About Greater Edgewood Area Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Edgewood Area Chamber (GEAC) is a growing and active business community in the East Mountains & Estancia Valley region. Located just east of Albuquerque on the Route 66 and I-40 passageway, GEAC is situated in the heart of the outlying suburbs and serves the communities of Edgewood, Moriarty, Tijeras, Cedar Crest, Sandia Park, McIntosh, and Estancia. Greater Edgewood Area Chamber supports business growth through referrals, frequent networking and promotional opportunities, advertising, and business-focused guest speakers and regional news articles. Our Social Media outreach is robust — unmatched within this region for bringing community members and businesses together. GEAC also provides monthly eNewsletters, conducts Surveys, and offers Business Development seminars to keep our members informed.
Business and Community Events
Simply put, our goal is to enhance the quality of life for residents, visitors, and businesses throughout the entire East Mountain and Estancia Valley region. We are pleased to bring to the East Mountains region annual events like Cowboy Days, Route 66 Run, Rally & Rock Expo, Bustin’ Clays, and Country Living Expo to create more interaction opportunities for local residents, businesses and service providers. GEAC serves regional entities through consulting and group participation. As a voice for local business at local meetings and with regional legislators, Greater Edgewood Area Chamber truly seeks to support business and region-wide prosperity.
GEAC hosts it's March monthly networking meeting at Sandia Labs Federal Credit Union in Edgewood (11:30am-1pm). This month's topics shed light on upcoming regional events (Country Living & Lifestyles Expo; Cowboy Days) and introduce two local non-profits. Getting...read more
People are often surprised to discover that there is bus service available in the East Mountains. There are actually two options -- North Central Regional Transportation ("Blue Bus" - see Edgewood line) takes riders to Santa Fe and many parts of Northern NM; and a NM...read more
A showcase of more than 50 businesses who serve our EM/EV region -- not you typical home & garden type show -- we've got home maintenance, professional services, artisans, health & wellness, local activities, and more. Bring the kids because we have an...read more
We're often asked by business owners how they can expand their customer base. Of course, it's a little different for each business, but there are some common options to consider -- many are right at your fingertips. First, remember, your best customers are your...read more
Greater Edgewood Area Chamber members get a sneak peek preview of the BRAND NEW First Choice Community Healthcare -- Mountain & Valley Clinic -- set to open this month in Edgewood. The After Hours Mixer is Thursday, February 21 (drop in between 5pm and 7pm;...read more
Meetings before local government resulted in moving forward on a potential solar array in Torrance County and Moriarty. Member business, The Independent, covered the meetings and reported on it this week. Read the full article here.read more
From Albuquerque Journal, 2/2015 (by Glen Rosales): Mike Otero knows a thing or two about going long. A former All-State wide receiver and defensive back at West Mesa High School, who later went on to play football at Western New Mexico University in Silver City,...read more
December 2018 brought news that two East Mountain communities -- Edgewood (#8) and Carnuel (#15) -- made the list of the Top 15 Places to Raise a Family in New Mexico. The list, compiled by Niche, an organization that ranks and rates communities, was recently...read more
Who doesn't LOVE this? For the second year, Route 66 DeMolay is bringing a "Santa Fun Run" to the East Mountains. It will be held at Edgewood Soccer from 10am - 1pm. This event was rescheduled to Dec 22 (from Dec 1). Come out, enjoy the holiday spirit and community,...read more
Local East Mountain resident and regular columnist for The Independent newspaper, Jo White, shares her always-unique perspective with humor and common sense. Her December 7 "Roaring Mouse" column takes a look at the intersection of holiday tradition and current...read more
The Independent’s annual special section has a "shop locally" focus and highlights goings-on in the East Mountains and Estancia Valley between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Featuring a holiday calendar, unusual gift ideas feature, and local schoolkids weighing in on...read more
Heading out the door to a choir rehearsal, the telephone rang. It would have been easier to let it go to voicemail, but, Christy Conduff, Music Director of the New Mexico Peace Choir, is very glad she stopped to answer. On the other end of the line came a request from...read more