2018 Port Houston Appreciation Luncheon

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Name: 2018 Port Houston Appreciation Luncheon
Date: July 25, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Registration Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018
Reservations require a 48 hour cancellation notice to avoid charges.
No at door registration.

EXPO Booth space is limited! 

Keynote Speaker: Janiece Longoria, Chairman, Port of Houston Authority


Janiece M. Longoria is an honors graduate of the University of Texas and received her J.D. from the University Of Texas School Of Law in 1979. She has served as the Chairman of the Port of Houston Authority (Port Houston), the leading economic engine for the greater Houston region, since she was unanimously appointed by the City of Houston and Harris County in January 2013.

Ms. Longoria chairs the Port Commission’s Audit Committee and serves on the Governance Committee and Pension and Benefits Committee. She also created the Citizens Advisory Council to foster open communication between communities in and around the Port of Houston and the Port Commission. She is also a Regent for the University of Texas System that oversees the flagship University of Texas at Austin, as well as eight other academic institutions and six healthcare institutions including MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

She also serves on the board of directors of Superior Energy Services, Inc., a public company based in Houston, and is on the board of the Dallas Federal Reserve – Houston Division, the Texas Medical Center, the Greater Houston Partnership and MD Anderson Services Corporation. Ms. Longoria has received numerous honors and recognitions including the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Texas, the President’s Citation for exemplary service from the University of Texas, the Distinguished Alumnus Award for Community Service from the Universities of Texas School of Law and the Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Board Excellence.

She was named “Maritime Person of the Year” by the Greater Houston Port Bureau in 2017. She also received the “Female Executive of the Year” Award from the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (2010) and has been recognized as a “breakthrough woman” and inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce. She is a frequent speaker on the importance of Port Houston, transportation, infrastructure and leadership.

Program Schedule: 
8:30 am: Registration Opens
9:30 am: Breakfast Speakers
10:30 am: Expo & Networking
11:30 am: Luncheon
1:00 pm: Expo & Networking Continues

- Annually sold out premium expo
- Meet our Port Commissioners
- Port Authority “State of the Port”
- Networking opportunities
- Light breakfast & lunch included

Come visit exhibitors and network with professionals. 

Platinum Sponsor: $5,000
  • Logo recognition on event web page for 1 year
  • Promotion in all event e-newsletters
  • Recognition in all programs and print materials
  • Full page ad in program
  • Premium table of 8
  • Recognition on table centerpieces
  • Premium EXPO table
  • Verbal recognition through the entire event
  • Logo on event board at the event
  • Recognition in rolling visual PowerPoint
  • Optional host of VIP reception
Gold Sponsor: $2,500
  • ​Logo recognition on event web page for 1 year
  • Promotion in all event e-newsletters
  • Recognition in all programs and print materials
  • Half page ad in program
  • Premium table of 8
  • Recognition on table centerpieces
  • EXPO table
  • Verbal recognition during session
  • Recognition in rolling visual PowerPoint
Silver Sponsor: $650
  • Name recognition on event web page for one year
  • Promotion in all event e-newsletters
  • Recognition in all programs and print materials
  • Premium table of 8
Reserve Table of 8: $400
  • Table of 8 
Member Expo Booth: $250
  • 1 meal ticket
Non- Member Expo Booth: $500
Individual Member Seat: $55

Individual Non-Member Seat: $65
Event Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor

  • Dannenbaum Engineering
  • I.L.A. Local 1351

Gold Sponsor

  • Anheuser-Busch Inc
  • BB&T
  • Excargo Services Inc
  • Gulf Winds International, Inc
  • ILA  - South Atlantic & Gulf Coast District
  • Lacey Newday Consulting, LLC
  • LyondellBasell
  • Port Houston
  • Silver Eagle Distributors LP
  • Valero - Houston Refinery

Silver Sponsor

  • Amegy Bank of Texas
  • Cash Store
  • Chick-fil-A at 45 & Wayside
  • Farmer Brothers Coffee
  • Flint Hills Resources Houston Chemical Plant
  • Greater East End Management District
  • HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
  • Hobby Area Management District
  • Houston Community College - SE
  • Office Systems of Texas
  • San Jacinto College
  • Snapper Jacks Catering
  • Talento Bilingue de Houston
  • TPC Group, Inc.
  • West Gulf Maritime Association
  • Wulfe & Co. - Gulfgate Center
Marriott South Hobby Airport 
9100 Gulf Freeway Houston, TX 77017
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Contact Information:
Give us a call at 713.926.3305 or email the Chamber at events@eecoc.org

Platinum Sponsorship: $5,000
Gold Sponsorship: $2,500
Silver Sponsorship: $650
Reserve Table of 8: $400

Expo Booth: $250
Non-Member Expo Booth: $500
Individual Seating Member: $55
Individual Seating Non-Member: $65
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