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Space Center CEO Describes Initiatives at IACCGH Series

Space Center CEO Describes Initiatives at IACCGH Series

HOUSTON: On April 4, 2019, the Indo-American Chamber of Greater Houston, hosted Mr. William Harris- President and CEO of Space center Houston manned space flight education foundation, for its SHELL distinguished lecture series at Double Tree Hilton – Greenway Plaza. Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia opened the event by welcoming the attendees and highlighted the chamber’s […]

IACCGH Presents Inaugural 2019 “Women Mean Business” Seminar

IACCGH Presents Inaugural 2019 “Women Mean Business” Seminar

BY SOUMYA MURALI HOUSTON: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston held its inaugural Women Mean Business Series event of 2019 featuring Keynote Speakers Gabriella Rowe & Arpita Bhandari on February 27th. Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia, thanked sponsor Shell, for its generous support to both the Women Mean Business and the Distinguished Lecture […]

IACCGH Power Dialogue with Rep. Pete Olson

IACCGH Power Dialogue with Rep. Pete Olson

HOUSTON: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) continued its Power Dialogue series on Saturday, March 2 with the Board of Directors and select versatile group of business owners, professionals, and academicians at Aling’s Hakka with Congressman Pete Olson In his introductory remarks Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia explained the connection and the […]

IACCGH Tax Seminar Educates Community on US Tax Queries and Issues for 2018 Return

IACCGH Tax Seminar Educates Community on US Tax Queries and Issues for 2018 Return

HOUSTON: The IACCGH Annual Tax seminar, which seeks to educate the community on various tax related queries and issues was held on Feb 24,2019 at the India House, attracting over 110+ attendees. Held for the seventh year in a row, the event was ably moderated and chaired by CPA Swapan Dhairyawan. IACCGH Secretary Ashok Garg […]

IACCGH Holds Dialogue with Congressman Dan Crenshaw

IACCGH Holds Dialogue with Congressman Dan Crenshaw

HOUSTON: The IACCGH recognizes that businesses thrive when policies at the State, Federal and International level are business friendly. The Chamber strives to provide access to those that influence and are responsible for policies that impact business and has since 2013 launched its Power Dialogue series. The first 2019 Power Dialogue was hosted on January […]

IACCGH is Proud to Celebrate 20 Years of Excellence

IACCGH is Proud to Celebrate 20 Years of Excellence

    HOUSTON: The Chamber commemorated the start of its 20th Anniversary at the Houston City Hall with the Guests of Honor Mayor Sylvester Turner and Indian Consul General Dr Anupam Ray. It was attended by over 170 members and supporters of the Chamber, representatives of the other local chambers and resource partners the Chamber […]

Women Mean Business Series with Vanitha Pothuri & Nyamusi Igambi

Women Mean Business Series with Vanitha Pothuri & Nyamusi Igambi

By Sowmya Murali HOUSTON: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston held its final Women Mean Business series for the year on October 30, ending a successful 2018 with yet another successful event. The Keynote Speakers for the event were Vanitha Pothuri and Nyamusi Igambi. President Swapan Dhairyawan welcomed the gathering by encouraging […]

IACCGH Power Dialogue with Richard Verma

IACCGH Power Dialogue with Richard Verma

HOUSTON: On Friday October 26, the Former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma opened the IACCGH Power Dialogue for almost an hour at Double Tree Hilton. He appreciated the work of the Chamber and stated that, he has visited various chambers all over the world. But after his Keynote address at the 2015 IACCGH Gala, he […]

The Intersection of Engineering, Commerce & Business

The Intersection of Engineering, Commerce & Business

By Archana Sharma HOUSTON: The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) and American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) hosted their first joint event at India House on October 4.  The event presented three prominent engineering and business leaders; Sudhakar Kalaga, President – KIT Professionals, Inc., Sanjay Ramabhadran, Principal, Versa Infrastructure and […]

Generational Business Transition

Generational Business Transition

By Manu Shah      HOUSTON: In a first of its kind event, two generations came together to give their take on Generational Business Transition. Founders Ramesh Bhutada and son Rishi of Star Pipe Products, Jugal Malani and Pankaj of Unique Group of Companies and Mrs. Vijay Dhingra with Abhishek of Expotech USA, shared insights on how […]

