The following websites are listed to provide additional information about the Albuquerque metro area.
Economic Development and Business Organizations
- Bernalillo County Economic Development
County government agency that assists the business community in locating and expanding to Bernalillo County.
- City of Albuquerque Office of Economic Development
Point of contact for assistance in obtaining Industrial Revenue Bonds and obtaining help from other city departments.
- Metro New Mexico Development Alliance
Cooperative arrangement of economic development organizations in Central NM that strive to promote and foster positive economic growth in the region.
- New Mexico Department of Economic Development
State government agency that provides a wide range of services for New Mexico businesses and communities, as well as information for companies considering a relocation or expansion in New Mexico.
- New Mexico Economic Development Partnership
Agency created in 2003 to focus solely on recruiting new businesses to New Mexico and facilitating the site selection process.
- PNM Economic Development Department
Resource for information regarding electric service, site-specific power system designs to meet customer load and reliability requirements, assistance qualifying for best available rates, and assistance with regulatory compliance and environmental permitting.
- Quality New Mexico
A non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and improving business quality in New Mexico.
- Rio Rancho Economic Development Corporation
Private non-profit organization that strives to develop and strengthen the economic base of Rio Rancho.
- Technology Ventures Corporation
Serves as a bridge between technology and investment for the formation of new businesses built on leading-edge technologies.
Chambers of Commerce
- Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
Membership organization designed to promote economic development, education and workforce development and convention and tourism with an emphasis on the Hispanic businessperson.
- East Mountain Chamber of Commerce
Membership organization that serves the communities of Cedar Crest, Tijeras, Edgewood, Sandia Park, and Moriarty.
- Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce
Membership organization dedicated to meeting the identified needs of the Albuquerque metropolitan area by fostering economic opportunity and a favorable business climate within the region.
- Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce
Membership organization dedicated to promoting business growth and development, community leadership, and preservation of community values within the region.
- New Mexico Chambers of Commerce
Resource center for information regarding the 88 chamber of commerce offices located throughout the state.
- Rio Rancho Chamber of Commerce
Membership organization dedicated to the advancement of the general welfare and prosperity in all areas of the Rio Rancho business community.
- Valencia County Chamber of Commerce
Membership organization that serves as the backbone for the business communities of Los Lunas and Bosque Farms.
- Advanced Technology Academy
High school curriculum programs funded by US Department of Energy Defense Programs that combine research and development activities with technical organizations at Sandia National Laboratories.
- Albuquerque Institute for Mathematics and Science
Small public charter middle and high school providing specialized training in the fields of science, math and technology.
- Albuquerque Public Schools
City of Albuquerque public school district consisting of more than 125 elementary, middle, high alternative, and charter schools.
- Belen Public Schools
Public school district serving the Belen area consisting of 10 elementary, middle and high schools.
- Los Lunas Public Schools
Public school district serving Los Lunas and surround communities consisting of 16 elementary, middles and high schools.
- Rio Rancho Public Schools
Public school district serving the Rio Rancho area consisting of 18 elementary, middle and high schools.
- Albuquerque Academy
Non-denominational, co-educational, college preparatory day school for boys and girls in grades 6 through 12. Situated on a scenic 312-acre campus in northeast Albuquerque, the Academy’s mission centers on academic excellence, inclusiveness, accessibility, and community outreach
- Menaul School
Independent school for grades 6 through 12 offering a college preparatory academic program with an emphasis on preparing its students for success in college, teaching them to engage the world as lifelong learners and ethical leaders in service to the community, and respecting the Christian tradition.
Colleges and Universities
- Central New Mexico Community College
New Mexico's largest and most comprehensive community college offering day and evening classes.
- ITT Technical Institute
A leading private college system offering technology-oriented programs at their Albuquerque campus and at over 85 locations nationwide.
- National American University
Private multi-campus institution, with locations in Rio Rancho and Albuquerque, offering graduate, bachelors, associates, diplomas, and certificate programs.
- New Mexico Tech
Research-oriented university located in Socorro, New Mexico (60 miles south of Albuquerque) specializing in science and engineering.
- University of New Mexico
Largest state university with a main campus that serves more than 23,000 students in addition to several branches located throughout the state.
- University of Phoenix
Private university that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed for working adults.
- Webster University
Comprehensive, multicampus, international university providing quality education to a diverse population of students.
Other Education Resources
- New Mexico Department of Education
One-stop source for information and services regarding NM's primary and secondary schools.
- Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program
SATOP is made up of NASA centers and sub-contractors, space alliance partners, universities and colleges. They provide business owners with up to 40 hours of free technical support and have helped companies with rotor failures, mildew prevention and assembly techniques to name a few.
- New Mexico Department of Taxation and Revenue
State government agency responsible for administering and enforcing NM's tax revenue laws and vehicle and driver licensing.
- New Mexico Office of the Governor
One-stop resource for information regarding the Governor, policy priorities, media releases, and constituent services.
- New Mexico State Legislature
Resource for information regarding legislative agendas and action, NM statutes, legislators, and legislative committees.
