HTC's 10th Anniversary Gala - A Celebration of Entrepreneurs


A Gala Benefiting the Houston Technology Center

Join us in celebrating HTC's 10th Anniversary!

Robert C. McNair
Founder and CEO, Houston Texans

“A Celebration of Entrepreneurs”, our annual gala, is scheduled for Thursday, May 14th, 2009. Spotlighting our Honoree, Robert C. McNair, Founder and CEO of the Houston Texans, as well as 60 of Houston's landmark entrepreneurs, this year's event will be a red carpet gala to remember. We are extremely pleased to have Javier & Lucinda Loya, Dan & Allison Parsley, and Steve & Leticia Trauber as co-chairs for the event. Joining them, as honorary co-chairs, are Michael Holthouse, Anne Mendelsohn, John Mendelsohn, Walter E. Johnson, L.E. Simmons and Matthew R. Simmons.

5 special and lifetime achievement awards! 
Aerospace – Gale Burkett
Information Technology – Rod Canion
Life Science – Dr. Nancy Chang
Energy - Dan Duncan
Nanotechnology - Dr. James Tour
 -Featuring over 60 celebrated entrepreneurs
This event will be a red carpet gala to remember!  
Table sponsorships available.  Patron seats including listing in program are available for $1,000.  Contact Sheila Whanger or Sue Moore at 713 658 1750 for more information about sponsorship.  Limited Individual tickets $250.00 each; please register via the link below. 
A celebrated entrepreneur and his/her guest will be seated at each table. 
Platinum Sponsors:
Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Gallery Furniture
Sterling Bank
Gold Sponsors:

Baker Hughes
Bank of Texas
Barbara & Paul Frison
 BMC Software
Chevron Technology Ventures
Dan & Allison Parsley / Strake Foundation
 Direct Energy

Haynes and Boone, LLP

Holthouse Foundation for Kids

Nancy Tang Chang Family Charitable Gift Fund of the Greater Houston Community Foundation
OTC Global Holdings

Pierpont Communications Inc.

PKF Texas

Palmetto Partners, Ltd.
Salient Partners

UBS Investment Bank

Vesalius Ventures


Organizer Deena Carstens


Thu, May. 14, 2009
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. US/Central


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Houston InterContinental Hotel
2222 West Loop South
Houston, Texas