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Houston First Corporation

We are leading the effort to have Houston recognized as one of the great cities of the world. Houston First is a local government corporation that manages more than 10 city-owned building, plazas, and parking facilities. Properties include Miller Outdoor Theatre, the Wortham Center, George R. Brown Convention Center, Jones Hall, and Hilton Americas-Houston.

The mission of Houston First is to enhance the quality of life of Houstonians and to advance the economic prosperity and development of Houston through our services, attractions, and venues.
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Houston First Corporation is leading the effort to promote Houston as one of the great cities of the world. Our employees operate the city's finest convention, arts and entertainment venues.... Read more


In 2015, Houston First established a new vision for our region with a statement that illustrates how the world should see Houston in the next 10 years: Houston is one of the world’s premier destinations – it’s the place to be. With these accomplishments and with this outlook for the future, Houston First is well positioned to strengthen Houston’s image and further enrich the quality of life in our city in the decade to come.... Read more


OUR MISSION The mission of Houston First Corporation is to enhance quality of life, advance economic prosperity and promote the Houston region by inspiring: •The world to think Houston first; •Houstonians to believe in Houston first; and, •Houston to deliver first-class hospitality. ... Read more




Houston, TX


240 US Employees


Local Government

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