New Mexico District Office – December 2022

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SBA New Mexico Events
December 2022 

Sara Branch

Join SBA and our Resource Partners to learn how to do business with FEMA!


Are you a small business interested in working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency?  Did you know that Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is opening a Field Office in New Mexico?  Would you like an opportunity to meet with procurement representatives who can help you locate opportunities with the Agency?

As part of the New Mexico Procurement Technical Assistance Center’s (PTAC) continuing effort to provide meaningful outreach events to their clients, they are hosting FEMA, the New Mexico District Office Small Business Administration (NMDO SBA), and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in a virtual “Doing Business With FEMA” workshop. 


Date/Time: Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 9:00 —11:00 am MDT

Location: Virtual Zoom Event

Cost: Free


  • Welcome from PTAC, FEMA, NMDO SBA, and the SBDC
  • Overview of FEMA and its role in New Mexico
  • Status of Las Vegas, New Mexico Operating Location
  • Contracting with FEMA 
    • Upcoming contracting opportunities
    • How to prepare for the procurement process
    • Resources and assistance to help small businesses

Following the presentations, you will have the opportunity to meet with representatives to learn more and ask questions in Zoom breakout rooms.

Register Here!

Sara Branch

It’s that time of year! The annual BuyBlack Holiday Market & Conference is in–person!

Join the New Mexico District Office Small Business Administration (SBA) for a FREE event at the African American Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce BuyBlack Holiday Market & Conference! This event will be in–person on December 16, 2022, at the Balloon Fiesta Park. There will be 40 craft vendors, plus on-site food trucks, 20 informational tables, and seminars focusing on economic empowerment for Black, Minority, and Underserved businesses in the Greater Albuquerque area. See you there!


Sara Branch

SBA’s Office of Advocacy Regional Advocate Janea Jamison will be a guest speaker. Janea and her team identify new issues and concerns of small business owners. They work closely with local government officials, state officials and legislators, and the Chief Counsel for Advocacy to develop programs and policies that support small business growth.



Date/Time: Friday, December 16, 2022, 11:00 am—8:00 pm MDT

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park
Sid Cutter Pilots’ Pavilion
9401 Balloon Museum Dr. NE

Cost: Free

What To Expect

  • Food Trucks
  • Free Financial Workshops
  • Local Vendors

Register Here!

Need assistance or have questions? Contact

Sara Branch


Congratulations T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined Graduating Class of 2022!


Congratulations to our New Mexico District Office Small Business Administration (SBA) T.H.R.I.V.E. Graduating class of 2022! The NMDO SBA T.H.R.I.V.E. cohort is a top-performing cohort and is currently ranked ninth out of 68 cohorts! Stay tuned for the list of local businesses that will be graduating from the T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined class of 2022. The SBA T.H.R.I.V.E. National Virtual Graduation ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, December 20, 2022, from 3:00 —5:00 pm MDT!

The next Cohort runs from July–December 2023. Sign up for T.H.R.I.V.E. email updates to be the first to know when the application portal opens for 2023!

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