About Discovery Festival

Discovery Festival is an interactive STEAM festival hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters. The goal is to introduce local students to STEAM business and job opportunities through hands-on activities and discovery. Approximately 2,000+ local youth will be in attendance. Our agency works with schools and student groups to plan class and school-wide field trips to our event. It is also open to the public. There is no charge for admission.

When and Where

Friday, November 22, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Albuquerque Convention Center
201 2nd Street NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108

2019 Discovery Sponsors 

Da Vinci-Presenting Sponsor

Da Vinci Presenting Sponsor

Honeywell is the presenting sponsor of Big Brothers Big Sisters Discovery Festival. Inquisitive minds have been the driving force behind Honeywell's success for more than 125 years. Their STEM programming focuses on inspiring and preparing the next generation of engineers from elementary through graduate school.

Curie Sponsor

Air Force Research Laboratory is the Air Force's only organization wholly dedicated to leading the discovery, development and integration of warfighting technologies for our air, space, and cyberspace. AFRL is comprised of nine directorates located across the country. AFRL New Mexico is proud home of two of these directorates: Directed Energy and Space Vehicles.

The City of Albuquerque works to create, diversify, and enhance job growth and to promote business development and stability.

Fidelity Investments believes in making the complex, simpler—whether you work with us in person, on the phone, or online. From investing to financial planning and pricing, Fidelity Investments goal is to be straightforward and help with each individual's unique needs.

Ride Sponsor

Ride Sponsors 

Aztec Machine and Repair is a complete machining and fabrication for industry, oil and gas, and mining applications. Specializing in hydraulic and industrial repair, both in our shop and in the field. We can take care of your truck upfitting and equipment needs too.

Ideum is a creative company focused on using emerging technologies to design public installations and products that lead to meaningful visitor experiences.

Newton Sponsor

Sandia National Laboratories is operated and managed by National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International, Inc. National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia operates Sandia National Laboratories as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and supports numerous federal, state, and local government agencies, companies, and organizations. Encouraging students to pursue science, technology, engineering & math careers is the goal of our K-12 programs.

Newton Sponsors 

2NDGEAR is focused on helping organizations do more. Whether that is a refurbished tablet helping a student learn or a data center allowing a business to expand, 2NDGEAR provides the technology and services you need—so organizations can keep doing what they do best.

As the state's largest electricity provider, PNM serves more than 525,000 New Mexico residential and business customers in Greater Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas and Belen, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Alamogordo, Ruidoso, Silver City, Deming, Bayard, Lordsburg and Clayton. We also serve the New Mexico tribal communities of the Tesuque, Cochiti, Santo Domingo, San Felipe, Santa Ana, Sandia, Isleta and Laguna Pueblos.

FacilityBUILD is a different type of construction company. The company has perfected an integrated collaborative approach to facilities construction, reducing  the frustration of countless Facility Owners/Operators, while re-energizing their organizations through facility improvements. 

Enterprise Builders specializes in new commercial building construction, tenant improvements and interior/exterior renovation projects. Their work is primarily for the private sector, however, they also maintain a portfolio of public projects. 

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency enables the Department of Defense, the United States Government and International partners to counter and deter weapons of mass destruction and improvised threat networks.

Pima Medical Institute is proud to have been serving the Albuquerque community since 1985. The Albuquerque location is a beautiful campus with a medical simulation theater that allows students to gain real-world experience. Whether you’re interested in entering the dental, medical assisting, pharmacy, nursing or veterinary assistant profession, Pima has excellent programs to grow your career.

For nearly 100 years,  Bradbury Stamm has been active members of the communities where they work. As a part of their commitment to the communities they serve, Bradbury Stamm substantially reinvests back into the community. They support employee involvement in professional and civic organizations.