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Partnership Podcasts

The Greater Houston Partnership offers a series of podcasts geared toward topics including small business insight and strategy as well as the latest data and analysis on the Houston economy. These podcasts are another way for us to share the Partnership's insight and expertise with our members and the business community at-large. Explore these podcasts and subscribe today. 

Bayou Business Download

In this podcast, we dive into the data and analytics influencing the region’s economy and the core business sectors that drive Houston’s growth.


Research and Data

The Partnership's Research team are experts on the region's economy and key economic trends. Get up to date data on major economic indicators and analysis on how the figures affect business in the region.

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What Inflation, Housing Data and Auto Sales Tell Us About Houston's Economy (July 12, 2023)

We discuss the latest inflation data for the U.S. and Houston and what it means for consumers' wallets. Partnership Chief Economist Patrick Jankowski also examines new housing data, auto sales and aviation traffic in Houston.


Midyear Review of Houston's Economy (June 28, 2023)

In this episode, Patrick Jankowski provides a midyear review of Houston's economy as more signs point toward the region avoiding a recession. Jankowski discusses why there are so many differing opinions on the U.S. economy and dives into the data sets that show Houston's resiliency.


Signs Houston's Housing Market is Stabilizing (May 31, 2023)

Partnership Chief Economist Patrick Jankowski digs into the data to explain the signs pointing toward a stabilizing market and what that means for buyers, sellers and renters.


Rise to the Top

Rise to the Top aims to amplify the voices of accomplished female leaders in the Houston region. Hosted by Partnership Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer Katie Pryor, Rise to the Top features compelling guests each month to share their personal journey and how their organization is making an impact in Houston. Along the way we’ll explore some of the places and experiences that make this region unique.

Business Resource Groups

Women's Business Alliance

The Women's Business Alliance (WBA)'s mission is to Inspire. Influence. Grow. This exclusive members-only networking group is designed for mid-career, female professionals and provides development resources empowering them to advance career opportunities, form strategic partnerships and build a network of advocates.

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Claudia Aguirre (Feb. 27, 2023)

In this episode we're speaking with Claudia Aguirre, President and CEO of BakerRipley, one of the largest and most recognized nonprofit organizations in the nation.


Lesia Crumpton-Young (Jan. 16, 2023)

In this episode we're talking to Dr. Lesia Crumpton-Young, President of Texas Southern University. We explore TSU’s 90-plus-year journey from junior college to one of the most respected universities in our region.


Esi Akinosho (December 12, 2022)

In this episode of the Partnership's Rise to the Top podcast, we talk with Esi Akinosho, Houston office Managing Principal with Ernst & Young.


Future of Texas - Unscripted

A podcast from the Greater Houston Partnership exploring politics and policy at the local, state and federal level and their impact on our region.

Public Policy

Future of Texas

Future of Texas features elected officials shaping Texas' future, giving Partnership members the opportunity to engage with these leaders and hear their perspectives on our state's most pressing issues. This program is open to all members focused on public work.

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End of 87th Regular Legislative Session (June 4, 2021)

We discuss Sine Die for the 87th Legislative Session - what bills got passed, what bills got slashed, and what is yet to come.


Final Days of Regular Legislative Session (May 14, 2021)

Legislative deadlines that have come and gone and what is on the horizon as we enter the final days of session.


Creating a Brain Institute of Texas (April 30, 2021)

We discuss the legislation creating the Brain Institute of Texas (BITx).

Executive Partners