The Mexico Aerospace Fair, an event organized by the Ministry of National Defense through the Mexican Air Force, began in 2015 as an initiative to promote Mexico in Economic Development in the national aeronautical sector, giving the direction of the project to the Organizing Committee; Responsible for the planning, organization and materialization of the event.
Its mission is to establish in Mexico an International Aerospace Fair, sustainable, with prestige and leadership, that generates attraction of Foreign Direct Investment, jobs in the national aeronautical community, that promotes the aerospace industry of Mexico, civil and military aviation, technology and defense products, with headquarters at Military Air Base No. 1 (Santa Lucía, Edo. Mex.).
In its first edition (FAMEX-2015) the main 240 aeronautical companies in the world from 16 countries participated, 32 aircraft on display, 3,500 business meetings, with an attendance of around 32,000 visitors from the sector, becoming the main aeronautical event in Mexico. .
In its Second Edition (FAMEX-2017), 505 aeronautical companies from around the world from 35 countries participated, 48 aircraft on display, 4,600 business meetings, with an attendance of around 45,000 visitors from the sector; becoming the second most important fair in Latin America.
In its third edition (FAMEX-2019) 635 leading companies in the aerospace sector from 39 countries participated, 61 aircraft on display, 5,800 business meetings, an attendance of 52,000 specialized visitors from the sector, becoming the most important Fair in Latin America, having had Canada as a Partner Country.
FAMEX is a unique event in the world, because it is organized by the Mexican Armed Forces and has activities that make it unique such as: the Foreign Investment Seminar, Aerospace Education Forum, Technical Conferences, Aerospace Summit, Migration to the Aeronautical Industry , Air Safety Meeting, Business Meeting of the Aeronautical Industry of Mexico, Summit of Rectors and Congress of Women Leaders of Society and the Aerospace Sector, B2B meetings, as well as aircraft demonstration flights and static displays.