Sister Cities of Houston (SCH) hosted a meeting with members of the Consular Corps with Sister Cities relationships. Consul Generals, Vice-Consuls, Deputy Consul Generals, Chancellors and Directors Generals, to announce that the city of Houston has been selected to host the Sister Cities International (SCI) Conference from July 17-19, 2019, and invite these countries to join hands with SCH to help bring together a successful SCI Annual Conference “Cities Mean Business:”
United Arab Emirates
Countries with interest in establishing new Sister Cities relationships that attended our meeting are:
Additionally, members of the following Sister Cities of Houston (SCH) participated in the meeting:
We are very grateful to the Mayor’s Office of Trade & International Affairs and all the participants who made this meeting a very productive and successful event!!! Join us in Houston at the Sister Cities International (SCI) Conference from July 17-19, 2019. We are connecting locally and thriving globally!!
SCI Conference – Houston Host Committee
Register for the Sister Cities International Annual Conference 2019
Houston-Tampico Sister City Association, our fellow Sister City association:
You are cordially invited to the presentation of the first historical photographic calendar on the oil industry in Mexico. We will make the presentation during Houston City Council to the Mayor of the city, led by Mexico’s Consul General Oscar Rodriguez:
Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Time: 9:30 in the morning Place: Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston 77002
There is metered parking on the streets. Or you can park underneath Tranquility Park (flat rate). Please arrive early because we are at the beginning of City Council agenda.
On Saturday, January 20, 2018, the Houston Saengerbund will present its 3rd Annual German Vocal Competition, The Saengerbund Awards. The final concert is a Liederabend featuring eight national finalists who will compete for $7500 in prize money. Each performer will perform two German selections from opera, operetta, Lieder, or folk songs. The judging panel will rank the finalists, and the cash prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the evening. There is also an opportunity for the audience to participate by voting for the Audience Favorite Award.
This year’s final judging panel includes professional singers and musicians from Houston Grand Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, Opera in the Heights, and the University of Houston. Former winners of the Saengerbund Awards have gone on to important engagements at Houston Grand Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Minnesota Opera, and the Seattle Opera, as well as appearances with the Dallas Symphony, the Minneapolis Symphony and the Quasthoff Vocal Awards in Heidelberg, Germany.
The event is free to the public and will include a reception following the competition. The Saengerbund Awards will commence at 7:30 pm at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman, Houston, TX, 77004.
The Japan American Society Houston (JASH) will be hosting the third annual Japan Update Houston Conference on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Petroleum Club of Houston.
We invite members of Sister Cities of Houston to join our distinguished guests and industry leaders for lunch and an in-depth look at Japan’s investment in Houston and Texas. •WHAT: Japan Update Houston Conference 2018 – Japan’s Burgeoning Impact on Houston •WHEN: Friday, January 26 | 11:30 AM •WHERE: Petroleum Club of Houston | 1201 Louisiana St. | 35th Floor
Further details can be found on the JASH website.
SCH members will receive $10 off the “General Public” ticket price with use of discount code “SCHVIP.” Tickets, which include lunch, can be purchased here.