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September 2016

Houston First's Reginald Randolph named Parking Innovator
Theater District Parking GM Named Innovator of the Year by National Association  Houston, TX – September 29, 2016 – Reginald Randolph, Houston First Corporation’s highly decorated general manager of Theater District Parking, continues to be recognized as a leader in the industry after chalking up a major national award. The ...

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We’ve Moved! Houston First Has A New Home
Houston First Corporation and the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau are now in their new home in Partnership Tower, the 10-story office building that connects to the north end of the George R. Brown Convention Center. The new building looks out at Minute Maid Park, Discovery Green and the ...

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Supplier diversity is what’s ‘good for business’ at Houston First
Unwavering  commitment, strategic  planning and a willingness to innovate are the chief attributes in Houston First Corporation’s successful supplier diversity program. Dawn Ullrich, president and CEO of Houston First, says the corporate ethos pays off on the bottom line, too. “Supplier diversity is not only the right thing to do ...

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HFC takes bows before Ensemble Theatre, Young Audiences
American author Kurt Vonnegut's words are often sprinkled with satire. But when talking about the importance of creating art, his ideas are more straightforward. "To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it," Vonnegut once advised. Houston ...

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Houston First adds depth to pool of grant funds for tourism promotion
Houston First Corporation has strengthened its commitment to leisure travel by increasing grant funds for tourism initiatives by $25,000. Houston First has committed $275,000 in grant money for projects that promote the leisure travel here. A year ago, Houston First issued 14 grants totaling $250,000 to create ...

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