Special Events

launchIT presented by Coronado Ventures Forum featuring RiskSense, ActiveClean and boomtime

Purchase your tickets here. We have limited space available and tickets will not be sold at the door. 



5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Yanni’s on Nob Hill 3109 Central Ave NE

Join Coronado Ventures Forum and the New Mexico Technology Council at the kickoff event for experienceIT. Coronado Ventures Forum will help the New Mexico Technology Council start the week with a special event and dinner “launchIT”. Three of New Mexico’s most successful entrepreneur CEO’s will each unveil a new corporate initiative and participate in a panel discussion on how they launched their products or services, acquired funding and continue to operate right here in our beautiful land of enchantment.






Historic El Rey Theater 622 Central Ave SW

NMTC is partnering with Yelp to bring Yelptropolis back to the Duke City for what promises to be the biggest, most innovative and memorable party of the year. With tasty eats, creative cocktails and incredible STEM organizations, Yelptropolis gives the creative community, innovators, underground techies, startups and futurists an opportunity to connect, all in a venue that’s, well, rockin’. Prepare to interact with the people who are bringing tomorrow to Albuquerque today.

Register in advance to get your free ticket. 


Comcast vipIT Reception


5 PM

Hotel Andaluz

Invitation only luxury reception for members of the technology, business and economic development community. Featuring great food, drinks, entertainment by the Tracey Whitney Quartet and a showcase of Comcast’s latest technology developments


ExperienceIT Conference Day

Friday, September 30

7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Hotel Andaluz

Technology Conference with 50 speakers and 20 panels on topics including manufacturing, human resources development, software and customer design and creative industries.


blockIT Tech Crawl

Friday, September 30

4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Visit with some of New Mexico’s technology pioneers with a tech crawl to downtown technology pioneers: Lavu, Hold My Ticket, FatPipe ABQ, boomtime and Rural Sourcing, Inc. They will be hosting conference participants with a cool beverage, light food and a tour of their offices. Check them all out!


Umbrella Week

Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 18th

During one busy week in September 2016, Albuquerque is home to a concentration of mini-festivals and events representing some of the city’s best art, technology and culture, embodying many of the things that make our city so creatively bountiful and infectiously eclectic.