Molino Project

Connecting Albuquerque Businesses with the Resources They Need to Succeed

Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Trade Alliance

The Trade Alliance is an intergovernmental trade promotion partnership created to provide international business opportunities for the Greater Albuquerque Area and to promote the region as a strategic location for foreign direct investment.


INTERNATIONAL TRADE MISSIONS -The Trade Alliance will lead a minimum of two international trade missions a year. Markets will be selected based upon demand from local industry. There is no fee to participate on official Trade Alliance missions. International trade missions are a great way for companies of all levels of international business experience to explore foreign market opportunities.

Benefits of participating on an official Trade Alliance Mission include:

  • A prearranged travel itinerary and business agenda
  • Language assistance
  • Added credibility under the umbrella of an official government trade mission led by a U.S. Elected Official -Ground transportation while abroad
  • Government lodging rates
  • Detailed market overviews/presentations
  • Pre-qualified international business matchmaking through the Trade Alliance and foreign partners

INTERNATIONAL HOW TO BUSINESS SEMINARS - The Trade Alliance is constantly working to develop contacts and partnerships in promising foreign markets. Through these contacts and partnerships International Business Seminars are offered throughout the year. Seminars are provided in presentation or online/webinar formats and provide participants:

  • Market specific overviews provided by experts from the featured market
  • Question and Answer sessions to address their company's specific situation and needs
  • An opportunity to meet local international business service providers who can assist their company with its efforts in the featured market

INDIVIDUAL COMPANY CONSULTATIONS - The Trade Alliance is a free resource available to companies within the Greater Albuquerque Area who are have specific questions regarding their international business development initiatives. The Trade Alliance serves as a clearinghouse to:

  • Find resources and more information related to specific foreign markets
  • Find and refer international business service providers such as customs brokers, international business attorneys, market researchers, etc.
  • Aid in company expansion projects eligible for local and state economic development incentives, access to Albuquerque's Foreign Trade Zone, or other specific growth needs


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows
Primary ContactRandy Trask
AddressEconomic Development Department 11th Floor
1 Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone(505) 231-0677