The holiday season is upon us — the time when we deck trees with sparkling lights and keepsake ornaments, light candles, send greeting cards, and stress about what to get our loved ones.
Tis also the season to renew your membership in NMBio — the gift that keeps on giving throughout the year by providing you with strategic connections to NM’s growing bioscience community and access to the global bioscience community through our partnerships with BIO, AdvaMed, PhRMA, educational events, discounts on products and services for your business, significant discounts to attend major industry conferences such as BIO and MedTech, the ability to showcase your company on our website and at the Knowledge Fair & Expo and other signature events as well as with the media and by serving as your advocate and the advocate for the bioscience community with elected officials.
One of the board of directors’ goals for 2018 is to get more members actively involved in the association’s various committees, including membership, sponsorship, educational events and others. Your membership will increase in value if you actively connect and engage with other members of the association as well as our community partners such as Albuquerque Economic Development.
One of my major goals is to create an informative Resource Center for our website that will provide detailed information on federal, state and foundation grant programs, insightful white papers and webinars, state incentives, listings of national conferences and how to information that will help you build your business. Another goal is create a separate category and listing of consultants that can assist you. With the assistance of board members, I also plan to increase the number in-state businesses that can service your personal as well as your business needs. One example of the former is Santa Fe BMW’s decision to join the association and offer our members special discounts on purchases and leases, the discounts range from $500 to $3,500 depending on the model you select. We’ve also arranged additional discounts for members purchasing BMW’s and Mini’s through a partnership with BMW of North America and its Corporate Sales/Group Fleet Program for BMW or MINI vehicles.
I’m pleased to report that we are now offering members the opportunity to sponsor NMBio at the Diamond level ($5,000). If interested or if you win the next Powerball drawing, please contact me directly to discuss benefits that are included with the Diamond package.
Finally, don’t just save the date for Stu Rose’s January 9 talk. Seating is limited, so register today to hear his insights on how to succeed into today’s digital economy.