|Houston – The Greater Houston Partnership will announce that Houston has been selected as the site of a prestigious World Bank Group post that will provide area businesses with significant international funding opportunities for emerging markets and developing nations. Houston is only the third U.S. city – behind Chicago and Seattle -- to be chosen to host a World Bank Group Public Sector Liaison Officer (PSLO). The Houston business community will have access annually to approximately $25 billion in funding that is awarded through more than 40,000 World Bank Group contracts.|
WHO: Greater Houston Partnership
Jim Edmonds, Chairman, Port of Houston Authority
WHAT: World Bank Group Announcement
WHEN: December 2, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: The Houston Club
811 Rusk Ave.
R.S.V.P. to Kimberley Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.