Why Mexico?

México : the gateway to Latin America

México is ranked as the second largest economy in Latin America and the fourteenth largest in the world. This, combined with its abundance of natural attractions, cultural offerings, specialized infrastructure and its range of first class leisure activities, has resulted in the rapid growth of the Meetings Industry (Meetings, Incentives, Congresses and Exhibitions).

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LATAM 2nd largest economy

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Part of the world's most important economic block NAFTA

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Free trade agreements with 45 countries: that represent a market of 1.143 billion people

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México exports 380 billion dollars a year: more than 2/3 of world GDP

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11th world largest Economy

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México will become the 8th largest economy globally by 2050 (according to forecasts by Bloomberg and The Economist)

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In 2016, tourism in the world grew at the rate of 4%: in México 9%

According to the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA), México ranks the fifth place in America in terms of the number of events it hosts. Globally it occupies the twenty-second place, with 198 congresses in 2017. These events are large-scale: in 2016, for example, Guadalajara hosted the World Congress of Ophthalmology with 8,000 attendees, México City hosted the World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health with 5,000 participants and the Formula 1 Grand Prix Event with 350,000 participants.

The Meeting Industry plays a key role in Mexico's Economy at:

Mexico's destinations, venues and suppliers are ready, willing and able to offer the incomparable resources of México in a sustainable way to ensure the success of any congress, convention, incentive trip or exhibition.

Generates 1.5% of GDP

Represents 890 thousand jobs

Represents more than 266 thousand events annually

Around 30 million room nights yearly

29 million participants

Economic impact of 25 billion dollars

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Meetings Guide to México

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