Congratulations to the Grimes County recipients of the 2016 Governor's Small Business of the Year awards:
Category: 26-100 Employees
Category: 25 or Fewer Employees
A high-impact half-day for business owners, managers and civic leaders.
8:00-8:30a Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:00a Forum Opens, Welcome by M.C. Brice Milliorn - Edward Jones
Greeting from State Senator Lois Kolkhorst
Office of the Governor Representative - Brad Napp
9:00-9:30a TWC Commissioner Ruth Hughs
Workforce Solutions – Trish Buck, Brazos Valley COG
Learn about programs available to help your business grow.
9:30-10:00a Networking break, visit with exhibitors
10:00-10:30 The Fiscal View from Texas – Dale Craymer, Texas Taxpayers and Research Assoc.
Hear from one of Texas’ leading economists about fiscal issues, taxes and impacts.
10:30-11:00a Oil & Gas Industry Update - Dr. Thomas Tunstall, Institute for Economic Development at UTSA.
Renowned TED Talk presenter and expert on industry matters.
11:00-11:30a Social Media for Small Business - Anh Nguyen, Amplified Marketing
Building and Engaging Your Target Audience
11:30-11:55a Networking break, visit with Exhibitors
12:00p State of Texas Small Business Awards Luncheon & Presentation
Keynote Speaker: Secretary of State Carlos Cascos