|HOUSTON – The Houston region's cultural richness and diversity will be showcased this weekend during the Greater Houston Partnership's World Trade Soirée.|
Houston's diverse and global industries will be represented by some of the region's most influential business leaders, elected officials, as well as our Consular Corps. Guests will enjoy a vast sampling of international cuisine, dancing, gaming and performances highlighting the cultures of our regional trade partners. A silent auction rounds out the evening that you will not want to miss.
The Houston region is undisputedly a global leader in international business. The 10-county region's geographic location, the Houston Airport System and the Port of Houston help make it a primary gateway to the global marketplace, as well as a world-class business center, including:
·88 consulate offices
·23 foreign banks, representing 13 nations
·More than 640 foreign-owned firms
·More than 450 Houston-area companies with offices in 129 foreign countries
·More than 3,300 area firms, foreign government offices and non-profit organizations involved in international business
Houston is truly an international city!
WHO: Greater Houston Partnership
WHAT: World Trade Soirée
WHEN: Saturday, November 15, 2008
7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
WHERE: Hotel ZaZa
5701 Main St. Houston, TX
Working media interested in covering the event, please RSVP to Christina Garza at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-844-3641.