Center for Entrepreneurship - West Houston   
HCC Small Business Summit & EXPO
Starting, Owning, Buying & Selling a Business
Think Ahead When Starting & Growing Your Business

Still Room for You!

Wednesday, September 25, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Keynote Speaker: 

Experienced in supporting clients in the purchase or selling of a business. Counseling entrepreneurs in launching or buying an existing business.

Topics:  Will cover due diligence, value and acquisition agreements. Will present steps, terminology and resources to ensure true value with Q & A Opportunities.

HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Presenters: 
Dr. Kimberly Burroughs, Executive Director. 

Topic: Generational Leadership effects all  aspects of small businesses ownership and operation.  Dr. Burroughs wrote her doctoral thesis on the topic.  Leaders' and owners' age, outlook and experience can influence starting, owning, buying and selling.

Liz Lara Carreno,  Outreach Director.  

Topic: Liz will lead our Round Table Exercises.  Thanks also to the Texas Association of Business Brokers and to our funder sponsors, round tables throughout the audience will have brokers and lenders to facilitate the exercise which helps entrepreneurs apply summit topics to their businesses, and to facilitate lively discussion and Q&A.  

HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses - Application Deadline is Tuesday October 8, 2019 for the Spring 2020 Session.


Our Expert: 

Dominick Caravella III , President, Texas Association of Business Brokers ( TABB ) - Houston Chapter, President, Del Lingco International, Inc.

Small Business Owners:

Megan Eddings, Founder & CEO,  Accel Lifestyle, Winner, 2018 HCC Business Plan Competition. 

Mike Ratchford, CEO, Texas Premier Safeguard, Inc., HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni

Masroor Fatany, CEO, AYG Food Services, dba, The Halal Guys (Houston), CEO, AYG Capital, Past Owner & CEO, Sears Home Improvement Owner, Halal Guys, HCC Business Plan Competition Alumni, HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni.

Exhibitors: Texas Association of Business Brokers, Johnson, DeLuca, Kurisky & Gould, P.C., Del Lingco International, Inc., Wallis Bank, Origin Bank, Liftfund, Small Business Administration, SCORE, Minority Business Development Agency, HCC Procurement, HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, FranNet, Newspring Center, Asian Chamber of Commerce, Coaching & Connections for Small Business, Camellia Alise, HCC Centers for Entrepreneurship and more....

Want to be an exhibitor?  For more info email [email protected].
Register for the Small Business Summit & Expo

Fee to our External Community: $15.00

Includes morning coffee, pastries, fruit & lunch.

FREE Registration for  
HCC Credit Students, Faculty, Staff, 
HCC Business Plan Competition Alumni, 
HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni, 
HCC Minority Business Development Agency Alumni/Clients,
HCC Alumni, and Veterans:    

Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni 
use Promo Code  HCCS and click APPLY.
Veterans use promo code: VETS and click APPLY .    
    Thank you to our Event Sponsors: 
HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-Lunch 
Wallis Bank-Continental Breakfast, Amegy Bank-Water. 
Thank you also to our community partners for promoting this event!  

Thank You to our 2019 Sponsors! 
We so appreciate our 2019 HCC Business Plan Competition and Center for Entrepreneurship Cash Sponsors: Amegy Bank, Wallis Bank, Houston Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (HAGGL), ProVideo Systems, Origin Bank, and HCC Business Plan Competition Alumni Circle Sponsors: CRES Real Estate, PermitUsNow, HD2Menus and Texas Security Shredding.
We also thank our In-Kind Prize Sponsors:  Houston West Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Today, True Color Graphics, The Cannon and LetsLaunch.
Thanks to our In-Kind Reception Sponsors: True Color Graphics, Three Brothers Bakery and Tea in Texas.  

About the HCC Center for Entrepreneurship - West Houston

OUR MISSION:  To help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.  We do this by offering workshops, seminars, summits, classes and competitive training and advising, while also providing practical knowledge, resources and connections.
Contact us at [email protected] or 713-718-6650