Fuel Your Business Growth with the NMDOT STAR Accelerator Program

NMDOT STAR Accelerator business development program

It's Time to ACCELERATE Your Business

Are you ready to take your business to new heights? The NMDOT STAR Accelerator Program is designed to transform your business potential into a catalyst for success.

This comprehensive, 14-week program offers a powerful blend of expert-led workshops, practical tools, and personalized coaching tailored to propel your business forward.

Due to overwhelming demand, the 2024 cohort is full. The next cohort of the program will be offered Spring of 2025. To join the interest list for the next cohort, complete the online application.

Why Join the STAR Accelerator?

Gain invaluable knowledge, skills, confidence, and enhance your business reputation
Develop a dynamic, professional business plan to guide your growth
Receive a captivating new marketing video to showcase your business
Build meaningful connections through a supportive peer advisory group
Establish valuable relationships with industry experts and potential clients
Earn prestigious NMDOT recognition - in person, in print, and online
Access exclusive Accelerator Alumni programs for continuous growth

What to Expect

Embark on a transformative journey with the NMDOT STAR Accelerator Program. You'll be immersed in a dynamic learning environment designed to equip you with the tools, knowledge, and support necessary to propel your business to new heights. Our carefully crafted curriculum combines expert-led workshops, practical tools, and personalized coaching to ensure you receive a comprehensive learning experience tailored to your unique business needs.

Weekly 2-hour sessions

Learn from experts & get practical tools

Interactive, hands-on workshops from experts.
Designed to build business skills and industry expertise.

Personalized coaching

Develop your business plan and financial forecast

Complete your business plan and
fiscal outlook with the help of an expert business coach.

Networking opportunities

Create meaningful business relationships

Structured meetings with industry professionals and peer advisory group.

Supportive Environment

Fostering collaboration and growth

Dedicated time to work on your business plus exclusive access to Accelerator Alumni programs.

Business Marketing Video

Captivating showcase for your company

A professionally filmed and edited video will be the capstone asset from the program.

Graduates of similar programs have reported significant, long-lasting benefits:

"Strategic Planning has really taken hold and we are running with it."

"The elevator pitch and business pitch are valuable tools I continue to employ."

"I use the financial tools daily."

"I highly recommend this program!"

Application Details

The NMDOT STAR Accelerator Program is free for accepted participants.

To apply, simply click the "Apply Now" button below and complete the online application. Applications are open now to get on the interest list for the Spring 2025 cohort.

Don't miss this opportunity to fuel your business growth and unlock your full potential. Apply now for the NMDOT STAR Accelerator Program and let's make your business breakthrough moment remarkable!

Frequently Asked Questions

Each cohort will have up to 12 companies participating.

While any small business looking to do business with NMDOT is eligible, preference given first to New Mexico certified DBEs in core construction and design NAICS.

The next session will begin in the Spring of 2025. Sessions will be weekly with a summer break over the first weeks of July. A detailed schedule will be provided upon acceptance to the program.

This program is provided as part of the NMDOT STAR services and is free for accepted participants. 

All course materials are provided as part of the program, including a professional marketing video.

We'd love to hear from you. You can email us at info@NMDOTStar.com with any questions you have, ideas for the program or other requests.

STAR Accelerator - Get On the List

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