Sister Cities International Cities Mean Business Presentation

SCI Conference – Consular Corps Meeting Summary

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
Japan
Spain
Pakistan
Germany
Angola
France
China
Norway
Mexico

Countries with interest in establishing new Sister Cities relationships that attended our meeting are:

Egypt
Philippines
Korea
Indonesia

Additionally, members of the following Sister Cities of Houston (SCH) participated in the meeting:

Abu Dhabi
Chiba
Guayaquil
Huelva
Karachi
Leipzig
Luanda
Nice
Shenzhen
Stavanger
Taipei
Tampico
Tyumen
Grampian

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

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2019 Sister Cities International Annual Young Artists Showcase – Theme: Global Citizens: Resilient Communities

For entry and submission guidelines, please see the below documents:

2019-Young-Authors-Guidelines-and-Entry-Form
2019-Photography-Entry-Form-and-Guidelines

Events Calendar

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  • Sister Cities of Houston – Fall Concert
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    November 17, 2018 – Sister Cities International Annual Conference 2019 – Kick-Off Reception and Fall Concert

    Each year, the founding organization, Sister Cities International, selects a new host city for the prestigious Annual Conference, which highlights Sister Cities’ mission. Houston has been selected to host the 2019 Sister Cities International Annual Conference. In preparation for this opportunity, join us as a sponsor and attendee on November 17, 2018 at Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH). Our celebration will include Sister Cities of Houston’s Fall Concert and SCI Annual Conference VIP Kick-off Reception, where we will celebrate how arts and culture has empowered us to communicate across communities. Sponsors of this event can receive access to and recognition during next year’s Annual Conference.

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  • Houston-Leipzig – Meeting at the MFAH
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    The next Houston-Leipzig meeting will be Wednesday, November 28 at the MFAH.

    Dr. Helga Aurisch will take us on one of her inimitable tours of Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/tudors-to-windsors-british-royal-portraits-holbein-warhol. If you’ve never heard an introduction by Dr. Aurisch to an exhibit, you will be absolutely amazed; if you have joined us before, you will eagerly await this event.

    We will meet between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m. in the lobby of the Audrey Jones Beck Building. The museum closes at 5:30 p.m. Please do not be late, as there will be no one to let you in later. The tour will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will last about one hour. We will meet afterwards in the spacious lounge and bar of the Hotel ZaZa for a nightcap.

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