The NMDOT STAR program is continuously evolving to meet the needs of New Mexico’s DBEs and other small business serving the transportation infrastructure industry. This page contains our current event and program descriptions and links.
- STAR Newsletter – Monthly Newsletter with Industry News, Business Articles, Event Announcements and Project Leads.
- Wednesday Webinars – Business skills and knowledge topics delivered in a virtual webinar format by subject matter experts.
- Town Halls – Periodic webinars and workshops on high profile topics and current events.
- Compliance Classroom – Webinars and workshops designed to help participants understand and navigate the compliance requirements and tools of NMDOT programs.
- Prime Panels – Your opportunity to directly interact with Prime contractor and consultant representatives.
- Ask An Expert – Your opportunity to ask subject matter business experts for advice and information on various topics and see answers to questions others have asked.
- Leadership Forum – Launched in June 2021, this forum meets 3 to 4 times per year allowing DBE and small business owners a chance to meet with representatives from the STAR NMDOT program and other NMDOT departments. Provide input, ask questions, get insights on what is coming and help shape the future.
- Opportunity Fair – Annual spring event where dozens of buying agencies come specifically to meet with small businesses, discuss current opportunities, and explain how to find work.
- DBE and Small Business Conference – Annual fall conference packed with networking and educational opportunities designed to help DBE and other small businesses.
- STAR RoadWork – Starting in 2022, we will be taking some special events on the road around New Mexico. Stay tuned for details.
- Community Partner Roundtable – The NMDOT STAR team meets regularly with representatives from other agencies and organizations that support New Mexico small businesses.
- Get Your Voice Heard – We periodically survey the DBE and small business community to hear directly from you on what is important and feedback on our program for continual improvement.
Share Your Thoughts
Because the program is ever evolving, we need your feedback. Through our survey, you can answer a couple of simple question to let us know what other offerings you would like to see from the NMDOT STAR program.