25 Feb 2021

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation recently approved the officers to the executive committee at our February board meeting.  Lupita R. Canales was previously approved as the organization’s Chairman of the Board during the January meeting.  Ms. Canales, replacing Tony Arce who diligently served as Chairman for the last four years, becomes the second woman to the lead th...

10 Feb 2021

Thank you to Gerald Schwebel, Executive Vice President, Corporate International Division at International Bank of Commerce for today’s presentation “Texas Mexico Border Transportation Master Plan” During his presentation Mr. Schwebel provided information about the freight mobility plan and the transportation needs in Laredo to our membership and community partners during our first 202...

21 Jan 2021

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) held its first 2021 Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, January 20, via a ZOOM video link. The meeting was held to summarize the organization’s activity report and Board election results. The meeting included a grant presented by AEP Texas Economic Development to the Laredo EDC for $5,000. Tony Arce, Jr., External Affairs Manager a...

16 Dec 2020

Laredo, Texas, December 16, 2020. The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) held their final 2020 Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday via a ZOOM video link. The meeting was held to summarize the organization’s activities for 2020 including the Mile One Business Incubator. The meeting included a special presentation of the Economic Development Industry (EDI) award to Oliv...

04 Dec 2020

LAREDO, TEXAS (December 4, 2020)—The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) recognized Dennis Nixon, Chairman, and CEO, International Bank of Commerce, as a Lifetime Director with the LEDC.  Nixon’s recognition was announced during the LEDC’s 27th annual Pathways for Trade Symposium and the formal presentation was made at the IBC headquarters in Laredo on Friday. Nixon wa...

11 Nov 2020

Thank you to Jason Troendle, Director of Market Intelligence & Research at Global Cold Chain for his presentation to our membership and community partners during our Business Conversation Meeting. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting this week was Virginia Palacios, Principal at VP Environmental LLC, proud member of the MileOne Internationa...

04 Nov 2020

Thank you Jewel High, Market Director, Laredo Physicians Group for his presentation about Outpatient Care Delivery and Physician Recruitment during our Business Conversation Meeting with our membership and community partners. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting this week was Antonio Villarreal, President, LED Unlimited, proud member of the Lare...

21 Oct 2020

Thank you to Norma Rodriguez, Director of the Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center for her presentation about small business assistance services during our Business Conversation Meeting with our membership and community partners. The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center is partnering with the Federal Reserve on ...

14 Oct 2020

Thank you to Alaster Love, Chief Technology Officer at Panacea Strategy for his presentation about cyber security during our Business Conversation Meeting with our membership and community partners. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting this week was Zach Coss, founderof Request Workbox, proud member of the MileOne International Business Assistan...

07 Oct 2020

Thank you to Sheri Alba, Executive Officer for the Laredo Builders Association for her presentation during our Business Conversation Meeting with our membership and community partners. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting this week was Chris M. Haynes,  General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at Haynes Properties, proud member of the Lared...