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2023 Annual Convention

Our Vision is to bring about security, equality,

and opportunity for all blind New Mexicans.


Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque
1000 Woodward Place NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone 505-245-7100


The convention of the National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico will be held from September 21-24, 2023. Everyone is invited to attend the Board of Directors Meeting which will be held at 7:30 p.m. on September 21,2023.


We are excited to see one another, and we look forward to a joyful, energizing event.


We are happy to welcome a National Representative and will provide information as it becomes available.


Highlights planned for the convention include:

  • Exhibits displaying technology and other items useful to the blind
  • Meetings of seniors, students, and parents of blind children to discuss current successes and challenges
  • Program items dealing with the training, education, and employment of the blind
  • Door prizes


Hotel Rates:

Convention hotel rates are $121.00 per night plus tax for singles, doubles, triples, and quads. Room reservations must be made no later than Tuesday August 22, 2023. Reservations should be made by contacting the hotel directly at 505-245-7100, 1-800-362-2779. or using

this booking link


Please remember to inform the hotel that you want the "National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico” room block rate.


Pre-register here for the convention.

Pre-registration forms and payment for the convention must be received by Sarah Villavicencio no later than Thursday, August 31st, 2023. There will be no refunds after September 1st, 2023. It is possible to register after pre-registration and during the convention, but the cost will be higher, and there will be a very limited number of meal tickets available.


Child Care:

Reservations must be made in advance by completing the Childcare Request Form

or by contacting Gitana Begay at 505-862-3213 or email at, prior to August 31st, 2023, or it may not be available.



Convention Contacts:


Convention Chair

Adelmo Vigil, Affiliate First Vice President



Registration Chair

Sarah R. Villavicencio, 505-550-4220

Mailing Address:

860 Manzano Ave. SE

Los Lunas, NM 87031



September 21st, 2023 7:30 PM through September 24th, 2023 12:00 PM
Embassy Suites by Hilton Albuquerque
1000 Woodward Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
United States
Phone: 505-245-7100