New ACT Member- Greater Houston Partnership

Houston, TX (April 17, 2007)- The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of Houston’s business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity. The Partnership comprises the Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development, and World Trade.

From a workforce of more than 2 million to a reputation as a fast-growing technology center, Houston is an attractive workplace and living place. In addition, the city offers real estate priced below the national average, a solid transportation infrastructure, and appealing business incentives and wage rates that help companies compete around the world. Did you know:
* 24 companies on the 2006 Fortune 500 list are headquartered in Houston.
* 4 companies on the 2005 Fortune 100 Fastest-growing Companies are headquartered in Houston.
* Of the world’s 100 largest non-U.S. based corporations, at least 51 have non-retail operations in Houston.
The Greater Houston Partnership works to make Houston an even more attractive city, including as a green city. They offer events and resources for emerging business, and promote the region’s environment as conducive to building a business. Some of those resources include a toolkit for how to start or move your business, regional economic development alliances, public policy advocacy, media assistance, and healthcare, environmental, business, and other information services.
For more information, visit the Greater Houston Partnership.