Schedule

EXPO Marketplace Preparation Seminars

There are 2 preparation seminars for this year.

July 19, 2017 August 9, 2017
JW Marriott HMSDC Office
5150 Westheimer 3 Riverway, Suite 555
Houston, TX 77056 Houston, TX 77056
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.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 with information and insight into how to maximize the connections made at the two-day event. 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, November 29th, 2017
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

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
MBE Boot camp

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Power Hour Luncheon

1:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Business Energy Summit

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Best of Class Private Reception sponsored by MBEs
The Hilton Americas Houston
1600 Lamar
Houston, TX 77010

7:00 pm – 8:30 p.m.
Emerging 10 (E-10) Dinner
The Hilton Americas Houston
1600 Lamar
Houston, TX 77010

8:30 pm – 11:00 p.m.
Emerging 10 (E-10) After Party
The Hilton Americas Houston
1600 Lamar
Houston, TX 77010

*Shuttle, Valet, Meter & Garage parking are available. The shuttle will run from the George R. Brown, Exhibit Hall D beginning at 5:30 PM to Bayou Place with the last shuttle departing Bayou Place at 8:45 PM.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
A name badge and ticket is required for entry for this event. All registration will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas.

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Early Bird Energizer – Sponsors Breakfast
The Hilton Americas Houston
1600 Lamar
Houston, TX 77010

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

9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
One to One Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Rigel Awards Luncheon
The Hilton Americas Houston
1600 Lamar
Houston, TX 77010
A name badge and ticket is required for entry for this event. All registration will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Seats will be forfeited at 11:50 a.m.

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