Laredo, Texas – (January 23, 2015) – On the heels of their recent 100th Anniversary Centennial Celebration, which kicked off last night, Laredo Chamber of Commerce officials announced today their keynote speaker for Their Centennial Gala. The event will feature nationally recognized TV analyst and co-host of Fox NFL Sundayand former Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback – Terry Bradshaw.

Scheduled for Thursday, May 7th, the gala will also feature live music, dancing, dinner, cocktails and surprises.

 The year-long celebration commemorating the Chamber’s 100 years of existence in Laredo includes a new marketing campaign, celebration logo and tagline. The new marketing campaign, developed by PMDG Marketing Communications, focuses on communicating how the Chamber has assisted businesses to connect with buyers, suppliers and other businesses through its many resources offered to members.

The campaign utilizes specific graphic icons that represent the different resources the Chamber provides in helping businesses to network, partner and promote themselves throughout the community.

 A new Celebration logo was also designed to commemorate this distinguished mark. The 100thAnniversary Logo uses the tagline “A Century Strong” – demonstrating the strength of the Chamber and its members, not only in the last 10 decades, but in the decades to come.  The year-long festivities will include numerous business and social events for Chamber members and the Laredo public.

The momentous occasion celebrates over 10 decades of significant milestones that the Laredo Chamber has reached and established since its founding in 1915. This landmark birthday positions the Laredo Chamber among a small and elite group of chambers throughout the country that have reached the 100-year mark.

 The Laredo Chamber of Commerce is the oldest established business organization in Laredo, Texas and represents over 650 members in various industries ranging from financial institutions and retailers to transportation, logistics and service providers.

The Laredo Chamber of Commerce is accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with a 4-star accreditation rating. It is a member of the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC), the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

 For more details on the 100th Anniversary Centennial Celebration visit www.laredochamber.comand stay connected on Facebook at Laredo Chamber of Commerce.