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October 2017

Houston Film Commission Veteran Honored for Impact on Houston and State Film Industry
Houston, TX (October 27, 2017) – The Houston Film Commission, a division of Houston First Corporation, is pleased to announce Alfred Cervantes has been selected by the Texas Motion Picture Alliance (TXMPA) as “Impact Person of the Year.” As deputy director of the Houston Film Commission, Alfred has worked ...

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Houston First Sponsors the Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards Ceremony
Houston First sponsored the Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 3. (HFC Board Members Sofia Adrogue and Paul Puente in group photo) The Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards (MHHA) Committee seeks to recognize exemplary Hispanics who have made outstanding contributions toward improving the quality of life within ...

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Houston First Launches "Houston Interactive"
HOUSTON (October 20, 2017) –  Houston First Corporation (HFC) is pleased to partner with Houston Airport System (HAS) to launch “Houston Interactive,” a technology-driven welcome center based in the former Southwest Airlines luggage office at William P. Hobby Airport. Built with touchscreen and LED technology, “Houston Interactive” directly engages ...

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HFC Supports Houston Hispanic Chamber Elected Officials Reception
The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Elected Officials Reception convenes local, state, and national leaders with the local business community. It is the largest gathering of Elected Officials in Houston. The event provides local entrepreneurs and business owners direct access to influential leaders and decision-makers. Houston First was proud ...

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Houston First partners with Levy Convention Centers and Staging Solutions to enhance convention experience
HOUSTON (October 9, 2017) –  Houston First Corporation (HFC) announced it has entered into agreements with Levy Convention Centers as its hospitality partner and Staging Solutions to provide its premier multimedia expertise to the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB), transforming the overall meeting and special event experience.  With its deep ...

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Houston First sponsors 3 SER Amigos Gala
Houston First sponsored the 3 SER Amigos Gala earlier in October. SER exists to help individuals from low-income communities to transform their lives through education, training, employment, and financial empowerment services. SER honored their 3 SER Amigos, Stephen Fraga, Rick Jaramillo, and Armando Perez. READ MORE ABOUT SER

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Houston First CEO Dawn Ullrich named one of Top 30 Influential Women of Houston
Houston First CEO and President Dawn Ullrich was named one of the Top 30 Influential Women of Houston by D-Mars, a local advertising, marketing, communication and media company. She received the honor at an annual award gala on Sept. 29. Because she was an "Icon Honoree," she was one of only eight recipients who was given ...

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My UH, My Houston
Houston First hosted the University of Houston during Weeks of Welcome for the My UH, My Houston event at the George R. Brown Convention. Leah Shah, Houston First PR Director, spoke on behalf of Houston First regarding all the great things to do in Houston!  The University of Houston partnered ...

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