Tradeshows in Mexico

ANTAD 2014

Mexico most important retail trade show, ANTAD is held annually in Guadalajara, Mexico. This year's event took place on March 13-15, 2014 and surpassed everyone's expectation with record attendance of over 35,000 visitors.

There were over 2100 exhibiting companies with the U.S. Pavilion being the largest international group with 42 booths hosting 32 U.S. companies and 14 trade associations. Products this year within the USA Pavilion included seafood, poultry, meat, snack products, popcorn, sunflowers, energy drinks, cheese as well as many fruits.

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Each year, ATO Mexico City participates in the most important retail, HRI, and food and beverage shows in Mexico, including Alimentaria, ANTAD, Exphotel Cancun and Vallarta.  At each of these trade shows, the ATO organizes a multiple-booth U.S. pavilion where it hosts U.S. companies and trade associations who display a broad range of products.  The companies that participate report tremendous success in reaching out to important buyers and other contacts in the Mexican market. For example, this year at Expo ANTAD, U.S. companies reported $475,000 in on-site sales and projected an additional $18,547 million in 12-month sales.  If you are interested in participating in an upcoming trade show with us, you can contact us directly to reserve a booth at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  We recommend you do this several months before the show date so that we can accommodate your needs.

EXPHOTEL Cancun 2011

Exphotel Cancun, the most important international show in Mexico for the hospitality industry, was held in Cancun, Quintana Roo, from June 15-17, 2011. Over 5500 visitors attended the show. Companies from the U.S. Pavilion reported a projected $9.14 million in 12-month sales. The Agricultural Trade Office (ATO) in Mexico City organized a 37-booth U.S. pavilion and hosted a total of 21 companies and U.S. trade associations which displayed a broad range of products including appetizers, bakery products (syrups, frostings, and toppings), beef, chicken, hardwood products, marinades, pasteurized eggs, popcorn, pork, processed egg products, processed potato products, rice, salad dressings, sauces, softwood products, soybean products, sunflower seeds, and turkey.

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Expigua Trade Show 2010
Irapuato Gto September 23-26, 2010

The Mexico City ATO participated for the first time in Expo Expigua, a major international livestock show, in Irapuato, Guanajuato, from September 23-September 26, 2010. The ATO worked closely with the U.S. Livestock Genetics Export, Inc. (USLGE) members to ensure that U.S. dairy, beef, sheep, swine, and horse breeding industries participated in this valuable promotional opportunity via the USDA/ATO booth. The ATO received an overwhelming response from the U.S. livestock industry for participation in this event. Members of the USLGE from the U.S. embryo and semen industry, livestock export sector, and U.S. State Departments of Agriculture from top livestock producing states were grateful for ATO’s management in the logistics of the booth including collecting and disseminating an abundance of promotional materials to cover this 4-day event.