Contact | Site Map | Search

27th Annual
Entrepreneurial Workshop

Houston Heroes Luncheon
Rescheduled to 2017
7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria
7611 Katy Freeway
CrownPlaza.jpg (24626 bytes)
For directions, click here.

Celebrating Houston's
Entrepreneurial Independence

SCAlogo07032001.jpg (14450 bytes)
Creating Winning Business Owners since 1983!

2016 Speakers and Presenters being selected

7:00 to 7:30 registration and networking
7:30 to 9:00 breakfast/exhibits

Breakfast Motivational Speaker
"30 Seconds To Success"
CDK.jpg (3408 bytes)
C. Dean Kring
Director of Research, Services Cooperative Association

Breakfast Keynote Speaker: (available)

9:00 to 11:30  6 workshop sessions
Workshop Presenters:

9:00 to 9:20 "A Growing Business Secret Weapon"
SoniaThomas.jpg (29065 bytes)
Sonia Thomas  AOFLlogo.JPG (8955 bytes)

9:25 to 9:45 "Vital Ethical Considerations For Business"
JerryCooper.jpg (9999 bytes) Jerry Cooper CDCISlogo.JPG (22653 bytes)

9:50 to 10:10 "Getting The Clients You Want"
RamonS.jpg (49386 bytes) Ramon Santillan PI2logo.png (32221 bytes)

10:15 to 10:35 "3 Powerful Secrets To Grow Your Business"
RosaLemaire.jpg (40843 bytes) Rosa Lemaire JUlogo.JPG (2642 bytes)

10:40 to 11:00 "Grow Your List - Grow Your Net-Worth!"
SF.jpg (2070260 bytes)
Sandra Flores WCTPlogo.TIF (22854 bytes)

11:05 to 11:25 "Creating the Impactful Video"

JordanReeves.jpg (6600 bytes) Jordan Reeves CTGlogo.png (37530 bytes)

11:30a.m. to Noon - networking/exhibits

Houston Heroes Luncheon
Noon to 1:30p.m.

Lunch Motivational Speaker: (available) TBA

Lunch Keynote Speaker:
"Available Services - Office of Business Opportunity"
NeilPolansky.jpg (14077 bytes)
Neil Polansky ~ City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity

Organizations & Individuals Empowering Houston's Emerging Entrepreneurs
2016 Honorees To Date:

MIKEcontello.jpg (5419 bytes)
Mike Contello ~ Cloudspace USA

Others TBA (Nominees being considered)

Click here to see previous Houston Heroes. Know of an organization or individual keeping Houston the "Start-Up Capital of the World?"  Please send name, organization
and email to

For Sponsor or Exhibitor information
or to be a Featured Speaker or Workshop Presenter
click on the link or contact: Sally Smart - Coordinator
Entrepreneurial Workshop and Houston Heroes Awards Luncheon  ~ 713-932-7495 3 or

Who attends?
Startup, early stage and emerging business owners.
(The perfect chance to pitch your idea!)
Plus, mentors, advisors and investors.
(All looking for that next fantastic opportunity!)
Plus, businesses, consultants and vendors.
(Providing products and services to accelerate business growth.)
Plus, companies that have done well in Houston.
(Wanting to return something to this great community.)

Plus, companies that are new to Houston.
(Wanting to make themselves known.)

Plus, professionals in transition.
(Seeking strategic connections for future employment.)

"The health of our free enterprise system is based on the vitality
of our emerging businesses."
C. Dean Kring - July, 1980

"For the past three years, Houston has created more new companies
than any city in America."
(The Economist, June 23rd, 2001.)
Houston did it again in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015!

Special Exhibit Packages for:
* Entrepreneurs seeking funding
* Investors
* Lenders
* Support companies
* Development groups
* Houston Heroes

If you've exhibited with us before, please call
713.932.7495 - We've something very special for you.

Your registration gives you Networking Sessions, Breakfast, Workshops, Workbook, Certificate of Completion, Exhibits, Lunch and Keynote Speakers.

$35.00 Breakfast prepaid
$45.00 Paid at door (space permitting)

$80.00 Workshop only prepaid
$90.00 Paid at door (space permitting)

$60.00 Houston Heroes Luncheon only prepaid
$70.00 Paid at door (space permitting)

$170.00 Full day (breakfast/workshops/exhibits/luncheon prepaid
$190.00 Full day paid at door (space permitting)

$290.00 Full day with exhibit table prepaid
$310.00 Full day with exhibit table paid at door (space permitting)

$15.00 Exhibits/Networking only prepaid
$20.00 Exhibits/Networking only at door

If you were invited by one of the Houston Heroes, Speakers, Presenters,
Exhibitors or Sponsors, register here.

Great Workshops!
     Great Networking!
          Great Exhibits!
                Great Fun! Register and prepay now!

Having difficulty with the PayPal link? Go here.

Please note: Space is limited. You are advised to register early. Sorry, admittance CANNOT be guaranteed the day of the event unless you have prepaid.

Exhibitors to date:
NAJMlogo.png (107968 bytes)

MensaMemberLogo.gif (4630 bytes)

BMWFGlogo.jpg (8676 bytes)

YAYlogo2.jpg (16188 bytes)
Get your headshot updated!

Sponsors to date::
VBC.JPG (73845 bytes)
Everything Except the office!
AstroDome.JPG (16713 bytes)
Every Business Resource Under One Roof?

Start-ups seeking Funding to date:
PQlogo.png (146501 bytes)
"Where The World Comes Together"
Patrick Quinn

VWlogo.jpg (37045 bytes)
"Vet Warning ~ Save The Vets"
Tad Donley

VULKANlogo.png (17841 bytes)
"The internet, the whole internet, and nothing but the internet!"
Richard Len Harris, Jr.

Proceeds benefit First Houston Small Business Seed Capital Fund
       fhsbscflogo.jpg (27168 bytes)   

For those unable to attend, the workbook and video will be available for $49.

Send $49 check payable "SCA" to 9517 Long Point Road, Houston, Texas 77055, ATTN: "Workbook." Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

  Prices, speakers, topics, honorees, location & date subject to change.

What attendees have said about the event:

"Fabulous speakers."

"Great information."

"Best networking event I've attended."

"I learned a lot and picked up new business. It doesn't get any better than this."

"They really knew their stuff."

"When's the next one?"

"Next time, I'm bringing my partners."

"Very glad I attended."

For more on Services Cooperative Association, click here
To see last year's Celebration, click here.
For some past clients, click here.
For a few endorsements, click here.


For more information on SCA and coming events, click here.

"Once Over Lightly."

Entrepreneurship Spoken Here
Subscribe to EntrepreNEWS weekly email publication of activities in Houston.
Click here.

More Comments:

"Well done."

"Don't miss this one!"

"I must tell you that I am very glad for the opportunity to attend today's workshop; this day turned out to be very informative, energizing, enlightening, inspiring and most of all enjoyable.  Both my guest, and I left with our goals clearly defined in our minds and I'm certain that we are on the right path to success."
Teresa R. Juan

The Place to
Accelerate Growth


for answers to your

1983 - 2016 Services Cooperative Association. All rights reserved.
Graphics provided by HardLight Media.
Site hosted by The Aldridge Company - FastTech 50 2009, 2010 & 2011
HBJ Best Place To Work 2012 & 2013 - Inc. 5000 each year 2010 to 2015
Fast 100 2015 - FastTech 25 2015