Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tech fair a gathering place.

Byline: John W. Flores Journal Staff Writer

April 27-28 expo to explore possibilities

It's a stunning fact that slightly more than 20 years ago, software magnate Bill Gates was a long-haired hopeful living in a Central Avenue motel.

His fledgling computer software company could have definitely taken courage and free coffee from the New Mexico Technology Workplace Fair.

And that is why the idea was developed. Expected to become an annual event, the first Workplace Fair takes place April 27-28 at the Albuquerque TVI Workforce Training Center, 5600 Eagle Rock NE.

"What we're trying to do is highlight a lot of the positive things going on in New Mexico's high-tech community," said Workplace Fair program director Greg Payne. …

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