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Event Agenda

Program Agenda

2024 Las Cruces Day in Santa Fe: January 27-29


Friday, January 26
NMSU Legislative/Alumni Reception—5:30-7:30pm
As Above, So Below Distillery

Saturday, January 27
 Registration opens at 2:00pm (Lobby, near registration desk)

Welcome Reception: La Fonda La Teraza Room
5:00pm Doors & Cash bar opens; 5:30pm Program begins
Networking Event + Recognition of Sponsors

Sunday , January 28
Breakfast: La Fonda Lumpkins Ballroom
Doors & Buffet opens at 7:15am 8:00-9:45am Program
Program: Legislative Priorities (Las Cruces; Dona Ana County; NMSU; LCPS) + Recognition of local legislators

Workshops: 10:00-Noon: LaFonda Lumpkins Ballroom
10-11am   “Grassroots Advocacy: How, Where, When”–Panel moderated by Shawn Martin; Panelists: Senator Bill Soules; Michael Law & Cris Balzano;
11am-Noon  “Let’s Grow NM: Candid discussion on Economic/Business Development in NM”–Moderated by Davin Lopez; Panelists Mark Roper, NMEDD, Debbi
Moore, SBDC  & Rob Black, NM Chamber

Reception: 4:00-6:00pm: Governor’s Residence
A name badge is required to get into the Residence.  Shuttles will be available to the Residence beginning at 3:35pmin front of the hotel. For specific directions to the           shuttle, look for one of our Ambassadors for assistance!

Monday, January 29
Breakfast: LaFonda Lumpkins Ballroom
Doors/Buffet open at 7:15am; 7:30-9:00am Program
·         Lt. Governor Howie Morales
·         Panel of Mayors: Eric Enriquez, Las Cruces; Russell Hernandez, Mesilla; Javier Perea, Sunland Park

 Roundhouse Visits & Recognition
Attendees encouraged to go to roundhouse to visit our local delegation

5:30-7:00pm Santa Fe Chamber Legislative Reception
(Ambassadors to have booth; Registration: sfchamber.com; Separate ticket required )

Tuesday, January 30
 7:00-10:00am NM Chamber Business Day: La Fonda Lumpkins Ballroom
(Registration: nmchamber.org; Separate ticket required)

Network Space: Bell Tower, Room 501 – Open Hours:
Saturday, 1/27 2:00-4:00 pm; 7:00-9:00pm
Sunday, 1/28: Noon-3:00pm; 7:00-9:00pm
Monday, 1/29: Noon-3:00pm
Take advantage of this new networking opportunity!