Michoacan
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Michoacan's monarch butterly. © Michoacan's CVB

Michoacan was one of the first states created by New Spain. It was once inhabited primarily by the Aztec’s powerful rivals, the Purepecha people whose art, crafts and cuisine still infuse the culture this beautiful state.

 

Today, Michoacan is one of Mexico’s biggest agricultural producers. With vast (though diminishing) pine forests that are the winter home to the Monarch butterflies that arrive here from Canada each fall, majestic rivers and lakes that provide  the central part of the state with fresh fish, there´s lots to see and experience in Michoacan.

 

Lovely weather and colonial heritage make Michoacan´s capital city, Morelia,  a great location for any event. The nearby gem of a colonial town, Patzcuaro set on Lake Patzcuaro is a must to visit and a perfect setting for pre or post-event activities.

 

The Convention and Exposition Center of Morelia has 9 event spaces that can accommodate 10 to 1,600 people and 15,239 square feet of exposition space. The Hotel Fiesta Inn is inside the Convention center and has  253 guestrooms. Also in Morelia, the Events and Conventions Cantabria has 5 event halls that can accommodate up to 1,139 individuals, and the Real Events and Conventions Center has 1,371 square feet of event space that can accommodate up to 500 individuals. The Villa San Jose Hotel and Suites in Morelia offers 43 luxury guestrooms, a picturesque garden and pool area, as well as event space for up to 200 people. The city of Morelia has a total of 3,000 guestrooms spread across the city.

 

Morelia International Airport has direct flights to and from Mexico City, Houston and Los Angeles.

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Michoacan Largest Meeting Space:
Convention and Exposition Center of Morelia (CECONEXPO)

Selected Michoacan Hotels and Event Venues:
Events and Conventions Cantabria
Villa San Jose Hotel & Suites
Holiday Inn Morelia
Hotel Mansion Iturbide, Patzcuaro
Howard Johnson Calle Real Morelia

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Michoacan at a glance
State:
Michoacan
Population:
771,401
Industries:
Commerce, tourism, manufacturing, production of chemical, plastic, candy, flour, electric generators, water bottles, soda bottles, and paper goods.
Country Code:
52
City Code:
443

Supports non-stop flights: Yes
Supports non-stop flights: No
Michoacan Destination Profile
Type of Events:
  • - Congress
  • - Convention
  • - Expo/Tradeshow
  • - Incentive Trip
  • - Special Interest Travel
  • - Wedding
Capacity:
  • - Up to 2000
Hotel Rooms:
  • - 5000 or more rooms
Michoacan Resources
Michoacan's CVB: BRIEF FOR THE PRESS
Michoacan's Convention Bureau invites you to get to know the beautiful state of Michoacan and how the CVB will support your event.
Travel Budgets Set to Increase According to Visa Global Travel Intentions Study 2013
United States ranks as top destination for global travelers followed by the United Kingdom, France and China
Meetings and Conventions Industry Continues Booming in Mexico
G20 Summit, B20 Summit, T20 Summit among high caliber international meetings held in Mexico in 2012
Significant Growth Across Mexico's Tourism Industry
Mexico's Report on Tourism Indicates Robust Growth from Public and Private Sector
Michoacán’s Meetings Infrastructure Highlighted
Michoacán Convention’s Bureau organizes a fam trip for associations and business organizations.
The International Cultural Tourism Fair Concludes in Morelia, Mexico
According to statistics, cultural tourism grows by 15% each year in Mexico
New Direct Flight between Dallas and Morelia
American Eagle Airlines announces new daily flight between Morelia and Dallas/Fort Worth.

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