For Immediate Release

Date: Jan. 12, 2022

Contact: Anna Dykeman, Marketing Manager,, 505-263-6126

UNM Anderson School of Management hosts second of four-part series focused on regional collaboration and innovation

Program with economic development partners takes place Jan. 14

The Anderson School of Management at The University of New Mexico is hosting the second installment in the four-part regional innovation series to be held quarterly. This event, “Enhancing Competitiveness through Collaboration,” is hosted in partnership with Santa Fe Economic Development, the Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance (formerly Albuquerque Economic Development), and the Quantum New Mexico Coalition, takes place Friday, Jan. 14, 9:30-11:30 a.m., online via Zoom.

This program will host two panels of local experts discussing economic development in the New Mexico ecosystem and the potential for quantum computing in transforming the New Mexico economy.

The goals of the series are to facilitate collaboration to increase the competitiveness of New Mexico for business attraction and retention, and to showcase the role that universities can play in regional economic development. Universities can serve as key partners by managing student projects, research, analysis and other services, providing interns, and conducting other cultivation activities to feed into the workforce. Anderson will partner with other universities to participate in future series installments.

“This series offers a wonderful opportunity to showcase the breadth of work Anderson does and can do to serve as partners in progress,” said Mitzi Montoya, dean of the Anderson School.

“Our broad engagement in regional innovation is one of our strengths.  By regularly showcasing the breadth of our work and convening and creating more partnerships, we help advance our regional and national reputation.”

For more information or to register for this program, visit

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About UNM Anderson

The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At Anderson, faculty, staff and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders. Founded in 1947, Anderson offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. For more information, visit

About Santa Fe Economic Development

The City of Santa Fe Office of Economic Development works to achieve long-term sustainable and focused economic growth by building a diverse, innovative economy with high-wage, high- impact jobs that provide opportunity and prosperity for the City’s residents, businesses and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit

About AREA

AREA,  formerly AED, is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to recruit business and industry, help local companies grow and generate quality job opportunities throughout the Albuquerque metro area and the region. AREA provides confidential assistance to businesses considering the area for expansion and new investment. Since its creation in 1960, AREA has recruited more than 250 companies and more than 35,000 jobs to the Albuquerque metro area. AREA also provides retention and expansion assistance to existing industry. For more information, visit

About the Quantum New Mexico Coalition

The Quantum New Mexico Coalition for Advancing Inclusive Infrastructure is a partnership of numerous stakeholders including The University of New Mexico, Sandia National Laboratories and Sacred Wind Enterprises.

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