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.


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.

CRACKING DOWN: APD targets Downtown youth crime; law enforcement agencies join forces to make area safer

Mayor Tim Keller, Chief Harold Medina and City Councilor Joaquin Baca have announced a partnership with law enforcement partners to target youth crime in Downtown ...
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MOVING EDUCATION FORWARD: GACC testifies for Equip Academy of New Mexico

On July 9, the New Mexico Public Education Commission had a community input hearing for the proposed Equip Academy of New Mexico at the New Mexico ...
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HAVING SOME BITE: Chamber kicks off program year with ‘Shakers & Stirrers’ event at ABQ BioPark Aquarium

Sharks, stingrays and puffer fish, oh my! The Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce kicked off the 2024-2025 program year with a bang. On July 16, ...
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SPECIAL SESSION OVER IN 5 HOURS: Lawmakers in House and Senate Fail To Act on Any of Governor’s Crime Bills

  We at the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, like Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, were hopeful going into the special session this afternoon that there ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Senate Adjourns sine die

The Senate has adjourned sine die. The session is over.
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BREAKING NEWS: House Adjourns sine die

The House of Representatives begins to hear House Bill 1 on Thursday, July 18, at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe.After a morning session focused on ...
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Countdown: To New Crime-Fighting Laws, Or Continued Impasse?

It’s only July, but welcome back to the Legislative RoundUp, where once again we will be bringing you the news and views from the New ...
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What’s Happened in Past Special Sessions?

A trip across the internet reveals these highlights from special sessions past: N.M.’s governor can call a special session at any time. A special session ...
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So How Does a Special Session Work?

According to the New Mexico Constitution: “Special sessions of the Legislature may be called by the governor, but no business shall be transacted except such ...
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Special Session on Public Safety Starts Thursday, and the Chamber Will Be There!

We’re counting down the hours to noon Thursday when the second session of the 57th New Mexico Legislature – aka the special session – kicks ...
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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.


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.


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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