24/09/2008Mexican dignataries join together to inaugurate the Mexico Pavillion at the 2008 Motivation Show in Chicago

Chicago, IL; September 23rd, 2008 — Mexico Tourism Board officials joined the Consul General in Chicago to inaugurate the Mexico Pavilion at this year’s Motivation Show in Chicago. Celebrating Mexico’s wide array of destinations for meetings and conventions, traditional Mexican-style Mariachis accompanied Oscar Fitch, CEO of the Mexico Tourism Board as he and Ambassador Manuel Rodriguez Arriaga, Consul General of Mexico in Chicago cut the ceremonial red ribbon to officially kick start this year’s activities at the annual Motivation Show, taking place from September 23rd til the 25th at the McCormick Place. The Mexico Pavilion is the largest both in the show, compromising an area of 6,400 square feet. Throughout the next 3 days, Mexico will welcome more than 12,000 buyers and international suppliers at the Mexico Pavilion, offering guests a complete understanding of what Mexico’s variety of destinations have to offer, including adventure, cultural, historical and gastronomical tourism, along with the best in meeting space, hotel rooms and the most advanced technology world-wide.

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The Mexico Tourism Board (MTB) brings together the resources of federal and state governments, municipalities and private companies to promote Mexico’s tourism attractions and destinations internationally. Created in 1999, the MTB is Mexico’s tourism promotion agency, and its participants include members of both the private and public sectors. The MTB has offices throughout North America, Europe, Japan and Latin America.


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