International Events and Programs

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The Mayor's Office of Trade and International Affairs (MOTIA) helps connect local Houstonians with the international community by promoting international events, reporting on international occurrences, and providing updates on recent diplomatic activity in Houston.

MOTIA also coordinates several signature programs and events, and supports the Mayor's office engagement in a range of international events and business development programs.

Among the events and programs that MOTIA helps host:

Major international events and business development programs supported by MOTIA:

MOTIA will endeavor to promote other international related events throughout the Houston community on our social media sites.  We welcome engagement with our social media platforms to showcase the international character of Houston.

Please send all inquiries, ideas for City programs, global engagement, invitations, speaking requests, and other suggestions to