20 Nov 2019

November 20- The Laredo Economic Development Corporation hosted a Regional Community Outreach meeting with the Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development. During the event, staff members provided a presentation on the services offered by the office, the lead generation and response process, and incentives and financing options available at the state level. Participants in the ev...

20 Nov 2019

November 20, 2019: The Laredo Chamber of Commerce today announced it has joined the Small Business Saturday Coalition and that it will, together with the City of Laredo, Mile One and Laredo Economic Development Corporation, support this year's Small Business Saturday® celebration - powered by American Express which takes place on Nov 30. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday sits Small B...

20 Nov 2019

November 20-In the 5th installment of Women Entrepreneurs Rock, Bernadette Galvan - entrepreneur, professional athlete, and event promoter -outlined the benefits of staying active and fit, which she believes can lead to a more productive and successful business life. Bernadette is the owner of Rock Fitness Center in Laredo, Texas and serves as the Vice-Chair for the National Phys...

19 Nov 2019

LAREDO, Texas -U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that Rose Brophy, formerly the Director, Field Operations, Buffalo Field Office, has been selected as interim Director, Field Operations for Laredo Field Office. Brophy succeeds DFO David P. Higgerson, who retires after 49+ years of federal service. Ms. Brophy is expected to enter on duty in Laredo in early November 2...

04 Nov 2019

November 4-Tony Arce Jr., Manager of External Affairs at AEP Texas, and Barry Smith, Senior Regulatory Consultant at ETT (Electric Transmission Texas) presented a donation to MileOne as part of their continued support of the business incubator's work in the local and international economy. The donated funds will go towards purchasing equipment and software needed to keep the MileOne ...

01 Nov 2019

November 1- The Laredo EDC hosted its 2nd Annual Economic Development Industry Awards (EDI's) with a Boots 'n Bling Gala at the Barn at Los Patios.  With a fun evening of dinner, dancing, live music by The DECADES, silent auction and a drawing for a Grand Prize and special items, Laredo EDC celebrated and recognized the following industries for their contributions in ou...

31 Oct 2019

October 31, 2019- Laredo EDC President and CEO Olivia Varela attended the presentation "Development Perspectives for the Laredos Region" by City of Nuevo Laredo Mayor Enrique Rivas Cuellar at Texas A&M International University with the participation of the Consulates of Nuevo Laredo and Laredo, Texas, business leaders, private, education and government sector of Los Dos Laredos....

16 Oct 2019

October 16-In the 4th part of "Women Entrepreneurs Rock," we talked about one of the most important issues in the field of business and leadership: how can we make our time more efficient by managing more than one job or company? Kendra Gutiérrez, owner and operator of Tortilleria La Fe and Beer Garden Culture, detailed how to manage and grow differently while maintaining a full life....

11 Oct 2019

October 9-11, 2019- Laredo EDC Vice President of Business Attraction & Retention, Joseph Mendiola attended the 2019 Annual Conference hosted by the Texas Economic Development Council in downtown San Antonio, Texas, this year the theme was Inspiring Innovation. The two and one-half day event featured numerous keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and peer-to-peer discussions o...