Business Networking Expo


September 28th at The Hilton Houston Plaza – Medical Center

May’s event brought in over 20 Exhibitors with 20+ co-hosts ranging from Chambers of Commerce, Trade Associations & other Non-Profits, and just under 500 in attendance, and the upcoming September event will double in size with over 50 vendors and 1,000+ participants.

Be an Exhibitor for $500

The upcoming event will include a welcoming reception with Guest speakers highlighting the topic:

“Doing Business in Houston.”

  • Small Business Owners
  • Women Business Owners
  • Minority Business Owners
  • Certifications, RFP’s, Bids & Resources

Guest speaker:

OFFICE OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

Porscha Jackson, PhD

Business Development Manager

Program Schedule:

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Welcoming Reception

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Guest Speakers “Doing Business in Houston”

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Breakaway Session

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Business Networking Expo & Happy Hour

TICKET OPTIONS & EXHIBITOR SPONSORSHIP

$20 with your RSVP or $30 at the Door

  • 3 pm – 5 pm Guest Speaker & Breakaway Session
  • 5 pm-9 pm Business Networking Expo
  • $100.00 VIP -VIP Admission includes Advertisement Listing in the Events Directory, Name Badge, Group LinkedIn Workshop a $150 value and a 30 min Group ActionCoach session a $200 value

Be an Exhibitor or a Sponsor

  • $500 EXHIBITOR (6′ Table)
  • $3,000 Gold Sponsorship
  • $2,000 Silver Sponsorship
  • $1,000 Bronze Sponsorship

Freddy Goerges
Call for Exhibitor & Sponsorship
713-409-6127
fgoerges@gmail.com

Sylvia “Celeste” Cardenas
Call for Exhibitor & Sponsorship
832-289-4633
SylviaCeleste333@gmail.com

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YPO’s, Organizations, Trade Associations & Chambers of Commerce

Houston Apartment Association

Silver Sponsor

Houston Apartment Association “HAA NEXT” is a network of young professionals committed to the growth of future leaders with the Houston Apartment Association through education, peer-to-peer networking, and legislative and community involvement

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World Affairs Council Young Professionals. Our purpose is to engage with early career professionals, aged 24 to 40, in peer-driven learning and dialogue on leading international affairs issues. An excellent networking opportunity, our events are informal yet informative, emphasizing discussion, dialogue, and lively interaction between early career professionals, students, and ex-pats.


Society of Petroleum Engineers Young Professionals is an incredibly diverse group of intelligent people in the energy industry who gather to share ideas on how to safely and efficiently extract energy for society as well as make a positive impact on the community through various outreach programs

SCORE Houston supports Young Professionals with its team of volunteers of experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses. We offer free business advice, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools.


The Club PetSet Young Professionals (CPYP)  are a group of animal lovers and advocates that serve to support the mission of Houston PetSet: to alleviate the suffering and homelessness of companion animals and elevate their status in society. Through the contribution of tax-deductible monthly membership dues, social events, fundraisers, and volunteer opportunities, CPYP assists in raising critical dollars to fund Houston PetSet’s lifesaving initiatives, including transports and no/low-cost spay and neuter efforts. With additional funds raised, CPYP members provide annual grants to animal welfare organizations working to solve the crisis of animal homelessness in the Greater Houston area.

Houston Millennials We are a nationally awarded organization that promotes millennial advancement in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Our goal is to promote millennial advancement in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.  We function through 5 committees. Committees are accessible to members by becoming involved in the organization and the community. Contact us today to get involved!


American Turkish Association, founded in 1979, is a non-profit organization created to promote better understanding and friendship between the people of the United States and Turkey through social, educational, cultural, and charitable activities. It also aims to provide assistance to Turkish citizens living in Houston. A.T.A Houston is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization.

NCrowd is a revolutionary software platform & mobile app that has reinvented the way networking event coordinators & young business professionals network and connect. Learn more at NCrowd.com


East End Chamber of Commerce The Mission of Houston East End Chamber is the premier business & community support organization for promoting & sustaining business, expansion, investment, and economic development in the East End.

The Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce (HICC) is one of the most unique chambers in TEXAS! HICC has been the organization that motivates, organizes, and directs the efforts in our business community for over 30 years. HICC members range from small entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies, which consist of thousands of employees


The Australian American Chamber of Commerce in Houston hosts business and social events throughout the year centered on its mission of connecting Australia and America through business, culture, and education. Membership in the AACC is open to all. We have members from all over the world representing companies from across a variety of industries including oil & gas, medical, government, real estate, finance, hospitality, travel, health, IT, logistics, sports, and more.

ActionCOACH Houston Inner Loop We work with businesses and individuals, from start-ups through to executives. Our coaching programs are designed to identify your challenges and to apply practical and results-driven solutions. Contact us today to discuss how we can take your business to successful new levels.


