In light of current travel restrictions and health concerns NMACI has adjusted our Annual Membership Retreat scheduled on September 24 & 25, 2020 in Las Cruces, NM to an NMACI Policy Webinar Series taking place each Thursday morning in September from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. We have an amazing group of speakers who will address key issues for New Mexico’s business community. We hope you will join us for our top-tier line-up!
Dates: September 10, 17 & 24, 2020
Time: 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Location: Video Conference
Cost: FREE for NMACI Members, $15 for Non-NMACI Members (Everyone Invited)
September 10, 2020 – Trade & Economic Growth Opportunities in New Mexico (Register)
With New Mexico’s proximity to international borders, excellence in technology development, and our renewable energy market, our business community is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the many new opportunities that the post-COVID world will present. Our panel of experts will talk about our current economic outlook and how we can gear up to grow and diversify our economy.
- Jerry Pacheco, President & CEO
- Border Industrial Association, Kris Denzel
- Senior Director on International Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
September 17, 2020 – Produced Water (Register)
New Mexico is leading the world in developing policy and technology in recycling and reusing oil and gas wastewater (produced water). Our panel of experts will discuss how we came to be leaders in the sector, where the process is today and what the future holds for a more sustainable energy and water future.
- Nathan Small, NM House of Representatives
- Mike Hightower, Program Director, NM Produced Water Research Consortium
- Jennifer Bradfute, Senior Attorney, Marathon Oil
September 24, 2020 – COVID & Commercial Real Estate (Register)
One of the most unexpected trends we have seen during COVID-19 is that the residential real estate market is still booming, partially because interest rates are at a record low. However, many retail businesses will not survive the pandemic and business models are rapidly changing. Our panel of experts will discuss what they predict will happen in commercial real estate in the coming months, what policy changes need to occur to create needed flexibility and where there may be areas of opportunity.
- Tom Novak, CEO, Klinger Construction
- Jim Chynoweth, Managing Director, CBRE
- Henry Chamberlain, President, Building Owners and Managers (BOMA) International