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Arizona & Mexico Town Hall
October 3-4, 2019
Hotel Lucerna
Hermosillo, Sonora

Participants actively engaged in panel discussions focused on available cross-border trade, investment and business attraction resources aimed at driving economic development in the Arizona and Sonora region. Topics explored included: business organizations, real property, banking and financing, tax regimes and incentives, intellectual property, import/export regulations, labor and employment, the importance of socially responsible development initiatives and much more.

Final Report

  • Click here to read the Final Report from the 2019 Arizona & Mexico Town Hall in both English and Spanish.

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Activities & Meal Programs

Thursday, October 3

Friday, October 4

  • Morning Program
    • Economic Impact of Relationship between Arizona and Mexico: Luis Morfin, Director, Metrix S.C.
    • Cross-Border Trade and Investment Panel: Sabina Aaronson, Vice President, National Bank of Arizona; Claudia Orduno Kirkpatrick, Finance Director, Mexico, Badger Meter, Inc.; Hector Placencia, Director and Co-Founder, BRH2 Plastics LLC; Gerardo Vázquez, President, INDEX Sonora
  • Lunch Program
    • Special Remarks: Daniel Palm, Associate Vice President for Global Initiatives and Executive Director of the Center for International Education, Northern Arizona University
    • Highlighted Speaker: Elia Tello, Consul General of the United States of America, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
  • Closing dinner at Quinta de Anza

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