Harris County Economic Development Workshop

Event Date & Time

Wednesday, November 15

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Event Contact

Darryl Briscoe
[email protected]


Event Type

In-Person Event

In-person events will occur at the location specified under Event Location.


Join the Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Gulf Coast Economic Development District this November at Sylvan Beach for Harris Countys economic development workshop!
This event will bring together Harris Countys economic development community to explore future challenges and opportunities, analyze economic data, and craft a new Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Texas Gulf Coast.
Lunch will be provided, and we have an exciting lineup of speakers, including representatives from H-GAC, the Greater Houston Partnership, Workforce Solutions, and Harris County.
This workshop encourages active participation in engaging small group discussions.
Reserve your spot today!

10:00 AM Welcoming Remarks, Precinct 2
10:05 AM CEDS Overview, Omar Fortune from H-GAC
10:20 AM Harris County Data, Darryl Briscoe from H-GAC
11:00 AM Upskill Houston, Greater Houston Partnership
11:30 AM Lunch & Table Discussion
12:10 PM Table Discussion Feedback
12:30 PM Workforce Forecast, Parker Harvey from H-GAC
12:55 PM Department of Economic Equity and Opportunity, Harris County
1:20 PM Table Discussion & Feedback
2:00 PM Closing Remarks, Ronnie Barnes, Director of Public Services at H-GAC