2023 Sponsors

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors. Your Generosity Supports This Annual Event.

Presenting Sponsors

11Centerpoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy’s primary businesses include: electric transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution, and natural gas sales and services.

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11Houston Hospitality Alliance

The Houston Hospitality Alliance (HHA) is a network of more than 800 organizations in the Houston hospitality sector. Formerly the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, HHA now serves as a trade association focused on advocacy for Houston’s hospitality industry at the local, state and national levels. HHA’s mission is to promote, connect, and energize Houston’s hospitality and tourism businesses.

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IKE Smart City (ISC) and sister company Orange Barrel Media (OBM) activate downtown areas through innovative technology and a community approach to outdoor media. ISC is the leader in interactive digital wayfinding kiosks that connect cities with people and drive discovery, mobility, equity, and economic development. OBM designs and operates iconic out-of-home signage that adds vibrancy and aesthetic enhancements to urban places. The companies’ commitment to enriching cities with a balanced mix of civic content, public art, and commercial messaging has redefined the contributions outdoor media can make to communities. ISC and OBM are currently operating in 26 markets nationwide.



Jacobs is challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good.

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11Shell USA

With a dynamic portfolio of energy options – from oil, gas and petrochemicals, to wind, solar and hydrogen – Shell is proud to supply the energy their customers need to power their lives.



The State of the City luncheon is made possible, with thanks, through the support of our prestigious sponsors. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for the 2024 State of the City, please submit your information below.

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