Mexico 2021 Aerospace Fair set to be the most important in Latin America

The third edition of the Mexican Aerospace Fair will be held from April 21 to 24, 2021, in the vicinity of the Queretaro Intercontinental Airport, located between the municipalities of El Marques and Colon.

The Aerospace Fair of Mexico (Famex) is moving forward with preparations for its third edition, projecting the participation of at least 635 exhibitors, to position itself as the most important in Latin America, said the general and president of the Famex, Rodolfo Rodriguez Quezada.

He recalled that the first edition in 2015 had 240 exhibitors, while the second had 505 exhibitors and was positioned as the second most important in Latin America.

"In this, only its third edition, it becomes the most important fair in Latin America with 635 exhibitors. (...) Now we will have more opportunity to bring Mexican companies that want to invest in Mexico, in Colon (Queretaro), who want to make a commercial exchange that benefits the whole country," said Rodriguez Quezada.

The meeting will take place from April 21 to 24, 2021, near the Intercontinental Airport of Queretaro (AIQ), located between the municipalities of El Marques and Colon. 

The United States will be the invited country.

"We already have the official site designed, it is already authorized by the general secretary of National Defense (Luis Cresencio Sandoval), the Queretaro state government already has it, the airport, they are almost the same dimensions as what we had in Santa Lucia," he explained.

The general highlighted the role that the Aeronautical University in Querétaro (UNAQ) will play in exposing educational programs in the industry, given that a summit of rectors will be held.

There are also plans to hold a seminar on migration to the aerospace industry; a congress of women leaders of society and the aerospace sector; a Mexico-United States business meeting; a B2B business meeting; as well as an air show to be held on April 24, 2021, for which the airport will be closed for three hours to ensure air safety.

In the last edition, in 2019, 58,000 attendees linked to the aviation industry were present during the first three days and the closing ceremony had a capacity of 233,000 visitors. In addition, economic spillover was generated in the municipalities of Tecamac, Tizayuca, Pachuca, Zumpango, and Apaxco; hotel occupancy was registered for a week, tourism in the area increased and the national and international promotion of the State of Mexico was expanded.

Explaining the expectations of the Famex 2021, president of the fair noted that in addition to Queretaro, other states requested to host this meeting, including Nuevo Leon, Jalisco, Chihuahua, Baja California; however, Queretaro was chosen because of the momentum that was observed in the government, academic and industrial aspects.

By Mexicanist


The Aerospace Mexico Fair (FAMEX), is a commercial activity in the civil, military, security and defense aeronautical field; whose purpose is to bring together the leaders of these sectors, in order to promote trade and promote the growth of the national aerospace industry in the region.

The FAMEX-2019 will take place from April 24 to 27, 2019 at the main Military Air Base, located in Santa Lucia, Edo. Mex., which has the necessary infrastructure to receive large aircraft, in addition to five pavilions for the exhibition of products and services of participating companies.

A Foreign Investment Seminar will be developed to encourage direct foreign investment in our country, as well as academic conferences, to promote the training of personnel working in the field of aeronautics and space, through the"3rd Aerospace Education Forum" and the "3rd Cycle of Technical Conferences".

The Secretariat of National Defense (SEDENA), organizes the Aerospace Mexico Fair with more than 580 exhibitors, 6,000 business meetings, the presence of more than 40 countries and 60 aircraft, in addition to a influx of more than 50,000 visitors specialized in the aeronautical branch that will be present at the different events that will take place at the Military Air Base of Santa Lucía, State of Mexico from April 24 to 27, 2019.

Canada, the first country of honor in FAMEX 2019

The initiative of the Secretariat of National Defense (SEDENA) to have Canada as the guest of honor in FAMEX-2019 was accepted by the Government of Canada, who, through its Ambassador, His Excellency Pierre Alarie, delivered in the facilities of that diplomatic representation, of the official letter of acceptance, which was received by the General of Pilot Group Aviator, Diploma of Air Staff, Rodolfo Rodríguez Quezada, President of FAMEX.

In this act, authorities, and representatives of the Federal Government and of the aeronautical and commercial sector of Mexico participated, among which the Maestro César Fragozo, Head of the Sectoral Development Unit of Proméxico and the Engineer Carlos Robles, President of the Mexican Federation of the Aerospace Industry (FEMIA).

