Technical Tours

The 23rd World Petroleum Congress spotlighted three Houston Destinations that are advancing technology, innovation and shaping the future of our city and beyond.

The Ion fosters a community and culture where corporate innovators, academic partners, community partners, startups, and entrepreneurs come together to solve some of the world’s greatest problems. This 266,000-square foot structure is designed to bring Houston’s entrepreneurial, corporate, and academic communities together into collaborative spaces and programs. Through a robust range of events, programming, and programs, The Ion provides resources for Houstonians and others seeking to strengthen Houston’s economic resiliency and competitiveness, attract and retain innovative talent, companies, and institutions, as well as foster an inclusive and welcoming neighborhood that offers economic opportunity to all Houstonians.

Greentown Labs Houston is a community of climatetech and cleantech pioneers working to design a more sustainable world. As the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, Greentown Labs brings together startups, corporates, investors, politicians, and many others with a focus on scaling climate solutions.

Deloitte Greenhouse is comprised of cutting-edge spaces located around the world designed to help clients tackle their complex problems. They apply a tested set of principles that combine behavior science, analytics, technology, and facilitation to break through traditional methods of problem-solving.

Accenture Houston Innovation Hub Tour

Accenture’s 30k sq. ft., 100+ person Houston Innovation Hub opened in 2017. Learn how it applies innovative digital technologies to the Energy Industry and the Energy Transition. This guided tour covered an introduction to the Hub, an immersive experience on why innovation matters to the industry, a look at where Accenture sees digital technologies playing a large role in the energy transition, and a look at their latest addition of a true private 5G mm-wave network and edge computing capability.