
  • February 19
  • May 21
  • September 10

Quality of Life Council Council Email Opt-In

Houston is a vibrant city of lush green spaces, award-winning dining, and a thriving arts and entertainment scene. Outsiders are consistently surprised to learn about everything Houston has to offer. This Council provides you the opportunity to connect with leaders dedicated to making Houston a great place to live.

Meeting Schedule
  • May 7
  • August 13
  • December 3

Innovation Council

Houston is fast-becoming a renowned hotbed of innovation, drawing top talent and companies from across the globe. This Council features trend-setters and innovators from across Houston's main tech clusters including energy, advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, and IT and data centers sharing the latest developments.

Meeting Schedule
  • March 19
  • June 25
  • October 8

Transportation Council Council Email Opt-In

Our region thrives through our ability to move our people to and from work, and goods in and out of the region. Explore the latest trends and developments concerning the "mission-critical" infrastructure that affects us all.

Meeting Schedule
  • March 26
  • July 9
  • October 22

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