Business

Introducing our business ambassador: Mario Ramirez

Dear Business Owner, The Hobby Area District has a Business Ambassador Program to help businesses connect with the District and our community. Long time resident and community activist, Mr. Mario Ramirez is out visiting area businesses, bringing news and information about District Services. We also want to head from you, so please let Mr. Ramirez…

Houston Airport System travel rates reach record highs

by Laura Furr, Houston Business Journal The Houston Airport System is on its way to another record-setting year in terms of passenger traffic. According to the HAS midyear report, George Bush Intercontinental Airport has seen a significant increase in both international and domestic travelers since January. Read more at the Houston Business Journal

Southwest’s Shareholders’ Meeting: Celebrating Houston

By Alex McIntyre, Airways News HOUSTON, TX – Southwest Airlines hosted its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Houston on Wednesday with Gary Kelly, Southwest’s CEO, primarily addressing a room full of stockholders and media members at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Houston. Business items included the election of ten Directors, approval of executive officer…

Lower oil prices help top carriers in Houston

By Erin Mulvaney, Houston Chronicle United and Southwest airlines, the dominant carriers in Houston, reported record first-quarter profits Thursday due largely to a significant drop in their biggest expense – fuel – resulting from the sustained slump in crude prices. “Lower fuel prices is a big part of the first-quarter story,” Southwest CEO Gary Kelly…

Houston Travelers May Be Able to Reach Outer Space

by John A. Crone, The Tribune Big things are happening at the three Houston Airports according to Houston Airport System Director of Communications David Hebert. Hebert reported that the Airport System has applied to the FAA to become one of 10 spaceport locations in the United States. Although a few years down the line, Hebert…

Procurement Event – The Key of Doing Business

Free for Members $20 for Nonmembers Our Procurement Event is a place where businesses learn how to bid upcoming/open contracts, learn more on the qualifications for business partnerships, and have the ability to foster business relationships. Procurement will allow businesses to learn about available business opportunities.

Attention Vendors…

Attention vendors! Got cool stuff? Want to show it? Then get in touch with us! Hobbyfest 2015 Saturday, April 11, 10am – 4pm No actual sales allowed. For more information please contact us at: Genji.Leggett@HoustonTX.gov or 713.845.6528