May 1st Luncheon

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Timeline

11:30 AM – Registration & Networking
12:00 PM – Lunch
12:20 PM – Speaker starts
01:00 PM – Luncheon concluded

Venue

Regency Hyatt Hotel – IAH
425 N Sam Houston Pkwy E
Houston, TX 77060

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For questions, please contact our hospitality director before the day of the luncheon.

Cancellation Policy

Luncheon reservations will be billed unless cancelled at least 3 business days before the event.

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May 1st Luncheon

Topic: Getting to the bottom of the ship channel – How Baltimore and Houston are different

Secure a reserved table at our next luncheon today!  With the purchase of eight tickets, your company will be guaranteed a table reservation for the best seats in the room.  (First-come, first-served.)

Luncheon registration closes at 5:00 pm central time the Monday before the luncheon.
Walk-ins are on a first come, first serve basis.  No space is guaranteed if you are not registered.
Be sure that you are registering here for a secure spot.

Please sign in on the left if you’re eligible for membership pricing

$65.00

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Our Speaker

Captain Eric M. CarreroPresident – Greater Houston Port Bureau

CAPT Eric M. Carrero, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.), is President of the Greater Houston Port Bureau, a maritime trade organization of 230+ companies. The Port Bureau supplies its companies with detail vessel traffic information and maritime expertise in safety, security, and environmental issues and has been instrumental in representing members, the Houston Ship Channel Security District, and the Greater Houston Coffee Association in front of state and federal legislators.

Prior coming to the Port Bureau, Captain Carrero was assigned to the Eighth Coast Guard District as the Director, Western Rivers and Waterways Division, where he facilitated waterborne commerce through aids to navigation and vessel traffic center oversight as well as maintaining federal partnership and coordination in 27 states. His most recent operational assignment included Commanding Officer at Marine Safety Unit Texas where he carried out the Coast Guard’s Homeland Security, Marine Safety, and Marine Environmental Protection missions in the Ports of Galveston, Texas City and Freeport, in over 120-miles of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, a 4,000 square- mile region of the Outer Continental Shelf and the entrance to the nation’s largest petrochemical complex.

With 26 years of experience in maritime operations, Captain Carrero is a certified Marine Safety Professional with numerous qualifications in marine pollution response, marine casualty investigations and vessel inspections. He was deployed to the historic responses to Hurricane Katrina, Haiti Earthquake and served as Operations Section Chief during Hurricane Harvey where he was responsible for all maritime transportation issues related to the successful Coast Guard response in Houston- Galveston.

He is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management and Policy from the American Public University System.

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Individual Membership

$50 /year

  • 12 month membership
  • Reduced luncheon and event pricing for individual and one guest
  • Access to luncheon speaker presentation when available
  • Access to member-only events
  • Access to member directory**
  • Listing in member directory**
  • Access to job board**
  • Post resume for consideration by potential employer**

**coming soon

Not included in membership:

  • All employees of the organization enjoy the membership benefits
  • Reserve table(s) for luncheons
  • Option to sponsor luncheons and banners
  • Option to add your logo to the member directory**
  • Post job openings on job board**
  • View resumes posted by potential candidates**

Corporate Membership

$200 /year

  • 12 month membership
  • All employees of the organization enjoy the membership benefits
  • Reduced luncheon and event pricing for all employees and guests
  • Reserve table(s) for luncheons
  • Access to luncheon speaker presentation when available
  • Option to sponsor luncheons and banners
  • Access to member-only events
  • Access to member directory**
  • Listing in the member directory incl. up to 5 representatives**
  • Option to add your logo to member directory**
  • Post job openings on job board**
  • View resumes posted by potential candidates**

**coming soon

Job Seeker

complimentary

  • 3 month membership
  • Option to renew for 3 more months
  • Reduced luncheon and event pricing (one ticket)
  • Access to member-only events
  • Access to member directory**
  • Access to job board**
  • Post resume for consideration by potential employer**

**coming soon

Not included in membership:

  • All employees of the organization enjoy the membership benefits
  • Reserve table(s) for luncheons
  • Access to luncheon speaker presentation when available
  • Option to sponsor luncheons and banners
  • Listing in member directory**
  • Option to add your logo to the member directory**
  • Post job openings on job board**
  • View resumes posted by potential candidates**

Student

complimentary

  • Membership until June of the following year
  • Reduced luncheon and event pricing (one ticket)
  • Access to member-only events
  • Access to member directory**
  • Access to job board**
  • Post resume for consideration by potential employer**

**coming soon

Not included in membership:

  • All employees of the organization enjoy the membership benefits
  • Reserve table(s) for luncheons
  • Access to luncheon speaker presentation when available
  • Option to sponsor luncheons and banners
  • Listing in member directory**
  • Option to add your logo to the member directory**
  • Post job openings on job board**
  • View resumes posted by potential candidates**

Educator

complimentary

  • Membership until June of the following year
  • Reduced luncheon and event pricing (one ticket)
  • Access to member-only events
  • Access to member directory**
  • Access to job board**

**coming soon

Not included in membership:

  • All employees of the organization enjoy the membership benefits
  • Reserve table(s) for luncheons
  • Access to luncheon speaker presentation when available
  • Option to sponsor luncheons and banners
  • Listing in member directory**
  • Option to add your logo to the member directory**
  • Post resume for consideration by potential employer**
  • Post job openings on job board**
  • View resumes posted by potential candidates**

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