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MCI and Messe Frankurt to organise G20 Buenos Aires summit

Organises join forces to tackle most important meeting of world leaders
19/12/2017

Pictured: Delegates to a preliminary meeting in Buenos Aires this month

The companies tasked with organising next year’s G20 summit in Argentina have been unveiled.


Messe Frankfurt Argentina and MCI Group will orchestrate the meeting between heads of state and finance ministers, which is being held in Buenos Aires, November 30-December 1, 2018.


The event includes more than 40 preparatory meetings


Indexport Messe Frankfurt S.A., a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt GmbH, together with MCI Group in Argentina (Congresos Internacionales S.A.), were chosen following a rigorous selection process


Fernando Gorbarán, president and CEO of Indexport Messe Frankfurt S.A, said: "We are extremely happy, and fully committed to the responsibility of organizing this event. As host country, Argentina assumes a key role due to the Summit's enormous importance in political, economic, social and security matters. For this reason we decided, for the first time in our history, to form a joint venture with another firm to leverage our capacities, structures and experience, and to give our full support to the Argentine Government in its role as President of the G20."


Mariano Castex, managing director MCI Argentina & Latin America, said: “The Argentine Government has honoured our teams and companies by entrusting us with the organisation of all these events, a very important challenge we look forward in handling with the utmost professionalism”.


The preparatory meetings began this month (December 2017)  and started with the transfer of the G20 Presidency from Germany to Argentina, which took place on November 30th in Buenos Aires. More than 1,500 special guests were present, including President Mauricio Macri.


 


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