Nuevo Leon has attracted foreign firms in the metal mechanic, home appliances, information technologies, financial and aerospace sectors, among others.
Daytime temperatures stay well above 86ºF (20ºC), topping 100ºF (38ºC) in the summer months; from December through February nights can drop to below 50ºF (10ºC).
Nuevo León is a frontier state that has the ideal logistics location for doing business in the North American market. Its dynamism, labor productivity and industrial diversity have attracted more than 2,200 foreign firms to the following sectors: metal mechanic, home appliances, automotive, information technologies and aerospace, among others. Ten of the twenty leading companies in Mexico are headquartered in Monterrey, as well as three of the most renowned universities in Latin America.
Monterrey Aerospace has become the foremost original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in the Nuevo León aerocluster, sending finished products to the US for use in the military sector* *source: ProMexico
The Monterrey International Airport (MTY) receives direct flights from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston/Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando and San Antonio.
The newest options include the 177-room Fiesta Americana Monterrey Pabellón M with a 969 ft² (90 m²) salon and 215 ft² (20 m²) meeting rooms, the 73-room Live Aqua Monterrey Valle and the 180-room Grand Fiesta Americana Monterrey Valle, all sharing cutting-edge meeting facilities and 3,444 ft² (320 m²) of ballroom space.
The newest convention center in Monterrey is the 172,222.57-ft² (16,000 m²) Pabellón M. Planners can also depend on the facilities at CINTERMEX, with nearly 197,840 ft² (18,380 m²) of exhibition space and 85,035 ft² (7,900 m²) of convention space for up to 4,000 people; the Convex Center for Expos and Conventions with 28,965 ft² (2,691 m²) of combined space; and the Parque Fundidora that can accommodate groups of up to 2,500.
Groups will enjoy eco-tourism tours to the La Huasteca, the Chipinque Ecological Park and the Santa Lucía Riverwalk that follows a manmade river through the city, connecting the Macroplaza and Fundidora Park.