- State of New Mexico Portal
One-stop resource for information regarding New Mexico, including public services provided throughout the state and contacts for government agencies.
- Bernalillo County
Provides public services to communities within Bernaillo Countiy including Albuquerque, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, South Valley, and Tijeras.
- City of Albuquerque
Provides public services to communities within Albuquerque city limits.
- City of Rio Rancho
Provides public services to communities within Rio Rancho city limits.
- Mid-Region Council of Governments
Association of local governments within Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties that provides a forum for local elected officials to work cooperatively in areas of mutual interest.
- Sandoval County
Provides public services to communities within Sandoval County including Bernalillo, Cuba, Corrales, Jemez Springs, Rio Rancho, and San Ysidro.
- Valencia County
Provides public services to the communities within Valencia County including Belen, Los Lunas, and Bosque Farms.
- Association of Commerce and Industry
Statewide, membership-based, legislative advocate organization of business interests.
- Associated General Contractors New Mexico Building Branch
Association dedicated to ensuring the professional standards of the commercial construction industry.
- Directed Energy Professional Society
Organization that fosters research and development of Directed Energy technology for national defense and civil applications.
- New Mexico American Marketing Association
Provides a forum for professional and educational development in all disciplines of marketing.
- New Mexico Biotech/BioMed Association
Organization that brings life science professionals together in an effort to exchange information related to the life science research and business field.
- New Mexico Nanoscience Alliance
Alliance formed by the University of New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories to advance nanoscience.
- New Mexico Optics Industry Association
Association dedicated to bringing together optics-related businesses, institutions and professionals to foster the growth of the New Mexico optics industry.
- Professional Aerospace Contractors Association
Association that works to foster contact, information exchange and economic development between business members of the aerospace industry and government agencies in New Mexico.
- Commercial Association of Realtors New Mexico
Professional association dedicated to real estate brokers involved exclusively with commercial property.
- Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors
Major provider of residential real estate information services, data and education in New Mexico. .
- Home Builders Association of Central New Mexico
Organization of over 1,000 members involved in all facets of the residential construction, light commercial construction, and remodeling industry.
- NAIOP New Mexico
Association that represents the interests of developers and owners of industrial, office and related commercial real estate throughout New Mexico.
- Center for High Technology Materials
Center for Technical Excellence located at UNM that focuses on research and education in the disciplines of optoelectronics and microelectronics.
- Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies
Department of Energy/Office of Science Nanoscale Science Research Center.
- Center for Micro-Engineered Materials
Industry/University (UNM) Cooperative Research Center that conducts research in ceramic science and engineering to develop technologies that enhance U.S. competitiveness in the industry.
- Earth Data Analysis Center
Service organization of UNM that provides services related to geospatial technologies.
- Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
The only private, basic science, biomedical research organization totally dedicated to respiratory disease research.
- Micro and Nanotechnology Commercialization Education Foundation
Supports the commercialization of miniaturization technologies.
- New Mexico Institute for Engineering Research and Applications
Premier applied research, outreach, and educational organization serving the interests of the public, the UNM family, its diverse communities, the private sector, and government.
- UNM Cancer Research and Treatment Center
The state's only academic center for cancer treatment works to reduce the incidence of cancer in New Mexico, decrease cancer mortality and contribute to the world's understanding of cancer.
- UNM Center for Advanced Research Computing
Strategic center of UNM whose role is to focus and undertake High Performance Computing (HPC) initiatives for the university.
- Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
Joint agency of the city and county that administers the water and wastewater utility for all of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.
- New Mexico Gas Company
Largest natural gas utility provides service to more than 500,000 customers in New Mexico and maintains about 12,000 miles of natural gas pipelines across the state.
- Public Service Company of New Mexico
New Mexico's largest utility company provides electric services throughout the state.
Provides broadband Internet-based data, voice, image communication, and other telecommunication services throughout New Mexico.
- tw telecom
Integrates data, dedicated Internet access, and local and long distance voice services for long distance carriers, wireless communications companies, incumbent local exchange carriers, and enterprise organizations in healthcare, finance, higher education, manufacturing, and hospitality industries, as well as for military, state and local government.
Workforce Information and Assistance
Assistance and Training
- CNM Workforce Training Center
Provides innovative, customized training, skill development, and business consulting to businesses, professional organizations and government agencies.
- New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions
State agency that provides information and services related to labor and industrial issues, human rights, unemployment insurance, job training, and labor and economic statistics.
- New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership
New Mexico MEP is a non-profit service available to every manufacturer in the state to help them compete more effectively in the global marketplace.
- New Mexico Workforce Connection
Supports business and promotes the workforce by serving as a one-stop career center.
- NM CareerMatch
NMCareerMatch.com is the premier resource for businesses and graduates in New Mexico. The website connects businesses with top talent who have graduated from participating New Mexico colleges and universities.
- New Mexico High-Tech Jobs
Forum that provides free service linking skilled individuals looking for employment with New Mexico technology companies, high tech staffing agencies and industry partners