The Mexican Air Force, in an effort headed by General Rodolfo Rodríguez Quezada, a resident of FAMEX and the Organizing Committee, will have the opportunity to attend various activities, among which the following stand out:

Foreign Investment Seminar

Organized by "FAMEX-2019" and in charge of the Ministry of Economy and FEMIA, the Seminar on Foreign Investment (S.I.E.) is an activity to promote and exchange information on the Aerospace Industry in Mexico and its perspectives; status of international agreements and investment opportunities; incentives and support from federal and state governments; as well as conferences with prominent speakers.

The S.I.E. seeks to take advantage of the aeronautical success that our country is experiencing, generating a message of trust among investors and privileging the search for new businesses, attracting Foreign Direct Investment and generating jobs, taking place this year during the FAMEX-2019 in the Auditorium No. 2


The Ministry of Defense

The Ministry of Economy.

The Mexican Federation of the Aerospace Industry (FEMIA).

The Mexican Association of Private Industrial Parks (AMPIP).

The National Council of the Maquiladora and Export Manufacturing Industry (INDEX).

The Promotion Committee of FEMIA (American Industries, GP Developments, Haskell, Hermosillo, Intermex, Terrafina, and Vesta).

Meeting of Suppliers, Innovation and Training of the Aerospace Industry of Mexico and France

The Seminar on Procurement, Innovation, and Training of the Aerospace Industry of Mexico and France seek to connect experts in aeronautics of both countries through the imparting of specialized knowledge and promotion of new technologies. It represents an opportunity for the global joint development of the aeronautical industry, taking place this year during FAMEX-2019 in Auditorium No. 3, privileging the following objectives:

Business generation and agreements

Improvement of regulations

Recruitment of investors

Job creation

Seminar of Companies Migrating towards the Aerospace Industry

The objective of this seminar is to act as a business platform and a catalyst that drives the economy of our country, attracting Foreign Direct Investment and job creation, identifying a cluster of opportunities for companies in the automotive and industrial sectors, which have with adequate technological capabilities and interested in identifying business opportunities in the Aerospace Sector and interacting with the highest level actors, private institutions, government and industrial associations that favor the understanding of the sector, the priority needs of the tractors and the process of migration towards this value chain, taking place this year during FAMEX-2019 in Auditorium No. 3.

Aerospace Education Forum

Organized by "FAMEX-2019", with the collaboration of the Mexican Council for Aerospace Education A.C. (COMEA) and the Mexican Federation of the Aerospace Industry A.C. (FEMIA), aims to strengthen the national academic sector in the aerospace field, through the development of conferences and panels, with the participation of leading national and foreign educational institutions that lead the training of professionals and technicians in the aeronautical field, The different conferences were held during FAMEX-2019 in Auditoriums No. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Technical Conference Cycle

It is focused on the professional personnel of the aeronautical and space sector, which allows the corresponding update, offering a repertoire of speakers for this purpose, and its Materialization, is in charge of: the Trade Union Association of Pilots Aviators (ASPA), Pilots Association, Direction General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC), Auxiliary Services Airports (ASA), Navigation Services in the Mexican Air Space (SENEAM), Chief of the Third Section of the Mexican Air Force, Mexican Air Force (Maintenance of Aircraft) ), and the School of Flight Controllers, carrying out the different conferences during FAMEX-2019 in Auditoriums No. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Rectors Summit

Its purpose is to strengthen the collaboration between the Academy, Industry and Government Entities related to the National Aerospace Industry, with the purpose of interacting to perceive the needs and levels of FRH (Human Resources Training) with a regional and national focus, to the purpose of providing the same with the pertinence, quality and timeliness of the indicated requirements, with the premise of strengthening the sector, taking place this year during FAMEX-2019 in Auditorium No. 3.

Aerospace Summit

The objective focuses on how Aeronautics can become the economic engine of growth in Mexico, it will include the challenges in infrastructure, cost in the market, Foreign Direct Investment, Federal and State Government officials, as well as executives of the aeronautical industry, will debate for identify the courses of action to convert Mexico into a power in aeronautics, taking place this year during FAMEX-2019 in Auditorium No. 1.

Aerial Security Meeting

It is an event organized by the Association of Pilots Aviators of Mexico, whose objective is to assist in the professionalization of their unionized pilots through their constant training in the various topics related to the airline industry, in general, taking place this year during the FAMEX-2019 in Auditorium No. 1.

Women Leaders in the Aerospace Sector

For the first time in the FAMEX, space has been created where women can be projected as a fundamental actor in the development processes of the Industrial and Aerospace Academic Sector, which emerged as an initiative to recognize the important role that women have played in the industry. aeronautics providing a scenario in which you can transmit your valuable experiences to future generations, taking place this year during FAMEX-2019 in Pavilion "A" (A-115).