As accountants and 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. 

  • Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship
  • Turnaround Management Association – Lunch Meeting
  • Turnaround Management Association and Network of Women – Happy Hour
  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
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 events!
Spotlight On: Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship

Rice Business Plan Competition 2019 

nullWhen: April 4 – 6, 2019 
Where: McNair Hall, Rice University | 6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005
What: The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. The competition is designed to give collegiate entrepreneurs a real-world experience to fine tune their business plans and elevator pitches to generate funding to successfully commercialize their product. This is the 19th year for the competition, and PKF Texas has been a supporter since 2002 and will be the official accountants for the 10th year. More…


Event: Mary Lynn Fernau | 713-348-5374 | mlfernau@rice.edu

Turnaround Management Association
Lunch Meeting April 2019

TMA LogoWhen: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: 
Junior League of Houston | 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027
What: Join Turnaround Management Association for a lunch meeting about “Leading a Government to Solvency,” with guest speaker, Zack A. Clement, Financial Restructure for Businesses and Governments. One (1) hour of CPE is offered for this program. There is no pre-requisite preparation or experience required. More…

Cost: Members “Early Bird” $50 – Ends Midnight March 31 | Regular Price $65
Non-Members “Early Bird” $70 – Ends Midnight March 31 | Regular Price $85

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 Event Contact: Dale Wilkins | 713-839-0808 | dale@amchouston.com

Turnaround Management Association and Network of Women
Happy Hour April 2019

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When: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Mastro’s Steakhouse |  1650 W. Loop South, Houston, TX 77027
What: Turnaround Management Association is hosting its next happy hour in April 2019, sponsored by Network of Women. Join the women of TMA for a relaxing two-hour event at Mastro’s Restaurant. Wine, beer and heavy hors-d’oeuvres are included in registration. More…

Cost: Members $30 | Non-Members $50

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Event Contact: Dale Wilkins | 713-839-0808 | dale@amchouston.com

National Association of Corporate Directors
Innovating in a Nonprofit World

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 7:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Where: Junior League of Houston |  1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027
What: Innovating in the nonprofit world comes with its own unique set of challenges and constraints, such as mission, culture, funding, engagement, risk tolerance and lack of vision. Join the National Association of Corporate Directors as they dive into this topic with speakers: Kim Sterling, Sterling Associates; Perryn Leach, Managing Director, Houston Grand Opera; and Pat Jonas, Board Director, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation. More…

Cost: Members Free | Non-Members $75

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 Event Contact: Becky White | 832-369-7710 | becky@NACDttc.org

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Greater Houston Conference for Women 2019

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019 | 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Hilton Americas Hotel | 1600 Lamar St., Houston, TX 77010
What: Join the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce for the Greater Houston Conference for Women. Now in its 11th 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 Tiffany Pham, Founder and CEO, Mogul, and Laurie Fabiano, President, Tory Burch Foundation. More…

Cost: Members $295 | Non-Members $350

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 Event Contact: Suzan Deison | info@ghwcc.org
Additional Upcoming Events

More details coming soon!

  • May 20, 2019 – Greater Houston Partnership – State of the City