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Aguascalientes Museum © CPTM/ Foto: Ricardo Espinosa (reo)


IThe city of Aguascalientes is in central Mexico and is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes. It is a colonial city with excellent roads and infrastructure, historical and cultural sites, and perfect weather.


Aguascalientes' economy is built around industry, particularly car manufacturing and textiles. Hundreds of internationals come to Aguascalientes each year to take jobs with companies such as Texas Instruments and Nissan. A significant number of Japanese people live and work in Aguascalientes.


Aguascalientes has 12 venues for all types of events, including the Expo Aguascalienties with 28,346 square feet of exposition space and 13,123 square feet of convention space. The Fiesta Americana Aguascalientes luxury hotel has 192 guestrooms and 4 meetings rooms that accommodate up to 250 people. The Gran Hotel Alameda is a five-star hotel with 48 suites and outdoor and indoor event space for up to 1,500 people.


The International Airport of Aguascalientes has direct flights to Mexico City, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Houston.

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Aguascalientes at a glance
Agriculture, manufacturing
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Supports non-stop flights: Yes
Aguascalientes Destination Profile
Type of Events:
  • - Congress
  • - Convention
  • - Expo/Tradeshow
  • - Up to 2000
Hotel Rooms:
  • - 200-499 rooms
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