City of Las Cruces will continue its semiannual Business Boot Camp series with
a workshop for business owners and operators about employee engagement,
mentoring, professional development, succession and estate planning. The
Business Boot Camp will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 at
the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave.
series is designed to provide business owners and operators with a forum to
engage with one another and discuss best practices for running a business.
for the event will be limited to the first 50 business owners and operators to
RSVP to the event. Lunch will be provided at no charge. To RSVP for the event,
email Cruz Ramos, economic development specialist for the City of Las Cruces,
Registered attendees will receive a confirmation
email within 24 hours after their reservation has been finalized. Any attendee
cancelations should be reported at least 24 hours prior to the workshop in
order to accommodate individuals on the wait list.
“The series was designed to provide
business owners with the tools they need to be successful,” said Mandy Guss,
business development administrator for the City of Las Cruces. “Not only is it
a great networking opportunity, it also provides information about topics that
matter most to local business leaders.”
Moore, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Las Cruces Chamber
of Commerce, will be the keynote speaker and moderator for the workshop. Having
spent the past 30 years working with chambers of commerce and other nonprofits,
Moore has led the chamber as President and CEO since 2016. In 2018, Moore was
awarded the New Mexico Legacy Award by the U.S. Small Business
Administration New Mexico District Office for her contributions to the
state’s economy and her job creation efforts.
event will also feature a panel discussion with Tracey Bryan, president and CEO
of The Bridge of Southern New Mexico; Rick Jackson, CEO and founder of American
Document Services; and Mary Ann Quesada, Advisor, Small Business Development
for the Las Cruces Small Business Development Center.
Business Boot Camp series was developed in 2018 by the City of Las Cruces
Economic Development department, working in collaboration with the Las Cruces
Green Chamber of Commerce, the Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the
Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce.