Research on the etiopathogenesis of Pinta
Mycology pioneer in Mexico
Cofounder of the CILAD
18th Iberolatinamerican Congress of Dermatology
1978 International Congress of Leprosy
5th International Congress of Dermatology
XXIII International Society for Dematologic Surgery Congress
Medal for merits in Leprosy
Discovered the dyschromia in confetti
Location: west of Mexico, 1,566 m above sea level, Guadalajara is located in the state of Jalisco
Territory: 2,734 Km2 / 1,055 square miles
Green city: 600,000 trees (3,100 per square kilometer)
Events: 350 international events throughout the year
Shopping: 150 shopping centers, malls, street markets and corridors with a wide range of items for sale
Restaurants: more than 700 establishments of varied styles
Awards: 3 magical towns (“pueblos mágicos”) awards and 3 UNESCO world heritage sites
Historical monuments: 684 historical monuments registered; 20 museums and 30 galleries of world-class contemporary art
Visas: the National Institute of Immigration offers support for issuing visas quickly for those who wish to enter the country to attend a conference or convention
Nightlife: more than 200 bars, clubs and entertainment venues
Medical centers: 1,160 public medical centers and 187 private medical facilities
Transportation: 350 daily flights to national and international destinations; 16,000 taxis within the city and 32 intercity bus lines
Weather: 23ºC / 73º F average
Tax-Refund: foreign tourists can receive a tax refund when purchasing merchandise at affiliated establishments
The boost to business tourism infrastructure is best exemplified in this area. The commercial success of Expo Guadalajara led to the building of many hotels that line on the elegant Avenida de las Rosas and Avenida Mariano Otero. The increase in the quality of public and private services offered in the surrounding area has been noted as well. It is close to shopping malls, parks and other recreational areas that provide additional advantages to any kind of event.
Expo Guadalajara is the most dynamic, versatile and important exhibition center in the country. With its privileged urban location and the hotels, restaurants and shopping mall in the vicinity, at a distance of 25 min from the Guadalajara’s international Airport to Expo Guadalajara, it is the ideal place to hold exhibitions, conferences and conventions.
For 30 years, it has been the venue of many important international events. Designed according to international regulations, Expo Guadalajara is the best option for conference, exhibition and convention organizers to host their events.
Its facilities are laid out on two floors and include 15 wide access points to the exhibition floor, functional foyers with a traffic flow of up to 50 thousand people per day, and area of over 967 thousand square feet that can be modified according to the needs of organizers. In addition, we have a “non-smoking” policy, we provide WIFI Internet service with band width from 100 to 1,000 mbps capable to support up to 28,000 simultaneous connections.
The Mexican Institute of Immigration offers to issue visas to people attending an international conference in Mexico. More than 90 countries do not require visas for Mexico.
Every foreign national travelling to Mexico must be in possession of a valid passport. For complete details of visa requirements, participants are advised to consult the website of the host country (http://www.inm. gob.mx/index.php/page/Paises_Visa).
The following documents should be submitted to the Mexican Embassy or Consulate when applying for a visa:
– Valid passport for at least 6 months prior to the date you enter Mexico.
One of the following:
– Application supported by a National Entrepreneurial Organization, duly acknowledged by the corresponding authorities of the origin country or by the Commercial Mexican Offices overseas
– Invitation letter from the international convention