A Decade of Transformation

A Decade of Transformation

By Nakul Goenka HOUSTON: IACCGH was privileged to host the first community luncheon for Dr. Renu Khator when she was invited by the University of Houston to lead the institution and was proud to host a Reception and dinner in her honor on September 12, as part of the Shell sponsored IACCGH Distinguished Lecture Series. […]

IACCGH 19th Gala Leverages Trade Opportunities for India, Texas & Houston

IACCGH 19th Gala Leverages Trade Opportunities for India, Texas & Houston

  Click here for Photo Collage By Manu Shah HOUSTON: “Think India, Think Texas – Leverage Houston,” IACCGH’s theme for the year was spotlighted at their 19th annual gala held on August 11, at the Hilton Americas downtown. The event saw a cross section of over 800 plus business leaders, top tier professionals and elected officials. […]

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett Revisits Hurricane Harvey

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett Revisits Hurricane Harvey

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: On July 24, leaders and representatives from over 20 Chambers of Commerce and Indo American organizations listened attentively as Harris County Judge Ed Emmett revisited Hurricane Harvey, its management and the lessons learned. The visit was arranged by IACCGH at the “epicenter of emergency management” – the state-of-the-art TranStar facility in […]

“Life After : Loss of a Spouse” Helps Families Prepare for the Inevitable

“Life After : Loss of a Spouse” Helps Families Prepare for the Inevitable

HOUSTON: Losing a spouse can be one of the most difficult times in one’s life. To make this transition a bit easier, it is helpful to know what needs to be done in advance and to understand the process for moving forward. With this goal in mind, India House, Share Our Secrets (SOS), Indian American […]

Benefits of Joining the Global Entry Program

Benefits of Joining  the Global Entry Program

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: As part of its Outreach efforts, IACCGH invited Officer C. Salazar from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to speak to its members about the benefits of joining the Global Entry Program. The event was held on June 20, at Double Tree Hilton. As a regular user of the program, […]

Free Seminar on Loss of a Spouse – The Life After

Free Seminar on Loss of a Spouse – The Life After

  HOUSTON: India House, in a strategic partnership with Share Our Secrets (SOS) ,will be joining hands with Indian American Cancer Network (IACAN), and Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) to organize a free community outreach program: “The Loss of a Spouse: The Life After ” on Sunday, July 8, 2018 from 3.30 […]

American Leadership Forum, Beneficial for Indo American Leaders

American Leadership Forum, Beneficial for Indo American Leaders

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: When IACCGH Past President Ashok Garg completed the American Leadership Forum (ALF) program recently, the first thought that crossed his mind was how beneficial this program would be for Indo American leaders. Summarizing his “unique and enriching” experience, he says he learned many things about himself, gained a clearer sense of who […]

The Business Investment Conference, Helping Small Businesses

The Business Investment Conference, Helping Small Businesses

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: The Business Investment Conference cohosted by the Chamber on April 18, was part of a Shell sponsored IACCGH series of events to support Harvey affected small businesses. Events are being hosted at different locations to help small businesses grow, overcome technical challenges, rebuild, access technology, or simply get a loan on easy terms. Held at the […]

A Second-Generation Indo American Donates Two Crores to IIT Kharagpur

A Second-Generation Indo American Donates Two Crores to IIT Kharagpur

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Shion, a data scientist from Carnegie Mellon and the CEO of Datafiniti, grew up listening to his parents swap stories about their alma mater – IIT Kharagpur.  He observed their sense of pride and passion for education as they walked him through the campus pointing out their classrooms, dorms and even […]

IACCGH Shell Distinguished Lecture, Keynote Speakers from the Pumps and Pipes Society

IACCGH Shell Distinguished Lecture, Keynote Speakers from the Pumps and Pipes Society

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: When Houston’s “centers of excellence” in medicine, energy and aerospace “looked into each other’s toolkit,” they hit upon breakthrough improvements to problems in artificial heart valves, unclogging oil pipelines and studying physiological changes in space travel. This was the focus of the IACCGH Shell Distinguished lecture held at Double Tree by […]

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