NMEDD Press Releases

Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.

EDD Launches New Miniseries for Business Owners of Color

October 29, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) is rolling out a first-of-its-kind miniseries specifically geared toward New Mexico business owners of color, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today. The first episode will launch on Nov. 20, 2020.

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Southwestern NM Business Finance Fair connects businesses to financial resources

October 29, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – In an effort to assist businesses in obtaining the financial resources they need, and to help lenders find projects they wish to finance, the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) is hosting another finance fair – completely online - but geared toward businesses and lenders located in Southwestern New Mexico, EDD Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today. The event will take place on December 9, 2020 from 12:30 – 2 p.m

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Special Projects and Outdoor Infrastructure Fund Awards First-Ever Grants

October 28, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD) announced this week its first-ever awardees of the Special Projects and Outdoor Infrastructure Fund grant. In all, six organizations were granted funds that will create almost 100 full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment over the next two years. The projects are expected to generate an additional $304,353 in matching assistance.

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Economic Assistance Boosts McKinley Paper Mill

October 27, 2020

McKINLEY COUNTY, N.M. – Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today that a long-time paper factory in McKinley County will receive economic assistance from the state so it can install new equipment and remain in business for the next decade, retaining at least 125 well-paying jobs.

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Job Training Incentive Program Helps NM Companies Expand

October 26, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. – The State of New Mexico's Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board has awarded 18 companies with over $5.5 million during September and October 2020, in support of 803 new jobs, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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New Mexico’s Film Crew Advancement Program Provides Training to New Mexico's Film Crew

October 26, 2020

SANTA FE, NM - The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) Director, Amber Dodson announced today, that in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20), NMFO had 135 participants in its Film Crew Advancement Program (FCAP). FCAP is a workforce development program, aimed at providing career advancement training for New Mexico’s film crew.

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New Mexico MainStreet Awards Certification to 11 Executive Directors

October 23, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) announced 11 NMMS Executive Directors have been awarded official certification, the largest of any cohort in NMMS’s 36-year history. NMMS and the New Mexico Economic Development Department present this certification to Executive Directors who have completed the following courses: The Fundamentals of the Main Street Four-Point Approach™, Nonprofit Leadership, Time Management, Volunteer Development, Project and Event Management, Fundraising, and Grantwriting. Courses are taught by a team of NMMS Revitalization Specialists who are experts in their professional field.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces “Roswell, New Mexico” Season 3 to Begin Filming in New Mexico

October 22, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico Film Office today announced the TV series Roswell, New Mexico will return to New Mexico to film its third season. Filming will take place October 2020 through April 2021. The show is produced by Warner Bros. Television and NM Talent Inc., and will film in Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, and Madrid, New Mexico.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces “THEM” has Completed Principal Photography in New Mexico

October 16, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico State Film Office today announced that an episode of the TV series “THEM,” co-produced by Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios, has completed production in Santa Fe.

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Wisconsin Manufacturer Picks New Mexico for Expansion

October 08, 2020

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Prent Corporation, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of custom plastic, rigid thermoform packaging for the medical, electronics, and consumer industries, will be opening a new manufacturing facility in Santa Teresa, N.M.

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