Services Cooperative Association

A self-funded, Texas chartered, not-for-profit, educational, business and professional development cooperative association for  Market Expansion, Business Development, Entrepreneurial Education and Professional Growth.  Named "One of Houston's Core Entrepreneurial Groups" by the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

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Houston's Emerging Business CrossRoads since 1983. Sponsor to Houston's first (and Texas' oldest) small business incubator, the first Womens Business Center in the nation and the first virtual incubation program in the world. "Recognized as an industry leader and pioneer in business incubation" by the National Business Incubation Association.

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38 Annual
Houston Business 2021 Economic Forecast
and Finals "Best Introduction" Contest
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(ISpeakers:
RGlogo.GIF (6924 bytes)CBHeadshot.jpg (27421 bytes) Chris Brown ~ (confirmed)
Controller - City of Houston
"Houston's Economic Forecast"
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Economics Professor - Houston Community College
"Houston  2021’"
Gallery-Furniture-Logo.png (1415 bytes)mm.jpg (5204 bytes) Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale ~ (confirmed)
Owner, Gallery Furniture
"Digital Marketing’"

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ny-bul.gif (1164 bytes) Wednesday  January ?th, 2021

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Directions
ny-bul.gif (1164 bytes) $45 in advance ~ $50 at the door (space permitting).
      You are advised to get your ticket early. Seating is limited and this event frequently sells out.
ny-bul.gif (1164 bytes) $10  Primes in advance ~ $15 at the door (space permitting).
      (Vets/Military/LawEnforcement/FireFighters/NonProfits/City/County/StateStaff/Teachers/Students).
ny-bul.gif (1164 bytes) Displays & Exhibits ~ Bring your own table ~ 4'.5" x 4'.5" maximum size ~ Setup at 11:00 AM
      $55 in advance ~ $65 at the door (space permitting).
 


Economic Forecast in Advance

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Speakers and topics subject to change.
Business Showcase, Sponsor or Exhibitor information,
call Sally Smart at 713 932-7495
or e-mail service@servicesca

Business Showcase:
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Your Wish for the New Year?

Sponsors:
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(Sponsors get logo & hotlink to site)

Finals 32nd Annual
"Best Introduction" Contest
Finalists Selected Starting October


Instructions to finalists


2020 Finalists:
Marianne Gooch  - DynaComm
Rosemary Behrens, Ph.D. - Inner Peace Counselors
Paul Barela  - BMW Financial Group
Sonia Thomas  - AOFL Business Solutions
Art Fuller Sr.  - ArtFul Enterprises International

Ashley Foster  - NXT : GEN
Michael Lewis  - Holes Hoops And Hope
Janice Mann  - Janice Mann Worldwide

Deborah Bradford  - Multipreneur
Previous Winners:
2019 - Julia Terry-Myles  - Lead By Example, LLC
2018 - Jerry Cooper  - CDC Integrates Services
2017 - Yvonne A. Ybarra - YAYbarra Photography

2016 - Ashley Foster - Gross & Foster Financial Services
2015 - Rachel   Thibodeaux - SWAG Strategy Solutions
2014 - Whitney Broach - Laser Tattoo Removal
2013 - Kathleen Curry - Total Heath Care Mgmt.
2012 - James McAuliffe - Academic Outfitters
2011 - Thu Nguyen - Affordable Health Insurance

2010 - Jack Warkenthien - Next Step Solutions
2009 - Ed Garza - For Profit Network

2008 - Sandra Flores - Sandra Flores Insurance Agency
2007 - Lisa A. Burrell - Burrell Global
2006 - Kirby Lammers - Talk Show Radio Host
2005 - Sharon Heinrichs - Mary Kay
2004 -
Rhonda Ryan - Vocalist/Entertainer
2003 - Rhonda Ryan - Vocalist/Entertainer
2002 - Linda Carley & Twyla Beaulieu - Rid-A-Bug
2001 - Tom Zais - NearBuy Media
2000 - Rev. Rosemary Behrens - W.A.I.F.S.
1999 - Robert G. Miller - Attorney at Law
1998 - Robert G. Miller - Attorney at Law
1997 - Kiffer Keegan - compspace.com
1996 - Kathleen O'Brien - Business Support Center
1995 - Gene Teel, DCM
1994 - Charles F. Incaprera - CompYouCan
1993 - Carole & Deborah Applegate - Echo Communications Marketing
1992 - Phillip A. Law - MONY
1991 - Nancy Adkins, DVM
1990 - Denise Patrick - Patrick Marketing Group

Proceeds benefit
"First Houston Small Business Seed Capital Fund"
(founded 1989)

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