According to the 2013 report "Realizing the Strategic National Value of Our Trade, Tourism and Ports of Entry with Mexico". U.S-Mexico bilateral trade hit $535.9 billion in 2012 up from $ 300 billion in the prior four years.
Collaboration between Mexico and the United States has opened up the doors of opportunity for corporations and entrepreneurs from both sides of the border, enabling expansion of their businesses, in the process creating jobs and revitalizing communities.
“We are honored to host this exchange of ideas which will continue to redirect attention to the growth in opportunities for businesses representing industries of all sizes,” says Norberto F. Nardi, Chair of the organizing committee of City Club LA.
“The success of our businesses will depend on the continued collaboration and input from the private and public sector, small business, and labor organizations,”
Mexico is undergoing the most dramatic opening of its economy since the passage of NAFTA, creating significant opportunities for California companies. This conference provides an excellent way to raise awareness of the enabling environment for doing business with Mexico and the public and private resources available to help companies start the process,” adds Michael C. Camuñez, President of ManattJones Global Strategies and Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access and Compliance at the US Department of Commerce.
The three day event will take place February 18th- 20th at the City Club Los Angeles, 555 S. Flower St., 51st, Floor, Los Angeles CA, (City National Bank building corner of 5th and Flower St. in Downtown LA).
Opening activities will begin on February 18th at 7:00 pm with the unveiling of an exhibition of “Mexico in Images”. The luncheon keynote address on February 19th will focus on the political update of Mexico.
Beginning at 6:00 pm a dynamic panel of experts representing the academic, investment and business sectors will lay the framework on best practices for doing business with Mexico. Topics include Capital Investments, Education, Development, Legal Framework and Immigration.
The program closes on February 20th starting at 4:30 pm with seminars conducted by recognized US Trade consultants and Mexican Government officials discussing Tourism, Trade, Investment, and public and private resources available to help US companies doing business with Mexico.
From 5:30 to 8:30 pm attendees can visit the Trade Show with more than 30 exhibitors showcasing products and services associated with Commerce, Travel and Investment Opportunities.
No celebration would be complete without the sounds and flavors of Mexico-- a Country rich in culture and passion. Join us from 8:30 to 10:00 pm for a “A Mexican Night” the culmination of the Mexico-USA Synergy symposium; including music, dancers and Tequila and Mezcal tasting.
Register for event at: http://www.mexico-
Cost to attend the event is $95.00 and exhibitor space is available for $500.00.
Media Inquiries: Angelica Urquijo, The Imagen Group (626) 470-7872
Event Info: Nelly Carvajal, City Club LA (213) 620-9662 ext. 470