Texas is full of energy. Houston, the energy capital of the world, hosted Superbowl LI on February the 5th in the NRG stadium. All eyes in the States were on Houston and after a dazzling week prior to The Big Game, the city expects up to $350 million in total revenue, next to the huge promotion of the city on national television, reaching 111.3 million spectators. So, a well-deserved featured item on Houston. In this newsletter we would also like to introduce our partner in Houston, the NACCTX. We have 2 very interesting new items in the trading post and a very successful start-up story from Austin.Texas is not only full of the traditional oil & gas industry, renewable energy as a top sector is booming. Last but not least, 2017 will be a very energetic year for the NBSO-Texas. We had a very successful start with the New Year's Reception. In March we will organize a trade mission on the logistics of plastic resins, read all about it in our last item and sign up to join!