Mark Your Calendars! Upcoming October 2020 Houston Events…

by | Oct 1, 2020 | Community Circle, Not-for-Profit

As trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to continue providing valuable information, including upcoming Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.

  • Houston Business Journal
  • Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Texas A&M

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 Event: Houston Business Journal

The State of Giving & Nonprofits

When: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual | GoToWebinar
What: Houston is a giving town, but how has the pandemic affected fundraising? Join the Houston Business Journal and their panel of experts for a discussion on how nonprofits are navigating and responding to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel includes:

  • Lisa Helfman, Director of Public Affairs, H-E-B / Founder and Board Chair, Brighter Bites
  • Stephen Ives, President & CEO, YMCA of Greater Houston
  • Kim Sterling, Founder & President, Sterling & Associates

Cost: Free

Event Contact: Quinn Hoang |

Houston Business Journal

Middle Market 50 Awards

When: Thursday, October 1, 2020 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual live broadcast
What: Join the Houston Business Journal‘s live broadcast to see the fastest-growing middle market companies in Greater Houston at the inaugural Middle Market 50 Awards. This is a virtual event, sponsored by PKF Texas, where the HBJ will recognize 50 public and private companies headquartered within the 10-county Houston metropolitan area with an annual revenue of $28 million to $1 billion. Companies will be ranked by percentage growth over the last three years, and the rankings will be revealed during a live broadcast.

Cost: Free

Event Contact: Quinn Hoang |

Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce

No Limits Conference for Women

When: Thursday, October 8. 2020 | 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual
What: Join the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce for the Greater Houston Conference for Women. Now in its 12th year, the conference is a life-changing experience for attendees and is the perfect opportunity to enhance personal and professional leadership skills, while creating valuable business relationships. This year’s keynote speakers include:

  • Seun Adigun D.C., First African Summer and Winter Olympian, Chiropractor & Biomechanist
  • Jean Becker, Author, Pearls of Wisdom, Former Chief of Staff for George H.W. Bush
  • Rita R. Colwell, Ph. D., Author, A Lab of One’s Own: One Woman’s Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science
  • Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management & Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley
  • Tiffany Masterson, Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Drunk Elephant

Cost: Members $350 | Non-Members $395

Event Contact: Suzan Deison |

Turnaround Management Association

Virtual Wine Tasting

When: Thursday, October 8. 2020 | 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual
What: Join the TMA Central Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston chapters for an interactive wine tasting and educational event, hosted by Texas Hill Country favorite Becker Vineyards. Learn about the history of the vineyard, information about the harvest/vintage year for each wine in the tasting, and basic wine knowledge, such as how to read a label, understanding glassware and why it’s important, and how to pair wine with food. After the presentation, the last 10-15 minutes will be devoted to networking among attendees.

Cost: Free

Event Contact: Jenny Garcia | 512-587-6972 |

Texas A&M

Women’s Leadership Conference

When: Friday, October 16, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual | Zoom
What: The Texas A&M Mays Business School is hosting its annual Women’s Leadership Conference. This year’s theme, “Women with Vision: Seeing an Inclusive Future,” promises to provide inspiration, insight and tangible takeaways to quickly implement in attendees’ professional and personal lives. Featured speakers include:

  • Melanie Johnson, President & CEO, Collaborative for Children
  • Janet Rodriguez, Diversity Talent Acquisition – Gender Strategy Lead, PwC
  • Nory Angel, President, American Leadership Forum

Cost: Individual $25

Event Contact:

Additional Upcoming Houston Events

More details coming soon!

  • November 5, 2020 – Client Exclusive: Not-for-Profit Zoom Webinar

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