Brownsville virtual tour

October 15, 2020 | 7 am cst

Header Image Credit: Port of Brownsville

Brownsville is conveniently situated in the middle of the USMCA corridor on the border of Texas and Mexico. The city’s differentiating factor is its strategic location which offers a deep seawater port and six additional modes of transportation including a newly renovated and expanded international airport. Two factors that drive the return on your investment: 1) A young, sustainable, and skilled Workforce; 2) One of the country’s lowest cost of living areas.

Embracing small, medium, and large manufactures, and with numerous colleges and universities on both sides of the border, Brownsville, Texas offers an exceptional environment for Foreign Direct Investment.


  • A welcome message from Greg Kalbaugh, Executive Director of Select USA
  • Adriana Cruz from the State of Texas Office of the Governor addresses attendees
  • Remarks by U.S. Congressman Filemon Vela, Jr.
  • Welcome from Brownsville, Texas Mayor Trey Mendez
  • Brownsville industry partners offer insights
  • Christopher Wilson of The Wilson Center presents the USMCA impact to the border region
    (Texas/Mexico insights and analysis)
  • Calixto Mateos-Hanel from The North American Development Bank discusses the NADB mission, relevant to the region
  • Eddie Campirano from the Port of Brownsville presents “The Benefits of a Deep Seawater Port”
  • Review of the Brownsville assets including available land, logistics, workforce, and utilities.
  • Mario Lozoya, Executive Director of GBEDC, explains how Brownsville supports profitability and sustainability
  • As we close the presentation, we will show you a slice of Brownsville, Texas life…a taste of the appealing lifestyle and assets