30 Sep 2021

Sep. 30- Mission Produce hosted the grand opening ceremony of their brand new $50 million mega distribution center in Laredo, Texas. The 262,000-square-foot 3PL facility, designed and constructed by AM King, features state-of-the-art refrigeration, ripening rooms, pallet cooling capabilities, cold storage, and more. Mission Produce Steve Barnard, Gov. Greg Abbott and Mayor Pete Sae...

28 Sep 2021

The Programa Acelera, was a 6 month pilot program for Mexican entrepreneurs to learn how to establish their business in the US. The program consisted of masterclasses in US accounting, International banking, legal registration, CBP regulations and requirements, becoming a vendor and logistics and transportation.These webinars along with monthly mentoring sessions gave the group the oppor...

27 Sep 2021

Sep. 27-Oct.1-Laredo EDC and MileOne hosted the Multisectoral Trade Mission and Business Development between Mexico and the United States from September 27 to October 1 in Laredo, Texas. During the event organized by the Circle of Exporters of the State of Michoacán, Mexico and MileOne were present Gene Lindgren President and CEO of Laredo EDC, Cesar Hernandez, MileOne Program Directo...

17 Sep 2021

September 17- City of Laredo officials announced Federal funding for $7,222,563 to be used as economic relief for the airport and its concessions. With this money the airport will also be able to take on the added cost for COVID-19 mitigation protocols. Laredo has experienced exponential economic growth in the last decade which would not be possible without the Laredo International Ai...

15 Sep 2021

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation held its annual signature Logistics and Manufacturing Symposium Pathways for Trade, September 15, 2021. This year’s theme “Supplying the Nation's Economy - Top Ports in the U.S.” was focused on the economic importance of supplying our Nation and the resurgence and vitality of the U.S. economy. Keynote Speaker for this year included U.S. C...

25 Aug 2021

The TAMIU -Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement and MileOne renewed their yearly MOU at a signing ceremony on August 25th, 2021. MileOne IBAC values the partnerships and relationships with our community partners.  The program enhances the students collegiate experience, they are encouraged to go beyond the gates of TAMIU, network with the community, and give back. The Co...

19 Aug 2021

August 18 - Carolina Gomez is a young mom, founder and CEO of Peak Body Coaching LLC. Her company teaches people how to break free from restrictive diets and limiting mindsets. Carolina quit her corporate position to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams despite her fears and peoples opinion. During the interactive hybrid workshop, Carolina explained the steps she took in becoming succe...

12 Aug 2021

August 11- Special guest for the August business conversation meeting was Daniel Covarrubias, Ph. D, Texas Center for Economic and Enterprise Development Director at the Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business. During his presentation “The Impact of Technology on Logistics” to our membership and community partners, Dr. Covarrubias provided i...

31 Jul 2021

July 31-A working meeting was held in ALAFA with the president-elect of Sabinas Hidalgo, N.L., David Gonzalez Morton, where Vice President AA Omar Gonzalez Longoria, AA Hugo Nishiyama, AA Rafael Duenas, AA Hector de la Miyar participated, and it was agreed to carry out important projects to promote the development of the port of Nuevo Laredo but above all seeking to work as a team with C...

23 Jul 2021

July 21-23, 2021. North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) held its Annual Continental Reunion at Centro de Convenciones in San Luis Potosi, SLP., Mexico. This year's hybrid event Reunion highlighted the USMCA/CUSMA/T-MEC, with several “core” panels and speakers addressing what happens next with the new trade agreement in our business communities, energy and automotive ses...