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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. Graduates will receive a commemorative lapel pin and a certificate recognizing their completion of the program.

Don’t miss your chance to attend an upcoming class:

July 10, 2024
Training has been canceled

Aug. 6, 2024
9 a.m. to noon
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
1801 Mountain Rd. NW, 87104

ACE training program logo

ACE graduates pose at Poulin Marketplace

The cost is $25 per person for Partner businesses and $40 per person for non-Partners. Snacks 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!

Network at the Visit Albuquerque Business Exchange

Don't miss this opportunity to network with colleagues in the local hospitality industry and staff members from Visit Albuquerque at the Business Exchange. Join us for drinks, light bites, great conversation and a chance to see Bike In Coffee at Old Town Farm! Attendees can bike or drive to the event. There will be ample parking. Drinks will be provided by La Cumbre Brewing Company and New Mexico Wine.

July 11, 2024
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Bike In Coffee @ Old Town Farm
949 Montoya St. NW, 87104
$15 for Partners, $25 for non-Partners. 

For tickets, register here.

The logo for the Visit Albuquerque Business Exchange

A group of people network at the April 2023 Business Exchange

Refresh Your Knowledge of Partner Benefits at Partner Orientation

Refresh your knowledge about all the opportunities you have as a Visit Albuquerque Partner at Partner Orientation. Both current and new Partners are welcome to learn how to make the most of your benefits. Partner Orientations occur monthly.

When: Thursday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Virtual

To reserve your spot, register here.

Visit Albuquerque Partner Orientation

Visit Albuquerque Partners listen to CEO and President Tania Armenta speak during a Partner Orientation


Partner Kudos

The County Line of Albuquerque Celebrates 40 Years

The County Line of Albuquerque marked 40 years in business last month. Congratulations on the milestone!

Visit Albuquerque Partners Receive Local Hero Awards

Some Visit Albuquerque Partner businesses have been recognized by Edible New Mexico as 2024 Local Heroes. These awards honor individuals, businesses and organizations making a positive impact on New Mexico’s food systems. The Visit Albuquerque Partners who were recognized are:



Social Media Ideas for Your Content Calendar

If you’re hitting a wall when it comes to new ideas to post on social media, take a look at this list to get the creativity flowing.


Partner Opportunities

Submit a Coupon for Balloon Fiesta Visitors

Balloon Fiesta will be here before you know it, and we want to include you in our promotional efforts. Visit Albuquerque is publishing our annual City Guide that includes coupons, a full calendar of events and helpful information about things to do and see in Albuquerque. The special booklet is distributed to more than 25,000 visitors during Balloon Fiesta. Including a coupon in this Balloon Fiesta City Guide is a great way to get in front of new visitors and drive increased business.

Click here to submit your coupon! In order to be included in the booklet, please fill out the form below no later than July 19, 2024. There is no charge to include your coupon! If you have any questions, please contact or 505-222-4314.

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 and on our digital savings pass. 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. 

Advertise on Visit Albuquerque’s Website with DTN

It’s easy to get more exposure for your business on Visit Albuquerque’s website. In partnership with DTN, Visit Albuquerque offers seamless ads that integrate with our website’s content to make your ad feel natural. With a variety of paid advertising opportunities throughout our website, we have options fit for businesses of every size, scope and scale to capitalize on the fantastic visitor traffic that Visit Albuquerque is bringing to our market.

If you’re interested, contact DTN at or 855-801-5905. For more information, click here.

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


Partner Benefit Highlight

Visit Albuquerque Convention Calendar

Interested in seeing a list of the conventions, meetings and sports events that are headed to Albuquerque? Check out the convention calendar, a tool available only to Visit Albuquerque Partners. The calendar provides a look at meetings and events booked by Visit Albuquerque that will be hosted in the city over the next 18 months. The calendar includes information about event location, estimated attendees and estimated room nights. It also has contact information for the meeting planner and Visit Albuquerque staff for Partners who want details about a specific convention.


Featured Partner

Turquoise United Gem Show Happens Next Month

The Turquoise United Gem Show is happening next month from Aug. 8-10 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Shop a large selection of turquoise at the only all-turquoise gem show and learn more about the unique stone.

Turquoise United logo


New & Renewing Partners