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

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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News and Updates

2020 State Budget Outlook and Early Childhood Fund: Chamber Board Hosts DFA Secretary Olivia Padilla-Jackson and Thornburg Foundation Early Childhood Policy Expert Michael Weinberg

Department of Finance and Administration Secretary Olivia Padilla-Jackson presents to the Chamber’s Board on the state’s budget projections With the 2020 legislative session fast approaching, …

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News and Updates

2019 Election Results: Chamber-Backed City Projects Broadly Supported By Albuquerque Voters, Democracy Dollars Narrowly Defeated

Albuquerque went to the polls last week to vote on a wide variety of bond questions and candidates for City Council and the APS school …

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Mixed Results on Plastic Bag Ban: Albuquerque City Council Softens Measure After Businesses Voice Concerns, But Bag Ban Ordinance Advances and is Signed by Mayor Keller

Last week, the Albuquerque City Council revisited the issue of banning businesses in the city from providing so-called single-use plastic bags, straws, and take-out containers, …

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‘A Strong Partnership’: Chamber Hosts Reception with Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham To Discuss Economic Development, Education, and More

Earlier this week, the Chamber hosted a reception to hear from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on a range of topics, including fiscal and economic development updates …

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‘Tourism, Culture, and Quality of Life’: Leadership ABQ Crosses City to Visit Iconic Hotspot Attractions for Residents and Visitors

Last week, the Chamber’s Leadership Albuquerque cohort visited a variety of exciting locations across the city to hear from business and community leaders striving to …

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‘The Cutting Edge of Public Safety’: Chamber Joins D.A. Raúl Torrez as Albuquerque Hosts National Crime Strategies Conference

Last week, Albuquerque hosted a national convention of law enforcement officials and prosecutors on the forefront of using data to improve public safety — less than a …

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‘Deeply Concerning’: Chamber Voices Concerns About Judicial Denials of District Attorney’s Pre-Trial Detention Requests

Last week, Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole raised concerns about the denials by local judges of pre-trial detention requests made by the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s …

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“Sensibility and Efficiency”: Chamber Backs Technology-Based Court Reform To Speed Up Resolutions to Simple Civil Cases, Allow Focus on More Serious and Complicated

Earlier this week, Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole joined New Mexico Supreme Court Chief Justice Judith Nakamura to announce the launch of a new …

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Congressional Series Kickoff: Chamber Hosts Representatives Luján and Haaland in Panel Discussion and Q&A at Isleta Resort and Casino

Last Friday, the Chamber held the first event in its annual Congressional Series with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-NM3) and Deb Haaland (D-NM1) at …

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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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