The Port of Houston Authority September Event Schedule

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HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Port of Houston Authority is proud to be participating in the following events for September 2014. Mark your calendar:

  • Houston Arts Alliance
    Stories of a Workforce: Celebrating the Centennial of the Houston Ship Channel
    Special exhibition in conjunction with Transported + Renewed…
    September 2, 2014 – January 31, 2015
    Julia Ideson Building, 500 McKinney St
    http://www.houstonartsalliance.com/folklife.stories
     
  • Calling all Veterans!
    American Maritime Partnership
    "Military to Maritime Career Fair" - Free
    September 3, 2014, Wednesday
    1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Bayport Cruise Terminal
    4700 Cruise Road
    Pasadena, Texas 77586
    Career Fair Information Line – (713) 435-1599
    Must register at http://military2maritime.eventbrite.com 
     
  • Economic Alliance Houston Port Region
    Petrochemical and Maritime Outlook Conference
    Featured speakers include: U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, U.S. Rep. Gene Green,
    U.S. Rep. Randy Weber and Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria
    September 4, 2014, Thursday
    7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Pasadena Convention Center
    7902 Fairmont Parkway
    Pasadena, Texas 77507
    (281) 487-4331 
    Registration and information about the conference may be accessed at:
    http://www.allianceportregion.com/pmoc/ 
     
  • Promote Houston Ship Channel 2014 and ExxonMobil 
    Centennial Family Festival 
    Free outdoor event celebrating Houston Ship Channel opening 100 years ago
    featuring maritime exhibitions, arts and entertainment
    September 6, 2014, Saturday
    2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Bayport Cruise Terminal
    4700 Cruise Road
    Pasadena, Texas 77586
    Community Information Line – (713) 670-1000
    Must register prior to the event at:
    http://promotehoustonshipchannel2014.org/events/get-on-board 
     
  • Breakbulk Americas 2014
    September 29, 2014 to October 2, 2014 
    George R. Brown Convention Center
    Exhibit Hall E 
    1001 Avenida De Las Americas 
    Houston, Texas 77010 
    (713) 853-8000 
    Must register prior to the conference and for information please visit: 
    http://www.breakbulk.com/breakbulk-globalevents/americas/breakbulk-americas-2014/:

For more information about the Port of Houston Authority and events please visit www.portofhouston.com.

About the Port of Houston Authority

For nearly 100 years, the Port of Houston Authority has owned/operated the public cargo handling facilities of the Port of Houston – the nation's largest port in terms of foreign waterborne tonnage. The port has historically been an economic engine for the Houston region, the State of Texas and the nation. The port contributes to the creation of more than one million statewide and more than 2.1 million nationwide jobs and the generation of more than $178.5 billion of statewide and $499 billion of nationwide economic activity. For more information, please visit www.portofhouston.com.

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