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Want to network and learn? Check out these business outreach events

November 27, 2012 @ 8:59 am

For M/WBEs or other suppliers who want to learn and network, there are host of opportunities across the city. Just click on the individual links to find out more about each event.

November

Wednesday, Nov. 28 Houston ISD networking event: The Houston Independent School District is hosting a networking event for subcontractors interested in providing services to architecture and engineering companies, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Carnegie Vanguard High School, 1501 Taft Street.

December

Wednesday, Dec. 5Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2012 Procurement Summit and Business Expo: As part of the HHCC Strategic Plan, the Chamber has identified procurement opportunity as a major focus. Through the Procurement Summit & Business Expo, participants obtain valuable information regarding the procurement process. The anticipated audience includes chamber members and procurement experts (city, corporate, & governmental entities). This constructive Business to Business matchmaking opportunity provides entrepreneurs with direct access to procurement sources. The expo is from 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 5:

Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance Brunch and Learn: Have you ever wished you had some IT support when you’re having technical issues at the office? Ever wanted to have an eye-catching brochure or website? Dreamed of having video that personalizes your brand and communicates what your business is all about? Wish, want and dream NO MORE as you now have an opportunity to get all of this help at a most reasonable price……FREE!!! The session is from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at Milby HS, 1601 Broadway, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 6 
WBEA Monthly Workshop: What do Exxon/Mobil, AT&T, Fluor Daniel, Shell Oil and the United Space Alliance all have in common? They and most other large corporations require their women-owned business vendors to be certified as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE.) This free session (9 a.m. – noon) will teach the eligibility requirements, the certification process and the documentation needed to apply.

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at Scarborough HS, 4141 Costa Rica Road, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 11 

City of Houston Meet the Buyer forum: In an effort to introduce City buyers to a wide variety of small, minority and women owned vendors, the City is hosting the 4th Annual “Meet the Buyer” Purchasing Forum will be held Tuesday, December 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at Sterling HS,  11625 Martindale Road, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, 4701 Dickson St. from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 13

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at Lee HS, 6529 Beverly Hill St., from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 17

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at Bellaire HS, 5100 Maple St., from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at Sharpstown HS, 7504 Bissonnet St., from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at Westbury HS, 11911 Chimney Rock Road, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 20

Learn how to do business with HISD: If you’re interested in doing business with the Houston Independent School District or would like some more information about the 2012 bond program, here’s your opportunity. HISD’s Office of Business Assistance  is hosting nine “How to do Business with the District” workshops in December.Participants will learn about: Responding to proposals, the current  M/WBE program, details on the 2012 bond program. This session is at Washington HS, 119 East 39th St., from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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