Technology Industry Group Meeting

Date: Friday, October 27th, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM –3:30 PM
Location: Lopez Negrete, 3336 Richmond Ave. Suite 405, Houston, TX 77098
Description: Join the HMSDC IT Industry Group to take full advantage of access to key information, industry leaders and opportunities.

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Pre-Certification Workshop

Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: HMSDC Office Three Riverway, Suite 555 Houston, TX 77056
Description: Are you frustrated with the certification process? Confused by the documentation? Meet the team that will be handling your application at the HMSDC Pre-Certification workshop. You will get assistance on the application process, qualification criteria, documentation overview and more.

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STAC Workshop – Business Growth Strategies

Date: November 10 & 11th, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: HMSDC Office
3 Riverway | Suite 555
Houston, TX 77056

Description: Take this first step in tracking your growth obstacles. Gain insights to capacity building strategies, implement strategies to stimulate business growth, strategically position strengths in proposals to compete smarter, and sustain productivity while stimulating growth.

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Professional Services Industry Group Meeting

Date: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: HMSDC Office Three Riverway, Suite 555 Houston, TX 77056
Description: The PSIG is focused on deliberate efforts to assist in the growth of professional services firms via resources, networking, relationship building and more.

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Education Workshop: Exit Strategy

Date: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: HMSDC Office Three Riverway Dr. Suite 555 Houston, TX 77056
Description: Having a plan in place ensures overall all business continuity. It allows you to remain in control and to act, not just react, to events outside of their control. Having an exit strategy will also allow you to promote, protect and preserve the value of the business with an eye toward forming the groundwork for measured growth.

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Technology Industry Group Meeting

Date: Friday, November 24th, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: HMSDC Office Three Riverway, Suite 555 Houston, TX 77056
Description: Join the HMSDC IT Industry Group to take full advantage of access to key information, industry leaders and opportunities.

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Emerging 10 (E-10) Awards Dinner

Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Hilton Americas Houston Hotel 1600 Lamar | Houston, TX | 77010
Description: This is HMSDC’s most popular networking event of the year. Emerging Ten (E-10) Awards is presented to 10 of HMSDC’s prominent emerging minority owned businesses during a special recognition dinner. Nominated MBEs are judged by a panel of corporate representatives and community leaders based on their company growth, overcome of challenges and community involvement.

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Department of Energy Summit – FOR EXPO EXHIBITORS ONLY

Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Time: 1:10 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
Description: Department of Energy Summit – FOR EXPO EXHIBITORS ONLY

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EXPO 2017

Date: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Time: 08:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
Description: EXPO Marketplace 2017 is solely dedicated to create opportunities for minority business entrepreneurs (MBEs) to connect with major corporations, governmental agencies and educational institutions. With the continued growth of Houston, HMSDC is providing a vehicle for businesses to create jobs and wealth in minority communities. The event will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

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Education Workshop: P2E Assessment

Date: Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: HMSDC Office Three Riverway Dr.Houston, TX 77056
Description: This class is designed to introduce business owners to the HMSDC P2E Assessment. The value of the P2E Assessment is to utilize it in making an objective assessment of business strengths and weaknesses based on the well-established business metrics. In addition, the P2E Assessment, helps to establish growth targets that, when met, will assist in improving business performance.

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Pre-Certification Workshop

Date: Thursday, December 7th, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: HMSDC Office Three Riverway, Suite 555 Houston, TX 77056
Description: Are you frustrated with the certification process? Confused by the documentation? Meet the team that will be handling your application at the HMSDC Pre-Certification workshop. You will get assistance on the application process, qualification criteria, documentation overview and more.

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Lunch with President

Date: Friday, December 15th, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: HMSDC Office Three Riverway, Suite 555 Houston, TX 77056
Description: Join Ms. Ingrid Robinson, HMSDC President, as she shares how your involvement in HMSDC can lead to increased business success during challenging times of change. If you are serious about growing your business and want to understand how the Council can assist, you must attend this meeting. You are welcome to bring your lunch.

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