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Join us for the Inaugural WeConnectNM Small Business Summit.

This conference will cover a variety of topics designed to make New Mexico the most Small Business friendly state in the nation.

Conference Details:

When: Wednesday, April 3

Where: Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

What time: 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Who: Small & Medium sized Businesses, Anchor Institutions, Chambers of Commerce, Procurement Officers, Economic Development Professionals, Legislators & Elected Officials

Summit Schedule:

1:30 – 2:00 – Registration & Check In

2:00 – 2:15 – WeConnectNM Welcome

2:15 – 2:45 – Maximizing Government Investment

2:45 – 3:15 – Impactful Small Business Incentives

3:15 – 4:00 – Government Panel – How can we support Small Business

4:00 – 4:15 – Break

4:15 – 4:45 – Are you ready to work with an Anchor?

4:45 – 5:15 – Connecting Your Business with Opportunity

5:15 – 6:00 – Business Panel – How can we support Small Business

6:00 – 7:00 – Happy Hour, Networking


Alicia K.
Recruiting Partner, Top Talent
Alisha B.
Account Executive, Unite Private Networks
Amanda A.
Executive Director, NewMexicoKidsCAN
Amber T.
Chief Operating Officer, FreeRange
Andrew C.
Membership Specialist, AHCC
Andrew V.
Board Member, Junior Achievement of New Mexico
Ann S.
Retired, University of NM
Anna F.
Advertising Executive , Albuquerque Business First
Anthony T.
CEO/Principal Owner, ATA
April H.
Owner/President, A. Hale PR, Inc.
Archie G.
Owner, New Mexico Business Exchange
Ashley S.
Owner, The Event Collaborative
B Jesse M.
Chief Procurement Officer, City of Albuquerque
Barbie P.
Realtor, Barbara Padilla Realty
Benjamin W.
Financial Advisor, Capital Strategies
Bethany B.
Access Manager, Corp
Brian C.
State Auditor, NM State Auditor
Brian M.
Government Affairs, NM Counties
Cailyn K.
Vice President, Facility Build
Carlos L.
Government Affairs Manager, PNM
Cecilia P.
Marketing and Ventures Assistant , STC.UNM
Charlene R.
Sr. Account Director, Unite Private Networks
Charlie N.
CEO , 3D Industries
Chris C.
SVP, Business Services, Nudenda Credit Union


Arellana Cordero
Arellana Cordero
Excutive Vice President, CFO,Southwest Capital Bank
Tony Trujillo
Tony Trujillo
Founder,Holman's Inc
Amanda Aragon
Amanda Aragon
Executive Director,New Mexico Kids Can
Steve Schroeder
Steve Schroeder
Chief Executive Owner,Real Time Solutions
Gavin Pantoja
Gavin Pantoja
State Coordinator,Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act
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