23 Sep 2020

September 23, 2020- During her presentation "New Roundtrip to Mexico City" to our membership and community partners, Melisa Mendoza, Sales Executive-McAllen for Aeromar MX , provided information about the flights services starting October 2020 . This week the Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting was Shashi Vaswani, Principal at Tru / Home2 by Hilto...

09 Sep 2020

During today’s Business Conversation meeting, Dr. Diana Y. Ortiz, Business and Community Partnerships Coordinator, United ISD-Career and Technical Education presented an overview about UISD careers and technical education programs  to our membership and community partners. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting this week was Orlando Navarro, ...

02 Sep 2020

September 2, 2020- Continuing with the Weekly Conversation Meetings, our guest today was Stephen Simmons, Director of Interline Operations at Kansas City Southern Railways (KCSR). Mr. Simmons presented an overview about KCSR’s operations, development projects, and crossings programs to our membership and community partners. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business C...

20 Aug 2020

August 20, 2020- For part 6 of Women Entrepreneurs Rock, IBAC/MileOne partnered with US Customs and Border Protection to explore (1) how to register as a Women-Owned Small Business with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and (2) how to sell and do business with government agencies. During today’s free webinar Sevie Sarabia, Contract Specialist with the US Customs and Border Prote...

19 Aug 2020

During her presentation "Vallecillo Road Project" to our membership and community partners, Melisa D. Montemayor, Group Director, Roadway Engineering at HNTB provided information about the project process, economic impact, and infrastructure about Vallecillo Road-FM-1472 to IH 35 SBFR.A copy of today’s presentation will be available upon request. Today's Spotlight during the Laredo EDC...

12 Aug 2020

During this week's business conversation meeting, board members and community partners had the opportunity to meet and greet LEDC appointed President and CEO, Gene Lindgreen. Mr. Lindgren also shared some potential projects to promote Laredo's economic development. #economicdevelopment#cityoflaredo#laredoedc#laredoisopenforbusiness#wecreatebusiness The Membership Spotlight during ...

06 Aug 2020

August 6, 2020- For the 5th installment of Women Entrepreneurs Rock Series, we, MileOne/IBAC, are taking a short break from strategy and business in order to explore an often-overlooked part of our lives, both personal and professional: our mental health. IBAC/MileOne partnered with the Border Region Behavioral Health Center to bring you a unique learning opportunity to learn the effe...

05 Aug 2020

Continuing with the Weekly Conversation Meetings, our guest today was Tyler Wolfe, Program Consultant for CLEAResult. During his presentation to our membership and community partners, Mr. Wolfe provided a presentation about energy efficiency programs, opportunities, and incentives available during the pandemic. Also, every week the Laredo EDC and MileOne will recognize one of its...

01 Aug 2020

Great job for a great cause! Laredo Economic Development Corporation, through the Laredo Mask Makers Initiative, have donated over 600 masks to our community to include the Casa de Misericordia, Drs. Gary and Jane Unzeitig, Dr. Luis Benavides, Retama Manor, AEP Texas, Dr. Reynaldo Godines, Dr. Gomez Vasquez, Apollo Rehabilitation Center, as well as other entities throughout the Laredo re...

01 Aug 2020

August 26, 2020- During his presentation to our membership and community partners, Ing. Juan Elyd Saenz, President of INDEX (Asociacion de Maquiladoras de Exportacion de Nuevo Laredo), provided general information about INDEX, how the pandemic has impacted the manufacturing sector in the region and the challenges the industry is facing. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC ...