IEDC Economic Development Week 2022

MAY 9-13, 2022 Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016. To increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and improve communities’ quality of life everywhere, we have continued the tradition. Over the last six years, 450+ campaigns have been made throughout the United […]

Building a Regional Economy: Economic Development Training May 2022

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022 2 - 5 p.m. Join us for an exciting tour and hear updates about the renovation project for the Albuquerque International Sunport. In early January of this year, the City of Albuquerque and Sunport officials announced a major renovation project aimed at upgrading the Albuquerque International Sunport’s safety and security infrastructure […]

AREA Quarterly Event: A Conversation With Site Consultants

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 3 - 5:30 p.m. AREA’s success in recruiting companies to the region is thanks, in part, to fostering strong relationships with site selectors from across the country. In addition to best practices in networking and relationship management, bringing site consultants to the region deepens the bond, as well as their furthers […]

Building a Regional Economy: Economic Development Training October 2022

Nusenda Campus Training Facility 4100 Pan American Fwy NE Building B, Albuquerque, NM, United States

THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2022, 3 - 5 p.m. Quality housing is a critical component woven into the fabric of any community. Compounded by broken supply chains, rising construction costs and diminished inventory, home prices have elevated to historic highs. Given these trends, the availability and affordability of quality housing has emerged as a top priority for […]

505 Awards

General AdmissionThe Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance Annual Dinner and 505 Awards serve to acknowledge the exemplary work of business leaders in our community as well as to bring influencers from various sectors together for an evening of celebration. This critical annual fundraiser supports AREA’s ability to strengthen and grow its work across industry sectors in […]

AREA Webinar | Jobs Board Training for Employers

Even though the Greater Albuquerque region contains world class talent, it's not always easy for employers and potential employees to connect. AREA provides a high quality showcase of key employers and job opportunities that cut through the noise — allowing employers to find the right person for the job. This webinar will teach you how to create an account and post jobs so you can reach the talent you need.

AREA Quarterly Update & Networking Event: THE CASE FOR DOWNTOWN

Join us on Thursday March 16, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. for a new twist on our traditional quarterly program — held as an afternoon program and networking reception in lieu of a luncheon. Hear from AREA and guest speakers as we talk about the potential futures of Downtown Albuquerque.

Aug. 10, 2023: Building a Regional Economy

HB Construction 3010 Monte Vista Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, United States

Economic development is a team sport. To win, anything that can be done to minimize risk for business operations will enhance the community’s probability of success for new business investment. Given high costs of construction, low vacancy, and minimal construction activty, the underdeveloped market in greater Albuquerque pushes rents to be some of the highest […]

2023 September AREA Quarterly Event

Rio Ranche Events Center 3001 Civic Center Circle NE, Rio Rancho, NM, United States

In greater Albuquerque, a ripe opportunity for growth exists within the bioscience cluster. With a strong density of intellectual capital assets, greater Albuquerque holds nearly 60% (57.9%) of all bioscience cluster employment within the state of New Mexico. Regionally, this cluster is supported by deepening innovations in healthcare delivery, research and development, medical laboratories, as […]

2023 505 Awards and Annual Dinner

Isleta Resort and Casino 11000 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM, United States

The Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance (AREA) invites you to join us for our 2023 Annual Dinner and 505 Awards to celebrate and best and brightest in economic growth for our region. The theme of our dinner this year is AREA 51, it will be out of this world! Registration is available here!

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