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.

  • Turnaround Management Association
  • District Export Council
  • Houston Interactive Marketing Association
  • Houston Energy Breakfast
  • National Association of Corporate Directors and 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!

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Turnaround Management Association
Houston:We Have a Problem — The Impending Financial Storm


When:
Wednesday, June 3, 2015, |  7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Where: Junior League | 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, Houston, TX 77027


What:
 Jim Noteware, will address the financial and leadership challenges facing the City of Houston and why they are of utmost importance to the real estate industry.  More…

Cost: Before 6/1 – $29 Members | $44 Non-members
After 6/1 – $34 Members | $49 Non-members

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


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Ex-Im Reauthorization
When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Norris Conference Center (City Centre) | 816 Town & Country Blvd., Suite 210, Houston, TX 77024

What: The Houston District Export Council will present an update on Ex-Im Bank’s re-authorization. Speakers will provide a brief high-level overview and history of Ex-Im, how they have used Ex-Im, the benefits to our community and address the misinformation out there.  More…

Cost: $30

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Event Contact: Bill Prout | 713-289-5894  |  bprout@bankoftexas.com


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Houston Interactive Marketing Association
The Art of Nudge Marketing


When:
Thursday, June 11, 2015 | 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Where: Sullivan’s Steakhouse | 4608 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77027 

What:  Nudging is smoothly guiding consumers to do what you want them to do, and isn’t that the point of marketing in general? Think of nudging like raising children. It’s a firm enough direction to cause a desired action but gentle enough to let them think it’s their idea. Ted Hawkes, Creative Director of Melaroo will discuss effective nudges from the approach, through the proposition and to the feedback of how to make each nudge your own. In a nutshell, giving ’em the right thing to click on that’s enticing and attractive.  More…

Cost: Before 6/10 – $35 Member | $50 Non-member

Onsite – $45 Member | $60 Non-member

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Event Contact: Mandy Graessle | 281-785-1089  | mandygraessle@gmail.com


Houston Energy Breakfast
The Unconventional Revolution

When: Friday, June 12, 2015 | 6:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

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

What: The Houston Energy Breakfast is hosting a panel of industry leaders discussing “The Unconventional Revolution.” Moderated by Russ Capper of the EnergyMakers Show, the panel includes Reagan (R.T.) Dukes, Research Director, Wood Mackenzie; David Lee, V.P. Americas, RIGZONE; Jim Summers, Partner, ERM; and Gary Willingham, Executive Vice President, Noble Energy. More…

Who Should Attend:  Senior energy executives from all sectors of the oil, natural gas, power and renewables industries, as well as investors, academia, investment bankers, industry analysts, and leading journalists. Attendees will benefit from the networking opportunity prior to the breakfast and the structured coffee discussion groups sponsored by PKF Texas.

Cost: $110 Seat | $975 Table

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


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National Association of Corporate Directors & Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
Women Breaking Through

 

When: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Junior League | 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, Houston, TX 77027

What: Following a seated luncheon, a program panel discussion will commence highlighting the paths of breakthrough women executives who have had successful corporate careers in management roles and are now serving as corporate directors and executive leaders.  Panelists include: Diane Miller, President and CEO, Wilcox Miller & Nelson Director; Anna Catalano, Director, Mead Johnson Nutrition; and Gail Page, Managing Partner, Vineyard Investment Advisors.  They will answer questions concerning what their biggest challenges have been, how they navigate successfully in different industries, what individuals helped them the most through their journey, and what advice they would give mentees in the quest for executive leadership roles and an eventual board seat.   More…

Who Should Attend:Women executives seeking to learn how to better prepare for a career in board service in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors should attend this engaging program.  

Cost: $55

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Event Contact:  Becky White | 832-369-7110 | becky@nacdttc.org