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Puebla's Historic Center

Located south of Mexico City, Puebla, the capital of the state with same name, has been a strategic point of communication and commerce since its founding in 1531. The city of Puebla offers visitors the benefits of a modern city with good infrastructure, hotels, universities, major manufacturing, together with a unique culture and history that includes five centuries of colonial presence.

In 1987, Puebla´s historic center was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


Puebla has some of the best convention space in Mexico, beginning with the Puebla Convention Center conveniently located at the heart of the Historic Center, with 15,409 square feet of event space, an event hall that accommodates up to 3,500 people, and 6 meeting rooms that can hold 50 to 550 people. The University Cultural Complex has an auditorium with space for up to 3,494 people, flexible meeting halls, and an outdoor esplanade that can accommodate 8,000 to 15,000 people.


Puebla has a great number of hotels perfect for hosting events and accommodating large groups of individuals, such as the Camino Real Puebla Angelopolis with 153 guestrooms, 5 meeting rooms for up to 400 individuals and 7 event spaces for up to 1,000 individuals. The InterContinental Presidente Puebla has 166 guestrooms and an auditorium that holds 240 people and 8 event rooms that accommodate up to 600 people. 


Puebla International Airport has direct flights to Cancun, Monterrey, Tijuana and Houston. Buses carry visitors from the Mexico City airport to Puebla in under two hours. 

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Puebla Largest Meeting Space:
Puebla Convention Center

Selected Puebla Hotels and Event Venues:
University Cultural Complex
XXI Century Puebla Auditorium
Presidente InterContinental Puebla
Puebla Marriott Real
Camino Real Puebla Angelopolis

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Selected Puebla Event Planners and Service Providers:
Multispot DMC

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Puebla at a glance

Supports non-stop flights: Yes
Puebla Destination Profile
Type of Events:
  • - Congress
  • - Convention
  • - Expo/Tradeshow
  • - Incentive Trip
  • - Special Interest Travel
  • - Wedding
  • - Up to 5000
Hotel Rooms:
  • - 1000 or more rooms
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After 38 months of construction since November 2007, Puebla inaugurated its largest convention and exposition center located on a historical site.

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