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.

KEEPING THE MOMENTUM: Albuquerque Public Schools incoming leader highlights focus on literacy and absenteeism

KEEPING THE MOMENTUM: Albuquerque Public Schools incoming leader highlights focus on literacy and absenteeism Yesterday, at its annual Education Matters event, the Greater Albuquerque Chamber ...
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“THERE ARE SOLUTIONS RIGHT IN FRONT OF OUR FACE”: Press Conference and Summit Focus on Violent Crime and Finding Solutions

On Tuesday, Attorney General Raúl Torrez held a press conference to talk about violent crime, gun violence and policy solutions that could make a difference. ...
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“WE’VE GOT TO SET DOWNTOWN FREE”: Mayor Tim Keller Talks Progress in Crime-Fighting and Economic Development

At a GACC Board of Directors meeting yesterday, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller presented updates on important city issues like crime, homelessness and Downtown revitalization. Crime ...
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UNPRECEDENTED POTENTIAL: APS Board’s Five-Year Plan Puts Kids on the Path to Success

Earlier this year, we shared the encouraging news of the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education’s decision to implement a five-year strategic plan that sets ...
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“WE’RE GOING TO TAKE IT HEAD-ON”: Bernalillo County DA Announces New Approach to Shoplifting

At a press event yesterday, Bernalillo County District Attorney announced a new focus on shoplifting and organized retail crime, along with new tools and strategies ...
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“WE ARE A SYSTEM OF CARE”: Gateway Center the Future of Addressing Homelessness in ABQ

Last Thursday, the Chamber’s board got a behind-the-scenes look at the Gateway Center, the City’s first-of-its-kind overnight shelter with co-located services to support people experiencing ...
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GRADES ARE IN: How Did Our Schools, Districts Perform Last Year?

It’s back to school across New Mexico – but just how well are our schools scoring? Last spring, our partners at NewMexicoKidsCAN developed an interactive ...
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GATEWAY CENTER: Next-Generation Homeless Shelter Operations in Full Swing

Albuquerque’s Gateway Center, the City’s first-of-its-kind overnight shelter with co-located services to support people experiencing homelessness, is now open to its first guests. Though the ...
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HISTORY IN THE MAKING: Rail Trail Project Comes into Focus at Vision Unveiling

At a weekend press event, City leaders and internationally-recognized architect Antoine Predock unveiled the latest vision for the Rail Trail, a 7-mile pedestrian and cycling ...
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BREAKING: New Statewide Survey Shows 3 in 4 New Mexicans Support Greater Access to Public Charter Schools

82% ofNew Mexico residents believe parents need more public school choices in their community, and three in four residents believe public charter schools, specifically, help ...
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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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