Upcoming events in the area
Energy Prospectus Group: Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., H.E.S.S. Club, 5430 Westheimer. Speaker: Dan Blondal, CEO of Nano One Materials. Cost: Free for members, $40 for preregistered guests, $50 at the door. Information: www.energyprospectus.com or 281-435-8874.
Job Search Action Plan:
Part 2 of a Job Search 101 program hosted by JS101. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 3300 Chimney Rock, Suite 102. Cost: Free. Information: http://js101.org or email [email protected]
The Houston Business Cabinet:
Meeting. 7-8:30 a.m., Marriott Hotel, 1750 West Loop South at San Felipe. Speaker: Dirk Weisiger. Topic: How to face fears and take on challenges. Cost: $25. Information: www.houstonbusinesscabinet.com/
Worldwide Employee Benefits Network:
Meeting. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Maggiano’s Little Italy, 2019 Post Oak Blvd. Speaker: Isabel Longoria, associate state director of outreach and advocacy with AARP Houston. Topic: Facing the dual demands of employment and caregiving. Cost: $30-$55. Reservations: www.webnetwork.org.
Interviewing-Honing Your Skills:
Job Search 101 program hosted by JS101. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 3300 Chimney Rock, Suite 102. Cost: Free. Information: http://js101.org or email [email protected]
Online Reputation Management: 9 a.m.-noon, UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200, Houston, Texas 77002. Cost: $39. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.
Greater Houston Port Bureau: Luncheon. 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport, 9100 Gulf Freeway. Speaker: Rear Admiral Paul Thomas, Commander, 8th District, U.S. Coast Guard. Cost: $50 in advance; $55 at the door. Registration: 713-678-4300 or txgulf.org/commerce-club.
Job Search 101 program hosted by JS101. 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m., 3300 Chimney Rock, Suite 102. Cost: Free. Information: http://js101.org or email [email protected]
USAEE - Houston Chapter: United States Association for Energy Economics meeting. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Federal Reserve Bank, Houston Branch, 1801 Allen Parkway. Speaker: Edward Hirs, managing director, Hillhouse Resources. Topic: Capital and valuation in oil and gas. Cost: $40. Information: Hous[email protected]
Business Plan Basics:
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200, Houston, Texas 77002. Cost: $29. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.
CCIM Commercial Real Estate Forecast Competition:
8 a.m., Norris Conference Center, City Centre, 816 Town & Country Blvd. Keynote speaker: Mark Dotzour. Cost: $75 for members; $100 for non-members. Information: www.ccimhouston.org.
Building Better Credit & Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs:
Hosted by SCORE Houston. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Palm Center, Technology Center, 5330 Griggs Road. Information: www.houston.score.org.
Transportation Club of Houston:
Scholarship fundraiser. Noon-3 p.m., Topgolf, 560 Spring Park Center Blvd., Spring. Cost: $75. Information: www.transclubhou.org.
Hosted by SCORE Houston. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Cinco Ranch Library, Multipurpose Room, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd., Katy. Information: www.houston.score.org.
Steve Gonzales / Staff photographer The Greater Houston Port Bureau, a nonprofit trade organization promoting the maritime industry, will hold its monthly meeting Thursday.