February Events in Houston

by | Jan 30, 2015 | Community Circle

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.
  • University of Houston Energy Symposium
  • Turnaround Management Association February Breakfast
  • Houston Interactive Marketing Association Luncheon
  • Greater Houston Partnership Women’s Business Alliance
  • Houston Technology Center Deepwater Tech Symposium
  • Houston Area Red Cross Luncheon
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: University of Houston Energy Symposium Series: Critical Issues in Energy

Private Profit vs. Public Good: Do Energy Companies Have A Social Responsibility?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | Registration 5:00 p.m-5:30 p.m. | Event 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Reception 7:00 pm. –  8:00 p.m.


Where: UH Student Center South Center | | 4100 University Drive, Room 103 Houston, TX 77004


What: Presented by Chevron, the UH Energy Symposium Series focuses on critical issues in energy.  The February event is a moderated debate asking the question “Private Profit vs. Public Good: Do Energy Companies Have a Social Responsibility?” Featured guest speakers are:  Badar Khan, Direct Energy; Nate Teti, Statoil North America;  Aneel Karnani, University of Michigan; and Kathleen Harnett White,  Texas Public Policy Foundation. John Beddow, Houston Business Journal will moderate the debate. PKF Texas is a proud co-sponsor of the reception following the event. More…



Who Should Attend: Executives focused on doing business in Houston’s energy economy.

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Event Contact:  UH Energy | 713-743-6100 |  uhenergy@uh.edu

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Turnaround Management Association
Crisis Communications for Turnarounds

When: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 |  7:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

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

 Mishandled communications can result in severe and lasting damage, especially in a crisis. Effective planning before a major transition can help prevent problems from becoming crises and crises from becoming life-threatening. Ian Campbell, Vice Chairman of strategic communications firm Abernathy MacGregor, will share lessons learned from a range of crises, including financial solvency issues and restructurings.  More…

Before 2/2 – $29 Members | $44 Non-members
After 2/2 – $34 Members | $49 Non-members


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

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Houston Interactive Marketing Association
Marketers are the New Scientists

Thursday, February 12, 2015 | 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.


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

Attendees of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association February luncheon will hear from Jeff Reichmann, Principal, January Advisors.  More…

$45  Member

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

Greater Houston Partnership

Women’s Business Alliance – “Table Talks: A Better You for the New Year – Conversations for Workplace Success”

When: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.


Where: Greater Houston Partnership | 1200 Smith, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002 

Join the GHP’s  Women’s Business Alliance (WBA) their upcoming lunch and learn. This event will feature five speakers and attendees will rotate amongst five tables, each with unique topics such as health and wellness, managing workplace stress, time management, goal setting and prioritization.  Our Director of Practice Growth, Karen Love is a featured speaker alongside: Irene Helsinger,  Newport Board Group; Leisa Holland-Nelson, ContentActive; Bambi McCullough, Chrysalis Partners and Colleen Wittoesch, American Cancer Society.  More…

Cost: $40 Member | $50 Non-member

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Event Contact: Casey Schrade713-844-3687  | cschrade@houston.org

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Houston Technology Center
Deepwater Technology Symposium

Thursday, February 26, 2015 |  7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.


Where: Houston Technology Center | 410 Pierce Street, Houston, Texas 77002

What: Over 300 billion barrels of recoverable oil lie beneath Deepwater. The Houston Technology Center and its energy industry sponsors present a symposium on the macro long-term trends and challenges inherent with ultra-Deepwater developments. The program will include a discussion of the technology revolution occurring in subsea field design architecture, SURF and robotics, as well as presentations by companies pursuing leading edge technology advances.  More…

Cost: Free – registration required 

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Event Contact:  Cheri Rocha | 713-658-1750 | crocha@houstontech.org

Houston Area Red Cross
Celebrating a Century of Caring Luncheon

When: Monday, March 2, 2015 | 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Where: Hilton Americas | 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX Houston, TX 77010

The Greater Houston Chapter of the Red Cross will celebrate its 100th anniversary on February 5, 2016. The kickoff celebration of this milestone will be an Inaugural Spring Luncheon on Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel. This event will highlight the spirit of preparedness and our commitment to provide vital services to the Gulf Coast area 365 days a year-from responding to home fires in local neighborhoods to teaching first aid and CPR to the community. More…



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Event Contact: Lilya Williams | 713-313-1635 | Lilya.Williams@redcross.org

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