About Us

Incorporated on November 17, 1966, the Laredo Economic Development Corporation strives to be an organization defined by its visionary leadership, recognized for its integrity and contributions towards the economic development and vitality of Los Dos Laredos and the Webb County region.

LEDC marks the week of May 8 to May 12, 2023, as the next Economic Development Week. During this week, communities across North America will celebrate and recognize the contributions made by professional economic developers to create more economically vibrant and livable communities.

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May 8, 2023

To kick off the celebration of Economic Development Week, a Proclamation Day will take place at the City of Laredo’s Council Chambers with the collaboration of the

City of Laredo's Economic Development Department.

May 9, 2023

The State of Transportation and Infrastructure will consist

of a Keynote Speaker:

Humberto "Tito" Gonzalez, Jr. P.E.

TxDOT Director of Transportation, Planning, and Programing

The event will be held at

Laredo College's Main campus - Falcon Executive Conference room. Members and stakeholders will be informed

of all on-going projects in the community.

This event is by invitation only.

May 10, 2023

An Annual “Entrepreneur and Small Business Development Forum and Award Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 10th at MileOne.

This year's forum will be held in Spanish and will convey to the small business community information pertaining to access to capital.

In addition, the LaredoEDC's MileOne - IBAC

will honor 3 Recipients in the following categories:

  • Male Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Female Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Startup of the Year

May 11, 2023

The Spring Membership Mixer is a networking opportunities event in a relaxed informal environment for members and community stakeholders.

The event will take place at

Bar Nido at Golondrina Food Park

located at 10211 Golondrina Dr.

from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

(Members only)

May 12, 2023

The Shop Local Initiative

is to continue our mission in promoting ​and recognizing downtown businesses.

One of our goals is to provide business ​diversification through International ​recruitment and assistance for foreign ​investors, businesses and entrepreneurs ​looking to locate and/or invest in the ​Laredo region or conduct business in ​Mexico.

For more information:

Come find our Exhibit at the ​Outlet Shoppes!

Thank you to our Sponsors!