Weekly Industry Update
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!"
Welcome New Members!
We're happy to introduce our newest members to the New Mexico Hospitality Association!
  • Curve Hospitality
  • Clear Light New Mexico
  • Ruidoso Valley Chamber
Gubernatorial Forums for the hospitality and tourism industry, presented by NMHA
In the run up to the election for the next Governor of New Mexico, the New Mexico Hospitality Association will be hosting forums with each gubernatorial candidate to discuss issues and topics pertaining exclusively to New Mexico lodging and tourism.

Each candidate will address a variety of issues, ranging from economic development to tax reform to the New Mexico Tourism Department, among other issues.

If you cannot attend the forums, we will be livestreaming on our Facebook page! Be sure you follow us on Facebook so you can tune in on July 30.
Monday, July 30

Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
Lockheed Martin Boardroom
1309 Fourth Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Michelle Lujan Grisham
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Steve Pearce
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
If you are attending the live forum, be sure to join us during the intermission for two industry-focused presentations that will provide great context for issues affecting New Mexico hospitality and tourism.
  • Family work policy, presented by Family Friendly New Mexico (1:45 pm - 2:30 pm)
  • Industry tax issues, presented by the New Mexico Tax Research Institute (2:45 pm - 3:30 pm)


Conference Services Manager
El Monte Segrado is seeking a Conference Services Manager.

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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