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2014 MEXICO 2014
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

(see also: 2013 - 2012 - 2010 - 2009)

February 27-March 1, 2014  Expo Cafe & Gourmet
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Expo Café & Gourmet is the perfect platform to promote specialized food and coffee; the visitors are professionals from the hospitality industry and retail. (also: )

March 13-16, 2014  Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food festival 2014
Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Cancun and the Riviera Maya are host of this celebration, a region surrounded by the preciousness of nature and the mysticism of the Mayans. Right here, where once a great civilization bloomed, we honor the flavors and Chefs of the Americas. Wine and Spirits Testing Seminars, Celebrity Chefs Cooking Demos and VIP Yatch for Celebrities. After Dark Cancun Parties where cocktails and amusement come together for the Mixology Performances. Gourmet Tasting Village, where the best restaurants and gourmet foods, wines, spirits and entertainment will be showcased.


May 19-21, 2014  3rd Annual Mesamérica - Mexico City, Mexico
Master culinary icons from around the globe come together in Mexico City for the 3rd annual Mesamérica Congress.  The 2014 theme will be Street Food.  The three day affair provides a venue were culinary powerhouses can share their passion for the profession through cooking demonstrations and activities, gastronomy seminars and passionate speeches.  Mesamérica is one of the few events in the world that unites these highly respected individuals who are building the history of contemporary cuisine.

July 29-Aug 1, 2014  Confitexpo 2014 - Guadalajara, Mexico
Confectionery trade show.

September 3-5, 2014  Latin American Food Show 2014
Cancun, Mexico
LAFS is one of the most important food and beverage exhibits in Latin America.

September 4-6, 2014  Chocolate Salon - Mexico City, Mexico
Exhibition dedicated to promoting a culture of Chocolate, identity and market trends.

September 4-6, 2014  Expo Café - Mexico City, Mexico
Coffee Expo.  In addition to the exhibition area offers courses, workshops, conferences and tasting.

September 4-6, 2014  Agave Fest - Mexico City, Mexico
Exhibition dedicated to promoting products Agave: Knowing the types of agave, Appellations of Origin, Myths and Realities, processing, beverages and products made from Agave.  Promote the producers of Tequila, Mezcal, Sotol, Bacanora, Raicilla, Pulque and Agave based products.

September 4-6, 2014  Beer Expo Mexico - Mexico City, Mexico
Beer In Mexico Expo, input suppliers to find the microbrewery industry, producers and importers of microbrews, industrial and home. Visitors can enjoy more than 100 styles of beer.

September 4-6, 2014  Gourmet Show 2014
Mexico City, Mexico
A specialized exhibition, which promotes good eating in Mexico, bringing together all actors involved with food, drinks and accessories. Essential ingredients for gourmet cooking.


December 23-24, 2014  'Noche de Rábanos' (Radishes Night)
Oaxaca, Mexico
A tradition that dates back to colonial times, a great exhibition of figures made of radishes is put on display. Figures of animals, humans, saints, and other characters are made using this vegetable only, and the artists are rewarded for their ingenuity and skill. (On Oaxaca website click Cultural Attractions on left, then Festivities in center of page, then on right side at bottom click Noche De Rabanos).


2013 MEXICO 2013
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

these events waiting for new dates

May 16-17, 2013  PMA Fresh Connections Mexico
Guadalajara, Mexico
Join leaders from throughout the Mexican fresh produce and floral supply chains – growers, packer, logistics suppliers, wholesalers and retailers at the Produce Marketing Association industry event.

June 4-6, 2013  Alimentaria Mexico
Centro Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico
International Food, Beverage And Equipment Exhibition.  Alimentaria Mexico is the only one in the country which has succeeded in including all food, beverage and equipment sectors. In addition to its drawing power, this has enabled it to establish a position as the most important event in Mexico and undisputed focal point for Central America. Attendance: 11,000.

June 12-14, 2013  ExpHotel 2013 - Cancun, Mexico
The Most Recognized Event in Mexico and the Caribbean for the Hospitality Industry.  Cancun 2013 Exphotel invites you to be part of the 17 years of the event for the Hospitality Industry, where in addition to business opportunities, find a program for business meeting, seminars and workshops by leading experts in the field, competitions high prestige chefs and the Festival of Cheese, Bread and Wine in the Caribbean.

June 26-28, 2013  Expo Restaurantes - Mexico City, Mexico
Considered to be the best event dedicated to the Restaurants and Food Industries in Latin America.

