The CPA Desk

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Upcoming December Events in Houston

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you.

  • Houston Energy Breakfast
  • Greater Houston Partnership
  • Rotary Lombardi Award
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • 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: Houston Energy Breakfast

Managing Uncertainties and Disruption in the Energy Patch

When: Thursday, December 3, 2015 | Registration & Networking 6:15 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. | Breakfast 7:15 a.m. | Presentations 7:45 a.m.

Where:
Westin Oaks Galleria | 5011 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX  77056


What:
The upcoming Houston Energy Breakfast is a great avenue for bringing together hundreds of oil and gas professionals for networking and insights from the best and brightest minds. The breakfast will feature guest speakers, Regina Mayor, KPMG; June Ressler, CENERGY International; Leigh-Ann Russell, BP and R.T. Dukes, Wood Mackenzie. The theme of the event, “Managing Uncertainty & Disruption” purposely mirrors the current oil and gas industry environment. Each of the four speakers are looking forward to bringing you their expertise and insights into grasping the reality of the protracted industry downturn. More…

Cost: $90 – Use promotional code PKFTexas at check-out to receive $10 off.

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Event Contact: Diana Swift | 281-413-9617 | DSwift@kca-us.com

 


 

Greater Houston Partnership

HYPE For The Holidays  

When:
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

What: Celebrate the holidays in HYPE style at the Houston Zoo. We’ll go wild with networking, appetizers, and a cash bar in the Natural Encounters Building. Afterwards, we’ll take a stroll through a winter wonderland of lights as we take in the wonder that is the 2015 Zoo Lights.  Participate in HYPE’s 2015 book drive, benefiting Early Matters a 2015 initiative of the Greater Houston Partnership. Please bring an unwrapped book or make a monetary donation while attending HYPE for the Holidays, and help make a difference in the lives of Houston’s children.

This event is for Members and non-members…so bring your friends! More…

Cost:
$35
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Event Contact: Jordan McPhail | 713-844-3684 | jmcphail@houston.org


2015 Rotary Lombardi Award

46th Annual Award Program

 

When: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where: Revention Music Center | 520 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002

What: The four finalists to receive the Vince Lombardi Award are Joey Bosa, Ohio State University; Myles Garrett, Texas A&M University; Shaq Lawson, Clemson University; and Carl Nassib, Penn State University. The Rotary Lombardi Award is distributed annually to one college football lineman-offense or defense- or linebacker who exhibits the discipline of world renowned Vince Lombardi. The 2015 Award winner will be revealed on Dec 9, 2015. All proceeds from the award benefit the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital Cancer and Hematology Center.

PKF Texas’ team members are involved on the Executive Committee and the Young Professional Advisory Board for the Rotary Lombardi Award. More…

Cost: $30 General Admission | Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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Event Contact: Bill Byerley | 713-851-0072 | chair@rotarylombardiaward.org.

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Turnaround Management Association


Holiday Social Event

When: Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: The Grove | 1611 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010

What: Join TMA Houston for the December Holiday Social Event. This will be the last TMA event of 2015. Come out to enjoy friends, food, spirits and great networking. Your presence will be greatly appreciated and we look forward to seeing you. More…

Cost: $65 Members | $90 Non-members

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


Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce Logo

Hall of Fame Gala

When:
Thursday, December 10, 2015 | Reception 6:30 p.m. | Dinner and Program 8:00 p.m.

Where:
Royal Sonesta Hotel | 2222 W. Loop South, Houston, TX 77027

What:
Every year the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of  Commerce honors outstanding women in the Greater Houston area who have contributed significantly to the advancement of women and improved the quality of life for future generations of Houstonians. This year’s Honorees include Susan Bischoff, Susan Bischoff Communications; Dr. Kelly Hunt, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Gina Luna, JPMorgan Chase; Dr. Laura Petersen, Baylor College of Medicine; Elizaeth Stein, Philantrhopist; Nancy Strohmer, Entrepreneur; June Ressler, Cenergy; Dr. Polly Turner, TSU Professor/Pharmacist and Laura Ward, Non-Profit Founder. More…


Cost:
$295

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Event Contact: Suzan Deison | 713-782-3777 | sdeison@ghwcc.org