National Convention 2022

October 13-16, 2022, Mexico City, Mexico


The National Council of the Maquiladora and Manufacturing Export Industry (index), the business body that brings together the companies that realize more than 90% of the foreign trade operations of this sector, this contributes to the 60% of the total foreign trade in Mexico and gives employment to 18% of the IMSS workers, for a total of over 3 million people, invites you to the 47th National Convention starting from October 13th to the 16th of 2022 at Mexico City.

Be part of the most important event of the Global Manufacturing Industry in Mexico, where you can be part of a business and networking experience, not only it’s going to enforce the union of the IMMEX sector and its economic agents that are involved within our own nature, but it is more of an opportunity to continue positioning your brand to more than 500 Executives of the Manufacturing Industry in Mexico.

For this year, index is preparing a schedule of conferences and panels to give attention to the sector’s trends, to analyze and listen to specialists about the most important topics, additionally it will have the presence of Mexico’s government officials to present the new changes that will improve the environment of the country’s sector.

Dr. Luis Manuel Hernández G.
National index Council President

Relevant topics during the 47 National Convention

T-MEC and its impact on IMMEX Labor Compliance in Mexico New policies within the 4T and its impact on manufacturing operations Global Manufacturing Trends Talent Development Challenges and opportunities of the IMMEX Operation Regulatory Framework Projections in Economic Outlook

Participant Profile

Convention Fees



Estadisticas 1


* The schedule is subject to change


Convention Registration | President Intercontinental Hotel and Hyatt Polanco.


Hyatt Polanco

Salón Castillo | Hotel Presidente.

Conventionist Registration


Dr. Luis Manuel Hernández González, President of index

Dra. Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, Head of Government of Mexico City.

Prof. Luisa María Mayor Luján, Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare

Prof. Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda, Constitutional Governor of the State of Baja California

Master Mauricio Vila Dosal, Constitutional Governor of the State of Yucatan

Shauna Hemingway, Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of Canada.

Jennifer Davis Paguada, Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy in Mexico.

C. Gral. Bgda. Jorge Ambía Minero, General Director of the Secretary of National Defense

Master Luis Antonio Ramirez Pineda, General Director of Nacional Financiera (Nafin) and the National Foreign Trade Bank of BANCOMEXT / NAFIN

Lic. Fernando Alanis Ortega Vice President of CONCAMIN

dip. Arturo González Cruz, Deputy of the LXV legislature of the Congress of the Union.

Lic. Alfonso Ramirez Cuellar, Former Federal Deputy and coordinator of the Treasury Transition Group.

Governors Panel | The IMMEX for Mexico

Dra. Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, Head of Government of Mexico City.

Mtra. Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, Constitutional Governor of the State of Baja California

Mtro. Mauricio Vila Dosal, Constitutional Governor of the State of Yucatan

Moderator: Lic. Enrique Esparza, President of CoProduction International

Gender Equity and Inclusion Conference

Pamela Cerdeira

Presentation University index

Rolando González Barrón

Keynote Conference: "Labor Reform in Mexico: prospects for IMMEX"

Luisa Maria Alcalde STPS Mexico

PANEL: Opportunities to consolidate new investments in Mexico in an efficient manner

Guillermo Fernandez de Jauregui, Onilog, CEO

Marco Kuljacha, Prodensa, President Labor shortage in the US

Ma. Elena Gallego, Collectron, CEO

Liliana Hernandez, American Industries, CEO

Moderator: Roberto Durazo, IVEMSA VP Business Development

Global Economic Outlook

Jesús Anacarsis López, Deputy Director of Economic-Financial Analysis of Grupo Financiero BASE

Mettaliderazgo Team

Roberto Mourey

2023, a new economic cycle.

Rodrigo Pacheco

Free Time

Gala Dinner

Show: Edith Márquez

Hyatt Hotel

Salón Castillo | Hotel Presidente.

Welcome second day and Sponsor Raffle

Master Conference: "You have to have more balls than hope"

Mónica Borda - Best Seller Writer and Psychologist

with a master's degree in Neuropsychoeducation and Neuroleadership at NYU University.

IVA-IEPS Certification and foreign trade audits

Lic. Humberto Mayans Hermida.

Central Administrator of Strategic Coordination of Foreign Trade Audit of the Tax Administration Service

Presentation: Pharr International Bridge

Luis A. Bazán

Bridge Director


Master Conference: Global Manufacturing Supply Chain

Dr. Peter Friedmann

FBB Federal Relations, Washington, D.C.

PANEL: Business Organizations and their Work in the Private Sector

Lic. Francisco Cervantes Díaz

President of the Business Coordinating Council (CCE)

Lic. José Antonio Centeno

President of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (CANACINTRA)

Dr. Luis M. Hernández

President of INDEX

MODERATOR: Lucero Álvarez

Presentation: Intercam Bank

Juan Antonio Delgadillo Márquez, Business Director

PANEL "Strategic Agenda of the T-MEC Region towards 2026"

Frederick Caldwell, Commercial Counselor of the Embassy of Canada in Mexico.

Patrick O'Reilly, Economic Counselor of the US Embassy.

MODERATOR: Sergio Gómez Lora, CEO of CCE Washington.

Master Conference: Consolidating North America as the most competitive region in the world

Esteban Moctezuma Barragán, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States.

PANEL: "Sustainable Evolution of Global Manufacturing"

Felipe de Jesús Olmedo Octaviano, Director of Inspection and Surveillance of Hazardous Substances in Ports, Airports and Borders of Profepa.

Víctor Galván, Sr. Manager of Consulting in Supply Chain and Operations of KPMG in Mexico.

Paolo Salerno, Managing Partner of Salerno y Asociados.

MODERATOR: Ariel Ernesto Garfio Vázquez, Partner of Von Wobeser and Sierra.

Master Conference: Digital Transformation

Gonzalo Alonso, Futurologist and Digital Transformation

Closing Ceremony



Show: Sobredosis of SODA

Hotel Hyatt Polanco

Tours in the CDMX Turibus (cathedral - historic center - angel of independence)

departure from the national auditorium

Brunch and Wellness Conference

Mariana García Ugalde

Founder and General Director of Yogalife® Mexico, member of the Workplace Wellness Council–Mexico with the Healthy Responsible Company Distinction.

Venue of the Event

Venue location and gallery


A reflection of one of the largest metropolises in the world, the Presidente InterContinental® Mexico City hotel is privilegedly located in the heart of one of the best areas of the capital: Polanco; known for hosting international corporations, diplomatic headquarters, a great gastronomic offer, museums and exclusive shops and luxury boutiques on its famous Presidente Masaryk avenue. Presidente InterContinental® is one of the icons of Mexico City for being the first international hotel, with 42 floors, 700 rooms, 5 specialty restaurants, a Mixology Bar and more than 1,800 m2 of rooms for all kinds of meetings and events.


Venue Hotels

Hotel 1

InterContinental Presidente Mexico City

Overlooking Chapultepec Park, this modern high-rise hotel is a 15-minute walk from the National Museum of Anthropology.

Hotel 2

Hyatt Regency Mexico City

This sophisticated hotel is a 7-minute walk from Bosque de Chapultepec urban park and 2.1 km from Antara Fashion Hall shopping mall.

Hotel 3

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