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Hermosillo is the capital of the northwestern state of Sonora and it’s also known as Sun City due to its average annual temperature of 77° F. It is surrounded by desert, ecological reserves, a dam, and is close to the Sea of Cortez. Hermosillo is 168 miles south of Arizona and is also a short 45-minute drive from Sonora’s pretty beaches like: San Carlos and Rocky Point.

Hermosillo has a number of cultural and arts centers. The most important is the University of Sonora’s Library Museum which houses the Regional Anthropology and History Museum, the Archeology Museum, the Emiliana de Zubeldia Theater, and an art gallery, in addition to the library.

The Sonora Ecological Center is on the outskirts of the city. With 21 million square feet, it has over 300 plant species, 200 animal species, and an Astronomical Observatory.

The city's largest convention center is the Expo Forum. Inaugurated in 2004, Expo Forum has a total surface area of 197,094 square feet, including 76,184 square feet of exposition space, 13,910 square feet of space for congresses and conventions, and a 107,000-square-foot forum for concerts and spectacles.

Hermosillo has dozens of three to five star hotels, including the Fiesta Americana Hermosillo with 221 guestrooms and suites and 96,875 square feet of event spaces divided into six meeting rooms. The largest room measures 6,591 square feet. Another option is the Holiday Inn Hermosillo which has 4,633 square feet of event spaces that can fit up to 700 people and 132 guestrooms and suites.

The city´s International Airport (HMO) has direct flights to Los Angeles, and Phoenix, as well as flights to Mexico's major cities: Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey, and beach destinations like Rocky Point, Guaymas, Mexicali and San Jose del Cabo.


Air Flight Connection

Flights / Month    
841 752 89
Passegers / Month    
53,069 50,371 2,698


Connection Cities

  • Mexico City
  • Guadalajara
  • Las Vegas
  • Tijuana
  • Monterrey
  • Phoenix
  • Los Angeles
  • Arizona



  • Aeromexico
  • Volaris
  • Aeromexico Connect
  • Interjet
  • Viva Aerobus
  • US Airways


Hotel Capability

3,888 (rooms / night)


Convention Capability

542,864 (sqft)



Venue (sqft) Rooms Website
Expo Forum 197,094 2 Exhibition Areas
1 Session Area



CVB Contact

Name E-mail Telephone
Lic. Francisco Xavier Garcia Karam
CVB Director
fgarcia@ocvhermosillo.com (662) 285 50 50
Lic. Julieta Aello Elias
Conventions & Groups Manager
jaello@ocvhermosillo.com (662) 285 59 46
689 58 00 xt. 104




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