Economic Development

Artesia Economic Development Department was developed in 2011 in a partnership between the City of Artesia and Artesia Chamber of Commerce.  The Economic Development Department has become a successful program of the Chamber of Commerce, encouraging communication and partnership among the leadership of the City, Chamber and Economic Development.  Artesia’s economy is a standout among New Mexico communities, enjoying the support of durable industries that are committed to community.  Focus points of the program’s director continue to be workforce retention and creation, quality of life amenities, business retention, and development of new industry.