Jun 16th, 2014

As we prepare for another Change of Command ceremony at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) and get ready to say “good-bye” to Maj. Gen. Gwen Bingham, we must make certain that we don’t take for granted the great relationship that exists between the groups on either side of the mountain. I clearly remember Bingham at her first Thanks Team WSMR event in 2012, saying she had never seen anything like what we do for the base in her 30-plus years of military service. The fact WSMR is a key driver of our economy has been chronicled in this publication numerous ... Continue Reading

Jun 1st, 2015

Much has already been written on the how the Chamber is moving into the political waters, but another area in our three-year strategic plan is our goal to be more industry specific. Our first venture into that arena culminated with our recent luncheon targeted to the medical community where New Mexico Secretary of Health and Human Services, Brent Earnest, spoke about how the changes in Medicare are impacting the state. While at face value this event might sound similar to our Annual Healthcare Luncheon, the content delivered by Earnest was more pointed at those in the medical industry. He discussed how ... Continue Reading

Aug 10th, 2015

As an organization, the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce works diligently with a couple of things in mind. To our membership and the business community, we need to be relevant and we want to provide a return on their investment in the Chamber.

The direction we have taken over the last few years comes from many conversations with the business community on what they expect from a Chamber of Commerce and what is important to aid them as they grow a business in our community. The Chamber strives to be the Chamber that our community needs. While we ... Continue Reading

Aug 6th, 2013

I cannot believe this is already the August edition of The Bottom Line. It must be true, as my lovely wife has already accumulated the much-needed school supplies for the kids, and has plans to take them to go pick out their backpacks for the upcoming school year. This also means the second year of our Junior Leadership program is about to be rolled out in Las Cruces area schools. We were extremely happy with our first experience with Junior Leadership and are excited to build on it this year. What does this mean to you? Well, if you know of a soon-to-be high ... Continue Reading

Mar 1st, 2016 By: E. Troy Tudor

(LAS CRUCES) The Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce has been awarded with 4-Star Accreditation by the United States Chamber of Commerce, according to Troy Tudor, Interim President and CEO, Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce.

“This represents our high level of commitment to our members and the community as well as the professional standards and hard work of our chamber staff,” said 2016 GLCCC Board Chair Russell Allen.   We’re thrilled to once again receive a 4-Star Accreditation and also very proud to be the only accredited chamber in the state of New Mexico and ranked among the top chambers across ... Continue Reading