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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:

June 12, 2024
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Kelly Jo Designs by Wine
6829 4th St. NW, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, 87107

July 10, 2024
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Sadie's of New Mexico
6230 4th St. NW, 87107

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!

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: Wednesday, June 26, from 9 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

Attend a Social Media and Content Educational Session

Want to make your business shine on social media? Attend our Visit Albuquerque Educational Session on social media and content creation best practices and strategies that you can use on your own social media. Hear from Visit Albuquerque’s Social Media Manager and Marketing & Communications Manager who are taking the social media game to the next level. Light refreshments will be provided.

When: Friday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Hotel Andaluz, 125 2nd St. NW, 87102

To reserve your spot, register here.


Partner Kudos

Urbanmama505 Celebrates One Year

Urbanmama505 recently celebrated one year of brewing kombucha at its Downtown location. Congratulations!

Canteen Brewhouse Celebrates Three Decades in Business

Canteen Brewhouse celebrated 30 years of brewing beer. Kudos on the milestone!

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Receives Grant

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center received a $23,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The money will go toward funding a new position on the museum team and to support essential equipment and software for the collection team. Way to go!

The Park at Winrock Town Center Celebrates Its Grand Opening

Congratulations to The Park at Winrock Town Center, which officially opened to the public with a ribbon cutting on June 8. The 2-acre park includes a playground, an outdoor performance space and a small lake with a walking bridge. The park will be used for concerts, farmers’ markets and other community events.

Mayor TimKeller and others stand behind a red ribbon at the grand opening of The Park at Winrock

Visit Albuquerque Partners Receive Hot Plate Awards

Some Visit Albuquerque Partners received Hot Plate Awards from Albuquerque The Magazine. These awards honor unique dishes, experiences and people at restaurants around Albuquerque. The Visit Albuquerque Partners that received recognition are:

Visit Albuquerque Partners Recognized as Best Places to Work

Albuquerque Business First recognized two Visit Albuquerque Partners as Best Places to Work finalists. Albuquerque ER and Hospital was recognized in the large business category. The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center was recognized in the extra large business category. Way to go!



How to Set Up an Instagram Business Account

An Instagram business account brings more opportunities to connect with customers and capitalize on sales. Learn how to create a new business account, or turn your current Instagram page into a business account.


Partner Opportunities

Submit Your Visit Albuquerque Board Nominations

As a partner of Visit Albuquerque, you are encouraged to actively determine the board leadership of this organization by participating in the annual selection of nominees for our Board of Directors. At our Annual Membership Meeting in September 2024, we will elect a slate of nominees for the fiscal year 2025. 

We encourage you to participate in the process by identifying partners, including yourself, who you recommend being considered as Board nominees. Only Visit Albuquerque partners in good standing are eligible to serve on the board.

There are three open seats for the FY25 Board from the following industry categories:

  • two seats; Hospitality/ Lodging with 15,000 feet of meeting space;
  • one seat; General Business

One of the Hospitality/Lodging seats and the General Business seat are held by incumbents who qualify for a second term.

Qualifications and Expectations for Board Directors:

  • Business or organization must be a Visit Albuquerque partner in good standing;
  • Passionate about Albuquerque, the destination;
  • The primary decision maker of their company;
  • Willing to serve on a high-functioning, working Board;
  • Available for committee assignments, as needed;
  • Able to attend Visit Albuquerque events;
  • Available on the fourth Tuesday of every other month for a Board meeting (11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) and one annual all-day board retreat;
  • Desire to work hard toward best possible leadership in the hospitality industry.

Click here for more details of the nominations process, and submit your nominations here.

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 introduce your business to 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. 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

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New & Renewing Partners 

Thanks To Our New & 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 visit and to live!

New Partners

Renewing Partners