From the 20th of October until the 22nd of October 2019, the 17th edition of the Mexico Business Summit (México Cumbre de Negocios) will be held in Cancún, Quintana Roo. The event was first held in 2003, designed to gather political and business leaders, media personalities and opinion leaders, to discuss Mexico’s future in a shifting global context. Each year, they typically host around 120 speakers and 900 attendees. This year will include sponsorships from well-known firms such as Toyota and InterJet, as well as key speakers including Carlos Manuel Joaquín González, governor of Quintana Roo.
The organisers have kindly offered a discount for Chamber members. If you reserve your place before the 31st of August, tickets will cost $20,000 MXP (down $2000 from $22,000), or if you reserve between the 1st of September and the event your place will cost $22,000 XP (a saving of $5000 from $27,000).
The conference attracts top national and foreign business leaders, political leaders and government representatives from Mexico and abroad, recognising specialists and academics of international renown, media and opinion leaders, and personalities from civil society and NGOs. They also ring the next generation of business leaders to the event, through their Mexico Future Group. The Group’s purpose is to bring together young entrepreneurs who have started to leave their mark in business and have demonstrated a sense of involvement in and commitment to Mexic’s future.
This year’s event is based around the ideas of Innovation, Inclusion and Reliability. This year, the event has several key focuses. One of these focuses is outward reach, the event will consider the implications of the global economic slowdown for Mexico, progress and opportunities that can be gained from the USMCA, international trade and its impact on Mexico, and expanding Mexico’s trade networks. They will also ask questions about the challenges and opportunities that Mexico is facing in the present day. This will include discussions of Andrés Manuel López Obrador´s first year in office, the government’s fight against crime and corruption, energy policy and infrastructure, and climate change. Finally, attendees will consider the role of technology and innovation in Mexico, discussing key debates such as digital inclusion as a socioeconomic catalyst, the role of FinTech and which talents and skills are necessary to thrive in the digital economy.
We are very grateful to the Mexico Business Summit for offering this generous discount for Chamber members. To get the best rate, ensure that you reserve your place before Saturday, 31st August. To learn more about the event, visit their site here: https://www.cumbredenegocios.com.mx/. It is available in both English and Spanish.