2021 Events

Expand your connections & amplify your business’ reach. The 2021 Houston West Chamber’s Women Driving Business series will introduce you to some of the most influential women in Houston, while building your network and further developing your own potential. Imagine tapping into the mental power of Houston’s top business women.

Introduction to Women Driving Business

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Zoom meeting

Sponsor-Only Photoshoot

Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Tony’s Restaurant

Join us for a unique social gathering and photoshoot only for our event sponsors. Start the afternoon off right as you arrive at Tony’s Restaurant and prepare for quite an experience. Professional headshot photos will be taken of each sponsor upon arrival. Networking follows with light bites and cocktails passed by the waitstaff. A group photo will then be taken for use in ongoing promotions of the Women Driving Business 2021 event series. Next, we’ll hear a few words about the 2021 events and hear insight from our hostess Donna Vallone on “The Experience of Being a Woman in Business in Houston”. Ladies, this is one event you’ll definitely want to be on time for!

Attire: Classy Black and White
Note: Your digital headshot is included in your sponsorship fee and may be used as you like.

Conversations & Cocktails

Thursday, June 10, 2021 | 4:00 – 6:30 pm
Kirby Collection

Featured Speaker: Maria Moncada Alaoui, General Manager, BMW of West Houston

Gather for inspiring conversations and tasty cocktails with other leading female professionals at this festive event. Maria Moncada-Alaoui, general manager of BMW of West Houston, will speak on the importance of resilience and determination as she shares her own story of rising the ranks in a male-dominated career field. Enjoy a spectacular view of Houston from Kirby Collection’s Skyview Lounge on the 25th floor and tour this stylish high rise.

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Strictly Business Brunch

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 9:30 – 11:30 am
The Bougainvilleas

Featuring:
Liz Lara-Carreno, Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses

Veronica Douglas, HCC

How to network intentionally & win bigger contracts.

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Luncheon & Afternoon Forum

Friday, October 8, 2021 | 11:00am – 5:30 pm
Norris Conference Centers – City Centre

Featuring Keynote Speaker: Holly Clapham,
Chief Marketing Officer, Houston First Corporation

Holly Clapham, Chief Marketing Officer with Houston First Corporation, will serve as the luncheon keynote speaker, sharing her own personal story of resilience as well as what the City of Houston has done to help local businesses bounce back amidst the pandemic. After the luncheon & speaker, choose three of the four break-out sessions to attend based on your personal interests. Each break-out session features a moderated panel of executives in key interest areas. Wrap up the day with our “Recharge Your Energy” Social with plenty of great connections & laughter.

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Luxury Social

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
BMW of West Houston

Enjoy a Luxury Social as we approach the holiday season and the end of quite a year. Connect with Houston’s top female leaders and continue to thrive as an individual and as a professional. You’ll feel like you’ve received royal treatment at this event. Plus, the opportunity to make key connections for business is fabulous.

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