July 10-14, 2013  Capella Pedregal Food & Wine Festival
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Relish four days of epicurean adventure and relaxed elegance. Join us as we explore the pleasures of food and wine with internationally recognized chefs and master sommeliers. Intimate in nature, this exclusive event is limited to 120 participants. Offering four days of meaningful interaction with a select group of master chefs best known for their inventive, seasonal cuisine.

August 26-29, 2013  Abastur (Restaurant & Hotel Show)
Mexico City, Mexico
Largest restaurant & hotel show in Mexico.

October 17-20, 2013  Holbox Gastronomic Festival
Holbox, Mexico
The small island of Holbox, a Mexican paradise unspoiled by tourism, will be hosting its first Gastronomic Festival. Considered the Mexican Caribbean’s capital of cuisine, Holbox features some of the finest restaurants along the coast with diversified culinary options from Mexican to International fare.

November 1-3, 2013  San Felipe Shrimp Festival 2013
San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico
The festival is generally held the weekend after the US elections but before the Baja 1000 racers come to town to practice.

November 14-23, 2013  XIX Festival Gourmet International
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
A tradition promoting the great and innovative gastronomy in this extraordinary World Resort. Not competition, but a special emphasis on a friendly and creative exchange between grand masters of the art of cooking and young talents from all over the world is the reason of this gathering together.

November 24, 2013  5th Annual Taste of Playa
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Taste of Playa, a premier international event, will be held at Parque Fundadores, between “La Quinta Avenida” and the beach in Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico.  Taste of Playa offers locals and visitors a unique opportunity to explore a wide variety of contemporary and traditional Mexican cuisine samples, created within the region.  Distinctive restaurants from Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya will prepare and present their gastronomic tastes.  Taste of Playa is a community-oriented culinary event that is open to the public and relies on partners and sponsors for financial support.

December 1 , 2013  8th Annual Sabor a Cabo (Flavors of Cabo) Food & Wine Festival
Los Cabos, Mexico
The event will feature three international, Michelin-awarded chefs accompanied by some of the best local chefs of Los Cabos, live entertainment and much more. Additionally, food will be paired with exquisite wines from the Valley of Guadalupe region in the northern state of Baja California, many times referred as the "Napa Valley of Mexico".

2012 MEXICO 2012
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos

these events waiting for new dates

March 19-25, 2012  2nd World Conference on Organic Beekeeping
Chiapas, Mexico
The aim of this event is to exchange field and scientific experiences on organic beekeeping, to achieve through it the production of quality honey with strong impacts on the environment and society. The conference will be preceded by many courses, and followed by field tours.

March 22-24, 2012  Food & Wine Festival
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Enjoy the cuisine of Mexico from those that know it best while equally savoring one of the world’s most breathtaking destinations. Cooking demonstrations, wine and spirits tastings, and evening Grand Tastings celebrations are all part of the fun.

October 17-19, 2012  FIGAP/VIV América Latina 2012
Guadalajara, Mexico
After 2 editions of VIV Mexico in 2010 and 2012 in Guadalajara, Mexico we have decided not to continue with this trade exhibition in 2014. Though Mexico has a lot of potential for an international quality trade show in the animal husbandry industry, we cannot mobilize sufficient support of the relevant stakeholders in the Mexican industry despite considerable investments.  We have terminated our cooperation with our local partner Comedepro, organizers of the feed exhibition FIGAP.


2010 MEXICO 2010
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals

waiting for new dates

January 14-18, 2010  Cabo Wine and Food Festival 2010
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
A variety of culinary events, including winemaker dinners, a private chef’s table, tastings of Mexico’s celebrated wines and spirits and cooking classes by award-winning chefs. Los Cabos, Mexico at Pueblo Bonito’s award winning beachfront resorts and spas.

April 20-23, 2010  III Global Feed & Food Congress
Cancun, Mexico
The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) and the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) are jointly hosting the feed industry's most significant event for 2010.

October 20-22, 2010  International Cucurbits Congress
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
This event has a comprehensive conference program on the latest production and marketing techniques for both open field and greenhouse operations and a pool of exhibitors represented by the most relevant ag inputs suppliers in Mexico. The event is visited by growers, exporters, consultants, researchers and other industry members from Mexico and other growing regions in Central America, South America, North America, Spain and Israel.


2009 MEXICO 2009
waiting for new dates

July 6-10, 2009  Mexico City Nightclub & Bar 2009 Show
Mexico City, Mexico
Convention and Trade Show.



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