2023 East End Means Business: Connecting and Growing Businesses Through Knowledge & Procurement
Please join us for the upcoming 2023 East End Means Business event, where we bring you a half-day program packed with invaluable resources for your small business. Our carefully curated discussion panels are designed to empower you with insights into the procurement process, contracting opportunities, and cutting-edge topics that can propel your business to new heights.
2023 PANEL SESSIONS
Breakfast Procurement Panel | Join industry leaders as they delve into bidding processes, contracting opportunities, and how to leverage this knowledge for business growth.
Derek Holmes | Harris Health System
Yvette Camel-Smith | Port Houston
Miguel Arguelles | McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Alexander Sandoval | METRO
Maya Thornton | Harris County Department of Economic Equity and Opportunity - Moderator
Session A: Why Outsourcing is the Future of Business | Discover firsthand accounts from local business owners about the impact of outsourcing on efficiency, productivity, and overall business success
Jevon Wooden | BrightMind Consulting Group
Stephanie McGraw | Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Mary Drake Melhorn | G&A Partners
Michael Veuleman | PKF Texas
Maurice Nassar | Emergent Partners - Moderator
Session B: The Impact of Chat GPT & AI in the Workplace | Explore the potential of AI-powered tools in transforming your work environment. Learn how automation can free up time and drive positive change.Bo Bothe | President & CEO | BrandExtract
CEO Roundtable | Gain inspiration from industry leaders and business owners who will share their journeys, lessons learned, success strategies, business expansion insights, and new ventures.Nancy Almodovar | CEO | Nan and Co.
Kelley Taylor | Founding Partner & CEO | Taylor Construction Management
Massey Villarreal | CEO & President | Precision Task Group
Captain Clint Winegar | Presiding Officer | Houston Pilots
Frances Castañeda Dyess | President | Houston East End Chamber of Commerce - Moderator