The Greater Houston Partnership has just released Tad Brown, Luis Scola and Dikembe Mutombo’s promotional video for the 2009 World Trade Soiree. I’ve embedded the video above, or you can click here to view it on the Soiree site.
Karen Love, PKF Texas Director of Practice Growth, the Working Chair of this year’s Soiree, reports that plans for the evening are coming together. A special thanks to Seliece Caldwell-Fulweber, Vice President, Ticket Sales & Business Communications for the Houston Rockets. She is the liaison between the team and the Soiree committee. The subcommittee chairs are as follows: Becky Thomas, CEO, BizDev Strategy – Sponsorship Committee; Lupina McMains, President, McMains & Associates, LLC – Silent Auction Committee; Adam Gibson, Business Development Director, Rottet Studio & Janis Schmees, Executive Director, Houston Sports Authority – Marketing Committee Co-Chairs; and Deanea LeFlore, Executive Director, Houston International Protocol Alliance – Consular Corps/International Dignitaries Committee.
In a new twist this year, several Houston Young Professionals have come together to form a Soiree subcommittee called the Jet-Set. Chaired by Leslie Farnsworth, President & CEO of Frog-Dog Communications, they will be encouraging other Houston YPs to get involved with the Soiree and the GHP. The committee members are Adam Gibson – Rottet Studio; Jen Lemanski – PKF Texas; Bridget Boggess – DressMarie; Dawn Hodges – PKF Texas; Kirsten Davis – World Affairs Council of Houston; and Daniel Travis – PKF Texas. Adam Gibson is the liaison between the marketing and Jet-Set committees. Stay tuned for more from the Jet-Set.
The Soiree will be held Saturday, August 29, 2009 at the Hotel ZaZa. For more information about the event contact Kristin Smith, Manager, International Business & Economic Development Events, Greater Houston Partnership at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-844-3694.