Mark Your Calendars! Upcoming Winter 2020 Houston Events…

by | Jan 7, 2020 | Community Circle

As 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
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • National Association of Corporate Directors – M&A Panel
  • BioHouston
  • Client Exclusive – Employee Benefit Plan Seminar
  • National Association of Corporate Directors – Risk Management Panel

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
GHP logoAnnual Meeting 2020 
When: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Hilton Americas | 1600 Lamar St., Houston, TX 77010
What: The Greater Houston Partnership is hosting its next Annual Meeting to kick off 2020. They will look ahead as they execute on Houston Next with the Partnership’s incoming Chair, Bobby Tudor, Chairman, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. LLC; and the Partnership’s President and CEO, Bob Harvey. In addition, outgoing Chair, Scott McClelland, President, H-E-B Food and Drug, will take a look back at 2019. More…
Cost: Members $90
This is a members-only event.
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Event: Amber Margraves | 713-844-3651 | 

Turnaround Management Association
TMA LogoBreakfast Meeting

When: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Where: Junior League of Houston | 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027
What: Join Turnaround Management Association for its next breakfast meeting. Dan Pickering, Chief Investment Officer, Pickering Energy Partners, is the guest speaker and will discuss “Energy Industry & Investment Opportunities.” More…

Cost: Members $39 | Non-Members $54

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

National Association of Corporate Directors
The M&A Landscape: Board Oversight in an Era of Consolidation

When: Friday, January 24, 2020 | 7:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Where: Junior League of Houston | 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027
What: Join the National Association of Corporate Directors for apanel discussion led by moderator Frank Jaehnert, with speakers James Dumler, Director, Arthritis Foundation Southwest Region, FJ Management Inc.; and Kim Lubel, Director, WPX Energy Inc., CST Brands Inc. Each speaker will discuss implications for boards, their role in M&A, as well as the current landscape and trends. Attendees will receive two (2) collaborative credits. More…

Cost: Members Free | Non-Members $75

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

BioHouston BioHouston Logo
11th Annual WISE Luncheon

When: Friday, January 24, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: River Oaks Country Club | 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, TX 77019
What: Join BioHouston for its 11th annual WISE luncheon, where they will honor women in the community. The women being honored are: Caroline Masiello, Ph.D., Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Chemistry, and Biosciences, Rice University; Cliona Rooney, Ph.D., Thomas J. Rosenbalm, M.D. Presidential Endowed Chair, Departments of Molecular Virology and Microbiology and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Padmanee Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and Morag Watson, Vice President and Chief Digital Innovation Officer, Digital Innovation Organization, BP. More…

Cost: Members $250 | Individual Ticket $375

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Event Contact: Elizabeth Wellington |

Client Exclusive
Engaging and Communicating with Your Employees

When: Thursday, February 6, 2020
What: PKF Texas is hosting its next employee benefit plan seminar. Attendees will hear from Monirah Bacnik, Founder and CEO of brand28, who will cover a variety of topics relating to employee engagement and employee communications.
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

National Association of Corporate Directors
The Audit Committee and Risk Oversight

When: Friday, February 14, 2020 | 7:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Where: Junior League of Houston | 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027
What: Some of the top risks for 2020 and beyond, identified in a recent study by the IIA, OnRisk 2020, are cybersecurity, data protection, business continuity/crisis response and new technology. Join the National Association of Corporate Directors for a panel discussion about the study results and multiple perspectives of risk management/oversight. The panelists include: Harold Silverman, CIA, QIAL, CRMA, Managing Director of CAE Services, The Institute of Internal Auditors; Marcela Donadio, Director, Marathon Oil Corporation, Norfolk Southern Corp., National Oilwell Varco; and Christa Steele, Recology, OFG Bancorp (NYSE: OFG), Puerto Rico, Tanimura & Antle, NACD Northern California, Pacific Coast Banking School. More…

Cost: Members Free | Non-Members $75

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

Additional Upcoming Houston Events

More details coming soon!

  • March 6, 2020 – Greater Houston Partnership Rise to the Top

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