Organizers announce the event in Irapuato, it will be held in November from the 10th to the 13th
The Expo Agro-Food is a business platform that promotes the Agro Production from Guanajuato and it will be in person and virtual
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In order to promote the primary sector of the State of Guanajuato and maintain the agriculture of the State as a model of productivity and modernity in Mexico, Authorities announced the XXV Edition of the Expo Agro-Alimentaria, it will be held from November 10th to the 13th.
The Governor of Guanajuato, Diego Sinhue Rodriguez Vallejo, noted the importance of strengthening agro-producers through this event that is celebrated since 1996. “This Expo is a platform for businesses and it has promoted and achieved the modernization of agriculture in Guanajuato”, said Rodriguez Vallejo.
In the launching of the event were Jose Francisco Gutierrez Michel, the Secretary of Agro-Foods and Rural Development of Guanajuato; Lilian Ibarra, the Director of the Committee for the Agro-Foods Development of Guanajuato, and representing the Mayor of Irapuato was Luis Gerardo Hernandez, the local Director of Economy and Tourism.
In person and virtual the Expo Agro Food in Guanajuato
Opportunities for all
Thanks to this event, there is a great exchange of experiences and business and innovation opportunities are generated; and Guanajuato is solid among the first five States in Mexico as an exporter of agro-foods, it was informed.
The XXV Expo Agro-Foods Guanajuato is fundamental for the development of agriculture in the State, and because of the pandemic crisis in Mexico and the world, the event will have hygiene protocols to protect the health of visitors.
This year 92% of the area of the Expo will be outdoors, the rest of it will be held in a broad enclosed area without walls to increase ventilation, with 7 meter hallways, it will be mandatory to wear a facemask, face shield, alcohol in gel, temperature monitoring; access will be restricted to children and pregnant women.
Also, physical acces will be allowed only to agro-producers interested in doing business in person; also there will be virtual activities such as conferences and chats.
Strong amid the pandemic
It is programmed that there will be 15 thousand visitors a day at the Expo and another 15 thousand through virtual activities.
The Secretary of Agro-Foods and Rural Development of Guanajuato noted that agriculture activity in Guanajuato has not stopped even amid the crisis caused by the pandemic of Covid 19: “This sector keeps going strong, it is essential because it produces food for Guanajuatenses and it has become an engine of the economy of Guanajuato”, said Gutierrez Michel.
Diego Sinhue Rodriguez Vallejo
The Governor of Guanajuato
Honors to the main characters
The Secretary recognized the activity of producers because they have been the main characters of the growth of the Agro-Foods sector in Guanajuato.
Gutierrez said that this Expo is the most important of its kind in Mexico and Latin America and it is basic in the success of agriculture in Guanajuato.