March Events in Houston

by | Feb 27, 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.   
  • Client Exclusive Mindshop Roundtable Advantage
  • Turnaround Management Association March Breakfast
  • American Marketing Association Marketer of the Year
  • Houston IMA March Luncheon
  • Search Luncheon
  • Decision Strategies Oilfield Breakfast Forum
  • Houston IMA Career Fair
  • Houston Business Journal Mentor Monday
  • University of Houston Energy Symposium Series
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: Client Exclusive – Mindshop Roundtable Advantage
Is Your Middle Management Ready to Take Your Company to the Next Level?

Friday, March 6, 2015 | 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

PKF Texas Office | 5847 San Felipe, 25th Floor | Houston, TX 77057

Byron Hebert, PKF Texas Director, Entrepreneurial Advisory Services, Andy Ray, Principal, Entreprenerurial Advisory Services and Chris Mason, Chairman, Mindshop International will lead a C-level, client exclusive workshop, focused on driving meaningful and sustainable change, aligning your business change strategy with your execution process and using tools to help in the recruitment of team members. More…

Who to Contact:
If you would like more information about how to join our Mindshop Roundtable Advantage groups, please contact Byron Hebert, CPA, CTP, Director, Entrepreneurial Advisory Services, 713-860-1455, bhebert@pkftexas.com.

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Turnaround Management Association
Lower Oil Prices: A Sea Change for the Houston Economy

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

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

 Robert A. Dye Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for Comerica Bank, will share his perspective on how the price of oil is and will impact the Houston economy.  More…

Cost: Before 3/2 – $29 Members | $44 Non-members
After 3/2 – $34 Members | $49 Non-members
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Event Contact:
  Dale Wilkins | (713) 839-0808 |  dale@amchouston.com


American Marketing Association
Marketer of the Year

Thursday, March 5, 2015 |  5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Hobby Center – Zilkha Hall | 800 Bagby Street, Houston TX 77002

 Celebrating its 10th year, AMA Houston’s Marketer of the Year program recognizes exceptional marketing by Houston area companies, organizations and institutions. 63 companies, organizations and institutions have been named as Marketer of the Year finalists in 21 industry categories.The keynote speaker will be Russ Klein, CEO, American Marketing Association, who will discuss “Best Practices vs. Next Practices.”  More…

$37.50 Members | $47.50 Non-members

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Event Contact:  Gary Carson |713-668-8550 | gcarson@equamark.com

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Houston Interactive Marketing Association
Marketing and Cyber Security

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


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

From Home Depot to Sony, cybercrime is on the rise and IT departments are on alert to step up security against hackers. But why should Marketing professionals care about hackers? Jessica Dickerson, Product Manager with Alert Logic, will give you the 411 on what questions to ask your vendors. Learn how your everyday data (SurveyMonkey, Doodle and Google Forms for example) is up for grabs and how to respond if you get hacked. You have more data than you realize and it’s scary.  More…

Member $30 | Non-Member $45

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


2015 Annual Luncheon

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hilton Americas | 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010

What: Join SEARCH for their annual luncheon. This year’s luncheon honors Steve Jackson, CEO, E3 Electric and the honorary chair is Dan Bellow, President, JLL. SEARCH Homeless Services pursues a mission of providing hope, creating opportunity, and transforming lives. More…

Cost: $250

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Event Contact: 713-739-7752|  info@SEARCHhomeless.org

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Decision Strategies
Oilfield Breakfast Forum

Thursday, 26th March 2015 | 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Westin Galleria |  5060 W Alabama St., Houston, TX 77056

The Oilfield Breakfast Forum has emerged as one of the premiere thought-leadership events in Houston, attracting over 600 industry executives per event.  Panelists include: Matthew Hiller, Global Practice Lead for Oil & Gas, IBM Corporation; Mark Hall, President, VisualAIM, LLC; Dean Slocum, Founder and Principal, Acorn International, LLC; and Keith Barnett, Head of Fundamental Analysis, Asset Risk Management. More…

Cost: Before 3/5 – Individual $95 | Table $850
After 3/5 – Individual $105 | Table $975


Who Should Attend:  Executives doing business in the energy economy.

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Event Contact:
Christine Vasquez | 713-255-8302 | Cvasquez@decisionstrategies.com

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Houston Interactive Marketing Association
Annual Interactive + Marketing Career Fair

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business | University Classroom & Business Building, Insperity Events Center, Room 330D

The Houston Interactive Marketing Association (HiMA) and the C.T. Bauer College of Business have teamed up for the 3rd Annual Interactive + Marketing Career Fair. More…

Who Should Attend
: Companies seeking interactive design, marketing and technical talents, as well as all Houston-area graduate and undergraduate students seeking internships and entry- to mid-level job opportunities in multiple disciplines.

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Event Contact: careerfair@houstonima.org

Houston Business Journal
BizWomen Mentoring Monday

  Monday, March 30, 2015 | 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.


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

 Karen Love, PKF Texas Director of Practice Growth, will serve as a mentor for the American City Business Journals national BizWomen Mentoring Monday. 40 women executives from Houston will serve as mentors in one-on-one coaching sessions during the event. This event is perfect for driven women who want to get ahead, make a change or learn from some of Houston’s most successful business women.   More…

HBJ Subscriber $40.50 | Non-Subscriber $45.00 

Who Should Attend:  Entrepreneurs who decide I am ready for a change and wants to ask hard pressing questions on how to make a career jump and start her own business.

Generation X and Y who are in the midst of their career path who need advice or a push so they can go to the next level. Millennials who are just getting started on their career path.
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Event Contact: Aubrey Stewart | 713-395-9613 | astewart@bizjournals.com

UH Energy LogoUniversity of Houston Energy Symposium Series: Critical Issues in Energy
Our Next Energy Workforce: Where Will It Come From?

Tuesday, March 31, 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 March event is a moderated debate asking the question “Our Next Energy Workforce: Where Will It Come From?” Featured guest speakers will be announced. Laura Isensee, Houston Public Media will moderate the debate. PKF Texas is a proud co-sponsor of the reception following the event. More…

Cost: Free

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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