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The Texas Economic Development Corporation will lead an international mission to Europe

The delegation will include the First Lady of TexasSecretary of State, Statewide Economic Development Leaders

AUSTIN, TX, September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), the private party to a public-private partnership with the Governor by Greg Abbott Office of Texas Economic Development & Tourism, today announced that it will lead a delegation to Europe of September 26-29 meet business leaders and organize events to highlight Texas as the best state in the United States to do business.

The delegation, which will travel to London, Paris and the Frankfurt region, will include the First Lady of the state of texas, Cecilia AbbottTexas Secretary of State, John ScottPresident and CEO of the Texas Economic Development Corporation, Robert Allen and the Executive Director of the Texas Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism, Adriana Cruzplus a dozen other economic development leaders from around Texas.

Texas is an international hub in today’s global economy, and we look forward to strengthening our business relationships in Europe as well as developing new ones,” said Robert Allen, president and CEO of the Texas Economic Development Corporation. “From record-breaking job creation, to our strong labor pool and top-ranking research universities, Texas plays an outsized role in the global economy, and we will share this story and many more on our next mission.”

“The Texas brand is strong across the globe. Having met with leaders from over 50 foreign countries, I can tell you that each of them is extremely focused on doing business in and with the state of texas,” Secretary John Scott said. “I am honored to join the First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Robert, Adriana and the fantastic delegation of local economic development organizations on mission this week. I look forward to identifying new opportunities for world-class companies to expand their footprint in Texas and help bring even greater prosperity to communities across our state. »

Texas is truly the best state for business, and I am thrilled to be able to join this delegation of state and local community partners as we promote Texas as the business destination of choice for business leaders in the UK, France and Germany,” said Adriana Cruz, Executive Director of Texas Economic Development & Tourism, in the Governor’s Office. “I look forward to continuing to develop the strong economic and cultural ties between Texas and three of our major international markets.”

Besides the First Lady of Texasthe Texas Secretary of State and Executive Director of the Texas Economic Development & Tourism Office, the following economic development organizations from across the state will also join the international mission:

Amarillo Economic Development Corporation
Arlington Economic Development Corporation
Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation
Dallas Regional Chamber
Frisco Economic Development Corporation
largest: SATX Regional Economic Partnership
Greater San Marcos Partnership
Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce
Irving Economic Development Partnership
Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
McKinney Economic Development Corporation
The Borderplex Alliance (El Paso)

The Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC) is an independently funded and operated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to economic development, business recruitment, and job creation in the state. from Texas. Public-Private Partnership of TxEDC and the Texas Office of Economic Development and Tourism in the Office of the Governor, Showcases Texas as a Top Business Destination to Educate Business Decision Makers and Consultants in site selection they can become big in Texas. For more information on TxEDC, visit

SOURCE Texas Economic Development Corporation