Chamber of Commerce Executives from across the State of New Mexico and possibly a few from Arizona will attend the New Mexico Chamber Executives Association Conference in Silver City, New Mexico.
Some of the highlights of the conference will be the guest speaker and facilitator - Cathi Hight - Hight Performance Group, Inc.; a tour of the Freeport-McMoRan copper & gold mine; Western New Mexico University President Dr. Joe Shepard will discuss the General Obligation Bonds that will be on the November state-wide ballot; Kurt Clough will give lead a motivational discussion about workforce; and lots of discussion about the management of membership organizations such as a chamber of commerce.
The Conference will be held in the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business & Conference Center. The address is 3031 Highway 180 East in Silver City, New Mexico.
Hotels that are near the Conference Center (Silver City is not very large so all the hotels are basically within 7 to 8 minutes from the conference center).
- Copper Manor Motel (575) 538-5392
- Holiday Inn Express (575) 538-2525 across the highway from the conference center
- Murray Hotel (575) 956-9400
- Palace Hotel (575) 388-1811
- Quality Inn (575) 534-1111
- Best Western - Deming Southwest Inn (in Deming, NM) (575) 546-4544
If you would like to fly, you can book flights from Albuquerque or Phoenix to the Grant County Airport by flying with Boutique Airlines. If you book flights far enough in advance, you can get flights for as low as $59 one-way.
All participants will have to attend a short safety class before touring the mine. You will not be allowed to wear open-toed footwear, And we suggest absolutely no high heels. Plan to wear clothing that you don't mind getting little dusty.
The cost of the conference is $199. This will include lunch and supper on Wednesday - August 22, breakfast, lunch and supper on Thursday - August 23, and breakfast on Friday - August 24.
Our first activity will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday - August 22 and the conference will end at 11 a.m. on Friday - August 24.
The NMCEA Board of Directors will meet from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Friday - August 24.
For additional information, call Scott Terry at (800) 548-9378 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.