Houston, Texas – August 1, 2012 – The HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (HICC) announces growth and development activity. HICC recently added Ken Fisher, CFO Noble Energy, Carl Murray, Director Swift Energy, and Tracey Abram, Chief Compliance Officer Crane Worldwide to its already impressive board of directors.

These executives further expand one of the top chamber boards in Houston, already consisting of companies such as CenterPoint Energy, Reliant Energy, AT&T, Amegy Bank, Comerica Bank, Exterran, CEVA, and ABS.

HICC’s recent outreach programs have included economic development trips and trade missions with its partner organization North Houston Economic Development Council to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas (ICSC’s RECon), Boston (Bio-Tech), Brazil, and Alaska. This active summer brings continued expansion of the Chamber’s business model and growth to its membership.

About Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce (HICC) – For over 26 years, HICC (formerly NHGCC) has promoted and stimulated business development and community involvement in the north Houston area. The Chamber has members ranging from small entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies representing more than 40,000 employees. HICC is also very active in international markets and with numerous foreign consulates.
About North Houston Economic Development Council (NHEDC) – The organization, created by the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce in 2009, is governed by a Board of Governors and privately funded by members. NHEDC facilitates the retention, expansion and relocation of business and industry in north Houston and improves the area’s quality of life.