• How innovation ecosystems are supporting energy - From electric mobility to energy storage, climate change to the circular economy, sustainable tech is now a mainstay in major portfolios. GlobalData estimates suggest investment activity in sustainable tech exceeded $12bn in the third quarter of 2021, with venture capital (VC)... more

  • Partnership Welcomes Netherlands Royalty - The Greater Houston Partnership hosted Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands on Friday, September 9, as part of a Dutch working visit to Texas.   This event was organized jointly with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the U.S. and focused on the economic ... more

  • International Business Month: Intl. Air Travel - Houston is the only Texas city with two international airports and one of only a handful of such cities across the country. That’s meant big business for George Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports through the years, with the two facilities and their carriers serving well ... more

  • Houston-Mexico Business and Tourism Connections - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Greater Houston Partnership, and Houston First Corp. led an economic development trip to Mexico last month as part of an aggressive strategy to reinforce Houston’s position as the top city for global trade and business. This was Houston’s fi... more


  • Winter Storm 2021 - Last month the State of Texas experienced a record-breaking winter storm. Temperatures in February dropped to the lowest seen since 1895. The result was a massive failure of the independent Texas grid, managed by ERCOT, leaving millions without electricity, heat or water, and ... more


  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise moving HQs to Houston - Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the latest tech company to shift its focus away from Silicon Valley, announcing Tuesday that it will relocate its headquarters from San Jose, California, to Houston, Texas. “HPE’s largest U.S. employment hub, Houston is an attractive market to re... more

  • United Imaging opens 91k sq ft. facility in HTX - China-based medical imaging equipment manufacturer United Imaging has opened a new, state-of-the-art factory and expanded service complex in Houston, Texas. The opening of the 91,000-square-foot facility is part of its initiative to expand its presence throughout the Americas... more

  • Greentown Labs Announces Expansion to Houston - In a celebratory announcement with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Greater Houston Partnership, and cleantech and energy leaders from around the region, Greentown Labs today announced its plans to open its second location in Houston, Texas. As the city’s first climatetech ... more


  • Houston Thanks WTCA for Support after Hurricane - Dear WTCA friends: This week marks one month since the Gulf Coast was impacted by Hurricane Harvey. World Trade Center Houston, part of the Greater Houston Partnership, thanks the WTCA network for your outpouring of concern and support during this time. We would like to affi... more