Airports and Aviation Security | Mission to Mexico

7-11 November 2016 | Mexico City

The Department for International Trade in Mexico (DIT Mexico) –in partnership with DIT DSO and ADS– will organise an airports security/aviation security visit and display of a dedicated showroom in Mexico City that offers a unique opportunity for UK companies with experience on airport security/aviation security to demonstrate and present their capabilities to key Mexican stakeholders and decision-makers –featuring those involved in the new Mexico City International Airport—and relevant Federal and State level Authorities with critical national infrastructure protection responsibilities.

Deadline For Application: 15th October 2016


· Officially announced in September 2014, the new Mexico City International Airport represents the largest infrastructure project in the country, worth  $3 billion USD. On 8 July 2015, the Mexican government announced the launch of 21 tender packages for the new airport with an estimated net cost of USD $6 billion.
· Current and future tenders include: Main infrastructure works, which started in early 2016, such as tenders for the supervision of construction works, runway works, construction of the main terminal building and control tower as well as a “security package” divided in 3 main stages, pre tender (RFI) planned release date January 2017.

Who should attend?

UK companies with experience in Airports/Aviation Security-related areas.

Five-Day Mission Programme

Monday, November 7th
• Welcome breakfast and briefing session
• Presentations by New Mexico City Airport Group (Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de México, GACM), Parsons, NACO/Grupo Tasana/Sacmag, Arup and Fernando Romero/Foster +Partners (In partnership with Airports/Infrastructure Mission)
Tuesday, November 8th
Airport security/aviation security Showroom and short workshops with visits from:
• GACM, Parsons, NACO, Grupo Tasana/Sacmag, Arup, Fernando Romero/Foster & Partners
• Federal Police
• Federal Protection Service
• Transport and Communications Ministry (SCT)
• Other relevant airports groups such as OMA, GAP
• Mexican Space Agency
• Possible local agents/strategic partners
• Mexico City Police
• Mexican Treasury (SHCP)
• Mexican Customs
• President’s Office (Science & Technology Coordination)
Wednesday, November 9th
Airport security/aviation security Showroom and short workshops with visits from:
• Mexican Construction companies participating in the bid for the construction of the terminal
• Airlines
• Airports Operator (ASA)
• SENEAM (Air Navigation Authority)
• Various State Police Forces
• Attorney General’s Office
• PEMEX (State owned oil & gas company), CFE (Energy Commission)
Thursday, November 10th
• Participation in the 2nd Annual Latin America Airport Expansion Summit; possible speaking panel on airport security/aviation security for the UK delegation
• Networking reception at the summit ( In partnership with Airports/Infrastructure Mission) or Visit to CanCun Airport (Best run airport in Mexico and LatAm) for presentations on UK airports security/aviation security capabilities
Friday, November 11th
• Continue participation in Airports Summit
• Wash-up session/End of mission ( In partnership with Airports/Infrastructure Mission) Or Visit to CanCun Airport (Best run airport in Mexico and LatAm) for presentations on UK airports security/aviation security capabilities

Benefits of participation

• Hear first-hand about future airport security opportunities in the market.
• Opportunity to present and demonstrate (security showroom) your products and services directly to key decision-making organisations.
• British Embassy in Mexico will provide relevant support letters to UK companies for temporary import of demo kit and liaison with Mexican customs.
• Enhance or start to build your personal relationship with key decision-makers, potential local partners/distributors and fully understand their needs.
• Specially negotiated travel and accommodation package.
• Participation in a UK airports panel at one of the largest airports summits in Latin America.

For more details, please download the flyer.