Category Archives: Networking Events

A Sincere THANK YOU to The WhiteHall for Hosting O&GA International’s Networking Event!

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It was a cool windy beautiful night and The Whitehall Houston pulled out all the stops for the O&GA International networking event! Delicious flautas, brisket sliders, quesadillas, and nachos all made in house! Top that off with live music and great networking with lots of new faces. It was truly a wonderful event!

A sincere thank you to MIchelle Hosey, Corporate Sales Manager, and Tanya Taylor, Director of Sales and Marketing and everyone at The WhiteHall for making the event a great success.  We encourage you to partner with The WhiteHall.  To learn more about their wonderful hotel and services, please contact Michelle at  mhosey@thewhitehallhouston.com or call 713-495-7830.

Thank you to everyone that joined us!  See event photos below.

A HUGE Thank You to TownePlace Suites Marriott Shenandoah The Woodlands for Hosting the Fantastic St. Patrick’s Day Tex Mex Mixer!

TownePlace Suites Marriott Shenandoah The Woodlands created a fun and festive environment for O&GA’s networking event held March 9th.  Attendees enjoyed Tex Mex treats catered by Chuy’s, margaritas sponsored by Mr. Margarita, as well as delicious sliders from Bob’s Steak and Chop house.  The environment was warm and friendly and attendees made great new connections.  A huge THANK YOU to Judy Johnston and TownePlace Suites Marriott Shenandoah The Woodlands for a fantastic event!  We truly appreciate everyone for joining us.

We encourage you to partner with TownePlace Suites Marriott Shenandoah The Woodlands.  Please contact Judy Johnston at judy.johnston@marriott.com or call her at 936-273-7772.

Don’t Miss Out on the Fun! Join O&GA at TownePlace Suites March 9th for a St. Patrick’s Day Mixer with a Tex-Mex Twist!

JOIN Oil & Gas Admins International for great networking with industry professionals and supporters at TownePlace Suites Marriott!  Delicious appetizers from Chuy’s, frozen Margarita’s from Mr. Margarita and lots of Erin-Go-Brews!  

TAKE A TOUR of TownePlace Suites Marriott, the event sponsor, and learn about the fantastic services they have to offer.  Surface parking available.

Our organization is dedicated to career and personal development and global networking opportunities for oil and gas administrative and support professionals.

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O&GA International Vendor Appreciation – A Red Carpet Affair Celebrating Outstanding Vendors!

PLEASE JOIN US FRIDAY, MAY 26TH
We are celebrating outstanding vendors that have partnered with Oil & Gas Admins International and the administrative and support professionals of the oil and gas industry with a fantastic red carpet affair!

NOMINATE YOUR OUTSTANDING VENDORS!
Nominate your outstanding vendors for well deserved appreciation awards.  If you are a vendor, we want to see you there so we can show you lots of love!  Register below ⇓

FOOD, DRINKS AND FUN!
The host venue is generously sponsored by HSR Event Center with delicious food sponsored by Bailey Connor Catering and beverages sponsored by P’s and Q’s Beverage Service.  This is an Old Hollywood affair so wear your favorite themed attire and prepare for a night of fun!

For questions, contact Sherry Grantham sherrygrantham@oilandgasadmins.org.

COME OUT AND SHOW APPRECIATION FOR YOUR VENDORS!

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A Sincere Thank You to JW Marriott Houston Downtown for Hosting the 2017 OGA Leadership Induction Ceremony and Networking Event!

What a great night of celebrating the 2017 Oil & Gas Admins International Leadership Team!  So much fun and great networking.  A huge THANK YOU to Kristina Bontrager and JW Marriott Houston Downtown for an excellent event!  We truly appreciate everyone for joining us.

We encourage you to partner with JW Marriott Houston Downtown for their fantastic and historic meeting and event space.  Please contact Kristina Bontrager at kbontrager@thejwmarriott.com or call her at 713-360-3692.

SEE EVENT PHOTOS BELOW.

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE NEW BEGINNINGS WORKSHOP!

Thank you to everyone that attended the New Beginnings Workshop Tuesday, February 7th.  We hope you gained valuable tools to help you create your personal brand and to assist in setting meaningful and executable goals.  A huge thank you to Texas Training and Conference Centers for hosting the event at their fantastic facility.

