México Showcase / Official Agenda

April 23 & 26, 2015

TIME 14th Annual México Showcase & Travel 2015
Date: Thursday, April 23,-26 2015

Location: Cancun / Riviera Maya, Mexico
Event 14th Annual México Showcase & Travel 2015 Cancun
All day Meeting planners, guest, speakers & attendees will arrive throughout the day.
Transportation will be provided by Global Incentive Management, Mexico DMC
7:00PM Pick up from host hotels for transfer to Sandos Cancun Hotel for the Welcome dinner and inauguration of the 13th annual Mexico Showcase & Travel Expo:
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
Fiesta Americana Condesa - Cancun
Iberostar Cancun
Paradisus Cancun

Host Hotels
7:30PM to 10PM Inauguration- Dinner for all participants.
14th Annual Mexico Showcase & Travel Expo 2015
Sandos Cancun Hotel
10:00 PM Return transfer to host hotels Sandos Cancun Hotel
Friday, April 24, 2015
8:45 - 10:00 AM Breakfast & Site Inspections at Host Hotels
Each hotel where meeting planners are staying will host a breakfast, Site Inspection.
Up- on check in the hotel will inform you where to meet for the site and presentation of the hotel.
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
Fiesta Americana Condesa - Cancun
Iberostar Cancun
Paradisus Cancun
Host Hotels
10:15 AM Meet in main lobby. Transfer to Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Host Hotels
10:45 AM Arrival at the Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
10:45 - 11:45 PM Site Inspection of the Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
12:00 - 1:00 PM Group Travel Industry Relater Seminar | Suppliers & Planners Welcome
Facilitator: James Feldman CITE, CPIM, CPT, MIP

Subject: Don’t predict your future, invent it

Named one of Incentive Magazine’s top motivators, Jim owns his own performance improvement company Incentive Travelers Cheque International, an agency that creates travel awards and provides group travel for large clients such as Tupperware, Avon, Mary Kay, Xerox, Ford, Pampered Chef, and Creative Memories. Jim provides insightful solutions to current business problems for clients, helping them discover new opportunities using existing resources. Over the years, Jim Feldman has worked with an incredible range of clients: from the U.S. Department of Defense to Verizon, from Toyota to Apple. The firm specializes in consulting to the hospitality, automotive, health and beauty, direct selling, restaurant and fast foods, gaming, and real estate industries. Feldman’s work is collaborative, involving client workforce and assets and the transfer of skills to the assigned personnel. Feldman’s hospitality and gaming background spans coasts and countries. He’s run programs on behalf of the Mexican Tourism Board, the San Juan Convention and Visitors Bureau, Queensland Tourism Board. He has consulted with Aria, Bellagio, Foxwoods, Wynn Las Vegas, Hyatt, Marriott, Ritz Carlton, etc.

Feldman has won every major marketing and promotion award possible for his clients. He was a Trustee of the Incentive Research Foundation and a member of the Incentive Marketing Association, President Emeritus of the Incentive Travel Council, and a member of the Board of Directors. He was actively involved with SITE as the VP of Education and other positions.
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
1:00 - 4:00 PM 14th Annual Mexico Showcase & Travel Expo 2015 - Tradeshow
A variety of Destinations from all over Mexico, airlines, DMCs, Convention bureaus, restaurants, and tour companies, will be exhibiting to showcase their products.

Important: During the trade Show you will have an appointment list. The appointment list will be provided to all planners up on arrival to the event.
All appointments will take 10 minutes each. At the end of your appointment schedule you will have an opportunity to visit with other suppliers that are not assigning to your list.
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
4:15 PM Return transfer to Host Hotels:
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
Fiesta Americana Condesa - Cancun
Iberostar Cancun
Paradisus Cancun
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort
7:30 PM Dinner at Pirate Show Cancun
Enjoy a spectacular battle between Pirates in the Caribbean sea, where the clash of Pirates swords, sliding down between strings, bombing with cannons and exploding the cannons, amazing fireworks and interactive comedy show will make you part of a real life pirate adventure! Sail aboard a replica of the Santa Maria Galleon and enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner buffet, open bar and more! Ahoy to the Jolly Roger Pirate Show in Cancun
Saturday, April 25, 2015
8:30 AM Meet in main lobby for transfer to Gran Coral Beach- Fiesta Americana  
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Breakfast- Site Inspection & Panel Discussion

Trends, developments and issues facing our industry.


Eduardo Chaillo, CMP, CMM, CASE
Global Meetings & Tourism Specialists, LLC

  Eduardo is President and CEO of Global Meetings and Tourism Specialists LLC (his own consultancy company in Northern Virginia) serving as bridge builder between the Mexico-Latin American industry members and the Global Meetings community. Through his company, he has been appointed as Global General Manager for Latin America at Maritz Travel Company, the most important meeting and incentive industry player in the international field.

Chaillo worked for 12 years at the Mexico Tourism Board. His last position there, was as the Executive Director for the Meetings and Incentive Industries in their office in Washington, D.C. He was responsible for developing alliances with all the organizations, associations and players from the meetings and conventions arena as well as to conduct Mexico’s effort towards the Association, Corporate and Destination Weddings markets.

Chaillo was formerly regional director of the Mexico Tourism Board’s (MTB’s) Midwest marketing office in Chicago, leading Mexico’s tourism promotion efforts in 12 Midwest states as well as overseeing North American marketing activities. Previously, Chaillo served as executive director of the Mexico Convention Bureau, leading international initiatives towards this industry.



Eleonora Garcia
Mexico Tourism Board

Brad Ruebel, Principal
Conference Resource Center, LLC

Eric Haase
Smart Meetings Magazine

Casimiro Ramirez
Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancún Resort & Spa

Hudson Barnes
J&S Audio Visual | Mexico

DR. Jorge Bisteni

Fiesta Americana Gran Coral Beach
12:15 PM Pick up and transfer to optional tours  
Sunday, April 26, 2014
  All day Departures - Transfers back to the airport.
As all good things must come to an end planners will need to be in the main lobby 2 1/2 hours before your flight's departure time.
(GIM-DMC Will Coordinate)

Host Hotels
Sunday, April 26 2014 (POST Event Showcase 26-28)
Meet in main lobby for transfer to Host hotels:

Paradisus Riviera
Located in a stunning little bay, Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla is the superior luxury resort in the Riviera Maya, combining a prestigious Caribbean setting with world-class facilities, including Royal Service, the ultimate in spa treatments, a relaxed ambience, and flexible meeting spaces with state-of-the-art equipment. This elegant resort has a Mayan ecological feeling, and an oceanfront location surrounded by a lush tropical mangrove preserve and with views of Cozumel Island. Take your senses on a culinary tour through eleven remarkable restaurants serving delicious cuisine from all around the world and ten bars serving unlimited international Premium brand drinks. Enjoy life-enriching experiences such as tango dance classes, sushi-making, and sensorial experiences.


Hard Rock Riviera Maya:
This is the 1,264-room Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. And this is where luxury meets satisfaction on a stage of stunning tropical views, a private white sand beach , and exclusive saltwater snorkeling areas. It’s all capped off with an inviting traditional design, legendary Hard Rock hospitality, and undeniable excess at every turn.

Paradisus Riviera
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya
6:45 PM Dinner presentation-Site Inspection

Meet in the hotel lobby
Host Hotels
Monday, April 27 2015
All Day At Leisure Host Hotels
Tuesday, April 28 2015
All Day Transportation to airport hosted by GIMDMC.COM a departure notice will be delivered to your room with all detailed information.
Have a Safe Travel back!!!
Host Hotels