SAA Event: Pivoting During Pandemic Roundtable: How Chaos Breeds Innovation

Zoom

SAA Members are invited to join us for a discussion about how different industries have innovated during this crisis to continue supporting their communities during this time of need. We will have an open conversation about the innovations we've seen implemented across different organizations and how these changes could have a long lasting impact on the way we interact.

Free

Postponed: Online Town Hall: COVID-19 and Texas’ Entrepreneurial Sector

Facebook Live

Presented in partnership with Texas Monthly, this event will focus on the unique questions facing our state entrepreneurial sector in the current economic and public health crisis. Hear from Graham Weston, CEO of Weston Ventures and Co-Founder of Rackspace, one of Texas’ most successful entrepreneurs, on lessons learned from navigating the dramatic ups and downs of the start up community. Questions from the public will focus on assessing and managing the myriad of opportunities and challenges facing the entrepreneurial sector at this time.

Free

SAA Event: Health and Productivity Roundtable

Zoom

Working from home sounds like a luxury, but it comes with a number of challenges. Like how you stay physically active during self-quarantine? Or how do you practice moderation in eating snacks while at home? Or how do you complete your fitness goals while gyms are closed and social distancing is in full effect? More importantly how to handle the stress of balancing work and home activities at the same time.  This virtual event for TBHF Scholars will cover these topics, as well as, working through productivity issues like being bombarded with other in-home distractions like pets, family members and electronics.

Free

Online Town Hall: John Paul DeJoria

Zoom

Presented in partnership with Inc., this event features incoming 2020 Legend, John Paul DeJoria, who will be talking about the ups and downs of his own experience as a business leader/entrepreneur and current industry challenges.

Free

SAA Event: Oil and Gas Roundtable

Zoom

TBHF Scholar Alumni Association presents An Oil and Gas Roundtable. Moderated by Shawnee Blocker and Hazem Elshorbagy. Open to all TBHF Scholars Registration information will be sent to TBHF Scholars via Email.

Free

Online Town Hall: An Economic Outlook for Texas After COVID-19

Facebook Live

In partnership with Texas Monthly, we will be hosting a call with TBHF Legend Richard Fisher, former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. The public will be invited to ask questions regarding the myriad of COVID-19 challenges facing the U.S. economy, their specific implications for Texas, and the avenues and obstacles to economic recovery.

The public will be invited to ask questions regarding the myriad of COVID-19 challenges facing the U.S. economy, their specific implications for Texas, and the avenues and obstacles to economic recovery.

Free

SAA Event: Post-COVID Roundtable

Zoom

TBHF Scholar Alumni Association presents Post-COVID Roundtable. Moderated by Luis Linan and Amanda Domaschk. Open to all TBHF Scholars. Registration information will be sent to TBHF Scholars via Email.

Free

Movie Night: The Big Short

Zoom

TBHF Scholar Alumni Association presents Movie Night: The Big Short. Organized by Priscilla James, Lauren Cornell, and Kenady Shope. Open to all TBHF Scholars. Registration information will be sent to TBHF Scholars via Email.

Free

The Next Normal: Workspace Flexibility

Zoom

Listening to customers helped TBHF Scholar Jason McCann create the world's most popular sit-stand desk -- and go on to build a thriving workspace innovation company with products found in 98% of the Fortune 500. Based in Coppell, Texas, Vari has grown from two people to more than 350 employees. Vari offers a full line of flexible workspace products, including the well-known VariDesk, that help people work happier, healthier, and more productively, whether in they are working in an office space, in a coworking space, or working from home. Today, Vari even offers VariSpace, a space-as-a-service model with first-class amenities and short lease terms ideal for enterprise companies.

Fostering Entrepreneurism in a Large Company

Zoom

What does innovation look like at a Fortune 500 company?

Join us for a conversation with TBHF Director Amy Chronis, Managing Partner for Deloitte-Houston, and TBHF Director Charles Philpott, Regional Managing Director for Aon’s US West/Southwest Region, for a discussion on innovation and entrepreneurial thinking in large organizations. From initiatives inspired by problems that businesses and their clients face to expansive solutions that emerge from internal inefficiencies to disruptive innovations that create new markets--learn about how entrepreneurs thrive in large companies.

How Community Involvement Leads to Business Success

Zoom

Join the TBHF Alumni Association for its latest mentoring roundtable with Dr. Bobby Lyle and Jim Young, two Hall of Fame Directors who have been instrumental leaders both within and outside their industries. Space on these calls is limited to 25 participants. Please register today if you would like to participate in a thoughtful discussion on how being involved in your local and global community can help grow your professional success.

