From Leon, Guanajuato, the industrial community, and government authorities presented Industrial Transformation Mexico (ITM), the most important technological event in Latin America, which will be held from October 6 to 8 in a virtual and face-to-face manner.
The venue for this event, which originated in Germany, will be the Poliforum León convention and events center in the state capital, governed by Diego Sinhué Rodríguez, where 21,000 visitors and 165 exhibitors are expected to attend.
The governor of Guanajuato, Diego Sinhué affirmed that this entity seeks to consolidate itself as the epicenter of Industry 4.0 in Mexico and Latin America and advanced that the state will have a virtual stand at the next Hannover Messe, in Germany, to be held from April 12 to 16 next April.
"The ITM Hannover Messe 2021, comes with everything to become the event of the year, business, industrial, scientific and technological of our country. In Guanajuato we do not stop because the engine that moves us is innovation," he said.
The general director of Hannover Fairs Mexico, Bernd Rohde, pointed out that the chapter for Latin America, where more than 500 business meetings are expected, will lay the foundations for generating an economy of innovation and in which good and well-paid jobs are created.
"Even in times of Covid-19, the world's leading industrial technology fair continues to be a central platform for innovation and solutions. Here you will find the keys to redefining ourselves and adapting to the new reality because this transformation is for people, not machines," added the mayor of León, Héctor López Santillana.
During the announcement, the head of Concamin's office, Manuel Pérez Cárdenas pointed out that Industry 4.0 "forces industrialists to reflect on the impact of this fourth industrial revolution and to look to the future. For the third consecutive year, Industrial Transformation Mexico 2021 and Concamin will join forces to propel Mexican industry into the digital era".
Jochen Köckler, Chairman of the Board of Deutsche Messe, said that the twinning with the Poliforum León and the government authorities of the state of Guanajuato and the municipality of León will build a bridge for economic, knowledge, and cultural exchange, which will strengthen Mexico's economic reactivation by attracting new international events, boosting the professionalization of the exhibition sector, developing suppliers and exchanging best practices".
Alejandro Gutiérrez de Velasco, general director of Poliforum León, added that the agreement signed will enable the joint promotion of events to increase the number of exhibitors and visitors, "in addition to sharing best practices among our work teams and gaining wider access to international markets.