Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico - The annual conference of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) is held in a different city each year. This year, it was held from October 18-21 in Villahermosa, Tabasco. Founded in 1564 the city now has 855,678 residents and is the center of Mexico's petroleum industry and is also known for its chocolate factories.
AMPI members from all over the country come together every year to hold their Annual General Meeting, attend social events and education sessions, elect new National Advisory Board members and determine the location of the Conference for the following year.
This year, 10 new National Advisory Board members were elected. They represent a cross section of the Republic. The new AMPI National president for 2018 is Alejandro Kuri, and Pablo Vazquez from Zamora, Michoacan is AMPI's new Executive Vice President and will be the President of AMPI in 2019.
During his report on CCIE, (AMPI's Training and Statistics Section) newly appointed Director, Sergio Dueñas said, "Continuous education is the most important part of our profession along with experience. Our CCIE has great plans this coming year, to obtain better real estate market data for our members and to expand our International real estate training to those members that work in the restricted areas of Mexico, along the coasts and borders. CCIE also plans to offer more training throughout Mexico."
AMPI's 2018 Conference will be held in the city Oaxaca, Oaxaca.About the author: Mercy Duenas is a member of AMPI Guadalajara. In addition to her work at Trilenium Realty and her AMPI activities she is active in the Junior League of Guadalajara. For further information contact her at mercytrilenium(at)gmail.com.