Governor’s Small Business Forum 10/7/13 – Houston

For Immediate Release 

2013 Texas Governor’s Small Business Forum Coming October 7, 2013

Houston, Texas, 

Deaf Entrepreneurs of America Foundation (D.E.A.F) is pleased to announce that the 2013 Texas Governor’s Small Business Forum and Business Expo will be held on October 7, 2013 at the JW Marriott 5150 Westheimer Rd. Houston, Texas 77056 

Sponsored by the Texas Workforce Commission, the Office of the Governor’s Economic and Tourism Division, we are proud to partner with other economic development organizations and chambers of commerce across Texas for this forum which will offer a series of expert speakers and in-depth seminars to encourage small businesses to grow and expand. The forum will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will include a business expo and opportunities for networking with other business leaders. The forum will conclude at 7:00 p.m.

The Forum will allow the region’s small businesses to obtain world class training with tickets ranging from $25 for access to the expo area and breakout sessions to $45 for lunch and the keynote address, or $50 for the whole day. 

For more information, go to to register or call Alexia Cisneros at the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce 281.408.0866.

The Small Business Forum is a joint program of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism, the Texas Workforce Commission and the local host organizations. 

D.E.A.F is proud to provide ASL interpreters all day for this event to support entrepreneurs that are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Deaf Entrepreneurs of America Foundation™ (D.E.A.F) is a business training and development company specializing in teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) entrepreneurs how to start and succeed in developing small businesses. D.E.A.F’s mission is to put the dream of business success within the reach of everyone regardless of special circumstances or disability. In order to meet the unique needs of D/HH entrepreneurs, D.E.A.F offers successful business trainings and programs in full American Sign Language (ASL) without the need of an interpreter.

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