2023 HUB Handshakes and Pancakes - A Networking Mixer

2023 HUB Handshakes and Pancakes - A Networking MixerApplebee's Grill + Bar, 19625 Restaurant Row, Houston, TX 770848:00 AM - 10:00 AM 15jun8:00 AM10:00 AM

Event Details

Power up on pancakes then network for bidding and subcontracting opportunities. Jumpstart your HUB connections! All businesses welcome.

L´╗┐one Star DBA provides digital marketing training for established and emerging entrepreneurs. Contracting with the State of Texas is an important, but often untapped source of revenue.

HUB = Historically Underutilized Businesses. Typically these business are owned by minorities, women or disabled veterans with annual sales under $6 Million dollars. If the business is located in Texas, businesses can be designated as a HUB Vendor for preferred contracting opportunities.


Certified HUBs are welcome to attend and share their success and growing pains with state contracting.

If you want to become HUB Certified with the state it is a FREE program! Ask questions and get insight from those who have been through the process.

Ticketholders will receive a hot pancake breakfast with 2 proteins, fruit and juice and coffee and a commemorative gift.

Vendors are included n marketing, get priority display tables and they may display promotion materials on the LSDBA table. Bring plenty of business cards, flyers and samples!

Vendors will also be provided a list of attendees names, phone numbers, website and email info. V´╗┐endors will be announced by the host.

Sponsors get a Minute on the Mic to highlight their organization’s purchasing needs, goods or services. (Sponsor Spots are limited.)

Q´╗┐uestions? Email us at [email protected]

  • A´╗┐GENDA
  • 7´╗┐:30 am – Sponsors and Vendors Set-Up & Eat
  • 8´╗┐:00 am – Doors Open for All Attendees
  • 8´╗┐:15 am – Welcome/Acknowledgements/Breakfast is served
  • 8:45 am – State of Texas HUB Program Overview/Contract Spotlight
  • 9´╗┐:00 am- Sponsor Introductions – Minute at the Mic
  • 9:30 am – Open Networking
  • 1´╗┐0:00 am – Closing/Breakdown Displays

***The organizers in no part represent the State of Texas or State HUB program.


*´╗┐ Proceeds will benefit the Micro Businesses of America Program, a non profit program of Lone Star Digital Business Association, dedicated to connecting startups and micro businesses with resources.

**Registration and related expenses for this event may be deducted as a marketing expense. Please consult a financial professional.



(Thursday) 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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