The Border Industrial Association works closely with local, regional, and state partners. These partners represent a diverse group of organizations, agencies, institutions, and departments from the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

The International Business Accelerator

The IBA is NM’s international trade expert. Part of the NM Small Business Development Center network, the BIA works with the IBA to provide international trade counseling to businesses and entrepreneurs in NM.

Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance

The Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance is Doña Ana’s economic development organization. The BIA has a strong relationship with MVEDA and we both work closely to recruit industry to Santa Teresa.

Santa Teresa Charitable Foundation

The STCF if a 501 c(3) nonprofit based in Santa Teresa that focuses on education in southern Doña Ana and Otero counties. The BIA works with the STCF, providing internship opportunities for students in the STCF Summer Internship Program.

Los Santos Bi-National Community

Los Santos is the bi-national community of Santa Teresa and San Jeronimo in Mexico. The BIA works with Los Santos to improve the business climate and promote the region.

New Mexico Border Authority

The NMBA is the statutorily created body responsible for developing the regions around NM’s ports of entry with Mexico. The BIA and NMBA work together to plan for and implement infrastructure projects in Santa Teresa.

New Mexico Economic Development Department

The NMEDD is responsible for the economic development of the state of NM. The BIA works with NMEDD to provide incentives to businesses locating in Santa Teresa.

New Mexico State University

NMSU is the land-grant university for the state of New Mexico and is located in Las Cruces.

New Mexico Partnership

The NM Partnership is the lead industrial recruitment and retention organization for the State of New Mexico.

Doña Ana Community College

Doña Ana County

NM Department of Transportation

Camino Real Regional Utility Authority

The NMEDD is responsible for the economic development of the state of NM. The BIA works with NMEDD to provide incentives to businesses locating in Santa Teresa.

Office of the Governor

The STCF if a 501 c(3) nonprofit based in Santa Teresa that focuses on education in southern Doña Ana and Otero counties. The BIA works with the STCF, providing internship opportunities for students in the STCF Summer Internship Program.

New Mexico Legislature

The NMBA is the statutorily created body responsible for developing the regions around NM’s ports of entry with Mexico. The BIA and NMBA work together to plan for and implement infrastructure projects in Santa Teresa.

New Mexico Federal Delegation

The NMEDD is responsible for the economic development of the state of NM. The BIA works with NMEDD to provide incentives to businesses locating in Santa Teresa.