Event attendees will receive links to the tools and templates used in the workshop exercises via e-mail.  We encourage you to reach out to the event speakers below if you would like to learn more about creating a personal brand and setting goals or would like information for workshops and speaking engagements.  We also encourage you to reach out to Taylor Made Event Planning and Photography if you are in need of professional head shots.

Karthik Rajan, Thought Leader and LinkedIn expert, helped attendees discover the tools needed to build a solid and successful career and personal brand.

La Donna Finnels-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oil & Gas Admins International and LF Enterprises gave tips to help attendees set their most important goals and gave tools for taking action.

Attendees received brand new head shots taken by Sonya Destin, owner of Taylor Made Event Planning and Photography to help build their professional profiles, especially that all important LinkedIn page.  

Thank you once again.  We will see you at the next event!

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE NEW BEGINNINGS WORKSHOP!

Thank you to everyone that attended the New Beginnings Workshop Tuesday, February 7th.  We hope you gained valuable tools to help you create your personal brand and to assist in setting meaningful and executable goals.  A huge thank you to Texas Training and Conference Centers for hosting the event at their fantastic facility.

Event attendees will receive links to the tools and templates used in the workshop exercises via e-mail.  We encourage you to reach out to the event speakers below if you would like to learn more about creating a personal brand and setting goals or would like information for workshops and speaking engagements.  We also encourage you to reach out to Taylor Made Event Planning and Photography if you are in need of professional head shots.

Karthik Rajan, Thought Leader and LinkedIn expert, helped attendees discover the tools needed to build a solid and successful career and personal brand.

La Donna Finnels-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oil & Gas Admins International and LF Enterprises gave tips to help attendees set their most important goals and gave tools for taking action.

Attendees received brand new head shots taken by Sonya Destin, owner of Taylor Made Event Planning and Photography to help build their professional profiles, especially that all important LinkedIn page.  

Thank you once again.  We will see you at the next event!

A Huge THANK YOU to Goode Co. Armadillo Palace for Hosting O&GA International’s First Networking Event of the New Year!

O&GA kicked off it’s very first networking event of the year thanks to the generosity of our host Goode Co. Armadillo Palace.  Attendees were delighted and amazed to see the exciting and expanded event space with a beautiful western theme.  They enjoyed delicious appetizers and beverages and a great overview of the event space by Lana O’Neil, Goode Co.’s Sales and Marketing Manager.  

We encourage you to please partner with Goode Co. Armadillo Palace. To learn more about their fantastic services, please contact Lana O’Neil at loneil@goodecompany.com.

See the event photos below!

O&GA INTERNATIONAL CLOSES THE YEAR WITH A BANG THANKS TO BUDWEISER TASTING ROOM!

Oil & Gas Admins International had the opportunity to close 2016 with a BANG thanks to the Budweiser Tasting Room.  Budweiser Tasting Room is a beautiful gem nestled in the Anheuser Busch facility on 1-10 East and was the perfect location for O&GA’s Annual Holiday Social.  A huge thank you to Don McDonald and his team for the outstanding service, the beautiful decorations and the great atmosphere.

Oil & Gas Admins International celebrated the close of a challenging year for the oil and gas industry, but one that was marked with success thanks to the outstanding support of our members, supporters and friends.  Attendees enjoyed treats from the Sweet and Salty bar, and food from the Cajun and Comfort bar.  Budweiser generously sponsored all beverages for the event, and DJ Smooth provided fun holiday and party tunes.

For more information about reserving Budweiser Tasting Room for your events, please contact Don McDonald at Don.McDonald@anheuser-busch.com.  To book DJ Smooth, please call 832-784-1733.

Thank you once again for supporting O&GA!  We truly appreciate you!  

SEE EVENT PHOTOS BELOW.

THANK YOU to Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar for Hosting O&GA International’s Fall Fest!

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar provided the perfect location for O&GA’s Fall Fest!  The patio provided a great atmosphere for networking and the food and special blueberry lemon drop signature drink were delicious additions to the occasion.

The night was elevated to its highest level when Elijah J. White, ExxonMobil’s VP of Geoscience gave fantastically candid words of inspiration and encouragement to the attendees and even answered all the hard questions with honesty and a smile.  Attendees left with great nuggets and directives to help continue their career development.

We encourage you to please partner with Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and to take advantage of their wonderful options for all your event planning needs.  To learn more about their restaurant and services, please contact Carla Fay at pdwoodlands@FlemingsSteakhouse.com

See the event photos below!