Message from the
President & CEO

Dear Member,

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Laredo Chamber of Commerce, the largest business organization representing the interests of businesses of all sizes and sectors in Laredo and Webb County.

 

The Laredo Chamber of Commerce is structured to serve the needs of the membership. Your Chamber exists specifically to build a business-friendly environment and to improve the quality of life in our community. We pride ourselves in hosting valuable business development programs, catered exclusively to your needs; hosting productive networking events, to expand the clientele portfolio and your revenue stream; and educate business owners on alternative sources of finance.

 

We come together at a crucial point in defining our city’s profile and leveraging new and innovative technologies, as the world has been reshaped on how to do business. The ongoing global pandemic has forced us to reexamine how to succeed in this new normal. The Chamber is here to help you utilize the tools and resources your business needs to thrive. Enclosed in this booklet, you will find a robust check list. I encourage you to tackle every item on the sheet to make the most out of your membership. I invite you to take a moment to familiarize yourself with our staff, our programs, committees, and your member benefits.

 

We face the challenge of restoring the economic vibrancy of our city in the aftermath of the worst pandemic in a century. By becoming a member, you have demonstrated a powerful commitment to stimulate our city’s economy and drive our city’s recovery through business expansion and job creation. You, as an entrepreneur, are a contributor to the economic vitality of the most important commercial hub for international trade in the US-Mexico border. I thank you for your commitment, your investment, and I welcome you to reach out to our offices to foster a mutual beneficial dialogue.

 

With gratitude,

Gabriela Morales

President & CEO