Houston Heights Market Group LLC is A local market of artisans and farmers that come together every Saturday & Sunday for outdoor markets in and around the Houston area including The Heights and Montrose

Silver Sponsor

Society of Manufacturing Engineers YP Houston strives to promote membership growth through plant tours, networking events, and volunteer activities. We will share manufacturing knowledge through technical communities and webinars.


Small Business Connexion (SBC) is a premier local business and professional network. Search our website to instantly connect with Local Small Businesses. 

Energy Industry Support International was founded to foster exceptional career and personal development and performance through education and networking. We work to expose energy support professionals to industry information and technologies to develop the necessary skills required for career advancement and to most effectively support the global and diverse oil and energy industry. 


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TechExecs Network Founded in 1999, The TechExecs Network™ (www.TechExecs.Net) continues to advance the careers of the next generation of IT Leadership, promote connections and advocacy for the Information Technology community as a whole. TechExecs Network™ charts the latest industry trends by featuring “Best of Breed” resources for key decision-makers, promote networking and partnership amongst technology solution providers and industry buyers both online and in-person. TechExecs Network™ events are privately held and restricted. In order to ensure cohesiveness, relevant discussions and professionalism of the group, approval and admission our events is at the sole discretion of TechExecs.

Silver Sponsor

Master Networks Houston Master Networks is the fastest-growing, most innovative, and rewarding networking organization in North America. Showing others how to grow their business through Networking Online and Offline!


Makin Muves is a branding and marketing agency that focuses on reaching Millennials through event-based platforms, digital marketing, and Social Influencers. #MakinMuves

Houston Real Producers Publication Magazine is for Houston’s finest 500 realtors is highly coveted in the real estate community. However, unlike most magazine that gets tossed in the trash after they are read, it is not uncommon to see a stack of the past year’s issues on the desks of the agents we visit! You will have a featured ad in the magazine that will be seen each month as realtors read stories about their colleagues or check their ranking in this month’s standings! 


The Scottish Business Network is an organization created to facilitate greater communication and connectivity between a network of the leading Scottish diaspora in order to proactively assist and support Scottish-based companies to expand internationally. SBN is connecting Scottish Entrepreneurs and International Scottish Business Leaders.

The Young Professionals Group (YPG) of Big Brothers Big Sisters provides an exciting opportunity for Houston area professionals to engage with BBBS in a fun, mission-focused way. From socials to volunteer events, we are working toward the shared mission of defending the potential of local children while getting to know like-minded peers. Membership is a donation of $35 with the following benefits: Admission to YPG Socials, Invitation to “members-only events, Discounts on Big Taste & Electric After Party, BBBS swag


Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Young Professionals Group is an organization of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, formed in 2014 to engage the next generation of Houston’s leaders in the literacy cause. YPG is a network of passionate professionals committed to changing lives through literacy. Members participate in networking and social events, serve in leadership roles, and volunteer in meaningful service activities that help make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged children and their families

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The University of Houston-Victoria at Katy School of Business Administration is a premier business school offering high-quality, cutting-edge degrees for today and tomorrow’s business leaders. Our programs are offered in Victoria, Katy and online. Students earn an AACSB Internationally accredited degree that gives a competitive edge in the workplace. A Bachelor in Business Administration can launch careers in accounting, finance, healthcare administration, human resources, management, marketing, entrepreneurship or supply chain management. Professionals holding a bachelor’s degree in any discipline choose UHV’s MBA programs to develop their management, leadership and analytical skills to advance their careers in any industry. Membership of Beta Gamma Sigma honor society offers additional career benefits and networking opportunities

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Another Good Human is an ethical & sustainable lifestyle brand that seeks to inspire the good of humanity by loving one another to the ends of the earth. FOLLOW US ON TIKTOK

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Valens Project Consulting Valens Project Consulting is an engineering and design firm that helps manufacturers, fabricators, and industrial distributors increase their profits by leveraging efficiencies within organizations, such as proper project management, process improvement, and cost avoidance.


The Houston Area Women’s Center Young Leaders (HAWCYL) is a group of Houstonians in their 20s, 30s, and 40s committed to furthering the mission of the Houston Area Women’s Center. We are dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault, fundraising, and providing a consistent pool of volunteers to support the efforts of the Women’s Center. Furthermore, we seek to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for like-minded individuals of all genders and backgrounds to mingle and network with one another. Signup for our newsletter

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The Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) unites incarcerated men and business executive volunteers through entrepreneurial passion and servant leadership to transform lives, restore families and rebuild communities. PEP delivers results at the intersection of restorative justice reform and economic mobility through intensive character development, business training, entrepreneurial support, mentorship, and transitional support that, when combined, produce successful business owners, outperforming employees, and good neighbors.

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About Outsourced Risk Managers: When you have a complicated business, multiple insurance policies, or are in a high-risk category, it takes a white-glove approach to not only get you great coverage at low rates but to provide ongoing: Quarterly meetings, safety training, risk management audits, and walk-throughs, and more.

We take the burden off of your human resources and risk management team so that you can focus on your core business.

