Hundreds of member companies and Houstonians to gather at EOTRIBE09 to share ideas and celebrate the vital role entrepreneurs play in job creation, innovation and economic recovery.
Houston, TX (November 2, 2009) — On November 19, 2009, EOTRIBE09 will transform Houston’s Mid-Town into the largest entrepreneurial street festival ever held. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization of Houston hosts the event, which is part of EO24, a real-time continuum over a 24-hour span, across 65 events, encompassing 100 EO chapters across 24 countries. The goal of the festival is for entrepreneurs, business professionals, students and sponsor organizations to come together to share ideas and celebrate the vital role entrepreneurs play in innovation, job creation and economic recovery. The festival takes place in Mid-Town Park and surrounding venues from 10:00 a.m. to sundown, and is open to everyone. EOTRIBE09 will consist of guest speakers, leadership lunches, business coaching, breakout sessions on various topics, street performers, and an after-party social mixer. Admission is FREE (Leadership Lunch tickets are available at ).
“Entrepreneurs are ready to lead the economy back to prosperity and this event will celebrate that spirit,” said Ron Merrill, Learning Director of EO Houston.
The EO24 experience will be captured around the world through Webcasts, EOtv, the Global Entrepreneurship Week Blog, Twitter, Facebook and other forms of traditional and new media.
About EO Houston The Houston Chapter of The Entrepreneurs’ Organization was founded in 1993. In 15 years it has grown to include 160 members with combined revenues of over $1 billion and employing over 6000 people. Member companies include advertising, computer services, real estate development, manufacturing, logistics, telecommunications, health and human resources to name a few. Member companies are leaders in their respective fields winning such accolades as “Best Place to Work,” “Fastest Growth Companies,” and “Fast Tech 50.” About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) — for entrepreneurs only — is a dynamic global network of more than 7,300 business owners in 42 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO is the catalyst that enables entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life. Membership in one of EO’s 116 chapters is by invitation only; the average member is 40 years old with annual revenues of US$17.3 million. For more information on EO, visit www.eonetwork.org or call +1.703.519.6700.