Mark Your Calendars! Upcoming August 2019 Houston Events…

by | Aug 1, 2019 | Community Circle

As accountants and trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. To supplement this, we also want to provide valuable information, including upcoming Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.

  • Greater Houston Partnership
  • Texas CPA Society – Houston Chapter
  • Client Exclusive – Not-for-Profit Seminar
  • Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Turnaround Management Association

If you have questions about any event details or registration information, the organization-specific contacts are below. We hope to see you at any or all of these Houston events!

Spotlight On: Greater Houston Partnership
Soiree 2019
When: August 24, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.  
What: Follow the yellow brick road to the Greater Houston Partnership’s annual Soirée: Houston, the Emerald City. With PKF Texas as the Menu Underwriter and Chief Culture Officer Sonia Freeman, CPA, CGMA, serving as the Working Chair, the Soirée is a gala unlike any other, showcasing Houston as a great global city and nexus of arts, culture and commerce. The Soirée is also the Partnership’s main fundraiser supporting initiatives, such as education and workforce development, resiliency and a strong economy. Network with the region’s elite while wandering through the themed rooms of Hotel ZaZa in search of the Great Oz and experiencing why there’s no place in the world like Houston. More…
Cost: Soirée ticket $275 | After Party ticket $50
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Event: Amber Margraves | 713-844-3651 |
Spotlight On: Texas CPA Society (TXCPA) Houston
Houston Energy Conference 2019

When: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 | 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Marriott Marquis Houston |  1777 Walker St., Houston, TX 77010
What: This year’s TXCPA Houston Energy Conference features insights from top executives and professionals in the accounting and energy arena, and this will be PKF Texas Director Brian Baumler‘s sixth year as Chairman. As the premier conference for accounting professionals focused in the energy industry, TXCPA Houston wants to address important topics and issues. Speakers and panelists will discuss mergers and acquisitions, technology, E&P and much more. This year’s keynote luncheon speaker is Mark McCollum, CEO of Weatherford, who will discuss oilfield services outlook and trends. More…
Cost: Members $250 | Non-Members $350

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 Event Contact: 713-622-7733 |

Client Exclusive
2019 Accounting Updates and Changes for Not-for-Profits

When: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
What: PKF Texas is hosting its next not-for-profit seminar. Attendees will hear from Audit Senior Manager, Nicole Riley, CPA, CFE, as she covers a variety of timely accounting updates, which impact not-for-profits now and in the future.

Event Contact: If you would like more information on client events and how to get involved, please contact Jen Lemanski, Practice Growth Senior Manager, at (713) 860-5457 or

Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Corporate DirectorsNACD GHWCC logos
Houston: Diversity, Inclusion, and Unconscious Bias Luncheon

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Junior League of Houston | 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027
What: Join the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Corporate Directors for their annual luncheon. In this session, participants will be introduced to the concept of unconscious bias, as well as strategies for mitigating it. In addition, they will learn about personal blind spots and engage in open and respectful dialogue about how people experience the world differently. More…
Cost: Members $55 | Prospective Members $65

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 Event Contact: Rhonda Cummings | 713-782-3777 |

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Astros Game 2019

When: Thursday, August 22, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Minute Maid Park | 501 Crawford St., Houston, TX 77002
What: Turnaround Management Association Houston is having another Astros night. They have reserved a section in the Club Level, as well as a good seat on the 3rd base line for watching the game. Food, beer and wine will be provided. More…
Cost: Members and Guests $60 | Non-Members and Guests $95 (NOTE: You will receive your tickets via email, a day or two before the game.)

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 Event Contact: Dale Wilkins | 713-839-0808 |

Additional Upcoming Events
More details coming soon!

  • September 12, 2019 – Client Exclusive: Employee Benefit Plan Seminar
  • September 20, 2019 – Houston Energy Breakfast

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