Houston DEC Committees



Education Committee

  • Helping to educate the local international trade/export community to help them grow exports, includes:

    • Export University – half-day instructional sessions with local speakers on topics of importance to the international trade/export community

    • Export Fellows – multi-sessions at local universities with local Subject Matter Expert presenters – topics as mutually agreed with Professors

    • Special Events – hot topics of special interest, as they come up 


Legislative Committee 


Outreach Committee 

  • Informing the exporting community on topics of key importance

  • Ensuring awareness in the community of the HDEC and other resources

  • Events with subject matter expert speakers/panels

  • 2019 Events:

    • Discover Global Markets: Energy Opportunities in Africa & The Middle East – presented in conjunction with the US Dept.of Commerce, Intl. Trade Administration 


Mentoring Committee

  • Assisting current exporting companies grow their exports

  • Connecting new/existing exporters with helpful resources


Membership Committee

  • Identifying new members/associates to become involved/support the HDEC goals

  • Networking events to introduce HDEC members and new prospective members/associates  


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