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

  • Actively engaging in legislative outreach to local, state and federal representatives on trade related issues

  • Engaging State and National DEC Legislative Committees

  • Informing the exporting and international trade community of key legislative issues

  • Educational and networking events to connect the representatives with HDEC members, associates, local exporters and related stakeholders


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


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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