Texas Economic Development Corporation

A Texas Delegation Is on a Business Development Trip Across Europe This Week

by | Sep 26, 2022
The delegation—including Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Texas' secretary of state; leaders from TxEDC, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and EDCs from across North Texas; and more—will travel to London, Paris, and Frankfurt in the next few days. Its mission: sell three of Europe's leading business centers on doing business in Texas. "We look forward to strengthening our business relationships in Europe as well as developing new ones," says Robert Allen, TxEDC president and CEO.
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Why is the Dallas skyline green, orange, and white? Downtown Dallas skyline lights up for India's Independence Day.
Lighting Up a Growing Bond: The Indian American Impact on Business in North Texas and Beyond
On the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence Day on Monday, the tricolor Dallas skyline was the glow of success for 220,000 Indian Americans who've made North Texas their home. A new report from the Indian American CEO Council shows the positive impact they've made on our economy, our jobs, and our communities.

Co-Chairs Sanjiv Yajnik and Arun Agarwal started the IACEO in 2018 after accompanying Governor Abbott on a trade mission to India. "The governor realized the power of India, and India realized the power of Texas. We could make a difference."
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UT Arlington, Texas A&M Partner to Advance Aerospace Manufacturing in Texas
by | Aug 11, 2022
From Lockheed Martin to NASA to SpaceX, Texas is a hotbed of aerospace activity. Now UT Arlington and Texas A&M want to make that hotbed even hotter—by collaborating to advance the state's aerospace defense manufacturing community.
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Gov. Abbott Taps Two Local Leaders to Help Bring New Businesses, Jobs to Texas
Arun Agarwal, CEO of Dallas home textile company Nextt, and Katie Farmer, president and CEO of Fort Worth-based railway giant BNSF, have been named to the Texas Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors. Along with seven other Texas execs tapped by Governor Abbott, they will market Texas across the U.S. and abroad as a place to relocate a business and create new jobs.
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