09 Jun 2021

June 9– The Laredo Economic Development Corporation (Laredo EDC) announced the honorees who will be recognized at this year’s Economic Development Industry (EDI) Awards which will be held in conjunction with the Boots ‘n Bling Gala on Friday, November 5, 2021 at The Barn Event Center in Laredo. The EDI Awards, created by the Laredo EDC, recognize individuals and industries whose achievem...

09 Jun 2021

June 9- Thank you Russell Gallahan of Texas Comptrollers of Public Accounts for his presentation about Type A / Type B in Economic Development organizations during our Business Conversation Meeting with our membership and community partners. Membership SpotlightThe Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting was Daniel Castillo at CL Scales & Systems,...

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.