23 Sep 2020

September 23, 2020- During her presentation "New Roundtrip to Mexico City" to our membership and community partners, Melisa Mendoza, Sales Executive-McAllen for Aeromar MX , provided information about the flights services starting October 2020 . This week the Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting was Shashi Vaswani, Principal at Tru / Home2 by Hilto...

09 Sep 2020

During today’s Business Conversation meeting, Dr. Diana Y. Ortiz, Business and Community Partnerships Coordinator, United ISD-Career and Technical Education presented an overview about UISD careers and technical education programs  to our membership and community partners. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business Conversation meeting this week was Orlando Navarro, ...

02 Sep 2020

September 2, 2020- Continuing with the Weekly Conversation Meetings, our guest today was Stephen Simmons, Director of Interline Operations at Kansas City Southern Railways (KCSR). Mr. Simmons presented an overview about KCSR’s operations, development projects, and crossings programs to our membership and community partners. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC Business C...

19 Aug 2020

During her presentation "Vallecillo Road Project" to our membership and community partners, Melisa D. Montemayor, Group Director, Roadway Engineering at HNTB provided information about the project process, economic impact, and infrastructure about Vallecillo Road-FM-1472 to IH 35 SBFR.A copy of today’s presentation will be available upon request. Today's Spotlight during the Laredo EDC...

05 Aug 2020

Continuing with the Weekly Conversation Meetings, our guest today was Tyler Wolfe, Program Consultant for CLEAResult. During his presentation to our membership and community partners, Mr. Wolfe provided a presentation about energy efficiency programs, opportunities, and incentives available during the pandemic. Also, every week the Laredo EDC and MileOne will recognize one of its...

01 Aug 2020

August 26, 2020- During his presentation to our membership and community partners, Ing. Juan Elyd Saenz, President of INDEX (Asociacion de Maquiladoras de Exportacion de Nuevo Laredo), provided general information about INDEX, how the pandemic has impacted the manufacturing sector in the region and the challenges the industry is facing. The Membership Spotlight during the Laredo EDC ...

30 Jul 2020

Continuing with the LEDC Business Conversation Week, the program for the month of July was: July 1- U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar who presented an update about USMCA to our membership and partners. July 15- This week guest speaker was Elaine Nessle, Executive Director Coalition for America's Gateway and Trade Corridors who presented information about transportation, logistics and...

04 Jul 2020

Through a grant received from ATT and awarded to Laredo Economic Development Corporation, the MileOne, Laredo Main Street and Laredo EDC participate in feeding the elderly community located Hamilton Hotel in Downtown Laredo by distributing an estimated 80 residents with various fresh produce, milk, and cereals. Special thank you to TAMIU Garden, Laredo Center for Urban Agriculture, ...

05 Jun 2020

The LEDC presented the following program to our members and trade partners at the Weekly Business Conversation Meetings: June 3- "On Track with Union Pacific", presented by Ivan Jaime, Sr. Director - Public Affairs, Union Pacific Railroad Co. June 10- Lic. Rubén López Escamilla and Lic. Ruben Lopez Adriano, Jr, Preisent and Vice President for CANACINTRA in Nuevo Laredo June 17- ...

04 May 2020

May 6- The LEDC weekly COVID-19 Impact Meeting featured updates from the Education sector including representatives from Laredo Independent School District, United Independent School District,  Laredo College and Texas A&M International University. May 13- Special Guest was Joe Kiely, Vice President of Operations, Ports to Plains Alliance who presented an update to our membership ...