07 Nov 2022

2022 LEDC Economic Development Industry (EDI) Awards

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) hosted its annual Boots ‘n Bling Gala featuring the Economic Development Industry (EDI) Awards on Friday, November 4, 2022, at the Barn at Los Patios in Laredo, Texas.

The LEDC created the Economic Development Industry (EDI) Awards to recognize industries whose achievements have made a significant contribution and lasting impact towards the growth and betterment of our community.

The 2022 EDI honorees include Dennis E. Nixon for “Lifetime Achievement Award for Economic Development”, Richer Agencia Aduanal and the Richer family legacy for their success in the “Custom Brokerage and Supply Chain” industry sectors, and Killam Development, Ltd. – The Coves at Winfield was selected as “Project of the Year” each representing the core mission of our organization to attract new businesses and assist existing businesses with growth opportunities.

After the recognitions, the program continued with a delightful dinner and the atmosphere for dancing was set by The Grooves Band from Austin, Texas. The evening included an online silent auction and drawing prizes.

You can view and download photos of the event at the Economic Development Industry Awards website