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  • Houston Business Matchmaker

    Join us for the Third Annual Houston Business Matchmaker event on Friday, March 4. This virtual event will provide small business owners from all industries the opportunity to connect with prime contractors, large businesses, and local, state, and federal agencies. Over 50 buyers will be available for one-on-one virtual meetings and there is capacity for more than 500 small business suppliers/sellers.

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    With 13 locations, the University of Houston Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network is responsible for providing small business assistance to 32 counties throughout Southeast Texas.

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