Business Leadership Forums

Developing a collaborative partnership between the US and Mexican private sector

Presenting Sponsor

The first Business Leadership Forum

for Texas and Mexico is scheduled for Tuesday, April 13th, 2021, and will be initially centered around 4 key sectors.

AGENDA

10:00 am

11:00 am - 11:50 am

INAUGURAL SESSION

Government Officials and Private Sector Leaders will offer framing remarks on the Texas-Mexico relationship:

Speakers:

– Fernando Sepúlveda Chairman, AEM USA

– Carlos Salazar
Chairman, CCE

– G. Brint Ryan
Chairman of TAB

Dialogue and closing remarks

Government:

– Ruth R. Hughs
Secretary of State of Texas

– Tatiana Clouthier
Minister of Economy of Mexico (IA)

– Marcelo Ebrard
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico (IA)

– Gregg Abbott
Governor of Texas (IA)

Parallel Public Session

Parallel to the closed sectoral sessions, a public session with high-level government officials from Texas and Mexico will be held for all general members from TAB, CCE and AEM.

– George P. Bush
Texas Land Comissioner

– Pedro Romero Torres Torrija
Responsible of the Border’s Stimulus Programs from the
Government of Mexico

10:45 am - 10:55 am

11:00 am - 11:50 am

SIMULTANEOUS PRIVATE SECTORIAL SESSIONS

Private Sector Leaders will explain the Leadership mechanism to business members participating in sectorial sessions.

– Dennis Nixon
Chairman of IBC presentation

– Odracir Barquera
General Director for Planning of CCE

– Fernando Sepulveda
Chairman of AEM

PRIVATE SECTORIAL SESSIONS

  • Welcome remarks and group objectives
  • Issues and action items
  • Working group discussion
  • Conclusion and next steps

10:00 am

INAUGURAL SESSION

Government Officials and Private Sector Leaders will offer framing remarks on the Texas-Mexico relationship:

Speakers:

Fernando Sepúlveda, Chairman, AEM USA
Carlos Salazar, Chairman, CCE G. Brint Ryan, Chairman of TAB
Dialogue and closing remarks

Government:

Ruth Hughes, Secretary of State of Texas (IA) Tatiana Clouthier, Minister of Economy of Mexico (IA) Marcelo Ebrard, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico (IA) Gregg Abbott, Governor of Texas (IA)

10:45 am - 10:55 am

SIMULTANEOUS PRIVATE SECTORIAL SESSIONS

Private Sector Leaders will explain the Leadership mechanism to business members participating in sectorial sessions.
  • Dennis Nixon, Chairman of IBC presentation
  • Odracir Barquera, General Director for Planning of CCE
  • Fernando Sepulveda, Chairman of AEM

11:00 am - 11:50 am

Parallel Public Session

Parallel to the closed sectoral sessions, a public session with high-level government officials from Texas and Mexico will be held for all general members from TAB, CCE and AEM.
  • George P. Bush Texas Land Comissioner
  • Pedro Romero Torres Torrija, Responsible of the Border’s Stimulus Programs from the
    Government of Mexico

11:00 am - 11:50 am

PRIVATE SECTORIAL SESSIONS

  • Welcome remarks and group objectives
  • Issues and action items
  • Working group discussion
  • Conclusion and next steps

Closing Ceremony

11:50 am - 12:00 pm

Closing Remarks

9:45 am

10:00 am

10:35 am

11:05 am

11:40 am

Registration

(Participants will log into BlueJeans/Zoom platform and will remain in the virtual waiting area until MC TBD officially kicks off the event).

Opening ceremony

Speakers:

Fernando Sepúlveda, Chairman, AEM USA
Carlos Salazar, Chairman, CCE
Becky Redman, Chairman, IBC Bank

Government:

Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas/ Ruth R. Hughs, Texas Secretary of State Marcelo Ebrard, Secretary of Foreign Relations/ Graciela Márquez, Secretary of Economy

Keynote session #1

Keynote session #2

Keynote Session #3

Keynote Session #4

10:00 am

Bi-National Industry Working Groups

1. Energy

Hunt Oil

ExxonMobil

Valero

Western Refining

Dow

BP

PetroBal

Grupo Alfa

Orbia (Mexichem)

Minera Autlan

Special guests:
Christi Craddick, Texas Railroad Commission
2. Investment / Supply

Texas Instruments

National Instruments

Samsung

Peterbilt

Raytheon

Rassini

Xignux

Bimbo

Cemex

Gruma

Special guests:
Moisés Kalach, Grupo Kaltex
3. Tourism

Travel Texas, Office of the Governor Economic Development and Tourism.

Texas State Agency Tourism Council

Aimbridge Hospitality

Braulio Arsuaga, Grupo Presidente

Miguel Quintana Pali, Grupo Xcaret

José Carlos Azcárraga Andrade, Grupo Posadas

Special guests:
Miguel Torruco, Secretary of Tourism
4. Border Issues

Contact Us

Asociación de
Empresarios Mexicanos

8930 Wurzbach Rd. Suite 100 San Antonio, TX 78240

Consejo Cordinador Empresarial

Sócrates 124, Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX, CP 11540

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