NMEDD Press Releases - April 2016

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

NMEDD, Funding Agencies to Consider and Identify Economic Development Projects for Funding Opportunities at May Meeting

April 15, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - The New Mexico Economic Development Department will host a meeting to help local leaders identify funding for economic development projects. New Mexico FundIt, a program for communities to identify funding opportunities in one centralized location, is calling for projects to review during its upcoming meeting. FundIt brings local, state and federal funding agencies together to analyze and compare proposals for capital projects.

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NMEDD to Host Workshop Aimed at Helping New Mexico Continue to Grow as an International Trade Leader

April 15, 2016

Albuquerque, NM - The New Mexico Economic Development Department and partners will host a workshop aimed at helping New Mexico continue to grow as an international trade leader. Workshop leaders will help New Mexico companies engage new markets in Asia. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council's director, Stella Poon, will deliver a keynote speech on our growing trade relationship with China and the opportunities that the region holds.

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New Mexico Economic Development Department and NM Partnership Trade Expert to Hold Town Halls in Southeast New Mexico on Export Opportunities in Mexico

April 15, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - The New Mexico Economic Development Department and Jerry Pacheco, a cross border trade expert with the NM Partnership, will hold a series of town hall discussions April 19 - 21 in southeast New Mexico. Pacheco will present different business development opportunities for New Mexico firms that export to Mexico and/or supply companies that service Mexico's booming manufacturing industry. Exports to Mexico grew nine percent last year, marking six straight years of growth to Mexico.

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New Mexico MainStreet and Silver City Arts & Cultural District to Hold Arts & Cultural District Semi-Annual Meeting in Silver City on April 21

April 01, 2016

Silver City, NM - The New Mexico Economic Development Department and New Mexico MainStreet announce the Semi-Annual Arts & Cultural District Meeting in Silver City on April 21 in Silver City to connect individuals working in the cultural economy to support their revitalization work. The meeting will bring together panelists, and experts in the creative economy who will discuss how districts can attract and support cultural entrepreneurs; help determine the assets cultural entrepreneurs look for in an area when considering a move; look at vacant and under-used buildings with potential for matching up to new cultural businesses; and ideas in growing the creative economy in an Arts & Cultural District.

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