Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Wins Economic Development Award:
The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce (AHCC) was the recipient of the 2006 Annual “Eddie” Economic Development Award for the 200 Technology-Based and Electronic Category for Web Sites promoting Economic Development in New Mexico.
The 2006 Governor’s Summit on Economic Development was held in Silver City, September 12-14, 2006. The focus of the 2006 Summit was workforce development and preparing New Mexico’s labor force.
The annual "Eddie" (economic development) awards are recognized statewide as the premier awards for outstanding achievements in economic development in New Mexico. Six awards are given to encourage and recognize excellence in materials, individuals, and organizations that promote the economic development in our state.
Jen Montaño, AHCC Graphic Designer attended the summit and accepted the award on behalf of the Chamber.
“The Chamber recently embarked on a Total Quality Journey and this web site award affirmed our trek towards excellence in member service,” Alex O. Romero, AHCC President & CEO said.
On behalf of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff, we’d also like to thank RealTimeSites for their hard work and dedication to making this project happen for the Chamber. It was all a team effort.
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Receives Quality New Mexico Piñon Recognition:
The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce (AHCC) received the Piñon recognition from Quality New Mexico based on progress made towards high performance levels of business criteria.
The AHCC was one of 27 businesses from around the state that have attained excellence in performance worthy of Roadrunner and Piñon distinctions for the 2006.
The Piñon acknowledgement recognizes that an organization is committed to the principles of quality and process. Quality New Mexico is a non-profit organization designed to motivate, educate and recognize businesses and organizations for achievement and performance using the Baldrige criteria. Patterned after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards, the New Mexico program has three levels of assessment: Pinon, Roadrunner and the Zia.
“We are exited about our quality journey at the AHCC,” Alex O. Romero, President & CEO AHCC stated recently. “We have learned a great deal about ourselves this past year as we continue this quality journey. Our aim is to lead by example as we work with our small business members. Documenting our internal processes with an eye on performance excellence requires discipline; the results are reward- ding and will further benefit our membership.”