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NMIDEA Annual Meeting in Las Cruces November 12-13

NMIDEA Annual Meeting Nov 12-13 in Las Cruces

NM IDEA (the statewide association of professional economic developers) will be holding its annual meeting November 12th and 13th at the Hotel Encanto in Las Cruces (click here for agenda).  NMIDEA’s annual meeting offers economic development practitioners, city planners, realtors, developers, workforce development practitioners, and any individual interested in economic development, the opportunity to learn best practices in our field. Registration is $100/attendee please submit payment online, which also RSVPs you for the annual meeting - click on the dropdown menu on the homepage.

In addition, NM IDEA, has initiated our annual process to recognize individuals’ stellar achievements in economic development. We are asking for the assistance of those involved in economic development at the community, regional or state levels to nominate worthy individuals for the awards.

The 6 awards are intended to recognize professional economic developers as well as volunteer leaders and public servants. Most awards are for significant contributions and achievements made over the past year while two awards are focused on those who have made significant contributions over many years to New Mexico economic development. Click here for award nominations form.

The deadline to receive nominations is November 4, 2015. Nominations will be reviewed and award winners determined by the NM IDEA’s Awards Committee which is comprised of 8 New Mexico IDEA members from throughout the state. Award winners will be announced at the NM IDEA Annual Conference in Las Cruces, November 12-13.

Our appreciation for your attendance at the annual meeting as well as consideration and submittal of nominations for worthy candidates for the NMIDEA awards.

For more information about NMIDEA, the Annual Meeting, the Awards, hotel accommodations, agendas etc., please visit:

A block of rooms at a rate of $99.00 + tax at Hotel Encanto have been set aside under the code: NMIDEA.  Please make a reservation there by calling: 575-522-4300.  Hotel Encanto’s website can be found at: