Co-hosts of the Conference
GRULAC is generally known in other countries as a Grupo Latino-Americano Consular (Latin American Consular Group). In Houston this has been expanded to Ibero America Consular group to include Spain and Portugal, two European countries with very close relations with Latin America.
The countries that are active in GRULAC include ( in alphabetical order):
All countries are represented either by a consul general or an honorary consul. Houston is the third largest city in consular offices after New York and Los Angeles.
GREATER HOUSTON PARTNERSHIP (GHP)
GHP (Greater Houston Parnership) is the premier Economic Development organization covering the counties of Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto and Waller. With More than eighty employees, GHP is the leading organization in the global relationship of the region. GHP organizes trade misions to countries offering a potential for the relationship. In the last few years it has organized trade missiones to the Americas to Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Panama and Peru.