22 Jul 2022

LEDC President & CEO Gene Lindgren attended an event hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce, Monterrey Chapter, and co-sponsored by Uni-Trade.  General Director Grace Lingow introduced Mayor Pete Saenz for some opening remarks, followed by great presentations from David Eaton, VP Business Development & Customer Service @ Kansas City Southern / President AMCHAM Monterr...

20 Jul 2022

On July 20, the International Business Assistance Center MileOne hosted the Women Entrepreneurs Rock Series "Back to the Basics: Building a Business Plan" with Tina Rodriguez, Certified Business Advisor of the TAMIU Small Business Development Center. With over 20 years of experience, she specializes in lending, business plan development, cash flow management, Federal and State ce...

13 Jul 2022

During the Monthly Business Conversation Meeting, Melissa R. Cigarroa, Member of the Binational River Conservation Project Technical Group, provided an update about the conservation project. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting was Louie Mendoza, Financial Advisor from Tejas Financial Advisors and a proud member of the Laredo EDC....

05 Jul 2022

Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO, and proud member of the Laredo Rotary Club was honored to attend the 2022 – 2023 Officer Induction Ceremony for the Laredo Rotary Club. The event was presided over by District 5930 Governor Rogelio Treviño who officiated the passing of the gavel from Immediate Past President John Kilburn to President Marilu Gorecki.  Congratulations to all the ...

01 Jul 2022

On July 1st, the Laredo Economic Development Corporation presented the Cigarroa family with the Centurion Award initially announced at the 2021 Economic Development Industry (EDI) Awards, Boots ‘N Bling Gala on Friday, November 5, 2021.  “In addition to the members of the family currently practicing in the field of medicine, we want to again give tribute to the forebearers of the...

30 Jun 2022

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (LEDC), in collaboration with the Laredo Chamber of Commerce, recently attended the 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, D.C. to promote foreign investment in our Laredo / Webb County Community. The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event in the United States dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI)...

23 Jun 2022

Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO, spent some time at a MileOne membership networking event with Marcela Uribe, Executive Director at Laredo Main Street, an organization that is working to further drive economic development downtown.  Our organizations share a common passion and we’ll continue to find ways to collaborate to keep moving Laredo in the right direction.&n...

15 Jun 2022

The International Business Assistance Center MileOne hosted the Women Entrepreneurs Rock series on June 15th. During her presentation "The Importance of Customs Service for your Business", Elizabeth N. Hill, Partner/ Office Manager of Monarch Tracking discussed and shared tips on the importance of customer service for your business. Elizabeth Hill has worked in the banking industry a...

13 Jun 2022

The LEDC promoted a recent TxDOT Texas Delivers 2050 workshop which was attended by several local stakeholders, including Gene Lindgren, LEDC President & CEO. We continue to advocate for infrastructure and mobility projects to improve mobility, reduce congestion, and mitigate safety risks, with the mission to further improve our port’s competitiveness and residents’ quality of l...