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Located in the foothills of the Arandas Mountain in the state of Guanajuato, Irapuato is famous for the delicious strawberries grown there. Irapuato is the state’s second largest city after Leon. The Chichimeca tribe settled in what is now Irapuato between 1200 and 1250 AD, until the arrival of the Spanish conquerors in the 16th century,

The main economic activity is agriculture, and is the largest producer of strawberries, broccoli, carrot and avocado, among many other fruits and vegetables grown in fertile soil.

With less than half a million inhabitants, Irapuato is a small city by Mexican standards; most attractions are close together and easily accessible, including the Irapuato Cathedral, the Miguel Hidalgo Square, and the Cristo Rey Monument.

Inforum Irapuato is the city’s largest meeting space with 53,500 square feet of outdoor event spaces, as well as 53,500 square feet of roofed space, divided into two pavilions. The venue can hold up to 9,000 persons at a time for all kinds of events, from catering and congresses, to fairs and sporting events.

Irapuato has 25 comfortable hotels, such as the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites with 101 guestrooms and suites, and 2,996 square feet of meeting room space in five meeting rooms. The Holiday Inn Irapuato with 108 guestrooms and suites, as well as 17,441 square feet of meeting spaces divided in six meeting rooms.

Only one hour away from Irapuato is Guanajuato International Airport (BJX) with direct flights to Montreal, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles and Mexico City.


Air Flight Connection

Flights / Month    
630 320 310
Passegers / Month    
32,206 17,188 15,017


Connection Cities

  • Mexico City
  • Guadalajara
  • Puerto vallarta
  • Chicago
  • Houston
  • Oakland
  • Monterrey
  • Ciudad juarez
  • Cancun
  • Dallas
  • Los Angeles
  • Orlando


  • Aeromexico
  • American airlines
  • Volaris
  • Aeromexico connect
  • Continental airlines
  • Viva aerobus


Hotel Capability

1,200 (rooms / night)


Convention Capability

107,000 sqft



Venue (sqft) Rooms Website
Inforum Irapuato 107,000 1 Exhibition Area www.inforumirapuato.com



CVB Contact

Name E-mail Telephone
Maryan Solorio Delgado
Executive Director
mdelgado@ocvirapuato.com.mx (462) 624 55 00
Dalinda Martinez Esquivel
PR Manager
info@ocvirapuato.com.mx (462) 624 55 00
Carlos Eduardo Maya Ramírez
PR & Promotion Coordinator
cmaya@ocvirapuato.com.mx (462) 624 55 00




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