Juarez is a major manufacturing center with over 350 industrial plants (maquiladoras) in the automotive, medical, computer, appliance, airplane manufacturing and computer industries.
Hot summers averaging 70º - 95ºF (21º - 35º C), mild springs and falls and cold winters averaging 32º - 57ºF (0º - 14º C). Rainfall is scarce.
It has more than 40 industrial parks; the most dynamic fields are centered on electronic, automotive and medicine.
Automotive is one of the largest industries in Juarez, where house hundreds manufacturing companies that produce and provide almost all necessary parts to build a car and which are exported to countries in North America, Asia and Europe.
Ciudad Juárez has a workforce with extensive experience and expertise in cardiovascular medical products in areas, general medicine and plastic. A biomedical cluster is developing in Juárez, which will have three areas of focus: manufacture of medical devices; research, development and incubation of biomedical projects, and medical tourism services.
Although the automotive and electrical products sectors are currently the largest Mexico manufacturing industries served by nearshore production plants in Ciudad Juarez, the city currently houses well-developed appliance, industrial machinery, metalworking and transportation equipment manufacturing clusters, as well as has a significant presence of companies that are involved in the production of aerospace and plastic parts, and communications, electronic and computer equipment. Present among the more than 300 maquiladora manufacturers in Ciudad Juarez are: ADC Telecommunications, Electrolux, Bosch, Foxconn, Flextronics, Lexmark, Delphi, Visteon, Johnson Controls, Lear, Boeing, Cardinal Health, Yazaki, Sumitomo, and Siemens are some of the foreign companies that have chosen Ciudad Juárez as the site at which to locate nearshore manufacturing facility.
Within the US, fly into El Paso International Airport (ELP) and drive the 12 miles (19 kilometers) to cross the border. The city has four international ports of entry connecting Ciudad Juarez and El Paso. You can also fly directly into the Abraham González International Airport (CJS) in Ciudad Juarez from Mexico City.
The five-star Lucerna offers 168 accommodations and a meeting room with space for up to 300 people. There are several hotels near the US Consulate, including the stylish 128-room Maria Bonita Consulado Americano with two meeting rooms for smaller events.
The Cibeles Convention Center has over 79,190 ft² (7,357 m²) of exhibit and convention space and the Cuatro Siglos Convention Center has another 37,673 ft² (3,500 m²) for events.
Book groups for dinner at the Viva México Restaurant, where they can indulge in Mexico’s traditional cuisine and enjoy their nightly entertainment extravaganzas.