Category Archives: Economic Development

2019 National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will host a free, 2-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week.

The conference will take place Tuesday, May 7 – Wednesday, May 8 between 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET/ 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. PT each day. Registration is FREE. The conference will be hosted entirely over the internet and allow users to connect with industry experts, mentors and fellow business owners via a virtual, interactive environment. This event will include eight free educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths, prize giveaways and networking chat...
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“Home of the Best Ribs” in the Five Corners District

Christina Autry “Home of the Best Ribs” is a title not simply displayed on the back of owner Tevron Maxwell’s shirt, but a claim verified by Mad Max BBQ customers in the Five Corners District. And, I would argue that Tevron’s BBQ food truck is also home to the best potato salad and country beans around. “Some people come just to get the beans!” says Tevron, as he pulls out large tins of hot beans mixed with ground beef from off the smoker attached to his truck. The mouth-watering, smoky aroma of ribs, chicken,...
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Join us at our Young Professionals Kick-Off Event on 4/4!

Calling all Young Professionals!

Crime Stoppers of Houston Young Professionals Group is a membership organization of passionate young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s whose purpose is to support the mission of Crime Stoppers of Houston through fundraising and increasing public awareness of Crime Stoppers of Houston’s crime prevention efforts. Members enjoy networking and social events, and leadership development opportunities. ...
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2019 Emerging Leaders – Now Accepting Applications

SBA is currently accepting applications for 40 small business owners to participate in SBA’s 2019 Emerging Leaders Program. SBA’s Emerging Leaders program is designed to help you take your business to the next level! This structured program gives you the resources and tools to build your business. Throughout the course of the program, you will write a three year strategic plan that is tailored to your business and you will be introduced to a network of business experts that can help you as you implement your plan. You will agree to commit to a total of 100 hours of programming, including 40...
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