Billy Bray
President
Outsourced Risk Managers
(281) 222-4585

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West Houston Document Destruction, Inc. Family Owned & Operated by Joe & Luci Siminic. Commercial clients can choose from an array of services. We stock containers from x size to x size, ready to be delivered. Pick-ups are always on time and can be customized to fit your business’s needs. Residents are welcome to either drop off their personal paper or stay and watch it be shredded. Simply give us a call and schedule an appointment.  Walk-Ins are always welcome Saturday from 9-2. Onsite Shredding is an ideal solution for organizations that require the immediate or witnessed destruction of confidential materials, directly on-premises. This service is secure, convenient, and environmentally friendly.

21811 Katy Freeway D-115
Katy, TX 77450
(281) 450-9700

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I am the proud owner of a State Farm Agency located in Garden Oaks and Oak Forest! We have been in business for over four years and in that time we have been ranked in the top 100 of new agents in the country for our first 1.5 years and we have been recognized among the top 4% of all State Farm agents nationwide. Our mission is to exceed our personal and professional goals by helping our customers protect and fulfill their dreams. I and my talented team are dedicated to serving the needs of our customers and community for all of their insurance and financial service needs. We can insure your autos, home, business, life, health and even provide banking services. Our office speaks three languages: English, Spanish and Vietnamese and all of my team members are fully licensed to answer your questions.

2015 W. 34th St. Suite D Houston, TX 77018

713-682-3900

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At 56 Degree we understand that your wine is an investment.  We are dedicated to keeping your investment secure and maintained at the proper temperature and humidity.  There are 2 cooling units for redundancy and a backup generator.  A daily service log captures the temperature and humidity 3 times a day.

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56degree.com

2003 Edwards St,

Houston, TX 77007


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As a mortgage professional for over 26 years, MortgageMack Blankenship offers his clients a valuable wealth of knowledge and experience so they feel confident that they’re not only receiving the best service but that they’re also receiving a home loan that best fits their unique needs. Specializing in residential lending, including FHA, VA, Conventional, Jumbo, and many niche programs, Blankenship educates his clients on the home loan process and programs available by providing detailed information and sound financial advice. Together they come up with a home financing strategy that fits their long and short-term financial goals.

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Clearstone Laser Hair Removal & Med Spa is the result of years of research and an innovative desire to bring the most comprehensive, technologically advanced, and safest permanent hair removal procedures to Houston while at prices everyone can afford. Voted #1 Laser Hair Removal Provider in Houston, TX

Our specialization in laser hair removal enables us to offer the most advanced lasers, a highly specialized team of aesthetic professionals, and the ability to offer the amazing benefits of lasting smooth skin at an amazingly affordable price. Learn more and experience for yourself why we’re the right choice for your hair removal and medical spa treatments!


PRIME TEXAS PROPERTIES is a full-service company with proven professional, state-of-the-art techniques specializing in marketing, listing, and selling new and resale luxury homes, residential communities, condominiums, undeveloped land, and commercial and investment opportunities. 713-804-7345 alberto@primetxproperties.com

Houston Veterans Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to holistically enrich the lives of our nation’s transitioning military, veterans, and their families across a wide spectrum of needs under our five pillars of support: Business, Employment, Education, Wellness, and Family.


Living Corporate is a digital media network that focuses on navigating the corporate world, particularly for those on the margins. Every week they’re interviewing an executive leader from a Fortune 500 company – listen to their podcast here to stay plugged in!
Zachary S. Nunn, PHR, SHRM-CP (He/Him/His)Founder, Living Corporate 214-883-6225 (mobile)


The Alley Theatre, one of America’s leading nonprofit theatres, is a nationally recognized performing arts company led by Artistic Director Rob Melrose and Managing Director Dean R. Gladden. The Alley produces up to 16 plays each year in its newly renovated Theatre, ranging from the best current work to re-invigorated classic plays, to new plays by contemporary writers. The Alley is home to a resident company of actors. In addition, the Alley engages theatre artists of every discipline – actors, designers, composers, playwrights – who work on individual productions throughout each season as visiting artists.

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The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce serves as the pathway to opportunity for the Greater Houston business community. We work to improve the area’s economy by advocating for the business community, creating marketing and networking opportunities, serving as a professional and community resource, and supporting local nonprofits.

Pitch59 we believe people love to hire people they know, like, and trust. Our networking and referral platform provides PitchCards that help you get customers in 59 seconds or less by unleashing your company’s greatest asset—YOU! 

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Young Professionals are one of the fastest-growing groups in Houston representing all Industries and they are essential for the growth of the Organizations and the Communities that they serve.

Since 2012, Houston Young Professionals (HYP) has grown to be the largest networking LinkedIn Group with 27,645 members and 14,584 followers on Facebook. HYP’s main focus is to support the YP community and Companies that have a Corporation Social Responsibility philosophy that engages young professionals in Houston!

HYP has selected 20 YPO’s to be a part of this exclusive by invite-only event!


* Event will happen rain or shine

* We will have the Expo virtual on September 28th if Covid keeps us from an in-person meeting and have the in-person meeting in 2022

*No Refunds

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