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.

KUDOS: APS Honors ABQ Reads

The Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education last week honored the Chamber’s Albuquerque Reads program for its donation and distribution of books, lap desks, and …

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LEADERSHIP ABQ: 2020-2021 Class Programming Underway

The Chamber’s 2020-2021 class of Leadership Albuquerque is in full swing! The cohort has now completed two program days: one focusing on the state of …

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CRIMESTAT BRIEFING 2020: “The Tale of Two Cities”

Last week, Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez delivered his third annual CrimeSTAT briefing virtually to the Chamber at its Public Safety BIG signature event. …

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SPECIAL SESSION NEWS: Check Our Legislative Roundup for the Latest News

Today at 11:00am, the second special session of 2020 convened. Our state’s legislators continue to debate a bill authorizing the distribution of $330 million of …

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CITY GRANT FUND DEADLINE APPROACHING: Apply Now for COVID-19 Business Relief

The third and final round of the City of Albuquerque’s Small Business Relief Grants is about to open. Small businesses located in Albuquerque and struggling …

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ANNUAL MEETING 2020: “The Way Back to Health and Work”

Last week, the Chamber held its Annual Meeting to update investors, community leaders, and business advocacy partners alike on its accomplishments and goals. The event …

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BREAKING – COVID CLOSURE COMPROMISE: Environment Department Announces Agreement with Businesses to Cut Down on Closures

The Environment Department and the Department of Health announced today an agreement that could ease the pressure on essential businesses who fear a two-week closure …

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Education Reform BIG Signature Event 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKG5eXd17gI&t=2sJoin the Chamber’s Education Reform Bold Issue Group to hear from Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales and Elizabeth Groginsky, the state’s first Cabinet Secretary of the …

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Business Beat Speaker Series 1: Campaign 2020 – It’s Over… What Happened?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd4qqeh09hE&feature=youtu.be Brian Sanderoff, President and CEO of Research & Polling, Inc. and Albuquerque Journal and KOAT Chief Political Analyst, breaks down the results of the …

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CRISIS TRIAGE CENTER MOVES AHEAD: UNM and Bernalillo County Choose a Site

The University of New Mexico and Bernalillo County announced last week that they have identified two existing buildings that will one day provide stabilization services …

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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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