Contact Info:

Dora Dominguez
Economic Development Director
Phone: 505-867-8687

What We Do

Sandoval County ‘s Economic Development Department focuses on growing the economy, business and tourism side of our county. There are three main divisions within this department, the Business Development Division, the Tourism Division and the El Zocalo Event Center Division. The Economic Development Department also administers the Economic Development Fund to help draw in new businesses to our area in order to create jobs and stimulate our economy.

How We Serve You

The Economic Development staff is here to promote business growth, attract companies to create new jobs, and to answer questions about doing business in the county. In addition, they are a great resource for tourism information or details on how to book an event at the El Zocalo Event Center. We have compiled several resources to help you with doing business in the county or visiting the county.


The business development team offers a wealth of knowledge and resources for business in Sandoval County. They focus on drawing new businesses into the county as well as helping existing businesses to thrive and grow.

Learn more about our Business Development Division and see how we can help you!

The El Zocalo Event Center is the perfect place for your next business or social event. Our staff caters to your needs to ensure a perfectly planned and executed event.

Learn more about the El Zocalo Event Center and how we can help you!

Supporting the tourism industry and our local businesses in rural communities is crucial to the economic vitality of our communities.

Sandoval County offers a myriad of options for the local or out of town visitor. There are Farmers Markets, Rodeos, Wineries, Breweries, Galleries, Native American (7 Pueblos) jewelry and pottery for your shopping experience. For the outdoors experience there are Natural Hot Springs, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, camping, golf, soccer, and summer and winter sport destinations.

Learn more about our Tourism Division and see how we can help you!

Sandoval County’s award-winning fairgrounds facility is nestled just 70 miles Northwest of Rio Rancho, NM in beautiful Cuba, NM. The 67 acre site offers 25 RV campsites, a community center, rodeo arena, animal paddocks, barn, concession areas, and much more.

The grounds and all of it’s buildings are owned by Sandoval County and made available for rent to accommodate meetings, events, rodeos, and other events.  The fairgrounds are also home to annual Sandoval County Fair and 4H events each year.

Click HERE to learn more about renting our facilities for your next camping adventure or event!

La Plazuela de Sandoval is a master planned development anchored by the Sandoval County government building and the Sandoval County Judicial Complex.

The development features commercial parcels, government/office parcels and a parcel zoned for retirement. The development was created in order to create a centralized location where county residents could work, live and enjoy restaurants or shopping.

Commercial parcels and retirement parcel currently for sale or lease. Click here to learn more.

The Economic Development Department has formed partnerships with great organizations, municipalities and other government agencies within our county. We work to ensure that county residents, businesses and visitors can take advantage of all resources available.

Click here to read the Sandoval Economic Alliance Business Brief to see why Sandoval County should be your next place to do business.