The Leading Voice​ in Business

Our goal is to make our city and state a great place to start and grow a business and a safe, exciting place to work and raise a family.​

Our Mission

We work with government, business, and community partners to promote and develop a welcoming business environment and thriving, diverse economy in New Mexico. 

Plan of Action

The Chamber is working to transform Downtown Albuquerque, improve education, and make our city safer.

Events

Learn more about the upcoming Chamber events.

News & Updates

Find the latest news on important issues and updates on the Chamber’s programs, events, and work.

News and Updates

Swearing In: New Officials Take Oaths of Office Across New Mexico and Albuquerque

NM Supreme Court Chief Justice Judith Nakamura (left) swears in Albuquerque Public Schools Board Member Peggy Muller-Aragon (right, joined by her mother), part of a …

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News and Updates

Mourning City Councilor Ken Sanchez: Chamber Statement on Passing of Long-Time City Leader

Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole offered the following statement on the loss of City Councilor Ken Sanchez, who passed away New Year’s Day: “Our …

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News and Updates

A Day to Learn About Learning: Leadership Albuquerque Class Meets With Educational Leaders and Policymakers As Part Of Early and K-12 Education Program Day

Last month, the Chamber’s 2019-2020 Leadership Albuquerque cohort took part in this year’s Early & K-12 Education Program Day, covering public education funding policy, new …

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News and Updates

Funding Stability: Chamber Endorses Permanent Fund for Early Childhood Education and Care; Governor’s Budget Recommendation Proposes a $320 Million One-Time Appropriation To Fund

Last month, the Chamber’s Board voted unanimously to support the creation of a new endowment fund to support and expand early childhood programs in New …

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News and Updates

Congratulations!: Benton and Bassan Win City Council Runoff Elections in Districts 2 and 4

Congratulations from the Chamber to Councilor Isaac Benton and Brook Bassan for winning their recent runoff elections for Albuquerque City Council seats in Districts 2 …

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News and Updates

USMCA Advances: Chamber Encouraged By Progress Toward New US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

The Chamber is encouraged by the long overdue bi-partisan movement in Congress toward passage of a new North American trade pact, and urges New Mexico’s …

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Can Increased Revenue Lead to Long-Term Fiscal Stability?: Legislative Finance Committee Director David Abbey Updates Chamber’s Board on Latest Fiscal Projections, Legislative Priorities

Legislative Finance Director David Abbey described at the Chamber’s December Board meeting how an “explosion in oil and gas production” is driving continued growth in …

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Economic Development Award: Chamber Receives Award From New Mexico Gas Company Supporting Advocacy Work for Bold Issues Groups

At the Chamber’s Education Reform Bold Issues Group event this week, New Mexico Gas Company Manager of Economic Development and Community Affairs Mary Homan presented …

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Education Matters: Public Education Department Secretary-Designate Ryan Stewart Addresses Chamber Event on Public Education Priorities and Goals

Chamber President & CEO Terri Cole moderates a Q&A session with New Mexico Public Education Secretary-Designate Ryan Stewart at this week’s Education Reform Bold Issues …

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Decades of Service: UNM Health System CEO and Chamber Board Member Dr. Paul Roth Announces Retirement

After more than 40 years at the University of New Mexico — including more than 25 years as the dean of the medical school and …

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Advocacy

Explore the three areas that drive our advocacy for our investors and New Mexico businesses.

Downtown Transformation

The Downtown Transformation committee works with business, government, and community partners to revitalize and transform Downtown Albuquerque into the vibrant heart of our city – an area that is exciting, engaging, welcoming, and safe for businesses, residents, and visitors alike.

Education Reform

The Chamber’s Education Reform committee advocates for education policies and practices that will lead to a direct improvement in the academic achievement of students in public schools and give every child the opportunity to receive a high-quality education that adequately prepares them for success in college, the workforce, and life

Public Safety

Our Public Safety committee advocates for and helps implement local and state-level policies and practices that will result in a reduction in crime in Bernalillo County and a tough, strategic, fair, and sophisticated criminal justice system.

Connections

See how the Chamber helps its investors make important and timely connections
- to government officials and agencies, to other businesses, and to important resources.

Business to Government

The Chamber helps its investors navigate government more easily, including connecting businesses to government agencies when they have concerns or need help.

Business to Business

The Chamber provides ways to connect our business community making sure each of us benefits from what each of us does best.

Business to Resources

The Chamber provides exclusive benefits and resources – including important information, trainings, and meeting space – to our investors.

Initiatives

Explore how the Chamber helps develop leaders, build young readers, and better connect our business community statewide.

Leadership ABQ

Leadership ABQ develops knowledgeable and engaged civic leaders through a 10-month course that expands participants’ understanding of the most important issues facing our community.

Albuquerque Reads

ABQ Reads deploys hundreds of volunteers to help at-risk students in Albuquerque elementary schools improve their reading skills.

NM Roadrunners

The NM Roadrunners are goodwill ambassadors from ABQ’s business community who travel twice per year to other parts of the state to understand local issues and meet with local chambers, businesses, and community leaders
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