DLCED is Your Link to Success!

DLCED is the point of contact for any business inquiry or development in Deming-Luna County.  

Keeping Current

What's New?

DLCED has moved to Quarterly General Luncheon Meetings.  Monthly Board meetings will still take place, with the exception of December when no meetings are held on behalf of DLCED.
General Luncheon meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of the first month of every quarter.

  • November 14th, 2017 (Project Development Think Tank)
  • January 9th, 2018 (Project Update/ Evaluation)
  • April 10th, 2018 (Business Development Think Tank)
  • July 10th, 2018 (Annual 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?

1.  The infamous Hump Day Training Series has returned! All classes will be held at the WNMU-Mimbres Valley Learning Center located at 2300 E Pine St. in classroom 152.  Classes will begin at 10 AM and run through 12 PM. 

  • October 28th--Toss no Mass!
  • November 2nd--Lyendecker Park Renovation Dedication 
  • November 4th--COATS FOR KIDS
  • November 9th--Leadership Training


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 2017

Deming, Luna County, New Mexico is the place to be in 2017.  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.


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Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Send us a note!

PO Box 706, Deming, NM 88031

Better yet, see us in person!


Monday - Friday: 8 AM- 4 PM 

by appointment