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Join TAB and the Port of Corpus Christi for the South Texas Development Summit. We are bringing together South Texas lawmakers, chamber leaders, and industry experts to talk economic development, trade, transportation, and infrastructure.

Thank you Port of Corpus Christi (presenting and reception sponsor),
Frontier Waste Solutions (lunch sponsor),
IBC Bank (panel sponsor), Coastal Bend CCS, LLC (panel sponsor), and Corpus Christi Medical Center (panel sponsor) as well as TLR (advocate sponsor), and our partners at the United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce.


Monday, August 21st
400 Harbor Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Kick Off Reception
Presented by the Port of Corpus Christi.

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Tuesday, August 22nd
South Texas Development Summit
Omni Corpus Christi - 900 North Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas

Doors Open for Check-In


Omar Garcia, Chief External Affairs Officer, Port of Corpus Christi

Linda Head, Chairwoman, TAB Foundation 

Chairmen Chat: Economic Development - Sponsored by IBC Bank
Rep. Todd Hunter, Chairman, House State Affairs Committee
Massey Villarreal, Chairman, Texas Association of Business

Maximizing Capital Investment in South Texas - Sponsored by Coastal Bend CCS, LLC
Jenna Saucedo-Herrera, President & CEO, greater:SATX
Sergio Contreras, CEO, Atlas, Hall, & Rodriguez, LLP
Gene Lindgren, President & CEO, Laredo Economic Development Corporation
Mike Culbertson, President & CEO, Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation 
Moderator:  Al Arreola, CEO, United Corpus Christi Chamber


Lunchtime One-on-One - Sponsored by Frontier Waste Solutions

Gov. Greg Abbott, State of Texas
Glenn Hamer, President & CEO, Texas Association of Business


Local Takes - Sponsored by Corpus Christi Medical Center

Mayor Paulette Guajardo, City of Corpus Christi

Judge Connie Scott, Nueces County

9:00 AM

10:00 AM


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There is not a hotel room block for this event. 

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