With a population of 5.12 million, Monterrey is Mexico’s third-largest metropolitan region and the country’s second most significant economic hub after Mexico City. Moreover, a quarter of the population is between the ages of 20 and 34. It is an important manufacturing hub and is located just 210 km from the Texas border. Monterrey is home to several of Mexico’s largest and most powerful enterprises, including FEMSA and Cemex. The city is a significant economic engine because of the presence of these enterprises, as well as regional offices for several multinationals. Monterrey is home to 30 institutions, including Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) and Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL). As a result, the labor in the area is highly educated.
Business sectors that are particularly strong in Monterrey are automotive, aerospace, home appliances, software and IT, healthcare, biotechnology, nanotechnology, agrifood, housing, and media/entertainment.
As Monterrey continues to attract businesses from various industries, it has become a strategic choice for companies looking to expand their operations in Mexico. Discover the myriad opportunities awaiting you in Monterrey by staying tuned for upcoming events and initiatives that can guide you through this dynamic business landscape!
• Welcome Remarks – WTC Leeuwarden
• Promotional Video Presentation
• Opening Remarks – WTC Monterrey
• Opportunities and Sectors of Interest
• Doing Business in the US – Opportunities for Dutch Businesses
• Interview with a Dutch Company based in Monterrey – Discussion of Opportunities and US Business Culture