Mexico City, the capital city where great events take place

Mexico City, the capital city where great events take place

Mexico City is one of the most important destinations to host meetings in the Americas (positioned at number 8 according the 2016 ranking from the International Congress & Convention Association-ICCA). This city is considered unique in the world for being full of culture, history and traditions with a very high competitive level infrastructure.

The capital of Mexico acts as a hub for the political, financial, cultural and educational centre of the country. As a result, the main associations and corporations of the country are also based here, along with a large number of professional suppliers for the meetings and events industry.

This city centre features world class infrastructure and offers more than 600 hotels with over 56,000 rooms, including prestigious international chains. The international airport is the largest in Latin America in terms of the number of daily operations.

This diverse and vibrant city offers visitors unique and unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re looking to host an event at a convention centre, on the hunt for multiple world class business meeting spaces or looking for special venues at ancient palaces, you will be spoiled for choices here. This city offers more than 150 museums, 8 archaeological sites, hundreds of theaters, galleries, parks, stadiums, auditoriums, cinemas, religious centers, and night clubs, among others.

In addition, Mexico City has become one of the most important gastronomic destinations worldwide, not only because of the traditional Mexican cuisine available, which is considered cultural heritage according to UNESCO, but also because you can enjoy a wide variety of international cuisine. In fact, Mexico City has three of the best restaurants in the world (The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 List by William Reed Business Media).

Mexico City is considered the ‘Capital of Great Events’ not only for having won the bid to host international meetings such as the Second International Conference on Learning Cities UNESCO (2015), World Congress of Cardiology (2016), FIFA Congress (2016), but they will also be hosting prestigious events from different industries including Formula 1 Grand Mexico Award (2015), C40 Mayors Summit (2016), just to name a few.

The Mexico City Tourism Trust is a public institution of the Government of Mexico City in charge of promoting this wonderful metropolis as a tourist and meetings destination.

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