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The Office of Business Opportunity is committed to creating a competitive and diverse business environment in the City of Houston by promoting the growth and success of local small businesses, with special emphasis on historically underutilized groups by ensuring their meaningful participation in the government procurement process.


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The City of Houston and Houston Community College Partner on Executive Education Program

Build Up Houston 2017 Class

Twelve small business owners will participate in the 2017 Class of Build Up Houston. Now in its 3rd year, Build Up Houston is the city’s executive education program that supports construction companies currently operating and doing business in the City of Houston. The program utilizes Interise’s ...

Turnaround Houston! Resource Fair Planned to Help Residents Become Prepared for Employment

Turnaround Houston

November 1, 2016 – More than 700 people have participated in Turnaround Houston, a series of resource fairs to address the barriers to employment that many Houstonians face. The next event will take place in the Acres Homes Community located in Northwest Houston. Turnaround Houston offers access ...

City of Houston Partners with PeopleFund for Innovation Week

Small Business

City of Houston Partners with PeopleFund for Innovation Week Small Business Education Event Brings Free Training to Houston Entrepreneurs HOUSTON (September 1, 2016) –Partnering with the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity, Texas Capital Bank, Constant Contact, Neighborhood C...

Virtual Legal Lab Day in Houston

Mayor announces partnership with Vinson & Elkins and APBCo

City of Houston announces partnership with the Association of Pro Bono Counsel and Vinson & Elkins, on "Virtual Legal Lab" for Small Businesses Organizations partner to provide innovative and first of its kind legal resource for small businesses HOUSTON (October 14, 2015) -- Obtaining le...

City of Houston Partners with APBCo, V&E and Texas C-Bar on Pro Bono Small Business Legal Academy

Organizations partner to provide a free all-day legal academy providing legal counseling to small business owners throughout the City of Houston.

City of Houston Partners with the Association of Pro Bono Counsel, Vinson & Elkins and Texas C-Bar on Pro Bono Small Business Legal Academy Organizations partner to provide a free all-day legal academy providing legal counseling to small business owners throughout the City of Houston. ...

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