25 May 2021

May 25, 2021- During a press conference, the Laredo International Airport announced its Terminal Improvement Program. This project will include the relocation and expansion of the TSA Security Screening Checkpoint (SSCP), modernization of existing passenger terminal, remodeled and expanded restrooms, a dedicated meet and greet area, a nursing mothers’ room, and an adult changing room as ...

23 May 2021

May 21, 2021- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the General Services Administration (GSA), and the City of Laredo announced a formal partnership today to facilitate commercial truck processing at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo by constructing Free and Secure Trade for Commercial Vehicles (FAST) lanes.Under CBP’s Donations Acceptance Program, CBP, GSA and the City of Laredo will...

20 May 2021

May 19, 2021. Today, the Laredo Economic Development Corporation hosted the “Growing with Our Community II” What’s in our future? An Infrastructure update presentation at the Embassy Suites. Presentations by AEP Texas, AT&T, Medina Electric, CenterPoint Energy, Spectrum, City of Laredo Utilities Department and Building Development Services included local utilities infrastructure plan...

19 May 2021

May 19- Everyone's journey to success is marked by different milestones and challenges. However, one thing is true: Learning is key to any success story, whether in business, academics, or life in general. During the interactive virtual workshop, Roxana Gomez, San Antonio Mbda/Covid-19 Business Resilience Center discussed her journey from Colombia to entrepreneurial leader in the U.S....

12 May 2021

May 12- Special guest for the monthly business conversation meeting was Blake Hasting, Senior Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. During his presentation "COVID-19: Economic Recovery and Future of Workforce" to our membership and community partners, Mr. Hastings provided important information about the state of the U.S. economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, challeng...

08 May 2021

May 6-7,2021. Laredo EDC President and CEO Gene Lindgren attended the Texas ED Connection Partner Meeting in Irving, Texas.
During the meeting he met with people from all over Texas, networked with peers, and listened to some great speakers including site selectors and consultants. 

22 Apr 2021

April 22- Running a business is much like running a household. You have expenses and income; but how do you best manage a dynamic budget in order to maximize your resources and realize your financial goals?During this hybrid workshop, Amber Avis, financial entrepreneur and founder of Ambitious Management, discussed best practices for entrepreneurs and professionals looking to grow their ...

21 Apr 2021

April 21, 2021- The NBPC Local 2455 - Laredo National Border Patrol Council celebrated the groundbreaking of their new Border Patrol Union Hall. National Border Patrol Council members Enrique Rico Jr., Oscar Vela Jr., Hector Garza, Mayor Pete Saenz, United States Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Matthew Hudak, National Border Patrol Council members Sergio Moreno, Jesus Navarro and Uriel ...

14 Apr 2021

Wednesday April 14, 2021-During his presentation “World Trade Center de Nuevo Laredo” to our membership and community partners, Dr. Jorge Acevedo, President and CEO at JAGroup shared important information about the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) worldwide as well as business opportunities for investors, integrated solutions for business needs and inclusive and intelligent develo...