Whether you're looking for an unusual conference venue or a state-of-the-art meeting facility, the Visit Albuquerque Convention Services Team, with over 60 years of experience, is your conference advocate in Albuquerque. We design and conduct site inspections of hotels, off-site venues and vendors. As an extension of your staff, we offer a comprehensive list to help you find a conference venue and enhance your Albuquerque convention experience.

  • Pinnacle Award, Successful Meetings magazine
  • Hall of Fame Award Inductee, (12 year recipient of the Gold Service Award) Meetings and Conventions magazine
  • Award of Excellence, Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine
  • Gold Service Award, Meetings & Conventions magazine
  • Top Destination Award, Facilities magazine
  • Inner Circle Award, Association Meetings magazine

Visitor Information

After you find a conference venue, you'll want to explore the city of Albuquerque. Useful maps, brochures and guidebooks, including The Albuquerque Visitor’s Guide, help convention delegates navigate city attractions and select from a myriad of shopping and dining options. See maps also see Why Choose ABQ?: Activities

Attendance Building

Download free photos. Current media lists and videos are also available. See Photos & Publicity Materials

Partner Services

From state-of-the-art meeting facilities to unusual conference venues, we provide meeting planners with customized vendor lists to support all conference needs. Save time by providing us with a description of your vendor needs and we will solicit proposals from our comprehensive partner list. See Suppliers Guide.

Cultural Connections

Interested in infusing your convention with a rich cultural flavor? Contact the Convention Services Team to develop ideas for a unique Albuquerque experience. See Authentic Albuquerque: Culture & Heritage

Shuttle Services

We coordinate your shuttle requirements, provide a schedule for your approval and supply shuttle signage to all contracted hotels. See Transportation & Travel: Shuttle System

On-site Support & Registration Staffing

Visit Albuquerque staffs concierge table for larger conventions, providing free information about Albuquerque. Professional bonded convention registrars assist with on-site check-in, bag stuffing, room monitoring, badge data entry and other tasks as needed. See Registration Assistance

Airport Welcome Kiosk

The Visit Albuquerque kiosk, located at baggage claim, welcomes delegates to Albuquerque with informational video screens and authentic examples of local artisan handcrafts.

Helpful Links and Contacts

Cecilia Padilla-Quillen

Director of Convention & Visitor Services

Member: ESPA, MPI

Cristina Baca

Sports & Convention Services Manager

Member: ESPA

Denise Suttle, CMP

Assistant Director of Convention Services

Member: PCMA, ESPA