USMCOCMA - Supporting trade between the US and Mexico
We provide our members with effective tools, resources, and key insights to promote and strengthen opportunities between the US and Mexico. From trade to investment, our organization offers opportunities to improve communication, cooperation, and understanding through our partnerships in both the private and public sectors of the United States and Mexico.
News & Events
Mark Your Calendar!
Tuesday, December 11: Breakfast Series Session on USMCA and Other Pending Trade Issues, 8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
MB Financial Bank, 6111 North River Road, Rosemont (announcement to come)
USMCOC Observers Report Now Available
The United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce had the opportunity to serve as an official observer of the July 1, 2018, Mexico presidential election. The Observers Mission consisted of members of the board of directors and senior staff of the Chamber, who were certified by the Mexican National Electoral Institute. The Mission points out that "Mexico is now recognized internationally as having a national electoral process that is a comprehensive structure, reliable and fair."
The Observers Mission has released an interesting preliminary report on the election process; you can read the report here.
Engis Corporation Wins 2018 Illinois Governor's Export Award
Congratulations to USMCOCMA member Engis Corporation on being named 2018 Exporter of the Year by the Illinois Department of Commerce. Engis Corporation's mission is to help companies improve productivity and profitability by bringing the advantages of Superabrasives (Diamond) to industries around the world.
Engis is headquartered in Wheeling, Illinois.
United Announces New Daily Mexico Flights
USMCOCMA member United has announced it will begin offering daily nonstop flights from Chicago to León/Guanajuato on October 28.
This will be a boon to those who travel to the area for business.
About the Chamber
In 1973, United States President Richard M. Nixon and Luis Echeverría, President of Mexico, came together and discussed the need for an independent entity to examine cross-border policy-making processes. As a result of these conversations, the Chamber was formed with David Rockefeller appointed president of the advisory board.
The organization has since served as the leading binational business organization building mutual profitable trade and investment relationships between the United States and Mexico.
Today, the chamber is led by Al Zapanta, CEO & President. The Mid-America Chapter, one of 18 bi-national chapters, operates under the leadership of Ralph Biedermann, Executive Director, and an Advisory Board.
The only binational Chamber of COmmerce
The US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce has locations in both the US and Mexico. Offices are located in all the diverse economies and industries of the US and Mexico.
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY