DLCED is your link to success!

Our Purpose is to stimulate economic development in Deming & Luna County.

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Become a Board Member!


Become a Board Member! 

If you are interested in being a Board Member, please submit a letter of interest to  carias@cityofdeming.org and ensure you have a current membership with DLCED.

5th Annual DLCED Golf Tournament

First Flight Champions 2018

Join us for the 5th Annual DLCED Golf Tournament!  The tournament is a two-person scramble ($50/player).  There are prizes for each flight, as well as closest to the pin on par 3's, closest to the line, longest drive, and more!! 

Light breakfast/lunch/cart/range balls all included in entry fee! 

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Health Careers Academy- Deming


Thank you to our sponsors for the 2019 HCA! 

  • Mimbres Memorial Hospital 
  • Carlton & Margaret Brown Foundation 
  • FORWARD NM Southwest Center for Health Innovation 
  • City of Deming 
  • Deming Public Schools 

Employment Opportunities


DLCED is not currently hiring at this time. 

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Learn about the benefits of DLCED membership! 

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Expanding or Relocating?


Are you looking to expand or relocate your business? DLCED is your link to success! Contact the Economic Development Coordinator at the City of Deming, Cassie Arias at  carias@cityofdeming.org

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Doing Business in Deming

Welcome to Deming, Luna County; where opportunity, community, and a better life await you.

Keeping Current

What's New?

Join us for our DLCED Quarterly Meetings on the second Tuesday of the first month of each quarter!  Monthly Board meetings take place on the first Tuesday of every month, with the exception of December when no meetings are held on behalf of DLCED.

  • January 8th, 2019 (Think Tank Project Updates)
  • July 9th, 2019 (ANNUAL MEETING)
  • October 8th, 2019 (General Meeting)

Think Tanks

  1. Project Development Think Tank: Is focused on specifically addressing an issue in the community that is currently a hindrance to economic development. Solutions/ project ideas will be given a these think tanks, and placed as an action item under the appropriate committee.
  2. Business Development Think Tank: Is focused on inviting local businesses to have a safe space to ask questions and brainstorm solutions for issues/ successes with their businesses.

What's Coming Up?

DLCED offers many community Trainings and Events! Keep an eye out for the following: 

  • July 8-August 2, 2019- Health Career Academy [upperclassmen]
  • July 9, 2019=Annual Meeting
  • July 27- Salsa Festival 
  • August 2019- Deming Duck Races 
  • October 12th, 2019- DLCED 5th Annual Golf Tourney

Deming is NM True

General Information


Who We Are

 DLCED is the designated non-profit for economic development in Deming, Luna County.  We work closely with service entities at the local, regional, and federal level to help answer any questions you may have.  Whether you are an experienced CEO, new business owner, or entrepreneur just starting out, DLCED can help you grow into a successful future. 


Be a part of the BOOM in 2019

Deming, Luna County, New Mexico is the place to be in 2019.  There is industry development all throughout the County that adds to the already abundant amenities and assets of the community.  Take your opportunity to be a part of the movement in Southwestern New Mexico history.


Our Mission

Our Mission is to build and maintain a flourishing community by growing from within.  Creating opportunities for our diverse population is our priority.  

Membership Benefits

Included in General Membership Package

  • Access to information
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to State/Federal opportunities 
  • Business Development Trainings
  • Professional development seminars/webinars
  • Access to Membership List
  • Grant writing/ search assistance 
  • Marketing/ advertising opportunities
  • Influence local economic development intiatives
  • Monthly economic development updates
  • Quarterly economic development newsletters
  • Attendance at Annual Meeting
  • Attendance to economic development functions 
  • Counsel/Mentor with existing businesses
  • Quarterly General Luncheons

Join Today

In addition to all of the benefits listed above, most importantly, you will be tied to the local network of team-members that work vigorously to bring the most to Deming; wheter it is community based events, training for your employees, training for your staff, or help in working with the local, state, or federal governments to create change, DLCED is your one-stop shop.

DLCED is a proud member of the Deming Luna County Chamber of Commerce, and works with the Deming MainStreet to keep an active business retention & expansion program operating.  The Luna County Community & Economic Development Advisory Committee is a sub-committee of DLCED, making the partnership between DLCED, the City of Deming, Deming Public Schools, and County of Luna very strong.  DLCED is also a member of Silver Spikes.  Executive Director, Cassie Arias, is on the New Mexico Economic Development Department --NM Partnership Board of Directors, the Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board of Directors, and also on NMIDEA Board of Directors.

Contact Us

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PO Box 706, Deming, NM 88031

Better yet, see us in person!


Monday - Friday: 7 AM- 3 PM 

by appointment