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ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED. LIMITED STANDING ROOM ONLY TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FOR $20 AT THE DOOR.

HYPE is hosting the inaugural Impact Awards Social on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The event will highlight the exemplary feats demonstrated during the chaos of Hurricane Harvey by some of Houston's next generation leaders. Many young professionals and entrepreneurs led the charge to support others and show the world that we are #HoustonStrong with a #HYPEimpact.

The Impact Awards Social will include a networking social, a Keynote from Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale and a group fireside chat with the award recipients. 

Event will be moderated by Anastasia Hansen, Houston blogger from It's Not Hou It's Me

Keynote & HYPE Choice Award Winner - Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale

Award Recipients:
  • Eric Berger - Meteorologist with an online following of his no-nonsense weather coverage
  • Kat Creech & Bryan Wesley, Recovery Houston - Wedding Planner turn wedding party into demolition team saving over 200 Houston homes
  • Matthew Hager - Houston Tech Guru built apps and a website for Harvey Victims while also leading the rescue team, The Branch Brigade
  • Keri Henry - Local Houstonian and mom started an unprecedented do-it-yourself rescue effort with boat-owners from her home
  • Jeff Lindner - Harris County Flood Control District Meteorologist who kept us in the know with his round-the-clock weather and flooding updates.
  • Brandi Smith - KHOU 11 reporter rescued truck driver and appeared on the Ellen Show 
  • Shayda (Habib) Willison - Pizza Hut manager delivers over a hundred pizzas by kayak to people trapped in their homes

Share Your Story
Everyone has a story. Stories can bring hope and healing to those still recovering. Send us your Hurricane Harvey experience and the hope that brought you through. We will be featuring these stories and more on our Share Your Story Wall at the event. Email your stories to hype@houston.org to be featured on the wall. 

When: Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 I 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Partnership Tower I 701 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77010
A portion of event proceeds will be donated to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund set up by Mayor Sylvester Turner and County Judge Ed Emmett.
Attire: Business Casual is recommended

Questions? Interested in sponsorships?:
Contact Sara Berner, Programs Coordinator at sberner@houston.org


Presenting Sponsor




Underwriters
Riversand Technologies
Texas Mutual

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Interested in sponsoring the SOLD OUT: HYPE Impact Awards Social?
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WHEN
Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

WHERE
Partnership Tower
701 Avenida de las Americas Suite 900, Houston, Texas 77010

COST
 $20 
Attendees should be 21+


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