Weekly Industry Update
Recap: 2018 Gubernatorial Forums, hosted by the New Mexico Hospitality Association

On Monday, July 30, the New Mexico Hospitality Association hosted the two major candidates for New Mexico's next Governor.

The candidates covered a wide range of topics, from future tourism development to support for the New Mexico Tourism Department to Lodgers' Tax/GRT to workforce development just to name a few.

We will have the recorded versions of the forums available soon. In the mean time, we invite you to visit our Facebook page if you would like to view the forums, which were posted on our page.
Welcome New Members!
We're happy to introduce our newest members to the New Mexico Hospitality Association!
  • Raton MainStreet Inc. / Arts & Culture District
2018 Top HAT Nominations Now Open!

We recently made the announcement that nominations for the 2018 Top HAT Awards Gala are NOW OPEN! Be sure to download our awards criteria form BEFORE you begin to save you time! We also have a new award in the Marketing category this year - " Best Social Media Campaign!"

Nominations close Friday, Sept. 14.
3rd Annual Bosque Chile Festival

Join in the celebration of the chile harvest on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Admission is $5. Children 5 and under are free.

This event will offer entertainment, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, beer, wine, agricultural workshops, chef demonstrations and more. New this year, the Chicharron Challenge featuring local restaurants firing up Disc It grills to make the best chichrrones in Bernalillo County!

Register now for the inaugural Ristra Run 5K Fun Run starting at 8 a.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Ristra Runners receive an event t-shirt and admission to the Bosque Chile Festival.

For more information email bosquechilefestival@bernco.gov or call (505) 468-1418.

This event is presented by Bernalillo County and the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs is hiring for a variety of roles. Visit the links to the job listings below for details on the job postings and how to apply:

The City of Roswell is hiring for a variety of roles with the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Visit the links to the job listing below for details on the job posting and how to apply:

Keynote secured: 2019 Governor's Conference
Member Benefit: Rocky Mountain Lodging Report
did you know that your membership with the New Mexico Hospitality Association affords you access to a variety of exclusive deals and discounts?

One of those benefits is a 50% discount on annual subscriptions to the Rocky Mountain Lodging Report!

For more information on subscribing to this report at 50% off, download the subscription form.
New resources in the MIC
We have some new resources in the Member Information Center!
  • Complete guide to livestreaming
  • Physical and communication accessibility guidelines for hotels and motels
  • Attracting and retaining millennials in the hotel industry
  • 5 ways to keep your team motivated
  • 39 creative hotel marketing ideas to attract more customers
  • The Instagram Experience
  • Steps to mitigate risk in social media
  • Confronting human trafficking in New Mexico

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