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August 2020

Houston First Celebrates the Centennial Anniversary of Women's Right to VOTE - MOGULS
From ingenious dreamers to creative problem solvers, some of Houston’s best and brightest are women who have helped not only give birth to this city, but who have also been essential in making Houston and the world better. In honor of the centennial anniversary of women's right to vote, Houston First ...

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Houston First Celebrates the Centennial Anniversary of Women's Right to VOTE - COMMUNITY LEADERS
From ingenious dreamers to creative problem solvers, some of Houston’s best and brightest are women who have helped not only give birth to this city, but who have also been essential in making Houston and the world better. In honor of the centennial anniversary of women's right to vote, Houston First ...

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Houston First Celebrates the Centennial Anniversary of Women's Right to VOTE - PIONEERS
From ingenious dreamers to creative problem solvers, some of Houston’s best and brightest are women who have helped not only give birth to this city, but who have also been essential in making Houston and the world better. In honor of the centennial anniversary of women's right to vote, Houston First ...

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Houston, We Have a (Meetings) Solution
HOUSTON (Aug. 20, 2020) -- In response to the changing meetings and event landscape, Houston First Corporation (HFC) announces the opening of The Avenida Houston Virtual Studio, a permanent broadcast facility with several new innovative solutions (details below) that is capable of hosting both virtual and hybrid events. AVENIDA HOUSTON VIRTUAL ...

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Houston’s Hospitality Community Launches ‘HOUSTON CLEAN’
Community-Wide Standards & Protocols Establish Commitment to Health & Safety HOUSTON (Aug. 6, 2020) – The Houston Venues & Events Task Force along with the hospitality, tourism and transportation industries are committed to the health and safety of residents and visitors. As the area prepares to safely reopen, industry partners ...

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Michael Heckman Named Acting President & Chief Executive Officer
HOUSTON (8-5-2020) – The Houston First Corporation announced today that Mayor Sylvester Turner has appointed Michael Heckman to the position of Acting President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective August 6, 2020. The Acting President & CEO will serve in this role until a permanent replacement is named.  Mr ...

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Houston Ranks 11 in 100 Best Cities in America
HOUSTON (August 6, 2020) – Every big city across America has wrestled with the challenges brought by the global pandemic. That is why Houston First is especially pleased to share that Houston is the top ranking Texas city, coming in at number 11 out of 100 cities across the country ...

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