26 May 2022

Gene Lindgren, President and CEO of the Laredo Economic Development Corporation, was honored to participate as a member of the working committee in a historic first joint City of Laredo / Webb County workshop as government and private sector leaders met at Laredo College’s main campus on Thursday, May 26th.  Speakers included U.S. Consul General to Mexico Deanna Kim and IBC Bank ...

17 May 2022

Gene Lindgren, Laredo EDC President and CEO, was invited to represent the private sector at the United Nations - Habitat Binational Metropolitan Plan as they conducted several sessions the week of May 16th.  Our community was chosen by United Nations to be a model of binational cooperation for the world. Key public and private stakeholders provided input and discussed chall...

17 May 2022

The Laredo EDC hosted an array of events nationally recognized as Economic Development Week from May 9 to May 13, 2022.  To kick off the celebration on May 9th, City of Laredo Mayor Pro Tempore, Council Member District II Vidal Rodriguez proclaimed National Economic Development Week, in partnership with Laredo Economic Development Corporation, Laredo College, and the City of Laredo Ec...

06 May 2022

The Laredo EDC was invited to participate at the FabTech Mexico 2022 Expo in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico along with the Economic Development office of our sister City Nuevo Laredo.Among the participants during the event were, Ing. F. Ivan Torres, Municipio de Nuevo Laredo Director of Economic Development, Saida Tamez Beltrán,Luis Ángel Lopez Bacaro, Hernam Lesher Arguello, ICCE Nuevo L...

05 May 2022

Ariva Homes hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for their Ironwood Estates development on May 5th.  Gene Lindgren, President and CEO of the LEDC, and Joseph Mendiola, VP of Business Attraction and Retention attended the ceremony.  This exciting development in North Laredo is an important example of in-fill development and we applaud the commitment from our LEDC partners Ross...

05 May 2022

Gene Lindgren, President and CEO of the LEDC, was invited to attend the civic ceremony to commemorate “la Batalla de Puebla” hosted by Mexican Consul General in Laredo Texas, Juan Carlos Mendoza. Cinco de Mayo is an important event in the proud history of our sister country. This year marks the 160th year anniversary of Mexico's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of P...

04 May 2022

Gene Lindgren, President & CEO, was honored to be able to speak at the groundbreaking ceremony on May 4th, for the Laredo Heat Soccer Complex hosted by the Laredo Chamber of Commerce.   The LEDC has been supporting this historic project since 2021 and wishes to thank the Vaswani family for their passion for soccer and the Laredo area. They continue to provide leader...

28 Apr 2022

The Binational Group Laredo team met on April 28th at the ALFA offices downtown to review continuous improvement initiatives and had great a discussion on proposals to further formalize this unique group.  The group consists of private sector leaders representing financial institutions, trade organizations, civic organizations, education leaders, business leaders, landowners, and develop...

26 Apr 2022

The Laredo Economic Development Corporation was honored to coordinate a private sector meeting with Texas Secretary of State John B. Scott on April 26th, that included sharing valuable information from our community's stakeholders in the global trade sector. The review provided our business leaders the opportunity to emphasize the significance and importance of Port Laredo...

20 Apr 2022

On April 20, the MileOne International Business Assistance Center hosted the Women Entrepreneurs Rock Series 2022 with special guest Gabriela Morales, Lado Chamber of Commerce President & CEO. During her presentation "Leadership: the role and challenges of a female leader in the community" Ms. Morales share her experience and what she thinks makes a great leader, how to devel...