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Government Conferences, Meetings & Events


Albuquerque Convention Center is perfect for government conferences. By marblestreetstudio.com Albuquerque is a premier Southwest destination with stunning landscape, 310 days of sunshine, gorgeous sunsets, blue skies and low humidity. Not only does the city offer affordable hotels, convention facilities, and government conference services, but it also combines a unique blend of cultures. 
 
Meetings and government conferences from 10 to 10,000 will receive the same award-winning, personal government conference services that Albuquerque is famous for. Come experience a revitalized city with over 300 years of history.
 
Albuquerque stands with one foot in the past, one foot in the present and both eyes on the future. Home to some of the nation's finest high-tech research facilities, Sandia National Laboratory, Phillips Laboratory, and the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque is leading the way in technology transfer. Kirtland Air Force Base is located just minutes from the Albuquerque airport and has the ability to support classified meetings with superior government conference services. Also, Los Alamos National Laboratory is just over an hour away.  

The 600,000 square foot SMG-managed Albuquerque Convention Center is a multi-purpose event complex located in the heart of a vibrant downtown with 900 hotel rooms within walking distance. Albuquerque has hosted government conferences for the following government groups:

Nativo Lodge Room - Albuquerque has plenty of hotel rooms to support government conferences of all sizes.
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Marine Corps League
  • National Association of Postmasters of the US
  • US Department of Justice
  • Defense Contract Management Agency
  • US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • USDA Forest Service
Albuquerque has several hotel districts, all within 20 minutes of the airport. Many hotels offer a distinct New Mexican atmosphere that allow the attendees to immerse themselves in the rich culture and hospitable charm of the city. With over 16,000 hotel rooms in the Albuquerque area and meeting facilities with superior government conference services, no meeting is too large. Albuquerque's current per diem is available here.
 
When you are looking for a Southwestern destination that is affordable, authentic in its architecture and cultures, and offers great outdoor experiences with a totally different look, select Albuquerque for your government conferences.
 
Find out what the Albuquerque CVB can do to accommodate your next government meeting with government services to meet your every need, complete an RFP online or request a Meeting Planner Guide. We offer tailored site inspections and are a proud member of SGMP - Society of Government Meeting Professionals.
 

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The Albuquerque CVB is proud to be accredited by the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of the Destination Marketing Association International. See Accreditation News Release.

In addition to government conferences, Albuquerque frequently hosts New Mexico spiritual retreats.