SMG will take over operations at the Las Cruces Convention Center in New Mexico, pending City Council approval. (Courtesy Las Cruces Convention Center) Council to vote on firm’s taking over management of N.M. convention center Las Cruces, N.M., has chosen SMG over incumbent Spectra to manage the Las Cruces Convention Center, a city spokesman said. “While the decision to replace SMG for Spectra has been made, it still needs to be ratified by the Las Cruces City Council before made official,” said Udell Vigil, Las Cruces’ public information officer. “At the moment it’s still a recommendation to the City Council that SMG be hired. There is no official contract until they sign off, but it would be highly unusual for the City Council to reject the recommendation to hire SMG.” It was not known when the council vote would take place. Spectra has been at the convention center since January… Continue Reading Las Cruces Recommends SMG for Job

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