Mark Your Calendars! Upcoming September 2019 Houston Events…

by | Aug 29, 2019 | Community Circle, Employee Benefit Plans, The Energy Economy

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.

  • KCA Houston Energy Breakfast
  • PKF Texas and Houston Business Journal
  • Client Exclusive – Employee Benefit Plan Seminar
  • Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Texas CPA Society – Houston Chapter

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: Houston Energy Breakfast

September Edition 2019

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 | 6:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Where: Norris Center at City Centre | 816 Town & Country Blvd., Houston, TX 77024
What: Join KCA for its September Houston Energy Breakfast, where attendees connect with hundreds of other like-minded industry professionals, including senior energy executives from all sectors of the oil, natural gas, power and renewable industries. Russ Capper, will moderate the panel, which includes R.T. Dukes, Research Director, Wood Mackenzie; Allen Gilmer, Founder, Drillinginfo, Inc.; and Rachel Archer, Vice President HSE, BHP. More…

Cost: Single Seat $95
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Event: Diana Swift |
Spotlight On: Houston Business Journal
What’s Next for Your Business: Transition Planning

When: Friday, September 27, 2019 | 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Where: Royal Sonesta Houston | 2222 West South Loop, Houston, TX 77027
What: Join PKF Texas and the Houston Business Journal for a joint breakfast panel event about transition planning. The Houston Business Journal‘s Market President and Publisher, Bob Charlet, will moderate the discussion from panelists: J.B. Dollison, Crutchfield Capital; Matt Goldston, CPA, CVA, CM&AA, and Chris Hatten, CPA, CVA, CM&AA, PKF Texas; Joe Morrel, Porter Hedges; and Robert Shelton, CFA, CAIA, Amegy Bank. Each panelist will share their insight on topics including: business valuation, financing a deal, structuring, succession planning, estate planning, sell-side considerations and pre-sale due diligence. More…

Cost: Single ticket $65
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 Event Contact: Quinn Hoang | 713-395-9613 |

Client Exclusive
Employee Health & Wellness: Using Data Analytics to Improve Employee Engagement, Productivity, & Reduce Costs

When: Thursday, September 12, 2019
What: PKF Texas is hosting its next employee benefit plan seminar. Attendees will hear a panel discussion about employee engagement and productivity from: moderator Kristin Ryan, CPA, Audit Senior Manager; John Fosdick, DHS Group; and Lara Bunn, USI.

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
GHWCC LogoWomen in the Fast Lane of STEAM Luncheon

When: Friday, September 20, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Royal Sonesta Houston | 2222 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027
What: Join the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce for their annual STEAM luncheon and style show, celebrating Houston’s leading executive women and entrepreneurs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) careers. The event benefits the Chamber’s program of work, which includes providing scholarships for deserving female student graduates. This year, PKF Texas’ Director of Human Capital Support and Firm Administration, Annabella Green, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, AAAPM, is a role model. More…

Cost: Tickets $95

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

National Association of Corporate Directors
The Board’s Role in Building Effective Strategy

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Where: The Houstonian Hotel | 111 N. Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024
What: Developing a picture of the future is essential today as companies consider how that future will impact strategy. Join the National Association of Corporate Directors for a timely roundtable about the forces reshaping the business and risk landscape, how boards can help the company envision the future and engage in quality discussions to evaluate the strategy and more. Attendees will hear from: Alexandra Pruner, Senior Advisor, Perella Weinberg Partners; Dennis Whalen, Partner and Board Leadership Center Lead Partner, KPMG; Tandra Jackson, Office Managing Partner, KPMG; and Janet Clark, Director, EOG Resources. More…

Cost: Members Free | Non-Members Free

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Event Contact: Becky White | 832-369-7710 |

Texas CPA Society – Houston
CFO/Controllers Conference 2019

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Sugar Land Marriott Town Square | 16090 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479
What: Accounting professionals who are CFOs, controllers and/or in management positions should attend the Texas CPA Society (TXCPA) – Houston’s CFO/Controllers Conference. The conference is organized in two tracks of fast-paced, 50-minute presentations, which offer a variety of topics and continuing education credit. This year, Entrepreneurial Advisory Services Director, Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA, CFE, CVA, is a speaker, where she will discuss “Visualization is Just a Fancy Word for Graph: How to DIY Your Own Data Visualizations.” More…

Cost: Members $300| Non-Members $400

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Event Contact: 713-622-7733 |

Additional Upcoming Events
More details coming soon!

  • October 3, 2019 – Houston Business Journal – Women Who Mean Business Awards Gala
  • October 9, 2019 – Greater Houston Partnership – State of Energy

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