News & Press

Feb 17, 2020
Kauffman FastTrac is coming to South Padre Island/Port Isabel, Texas! Register today -- space is limited! GAIN THE NECESSARY TOOLS TO LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS TODAY. FastTrac® NewVenture™ provides the tools to develop a business concept, determine the viability of the business concept, and outline the critical steps to a successful business launch. 7 sessions every Thursday April 23rd - June 4th, 2020  6:00 – 9:00 pm  Read More
Jan 29, 2020
A Seminar Series by the UTRGV Small Business Development Center for "Sand Dollars for Success". Read More
Jan 30, 2019
The Governor’s Small Business Conference is a learning and networking opportunity for businesses at every stage of development. Read More
Dec 19, 2018
Five artist will be selected for the program based on evaluation by a professional evaluation of their submitted applications. Application deadline is January 3, 2019. Read More
Feb 17, 2017
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office (LRGVD) and the South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation (SPI EDC) signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM) to encourage entrepreneurship and economic empowerment through increased collaboration on entrepreneurial and financial education for local residents and small business owners. Read More
May 6, 2016
The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA) held an Industry Outreach Meeting on March 1, 2016, in South Padre Island. As discussed during the outreach meeting, the CCRMA desired to schedule confidential one-on-one meetings with developers in order to receive more detailed feedback on the overall proposed project delivery and future procurement process. Read More
Apr 20, 2016
Register to attend the Business Start Up seminar. Dont miss this opportunity! Register to attend the Business Start Up seminar. Dont miss this opportunity! Register to attend the Business Start Up seminar. Dont miss this opportunity! Read More
May 7, 2015
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV – The growth and economic development that is underway right now in Cameron County is “inspirational,” says U.S. Sen. John Cornyn. Read More
Feb 4, 2015
Rio Grande Valley companies will have a chance to pitch their products and services to SpaceX at two vendor fairs the space cargo company has scheduled for this month Read More
Nov 12, 2014
Kauffman FastTrac NewVenture training is coming to the Laguna Madre in January 2015 Read More
Sep 3, 2014
The crash of the waves on the shore, the sand beneath your toes and even the smell of suntan lotion are still calling your name. Read More
Aug 9, 2014
HARLINGEN – Amid Gov. Rick Perry’s offering of $15.3 million in state incentives to land Elon Musk’s SpaceX at Boca Chica Beach, Musk expressed excitement at settling in Cameron County. Read More
Aug 9, 2014
BROWNSVILLE — Cameron County Commissioners Court took no action during Monday’s special meeting in which it discussed business and incentives that would be offered to SpaceX if it decides to build a rocket launch site here. Read More
Aug 4, 2014
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company's seven-seat Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, Calif. Read More