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Networking Opportunity: Visit Albuquerque’s Business Exchange

A Partner favorite program is back! Don’t miss this opportunity to network with colleagues in the local hospitality industry along with board and staff members from Visit Albuquerque. Join us for drinks and light bites, great conversation and a chance to see the new Hotel Zazz at the Business Exchange. Your admission includes one signature Z-Lounge cocktail.

When: Thursday, April 13, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Hotel Zazz | Z Lounge
Cost: $10 for partners, $20 for non-partners. 

For tickets, register here.

Refresh Your Knowledge of Partner Benefits at Partner Orientation

Refresh your knowledge about all the opportunities you have as a Visit Albuquerque Partner at the newly relaunched Partner Orientation. Existing Partners are welcome to learn how to make the most of your benefits. Partner Orientations will occur every third Wednesday of the month. Don’t forget to bring your laptop with you for a live Partner Plaza demonstration!

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Visit Albuquerque Office (20 First Plaza NW, Suite 601, Albuquerque, NM 87102)

To reserve your spot, register here.

ACE Your Team’s Customer Service Skills and Knowledge of Albuquerque

Visit Albuquerque’s Albuquerque Community Experience (ACE) training program is designed to brush up your employees’ customer service skills and strengthen their knowledge about the city. Graduates of the program can answer guests’ questions about things to do and places to visit. The program also provides training on topics such as first impressions, effective communication and handling conflict.

Don’t miss your chance to attend the next class:

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Sawmill Market Mill Room
1909 Bellamah Ave. NW

The class begins promptly at 9 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per person for Partner businesses and $40 per person for non-Partners. A continental breakfast will be provided along with water and coffee. To register, call Trish Hathoot at 505-908-8178 or send an email to
Graduates will be recognized as Albuquerque Community Experience professionals and will receive a complimentary Community Experience pass that allows each of them and one guest to visit attractions throughout the Albuquerque area. The value of each ACE experience pass is more than $500!
Seating is limited, so register your employees now!

Register Now for the NMHA Governor’s Conference

Registration is now open for the New Mexico Hospitality Association’s Governor’s Conference. The conference will take place May 8-10 in Las Cruces. Join industry leaders for education, celebration and networking. Presentations include topics on sales, marketing, tourism development, workforce and more. Plus, conference attendees will have a chance to tour Spaceport America!

There are different registration options to best fit you and your business. Register now to reserve your spot!


Partner Kudos

Marble Brewery Celebrates 15 Years of Brewing

Marble Brewery turns 15 years old this month! Marble is celebrating with a 15-year anniversary party April 22. Congratulations!

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Receives $100,000 Grant to Promote Native Tourism

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center will receive more than $100,000 in grant money from the Department of the Interior Tribal Tourism Grant Program. The award will go toward promoting Native tourism.

New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society Featured on KRQE

Television station KRQE featured the New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society’s work to restore the AT&SF 2926 locomotive.

Pureland Kava Celebrates One Year in Business

Pureland Kava celebrated its one-year anniversary on April 8. Congratulations on the milestone!

Rio Metro Honored with Three Awards

The Rio Metro marketing department recently won three awards for educational and awareness campaigns. The American Public Transportation Association gave two first-place awards for Rio Metro’s “Human Trafficking Awareness” campaign and “Seniors 60+ Ride Free on Wednesdays” video. The video also won a silver Addy Award from the American Advertising Federation of New Mexico. Congratulations!

Nuclear Museum Receives National Accreditation

The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History received re-accreditation from The American Alliance of Museums. It is the highest national recognition for museums that signifies excellence in the museum community. Congratulations!



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Partner Opportunities

Submit Your Current Coupons 

Coupons can be a great way to drive traffic to your business. If you have a current coupon or special running, please submit it to us so we can list it on our highly visited and shared Specials & Coupons page. We also promote these specials and coupons during special events, meetings and conventions being hosted in Albuquerque.

Click here to submit your current coupons and specials. 

Submit Your Events to the ABQ365 Events Calendar 

Visit Albuquerque’s ABQ365 Events Calendar offers a great opportunity to promote your events! The one-stop, all-ABQ encompassing calendar features primarily arts, entertainment and culture-focused events, appealing to both locals and visitors. 

Event listings offer a great opportunity for additional exposure and promotion, and can help keep your business top-of-mind – for free! 

Click here to get started.

Tell Us What’s New

We want to help you share your new initiatives. If you are offering a new type of service or concept, a new product, or have anything else exciting or new going on, we want to hear about it! Send anything and everything to


Featured Partners

Last Chance to Register!

Join us Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at Isleta Resort & Casino for EXHIB-IT!’s B2B Expo Event. ALL ACCESS pass is for BOTH ProTalk Seminars 1-3:45 p.m. and Expo 4-8 p.m. or get Expo Only Pass. (Both include all you can eat and one drink ticket.) Discounted tickets are on sale now with savings of $15. At-door cost is $50! To find out more about the B2B Expo visit


B2B Expo Picture for April Partner Connection

Unbelievable Pass

Calling local breweries, entertainment and restaurant businesses to participate in a digital passport program developed to help local businesses with no cost to participate. The Unbelievable Pass will be the premier deals pass for Albuquerque and the perfect cure for cabin fever.

Email for more information.


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New & Renewing Partners 

Thanks To Our New And Renewing Partners  

Visit Albuquerque’s Partners help support our mission to market the city as a top-choice destination for leisure travel, meetings and sporting events. Our thanks to the following Partners that recently joined or renewed their partnership with Visit Albuquerque. We appreciate your commitment to making Albuquerque a great place to live and to visit!

New Partners

Renewing Partners