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Become a member of the only organization solely dedicated to recruiting new employers and helping local companies expand.

You’re invited

AED membership delivers tangible benefits to both your business and Albuquerque. Join our growing community and find out what AED membership can do for you. Curious what some of the benefits are? Check our our Member Engagement Overview.


From large corporations to small businesses, AED members all have one thing in common: the economic success of the Albuquerque metro area means success for them. This shared vision has made AED a major player in helping the Albuquerque economy grow, generating quality job opportunities for local and relocating families since 1960.

You’re invited

AED’s membership is a strong, motivated community comprised of CEOs, business owners and other company decision makers who understand that a successful economic development strategy takes time, collaboration and financial resources. That’s why they invest their time and money in AED’s mission. Our members consistently tell us that AED membership creates results for their bottom line:

  • Enhanced public awareness for their companies.
  • Increased referrals and leads.
  • New strategic partnerships.
  • More opportunities for growth.

Joining AED will further enhance your business. Year over year, AED members regard it as the premier organization for networking in the Albuquerque metro area. For all that AED accomplishes for the general business community with member support, members benefit from a direct return on annual investment. Members can count on:

Opportunity to Sponsor AED Exclusive Programs and Events x x x x x x
Business Included on Website and in AED Annual Organizational Materials x x x x x x
Admission to AED Quarterly Programs, and Webinars x x x x x x
Attendance Opportunity for VIP and Site Selector Programs x x x x x
Industry Leadership Council Participation x x x x
Annual Newsletter Spotlight and Social Media Promotion x x x
Premier Seating at Signature Events x x x
Board of Directors Seat x x
Recognition as Premier Supporter At All AED Programs and Events (*in kind support not applicable) x