In honor of the federal holiday Juneteenth, Commissioner Ellis, in partnership with the Emancipation Park Conservancy, would like to invite you and your membership to Juneteenth Community Commerce: Uplifting Opportunities for M/WBEs forum and networking event to ensure that all members of our community can access procurement opportunities. It is our pleasure to invite you or representatives from within your department to join us to celebrate the freedom we all hold so dear at a panel on Monday, June 17, 2024, scheduled to take place from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the historic Emancipation Park Cultural Center, located on 3018 Emancipation Avenue.

Panelists will include:

Harris County Inclusive Procurement (M/WBE)

Harris Health

Harris County Flood Control


The Port of Houston

Harris County Precinct One

This is a significant platform for fostering collaboration between Harris County and local small businesses and M/WBEs. This forum will serve as a vital bridge for potential vendors to connect with County departments, showcase upcoming contract opportunities, and facilitate meaningful conversations to advance the economic development of our community.