Arizona & Mexico Town Hall
April 27, 2018
Hotel Lucerna
Hermosillo, Sonora

Through the consensus-building process, the diverse participants will actively engage in panel discussions about how best to leverage economic ties and develop partnerships across the border region.

If you are interested in attending, please use the registration link below.

Space is limited.

Date & Attendance Requirements: Participants and guests with gather in the evening on April 26 for an optional social networking dinner. Active participation by each participant during the full day on April 27 is essential. Attendance of the full day is required. Dress code is business casual.

Activities & Meal Programs: Participants spend the bulk of their time participating in facilitated discussions designed to build consensus for future action. Meal programs will feature speakers on the topic.

Thursday, April 26

  • Social networking dinner

This section will be updated as speakers are confirmed.

Registration Steps

  1. Online Registration and payment - Space is limited.
  2. Hotel Reservations*
    *The reservation website defaults to Mexican Pesos. To view the rates in USD, click the globe icon in the top right corner of the webpage, select USD and save changes. It will automatically update.

The last day for refunds for cancellations is Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

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Travel Tips from Arizona to Hermosillo


  • Exchange USD $100 at your local bank or at the border before entering Mexico - this will give you enough monies for likely cash expenses during the trip (e.g. tolls, tips, etc.).
  • Obtain Mexican Car Insurance (Mexpro is a suggestion).
  • Bring your valid U.S. Passport.
  • Bring your valid U.S. Driver's License to show you can lawfully drive a car.
  • Travel during daylight hours is preferred.
  • International travel information for Mexico.


  • Google Maps Route from Tucson. (coming soon)
  • Hermosillo is approximately a 4-hour drive from Tucson and a 6-hour drive from Phoenix.
  • If you are interested in carpooling, please contact the Arizona Town Hall office by phone at (602) 252-9600 or by email at
  • Directions from Tucson: US Highway 19 driving south of Tucson to Exit 4 Mariposa Road. Follow signs to Mariposa Truck crossing driving west 5kms (3 miles) to the border. Please note that the Mariposa border crossing is open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cross the Border into Mexico. Highway in Mexico is called Highway 15. Follow signs to Hermosillo Cuota Mex Highway 15. You will pay 3 tolls on your way to Hermosillo (Nogales, Magdalena, and Hermosillo. At the KM 21 marker inside Mexico, you will see an large gated parking area on your right hand side and signage indicating you must stop to obtain a personal tourist permit (free). Everyone needs a personal tourist permit. You will need to fill out a form that includes your contact information, passport #, expiration, destination in Mexico, etc. If, during your visit, you do not intend to go further south than Guaymas, you DO NOT need to obtain a permit for your vehicle. For those simply attending the event in Hermosillo, you DO NOT need to obtain a vehicle permit. Drive time from the Mexican border to the venue should be approximately 3 hours.
  • If you are not carpooling with other attendees, the recommended option for transportation to and from the event spots is to request an Uber pickup. Taxis are available as well.

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