Port Houston: Opportunity U Program

Port Houston: Opportunity U Program Overview

Opportunity U is a comprehensive training program designed to help build the capacity of local S/MWBE vendors and position their businesses to better compete for and participate in Port Houston procurements, compete for prime contracts, and leverage other opportunities outside of Port Houston.

  • Develop business fundamentals
  • Understand public contracts and bidding process
  • Learn how to secure access to capital
  • Networking opportunities with Port Houston decision makers
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must be the primary owner or co-owner and key decision maker of a business that meets the following criteria:
  • S/MWBE certified and enrolled with Port Houston
  • Currently in business for a minimum of 2 years
  • Possesses the potential and desire to grow and do business with Port Houston
  • Commit to attend 9 of 10 sessions

Application Process
To be considered for the Opportunity U program, interested business owners must submit a completed application by March 31, 2022. Spots are limited based upon approval of application and meeting requirements.

Apply today!