First Bilateral Business Summit

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1st Bilateral Business Summit - Germany / Mexico

This was the first Edition of the Bilateral Business Summit Series.

What happened in Dresden

The first Chapter was held 27 June 2011 in Dresden, Germany. Please click here if you want to see the programme and download speeches and presentations: 27 June 2011: Dresden Chapter.

Here are some comments made by participants of the Dresden Chapter:

The event provided a strong liasion effect between the main German entrepreneuers and Mexican industry. It has served also as round table for networking for upcoming leaders, and will undoubtedly continue to reinforce the ties between both countries. Thanks you organizers! -- Juan Bethancourt
Thanks ProMéxico for opening German entrepreneurs to a new world of opportunities -- Mario Paladini
A helpful and informative mix of talks and presentations, and maybe even more importantly an excellent networking opportunity to help one understand the broader picture for entering a new market -- Martin Kaspar

Here you will see the results from the feedback survey: Stats

Here you can watch a video, courtesy of Deutsche Welle: Video

What happened in Querétaro

The second Chapter took place on 12 September 2011, in Querétaro, Mexico. Please click here if you want to see the programme and download speeches and presentations: 11 and 12 September 2011: Querétaro Chapter.

Here are some quotes by people who attendend the Querétaro chapter:

An excellent opportunity to learn about state of things and developments in the growth of facts and potential in the relationship between Mexico-Germany, Mexico-Europe, Taking advantage of using both, Mexico and Germany as the Main gates to NAFTA, Latin America, and EU. This relationship fosters the creation of a platform of dialogue to allow trust and collaboration increase competitiveness and sustainability in both countries, regarding economic, environmental and social development, with a fresh view of a desirable and feasible future. -- Luis de la Peña Stettner
Attending this Summit was a great value proposition for our business. The event was well planned, very informative, and provided great insight into hot business opportunities. It was also an excellent platform for networking. If you have interests in Germany and Mexi[c]o, do not miss it! -- Armando Nuricumbo
The time and resources invested in this event are very rewarding, the program brings [together] excellent people and opportunities to enahance your vison and perspective regarding the potential endeavours with Germany -- Dr. Eugenio García Gardea
One of the very few events that have an exclusive focus on the business opportunities between Germany and Mexico. Most are industry specific or cater to a broader region like Europe and LatinAmerica respectively. -- Volker Helms
It was great opportunity to meet with key executives from both public and private sectors and learn of their experience. A strategic forum for networking. -- Fernando J. Cruz del Bosque

Here you will see the results from the feedback survey: Stats

Here you can watch a video, courtesy of Deutsche Welle: Video

ote: The programme will be regularly updated to reflect the latest status.

List of Participants

Executives from over 260 different organisations attended the Summit. Please see here for a list of businesses and institutions that have already registered. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need more detailed information!


Registration and participation were OPEN TO EVERYONE AND FREE OF CHARGE but required. This was only possible thanks to our Sponsors and Partners.


ProMéxico organised this event in close cooperation with the Business Association for Latin America (Lateinamerika Verein, LAV), the German-Mexican Society (DMG), Germany Trade and Invest (gtai), the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Technology and Investment (COMCE) and the Confederation of Employers of the Mexican Republic (COPARMEX). In addition we have the invaluable support of the Latin America Initiative of the Federation of German Industries (LAI), the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology BMWI, the Mexican Ministries of Economy SE and Foreign Affairs SRE.


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