Houston Guayaquil Sister City Association (HGSCA) announces its first “Meet and Grow” Business Netwo

As part of HGSCA’s quest to continue serving its local community, HGSCA is organizing a “Meet and Grow” Business Networking Event on Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Legacy Room located at Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby. In addition to a networking reception, the event will include a program featuring remarks by T.H. Jack Christie, City of Houston Council Member and Marsha Murray, Deputy Director of the Office of Business Opportunity for the City of Houston. HGSCA is thankful for the support of the Mayor’s Office of Trade and International Affairs in organizing this event.

In addition, the event will offer business owners and entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn about a small business program offered by Jennifer Holmes, Director Corporate College, Office of Entrepreneurial Initiatives for the Houston Community College (HCC) and meet with other small to medium-size business owners.

Relationships are key to the growth and development of business opportunities. Whether it is connecting customers to the right business or connecting companies to potential partners, HGSCA’s “Meet and Grow” Business Networking Event will allow participants to gain valuable knowledge and make meaningful connections to generate business.

HGSCA will open this event to registered participants and members of our organization. Registration will start on June 24, 2016, and the cost of the event is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Non-members also have the option of purchasing an event registration and membership package for $55, which includes a one-year membership to HGSCA (a $40 value) You can register by clicking on “Meet and Grow Networking Event Registration”. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Soledad Tanner, Director of Public Relations, at (832) 998 - 2136 or email her at

Houston Guayaquil Sister City Association (HGSCA) is a non-profit organization (501c3) created in 1987 to foster cultural and educational exchange, medical assistance, tourism, art, commercial trade opportunities, and good-will between Guayaquil, Ecuador and Houston, Texas. We achieve these goals by establishing relations and cooperation between individuals, organizations, and institutions from the two cities.