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Expo Guadalajara

Avenida Mariano Otero, 1499, Guadalajara 45050, Mexico
52-3-6710055
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Ranked #15 of 111 attractions in Guadalajara
Type: Convention Centers
Description: A massive expo center which holds many of latin America's annual events and conventions.
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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117 reviews 117 reviews
36 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

it is the largest and the best expo, trading, show of latin america. a nice place with all the space you need for a show.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I visited last year the International Book Fair (Feria International del Libro) hosted by Expo Guadalajara and from my point of view is the second best in the world (after Frankfurt). I found many editors and books from other countries that would be very difficult to find in Mexico, and the Cultural activities where beyond my expectations.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

A large, modern convention center, at par with any of the large ones in major cities around the world. Efficient and clean. We visited for the Expo Ferretera (Hardware Show) at the end of August. Several hotels around the CC are convenient to avoid any traffic. Positively impressed.

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New York City, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I had reason to tour the convention center and felt that it was very much on par with many of the centers I have worked in and visited around the country. The building is modern and efficiently run. There is great attention to keeping the public areas and restrooms quite clean and I found that impressive. The building is large... More

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La Paz, Bolivia
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327 reviews 327 reviews
178 attraction reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is such a huge and gigantic place, that very few of the larger events can actually fill it. I attended the 28 FICG, one of the largest international films festivals in the world, with more than 3000 people attending, and still, only a fraction of the space was used. The place can hold several large exhibits at once, plus... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

The revamp of this huge exposition center breathes life into the economy of this city. There are several event here yearly, including the world famous International Book Fair in late November, which is the second largest in the world,after Frankfurt, Germany.

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Santiago, Chile
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78 reviews 78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I just came back from the Feria Internacional de Libro. This is a yearly event in a huge exhibition area. If it's not there, it doesn't exist in Spanish. Chile was the guest of honor this year and participated with a very nice pavilion, lots of books, interesting side activities, talks, etc. Every editorial house is there, from the most... More

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We've been to the Expo several times over the years to attend the FIL, the annual international book fair. This is a great place for the book fair because of its size, facilities and location.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

This is a a little short of 120,000 square meters or 1,200,000 square feet of exhibition area. The areas are also suitable for social, sport and corporate events. With more than 25 years experience they sure know how to organize whatever event, There are plenty of meeting rooms and presentation rooms. There are cafeterias and restaurants scattered all over. Main... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Very new, clean, functional, centrally located. A lot of hotels and restaurants from a walking distance.

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