EECOC Member Connections – Reliant & Ace Hardware

Houston East End Chamber provides resources and events for us to further rebuild our business network. Our newest member connection was formed between Kelton Charles of Reliant and Keyur Amin of Gateway Ace Hardware, when Ace Hardware on Telephone Rd. signed up for the special electricity pricing offered by Reliant to our members. It also…

Scott McClelland

Local Industry Global Economy Luncheon

Hear from Scott McClelland, President of H-E-B Houston, about the Local Industry and the Global Economy. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity and register today. Sponsorship and Expo Booth opportunities are also available. For more information click here. Have Questions? Contact Ridhima Sharma at 713-926-3305 or

Breakfast Exchange

Join us at our Breakfast Exchange & meet key business prospects. Give a 60-second “commercial” on YOUR business to more than 40 prospective customers. Build relationships to move your business forward and receive contact information on all attendees for immediate follow-up! Complimentary breakfast will be provided. DATE : Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 TIME : 8:30…

Hobby airport will get a new private aircraft service in November

Lisa Holmes, Houston Business Journal New York-based Wheels Up, which is a membership-based private aviation company, will begin offering service out of Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), according to the Houston Chronicle. The aircraft company is slated to begin service out of Hobby on Nov. 1, offering flights from Houston and Dallas to local…

Small Business Economic Development Summit

The District K council office, in conjunction with the City of Houston, Greater Houston Black Chamber, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce, Greater Houston Partnership, and the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council, is hosting a Small Business Economic Development Summit on Monday, October, 20, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m….

Going Global and Beyond

Houston-Galveston Area Council hosted an interesting Brown Bag Lunch presentation focused on the future of the Houston Airport System on September 15, 2014. The speaker was Jarrett Simmons, Assistant Director of Planning for Houston Airport System. The video and Powerpoint can be viewed by clicking on the links below.

Houston Airports’ Concessions Manager Named Property Manager of the Year

HOUSTON – Houston Airport System (HAS) Concessions Manager Randy Goodman was recently recognized for his management of George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport’s concessions program. The Property Manager of the Year award was presented by Airport Revenue News (ARN) at their 10th annual ARN Revenue Conference & Exhibition held March 2-4 in Orlando, Fl….

Southwest Airlines to begin international service July 1

By TERRY MAXON – The Dallas Morning News Published: 27 January, 2014 Southwest Airlines Co., which now carries more domestic passengers than any other carrier, announced Monday that it will make its first foray into international service on July 1. The airline will begin with nonstop flights into Nassau, Bahamas; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Aruba….