NMIDEA is an association composed of professional industrial and economic development professionals and others interested in and a part of the development process in New Mexico.

NMIDEA has as its objectives to enhance and assist the professional growth of its members and to promote, assist and enhance the expansion of the New Mexico economy. These objectives are met, in part, by the exchange of ideas regarding principals, practices, and ethics of the development process. The association fosters and encourages the expansion of existing industry and the location of new firms in New Mexico. It lends support, counsel and cooperation with other organizations in efforts to improve the general industrial, business, and economic environment of the state. The organization provides a forum for the interchange of ideas and stimulates cooperation among its members.

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Premiere Partner $5,000
Partner $3,000
Patron $1,000
Member $250


Who May Hold Membership

Any individual responsible for or interested in the stimulation of new employment and new income in the State of New Mexico shall be eligible, as well as other individuals representing career fields not specifically stated above. Applications for membership must be approved by a majority of the NMIDEA Board of Directors.

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Code of Ethics

The NMIDEA Board of Directors has adopted a formal Code of Ethics for its membership which can be viewed by clicking here.

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Premiere & Partner Members

Public Service Company of New Mexico

New Mexico Economic Development Department

New Mexico Partnership

New Mexico Gas Company


Patron Members

Albuquerque Economic Development

BNSF Railway Company


City of Albuquerque

Economic Development Corporation of Lea County

Enchantment Land Certified Development Company

Los Alamos National Laboratory/Los Alamos National Security

Manufacturing Extension Partnership

New Mexico SBIC

Xcel Energy



Barbara Brazil

Community Economics Lab (CELab)

Cibola Communities Economic Development Foundation

City of Belen

City of Rio Rancho

Clovis Industrial Development Corporation

Deming-Luna County Economic Development

Eastern Plains Council of Governments

Estancia Valley Economic Development Association

Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation

Grow Raton!

Harding County Economic Development Corporation

International Academy of Economic Development

Las Vegas-San Miguel Economic Development Corporation

Village of Los Lunas

Mainstreet Truth or Consequences

Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance

New Mexico Tax Research Institute

Otero County Economic Development Council

Regional Development Corporation

Rio Communities

Roswell Economic Development Corporation

San Juan County – Commissioner Margaret McDaniel

Santa Fe County

Siete del Norte

Southeastern New Mexico Economic District COG