Press Releases

Chamber Receives 5-Star Accreditation

Laredo, Texas – (May 9, 2018) – Laredo Chamber of Commerce leaders officially announced their latest accreditation status at an announcement and unveiling event held at El Portal Downtown.  The United States Chamber of Commerce awarded the Laredo Chamber of Commerce ... Full story

31 Local Seniors Receive YLL Scholarships

Thirty-one local seniors completed the Youth Leadership Laredo certification program and were recognized at a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.  Each one of the students completing the program was presented with a $500 scholarship as reward for their ... Full story

Chamber Announces Small Business Week Events and Award Recipients

Laredo, TX, April 18th, 2018 – The Laredo Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee recently announced the official schedule of this year’s Small Business Week. In observance of Small Business Week, the Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Committee is hosting ... Full story

Laredo G-13 Delegation Promotes Business Agenda in DC

Earlier this month, G-13 saw its efforts come to fruition.  G-13 is a group of local business and educational organizations that have joined forces to advance issues of interest to the private sector.  The group joined the City of Laredo ... Full story

Conchas Attends U.S. Chamber State of Business Address

The Laredo Chamber’s CEO, Miguel Conchas, joined corporate officials and government representatives at the nation’s capital on January 10 as U.S. Chamber President Tom Donohue delivered his “State of American Business” address.  The presentation, which was followed by an openhouse, ... Full story

Chamber Education Committee Announces Anti-Bullying Project

Laredo, Texas - (January 10, 2018) - Humberto ‘Tito’ Gonzalez, Chairman of the Laredo Chamber Education Committee, announced at a press conference held today in the lobby of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, that the business organization has joined forces with educators ... Full story

Chamber Certifies Business Development Program Participants

Laredo, Texas – (January 5, 2018) – The Laredo Chamber of Commerce recognized 19 individuals that successfully completed the 2017 Business Development Certification Program. Miguel A. Conchas, President/CEO and Jose Zuniga, Chairman of the Board, joined the committee in congratulating ... Full story

Chamber Announces 2017 Businesspersons of the Year

Laredo, Texas – (August 30, 2017) – The Laredo Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the selection of Ermilo Richer, Jr. and Ermilo Richer, III as Laredo 2017 Businesspersons of the Year. The Chamber made the official announcement at ... Full story

2017 SCHOOL BELL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The Education Committee of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce annually takes time to honor educators.  A special recognition – the School Bell Award – is presented to those educators that are selected by their peers for their performance in and ... Full story

The Inner Workings of Mexico’s Energy Reform Topic of Chamber Vision 2017

The Laredo Chamber of Commerce will kick off its Vision 2017 Speaker Series this coming April 20 with a peek at the inner working of Mexico’s energy reform.   Tomas Ibarra Guerra, former head of the Institutional Internal Control Unit for ... Full story

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