West Houston Economic Development Summit: Press Release

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Misty Starks

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HOUSTON WEST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTS THE 2019 WEST HOUSTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT

 

Houston, TX (Jan. 2, 2018) – The Houston West Chamber of Commerce will host the 7th annual West Houston Economic Development Summit (WHEDS), Friday, January 18, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Norris Conference Center. The Summit brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, corporate executives and business professionals to learn about the economic forecast for the area and discuss key issues regarding the commercial outlook in West Houston.

 

Expert economist Dr. Ray Perryman of the Perryman Group returns for the second year to provide up-to-date economic forecasts. His report will include new dynamics on energy, finance, healthcare and real-estate for local companies. In addition to his presentation, there will also be a panel discussion with industry experts who will give context to Perryman’s findings and examine the business landscape in West Houston, Houston at-large, Texas and the U.S.

 

The West Houston Economic Development Summit will feature a business expo and a deep dive into four industries through workshop sessions:

 

Healthcare:   A Perspective on the Future of the Healthcare Landscape

Workforce:     Employment in a Diverse Society

Banking:        Access to Capital: Financing options for your business and growth

Marketing:     Kiss My Ads: Combining Video and Social Media to Boost Your Business

 

This event attracts over 400 business attendees, from the West Houston area covering Greenway Plaza to the Energy Corridor. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Call 713-785-4922 for more information or visit www.hwcoc.org .

HOUSTON WEST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOMES DISNEY INSTITUTE TO HOUSTON – Press Release

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John Ambler, Arch Communications
for Houston West Chamber of Commerce
jambler@archcomms.com
Phone: 817-965-2992

HOUSTON WEST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOMES DISNEY INSTITUTE TO HOUSTON

HOUSTON, TX – Aug. 14, 2018 – Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence, to Houston on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.  Sponsored by Houston West Chamber of Commerce, the one-day event will help area professionals begin to understand the power of leadership values, discover how customer loyalty can be established, and gain insight into how organizational culture is strengthened. Participants gain an awareness of the systems and processes that can make exceptional customer service achievable and learn how to integrate personal creativity and organizational processes to support continuous improvement within their organization.

This day of Disney Institute training uses business insights and time-tested examples from Disney parks and resorts worldwide to inspire individuals and organizations to enhance their own customer experience using Disney principles as their guide.

Registration is $499 per person and includes all course materials, lunch and parking. Late registration fee of $599 applies Sept. 6 – 18. For more information or to register, see https://disney.hwcoc.org/ .

About Disney Institute

As the trusted, authoritative voice on the Disney approach to customer experience, Disney Institute uses business insights and time-tested examples from Disney parks and resorts worldwide to inspire individuals and organizations to enhance their own customer experience using Disney principles as their guide. For nearly three decades, Disney Institute has helped professionals discover ways to positively impact their

organizations and the customer they serve through immersion in leadership, service and employee engagement. Unique to Disney Institute is the opportunity to go behind the scenes in a “living laboratory” to observe firsthand how Disney methodologies are operationalized and how they can be adapted and applied to any work environment.

To learn more, visit www.disneyinstitute.com or call 321-939-4600.

About the Houston West Chamber of Commerce

The Houston West Chamber of Commerce is an 800-member strong organization, representing business from Greenway Plaza to the Energy Corridor.
We make business happen through 300 networking events a year, sponsorship opportunities that increase your visibility, and marketing perks that put you in front of potential clients. The heart of our mission is to give our members a place to connect with business partners and referral sources. Join today to be a part of making business happen in our community! To learn more, visit www.hwcoc.org.

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The West Houston Pulse Survey

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The West Houston Pulse Survey

The Houston West Chamber is in its third year of our broad survey of West Houston business leaders (across all business sectors). The survey will provide insight into hiring, investment, and borrowing plans for next year. This survey will help analyze what West Houston businesses plan to do in the face of their view of the economic playing field for 2018. Our short three-minute survey, click here, is a flagship annual document that reviews what West Houston businesses attitudes are on the economy. In order to put our finger on the “pulse” we, the Houston West Chamber, are asking for you to complete this survey and to pass on to your sphere of influence.