Coaching Corner

Coaching Corner allows EXPO attendees the opportunity to receive candid feedback and insight into key areas within their business. Business coaches and consultants will be

List of Exhibitors

Over 1,500 corporate buyers, governmental agencies and educational institutions attend EXPO looking for suppliers who can provide quality services and products, meet timelines and provide cost savings and exceptional value.Read More >>

Schedule of Events

Top MBE executives attend EXPO to present their products and services to buyers from corporations, government agencies, educational, financial, medical institutions and other MBEs.


Welcome From The President

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I personally invite you to Texas’ most prominent business marketplace, Connect to Success at EXPO 2013! EXPO 2013 is designed by major corporations and Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to be a common meeting place where introductions are made, needs explored, solutions identified and business is conducted. The results of a successful EXPO 2013 equate to more American jobs and a healthier, more robust economy. Read More

Expo Corporate Chair

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Robert W. Pease
President and CEO
Motiva Enterprises LLC
Robert W. Pease is President and Chief Executive Officer of Houston-based Motiva Enterprises LLC, a large refining, distribution and marketing joint venture between subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Aramco Company. He was elected to his current position in November, 2008. Read More

Keynote Speaker

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Nina G. Vaca
Founder, Chairman, & CEO
Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc.
Nina Vaca founded Pinnacle in 1996 as an information technology services provider to the Fortune 500. Today, Pinnacle has evolved into a true workforce management solutions provider that delivers staffing, payrolling/IC compliance, vendor management and vendor management systems (VMS) technology to recruit and manage contingent labor across multiple industry verticals. Read More

Expo MBE Chair

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Jim Metcalf
President/CEO Filter Resources, Inc. 1983 - Present
Born: David Rep of Panama 1943 Balboa High School, Panama Canal Zone 1961 USAF 1961 – 1965 BS McNeese State University 1969 HMBC Supplier of the Year 1989
Jim, Metcalf, President of Filter Resources, Inc a full service distributor of the highest quality industrial filtration products and services. Since 1983, Filter Resources, Inc. has serviced the petrochemical, refining, pipeline, and production industries with a very high level of customer service. Filter Resources,Read More


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