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“The State of Tourism in Houston” Featuring Jorge Franz Houston First/GHCVB
August 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm$35.00 – $50.00
In his Senior VP role, he oversees the Tourism Department of Houston First which is tasked with international leisure promotion of the City of Houston and for various initiatives designed to help promote Houston to potential visitors like the “Houston Marketplace.” He also oversees the Houston Film Commission which is tasked with attracting film, television productions to Houston. Lastly, he oversees the Services Department for Houston First which is tasked with the management of events for the company.
In his capacity as President of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jorge is tasked with overseeing the operations of the organization and with interaction and value delivery for the 700-members who represent Houston’s hospitality sector. It is the largest organization of hospitality professionals in Houston.