14 Dec 2021

December 14- Gene Lindgren, LEDC President and CEO, and staff hosted a review of a soccer field complex project given by LEDC member partner Shashi Vaswani and staff, owners of the Laredo Heat Soccer Club and Youth Foundation, with attendance from Laredo City officials including Councilman Ruben Gutierrez, Jr. of District 5, City Economic Development Director Teclo Garcia, and City Secre...

10 Dec 2021

December 10- Laredo Economic Development Corporation President & CEO, Gene Lindgren, recently met with City of Laredo Airport staff to review several items. Discussed were the topics of Laredo area FTZ No. 94, the status of airport expansion projects, terminal expansion projects, and continued collaboration activities. Shown in the picture, from right to left, Gilberto Sanchez, Ac...

30 Nov 2021

Laredo EDC President and CEO Gene Lindgren, participated in the Binational Forum for Metropolitan Management “Vision”, one-of-a-kind event coordinated in partnership with UN-Habitat, the City of Laredo, and Nuevo Laredo, MX that took place November 30th and December 1st. at the Cultural Center in Nuevo Laredo. During the event, urbanization, and metropolitan opportunities to enhance b...

22 Nov 2021

Gene Lindgren, President and CEO of the Laredo Economic Development Corporation, and staff met with Ivan Torres, Economic Development Director from the city of Nuevo Laredo on November 22, 2021.  The two groups will closely collaborate to promote Los Dos Laredos as one dynamic region for investment and job growth going into 2022 and beyond. They reviewed and made plans for the shared ...

18 Nov 2021

November 18- Laredo Economic Development Corporation hosted the weekly binational group meeting at our offices on Leal Street. The group of organizational leaders from both sides of the border met to discuss important topics related to international trade, mobility, border restrictions, transportation workforce, policies, and their impact on our area’s competitiveness....

09 Nov 2021

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) hosted the annual Bots 'n Bling Gala featuring the Economic Development Industry (EDI) Awards on Friday, November 5, 2021, at the Barn at Los Patios in Laredo. The Laredo EDC created the Economic Development Industry (EDI) Award to recognize industries that contribute to the economic well-being of the Laredo and Webb County region. Th...

03 Nov 2021

November 3 - The Binational Meeting Region Laredos was hosted by the Association of Logistics & Forwarding Agents, invited guests included Mayor Pete Saenz and US SBP Port Director Albert Flores, who met with the Binational Group, the leaders of the organizations in Los Dos Laredos.  Attendance also included the newly appointed President & CEO of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce...

22 Oct 2021

Mayor Pete Saenz recognized Laredo EDC 2021 Economic Development Industry Award (EDI’s) during a brief ceremony at the City Council Chambers Monday, October 21. The 2021 EDI honorees include the Cigarroa Family of medical practitioners, for their exemplary medical service to Laredo and South Texas, Librado Piña, Inc. for their success in the customs brokerage and cold chain industry, ...

21 Oct 2021

During the first inaugural flight to Mexico, our dignitaries and Pepe Carmona and President /CEO Gene Lindgren met for a networking dinner which sparked a conversation with Lucy Ponce from Circulo de Exportadores, a group of Entrepreneurs from the Michoacan region. This led to the development of Programa Acelera, a 6-month pilot program for Mexican entrepreneurs to learn how to establish...