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By NEDCO Staff | Sep 12, 2019

Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) is offering the 2019 Business Accelerator Program. Geared toward existing business owners, this class will help entrepreneurs take their business to the next level. This class was last offered in the Fall of 2017 and won't be offered again until 2021. The main topics covered will be establishing and identifying your customer base, financial planning, management best practices and more. Learn ways to find "hidden money" at the Taxes Workshop in week three, and... Read More

By NEDCO Staff | Aug 27, 2019

Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) and the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce are partnerning with Mayor Shelley Brophy, former owner of Shelley's Bakery Cafe and Brendyn's BBQ Food Truck owner Brendyn Todd to offer a workshop on the ins and outs of opening a restaurant or food truck. This program is for anyone with a dream of owning their own business in the hospitality industry who wants to turn that dream into reality. This workshop will go over where to start, what kind of permits are... Read More

By NEDCO Staff | Aug 2, 2019



Ashley Morgan, Marketing Assistant

Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)


A New Mexico-originated manufacturer has expanded to Nacogdoches, TX.

Solaro Energy, Inc. is a manufacturer of a variety of residential and commercial solar powered lighting and an array of solar powered ventilation products.

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By NEDCO Staff | Jul 16, 2019

The Nacogdoches Public Library is offering two classes this summer to promote entrepreneurial development. The Kids Entrepreneurship Academy, which began on July 2nd and runs until July 23rd, is geared toward kids and teens ages 12 to 17, with a goal of getting an early start on the fundamental skills they will need if they choose to become entrepreneurs when they get older. Library Director Mercedes Franks is teaching the class to kids enrolled at the Boys & Girls Club in Nacogdoches.

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By Waitr | May 30, 2019
For Immediate Release


Waitr Debuts - Brings Food from Lufkin and Nacogdoches

Restaurants Right to Your Door

Popular Food Delivery App to Provide 100 New Area Jobs 


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By NEDCO Staff | May 6, 2019

National Economic Development Week is May 6th to May 11th, 2019. NEDCO (Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation) is hosting an Open House in celebration. Join us for light refreshments and meet the staff on Wednesday, May 8th from 2-4pm. Our office is on the 2nd floor of City Hall in Room 218. (202 E. Pillar Street.) NEDCO has several ongoing community projects and efforts to improve the quality of life in the Nacogdoches County area. Come learn about what's new in Nacogdoches and ask any questions you may... Read More

By NEDCO Staff | Apr 5, 2019

The Nacogodches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) and the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring an upcoming business development seminar, "Employer Best Practices." Manpower Employment Agency Market Manager, Claire Robbins will give a presentation on human resources, background checks, operations, unemployment and more. The seminar will be Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce at 2516 North Street in Nacogdoches. The seminar is free to attend, but please... Read More

By NEDCO Staff | Feb 22, 2019

The Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce, NEDCO and Stephen F. Austin State University are collaborating to provide an informative seminar on "How to do business with SFA." The session is geared toward existing businesses who are interesting in bidding their services to the local university.

Topics of discussion will be:

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By NEDCO Staff | Nov 9, 2018

Nacogdoches will see several building projects in the coming months thanks to the recent approval of one of Stephen F. Austin State University's largest building initiatives to date. SFA has $125 million in plans, including a new basketball performance facility, dining hall, residence hall, welcome center and expansion of the College of Fine Arts. 

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By NEDCO Staff | Oct 24, 2018

Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar spoke at the NEDCO Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, October 23rd. NEDCO welcomed a record of 140 attendees to the luncheon at The Fredonia Hotel. Comptroller Hegar spoke about the importance of Economic Development in rural counties, including Nacogdoches County. 

NEDCO President Larissa Philpot presented a report of the 2017-18 year. Vice Chairman Robert Flores spoke on the importance of joining NEDCO, and Treasurer Ron Collins gave the financial report.  


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