Schedule

EXPO Marketplace Preparation Seminars

There are 2 preparation seminars for this year.

August 17, 2016 September 21, 2016
HMSDC Office HMSDC Office
3 Riverway, Suite 555 3 Riverway, Suite 555
Houston, TX 77056 Houston, TX 77056
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The EXPO Marketplace Preparation Seminars are designed to assist exhibitors, prime suppliers, MBEs and general attendees the ability to take full advantage of EXPO’s potential. Presenters will share with attendees how to prepare before EXPO-what to do during EXPO – and how to facilitate contacts to contracts after EXPO.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Unless otherwise indicated, all events are held at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Coaching Corner

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
MBE Boot camp

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Power Hour Luncheon Sponsored by: Houston Area Urban League

1:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
20/20 Insight – Industry Forums

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Corporate Bootcamp

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Best of Class Reception sponsored by MBEs
The Crystal Ballroom in the Historic Rice Hotel
909 Texas Ave. | Houston, TX 77002

*Shuttle, Valet, Meter & Garage parking are available.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas
7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Early Bird Energizer – Sponsors Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
The MarketPlace (EXPO)
*The exhibit hall will be closed for lunch

9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
One to One Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Rigel Awards Luncheon

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The MarketPlace (EXPO) cond’t