Healthcare Technology, Policy and Trade Mission to Mexico City

Build your business in Mexico by joining a world-class delegation of U.S. Healthcare technology firms led by a senior Department of Commerce official. As a U.S. Trade Mission Delegate you will obtain first-hand information on market opportunities and establish pivotal business relationships in Mexico. The mission will enable you to:

  • Meet with Mexican policy makers and regulators
  • Network with industry thought-leaders and decision-makers
  • Visit some of Mexico's top healthcare institutions


May 14th and 15th, 2012


Mexico is one of the world's largest and fastest growing Medical Technology markets with an emerging IT Healthcare sector. Advances in regulatory reform along with hospital facility upgrades are making this an even more attractive market for U.S. firms. High technology equipment and devices, along with solutions for greater automation, control, and supervision of operations, medical supplies, and billing are in high demand.


Best prospects include:

  • automation hardware and software
  • electronic health records
  • imaging data transfer and storage
  • specialty medical instruments
  • diagnostic medical equipment
  • real-time data access through websites and mobile devices

Our team of seasoned professionals will help you meet face-to-face with key industry and healthcare officials so that you can develop the necessary personal relationships to be successful in the Mexican market. You may also opt for one-on-one appointments with potential partners, representatives or buyers, pre-screened by U.S. Commercial Service local trade professionals for an additional cost.

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Application deadlines and fees

Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and conclude no later than March 9, 2012. Applications received after that date will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. After a company has been selected to participate in the mission, a payment to the U.S. Department of Commerce in the form of a participation fee is required. The participation fee will be $755 for small and medium sized firms (SME) and $805 for large firms. The fee for each additional firm representative (large firm or SME) is $300. Expenses for air travel, lodging, meals and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant, although the U.S. Commercial Service can assist in obtaining favorable hotel rates. Additional fees for the optional Gold Key service are: $885 for 1 day of meetings for SMEs ($535 for a second day) and $2,300 for one day of meetings for large firms ($1,000 for a second day).


Mr. Everett Wakai
Commercial Officer
U.S. Commercial Service Mexico – Mexico City
Tel: (011-52-55) 5140-2603

Ms. Alicia Herrera
Commercial Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service Mexico – Mexico City
Tel: (011-52-55) 5140-2629

Ms. Teresa Verthein
Commercial Assistant
U.S. Commercial Service Mexico – Mexico City
Tel: (011-52-55) 5140-2652