Free

Charting A Course: A Private Conversation on Leadership with Gary Kelly

Zoom

Please join the Texas Business Hall of Fame for an exclusive conversation with lifelong Texan and TBHF Legend Gary Kelly, the CEO of Southwest Airlines. We look forward to what promises to be an enlightening discussion with a leader who has navigated two of the biggest crises in the history of the airline industry. Learn more about how Mr. Kelly has helped shape one of the world's most admired companies, as well as protect the future of Southwest Airlines during a time of unprecedented uncertainty.

38th Annual Scholar & Veteran Award Luncheon

Zoom

One of the most memorable parts of a TBHF inductee or awardee experience in a given year is the Annual Awardee Luncheon event that precedes our Annual Induction Dinner. This year our dinner has been postponed, but we look forward to hosting the conversation that has linked the top business leaders in our state with our most promising ones for 38 years. Please plan to join us for what promises to be a fascinating exchange between our 2020 scholar and veteran award recipients and our six Texas Business Hall of Fame inductees.

Future of Commercial Real Estate: A National Perspective

Zoom

Join us November 18, 2020, for an exclusive conversation with two Texas Business Hall of Fame Legends Whose Vision and Hard Work Have Left an Indelible Mark on the U.S. Commercial Real Estate Market.

Moving Your Business Forward in 2021

2020 was a year of disruption. 2021? Well, many of us don't know what to expect yet.

Will we stick with our "new normal?" Return to our "old normal?" Create a new, "new normal?"

Join a VERY well-rounded panel of experts on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at noon for a Zoom Q&A session where everything is on the table and there is sure to be something for everyone - from directors to past awardees and from early-stage startup founders to managers in legacy businesses.

Bring the challenges you face, the opportunities you see, the questions you have and the best practices you've figured out as we talk about how we can best move forward.

TBHF Titan Talks: An Economic Outlook for Texas

Join Us for the First Titan Talk of 2021!

Our first Titan Talk for 2021 is with TBHF Legend Richard Fisher, Sr. Advisor for Barclays and former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. This session will be led and moderated by Greg Armstrong, current Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and co-founder of Plains All American Pipeline. Legends and Directors will be invited to ask questions during the first 45 minutes and the remaining 15 minutes are reserved for Alumni questions.

TBHF Titan Talk: Retail Innovation in Texas and Managing Through Crises

Zoom

Please join us for the second Titan Talk of 2021 featuring Craig Boyan, President & COO of H-E-B, for a conversation on retail innovation in Texas and the story behind H-E-B's preparedness and leadership during the COVID-19 crisis. This session will be led and moderated by Jason McCann, CEO & Co-Founder, Vari (formerly known as VariDesk). The first 45 minutes of this call will focus on questions from Legends and Directors. The last 15 minutes will be dedicated to dialogue with our scholar and veteran award alumni. If you have not been part of a TBHF Titan Talk, the dialogue and intimacy of these conversations are truly unique.

Energy: The Future

Zoom

The Texas Business Hall of Fame invites you to join us Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 for our latest Titan Talk, Energy: The Future. ​We have gathered four experts in the energy sector to discuss the future energy outlook in Texas. This intimate conversation will be a unique opportunity to discuss and learn from some of the most innovative and successful thought-leaders in the energy sector. From policy to infrastructure, renewables to upstream, our upcoming Titan Talk will explore it all.

Building a Successful Co-Founder Partnership: Charlie Amato & Gary Dudley

Zoom

The TBHF Alumni Association invites you to join us for an exclusive event with SWBC President, Gary Dudley, and SWBC Chairman, Charlie Amato. Gary and Charlie co-founded SWBC in 1976 and have worked together for more than four decades, making them experts on how to foster long-lasting business relationships. During this virtual event, Gary and Charlie will talk about their co-founding relationship and business journey, offering valuable insights and advice.

In Conversation with Carlos Alvarez: The Power of Perspective

Zoom

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Alumni Association invites you to join to us for an intimate conversation with TBHF Legend, Carlos Alvarez. Carlos will be discussing how, as the CEO of The Gambrinus Company and owner of Shiner Beers, he learned to recognize opportunity and see situations from a different perspective.

In Conversation with Morton H. Meyerson: Redefining Leadership

Zoom

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Alumni Association invites you to join us on May 26th for an intimate conversation with incoming TBHF Legend, Morton H. Meyerson. Morton will be discussing how and why, after decades of successfully leading organizations, he radically shifted his approach to leadership.

A Conversation with TBHF Legend Corby Robertson: Energy Future and Staying Ahead of Trends

Zoom

The TBHF Alumni Association is excited to announce our next event, an intimate virtual Q+A with TBHF Legend Corby Robertson, CEO of Quintana. With over four decades of global investment and operations experience, Corby is considered one of the nation’s premier thought leaders in the natural resources sector. Corby will discuss energy transition and the Carbon Neutral Coalition he launched this year.