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Gulfton SmallBiz Success Meetup

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

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Gulfton SmallBiz Success Meetup

Are you a small business in Harris County impacted by COVID-19? Look no further! Our team is here to help you connect, learn, and grow.

Join us for an exclusive Small Business Success Meetup, presented with the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity. This event provides vital information about a special program aimed at supporting small businesses affected by COVID-19.
Don’t miss out on this chance to access valuable resources and information that can help your business thrive in challenging times.

Schedule a Virtual Technical Assistance Appointment

Meet virtually one-on-one with a BakerRipley Small Business Coach to discuss your business needs and goals. Click to book your appointment.

About BakerRipley Entrepreneur Connection 

Entrepreneur Connection at BakerRipley was created in 2015 to provide education, resources, and connections to capital for anyone who is an aspiring entrepreneur or current business owner. Specifically, the program offers:

  • Classes
  • Business coaching
  • Networking events
  • Other services to help small businesses launch, grow, and thrive.

Learn more about BakerRipley’s Entrepreneur Connection and  Small Business Support. 

About the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity (OBO)

The OBO is committed to cultivating a competitive and diverse economic environment in the City of Houston by promoting the success of small businesses and developing Houston’s workforce, with special emphasis on historically underutilized businesses and disenfranchised individuals. OBO performs several core functions to advance our mission.

Their Certification team is responsible for administering the City’s certification program, which serves to increase access for Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprises to city contracting. In addition, this team administers the City’s local preference procurement program, Hire Houston First.

The Contract Compliance team enforces MWSBE goals on City contracts. Additionally, the team ensures that it pays employees the required prevailing wages on construction contracts.

They also have an External Affairs team dedicated to providing business and workforce development initiatives and programming, as well as increasing community outreach.

Finally, they maintain a close partnership with the Houston Airport System to ensure the inclusion of historically underutilized businesses on City and Federally funded airport projects. They also work with HAS on workforce development efforts.

Learn more about the City of Houston OBO.

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March 14
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
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BakerRipley Gulfton Sharpstown- Annex A
6535 Rookin St Annex A, Room 111
Houston, 77074 United States
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(713) 273-3701
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