23 Aug 2017

A Press Conference and Cocktail Reception to announce the 24th Annual Logistics and Manufacturing Symposium entitled “Pathways for Trade: North America, the Most Competitive Region in the World”  was held at TAMIU Student Center Ballroom, August 22, 2017 were City of Laredo Mayor, Pete Saenz, City of Nuevo Laredo Mayor, Enrique Rivas and the Secertary of Economic Development forn the Sta...

17 Aug 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection senior management, together with counterparts from Servicio de Administracion Tributaria/Aduana Mexico, private sector partners from Kansas City Southern along with local congressional and municipal representatives gathered in Laredo to dedicate a processing building that will improve joint rail operations in the city. Located close to the railhead...

20 Jul 2017

A delegation from Kazakhstan accompanied by Cecilia Cross, Executive Director of the San Antonio Council for International Visitors (SACIV) visited Laredo, Texas as part as a project entitled "Improving Trade Across Kazakhstan's Border" on July 20th. The delegation selected by the US Department of State to tour America as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), visi...

02 Jun 2017

The City of Laredo, AEP Texas and Laredo Development Foundation hosted an Educational Forum on 4A/4B Economic Development Sales Tax, Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Joe A. Guerra Public Library. Carlton Schwab, President/CEO of Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) explained the fundamental ideas and rules behind these tax plans at workshop and mentioned that an economic development ta...

17 May 2017

Robert Cano, Territory Sales Manager; Melissa Cabrera, Territory Sales Manager; Mike Wohlfahrt, Regional Sales & Operations Manager; Olivia Varela, Laredo Development Foundation; Sergio Bernal, Territory Sales Manager; Mauro Villarreal, Operations Manager (Cuate Santos / Laredo Morning Times)
The Laredo Development Foundation is pleased to announce its newest member Mobile-Crete, a US Concrete company and local volumetric concrete supplier. Mobile-Crete's volumetric trucks provide fresh concrete on demand- anytime, anywhere. The volumetric mixer is a concrete plant on wheels, carrying all the necessary components to produce high quality, fresh concrete. These trucks are desi...

11 May 2017

MileOne’s mission is to connect entrepreneurs, inspires collaboration, and help turn ideas into reality. The MileOne International Business Assistance Center will be offering co-working space for aspiring entrepreneurs and freelancers, an incubator program for startup businesses and customized consulting to investors and existing businesses looking to invest in Laredo. MileOne hoste...

09 May 2017

The Laredo Development Foundation hosted their Spring Courtyard Chat Membership Mixer Tuesday, May 9th to celebrate the Economic Development Week with "Partners Working for a Better Laredo".  During the event  the following organizations were recognized for their partnership: TAMIU Small Business Development Center LCC Economic Development Center Laredo Chamber of Commerc...

28 Apr 2017

Governor of Tamaulipas Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca during inauguration ceremony On April 27-28, the Nuevo Laredo the First Regional Congress for Competitiveness 2017, with the theme "The present and future of the most competitive bi-national business region: Los Dos Laredos" was held. This event, organized by Nuevo Laredo and Laredo, Texas, through the Institute for Competitiveness...

12 Apr 2017

Dallas News.-  As the Trump administration's trade policies continue to take shape, two Texas politicians on opposite sides of the aisle visited Laredo on Wednesday to continue making the case that the North American Free Trade Agreement helps both the U.S. and Mexico. Sen. John Cornyn, the state’s senior Republican, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Laredo Democrat, met with Mayor Pete Saenz...