George R. Brown retains its LEED Silver status
Downtown Houston convention center maintains ‘green’ course HOUSTON – With apologies to Kermit the Frog, it’s not easy being green.And when you’re a convention center that dwarfs the world’s largest ocean liner, the barriers to being environmentally sustainable only multiply.With 1.8 million square feet under roof and ...
Emerging Houston Designers Prepare to Launch During Super Bowl
Pop-up shop aims to promote the creativity, diversity and innovation of luxury goods designed and produced locally HOUSTON (January 6, 2017) – Houston First Corporation (HFC) has partnered with seasoned fashion influencer Sydney Dao of Squid Inc. to create LAUNCH, an exclusive pop-up shop to showcase Houston’s growing and thriving ...
HFC awards funds in second year of tourism matching grants
For the second year in a row the Houston First Corporation is awarding matching grants for tourism-related programs developed by local and regional organizations through the Tourism Marketing Matching Grant Program (MGP). This initiative, designed to bring together tourism organizations in Greater Houston and surrounding areas, is part of a ...