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WHY CHOOSE ALBUQUERQUE?

Solar Paces Conference Attendees

When you choose Albuquerque as your meeting, conference or convention location your event is automatically elevated. The expansive landscapes surrounding the city create an inspirational backdrop and offers attendees a unique context for thinking differently about important mission-driven work for corporate, non-profit, and institutional retreats or meetings.

Albuquerque offers meeting planners a distinctive opportunity to enhance events with the abundant cultural, artistic and environmental elements unique to this high desert locale. Some of these elements include:

  • Performances by pueblo dancers, flamenco dancers, or talks by local artists.

  • Nationally recognized cultural institutions, museums and museum style galleries available for private functions for small to large groups, with convenient locations near many of the city’s hotel area destinations.

  • Coordinated group activities, such as organized scavenger hunts in Old Town, delving into genuine cultural experiences within a centuries-old historic plaza.

  • Hundreds of local restaurants, many with meeting and event space, that merge local flavors with contemporary culinary arts.

  • Weather that allows for sporting and outdoor events any time of the year, such as golf tournaments at any of Albuquerque’s mountain, parkland and desert courses. Albuquerque has a variety of city-wide indoor and outdoor athletic complexes available for youth, adult and professional sporting events.

Find Convenience in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is the ideal destination for meeting planners seeking unparalleled convenience. The city’s unique blend of scenic landscapes, easily accessible location, versatile venues and navigable neighborhoods makes Albuquerque a prime choice for meeting planners looking to orchestrate successful and memorable events.

  • Strategically positioned hotels with state-of-the-art meeting facilities and corporate retreat centers are dispersed throughout the city, offering walkable access to essential amenities, shopping, dining and recreational opportunities.

  • Accommodations, venues, and points of interest across the city are in close proximity, mere minutes from the Sunport, Albuquerque’s International Airport, providing smooth and convenient travel logistics for attendees.

  • Each hotel district boasts a unique identity that captures the character and southwestern charm specific to its location in Albuquerque. Choose the captivating cosmopolitan atmosphere of Downtown, featuring lively nightlife, theaters and art galleries; the retro-chic ambiance of Nob Hill, a Route 66 mainstay; and Historic Old Town, characterized by a collection of museums and a rich cultural context. Additionally, explore four other distinct districts: Uptown, the Airport, Balloon Fiesta Corridor-North I-25, and the Eastside/Westside districts.