Known as the City of Seven Neighborhoods, San Luis Potosi is located in central Mexico and is roughly equidistant from Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey. Founded in 1592, the city is distinguished by its stunning, baroque architecture. The capital city of the state of San Luis Potosi is Mexico’s 10th largest in size, with a metropolitan population of roughly 1,000,000.
San Luis Potosi has some 3,259 hotel rooms with ratings between 3 and 5 stars. It has two 2 convention centers, and an arena that can hold up to 10,000 people. The largest convention center, the San Luis Potosi Convention Center, was inaugurated in 2009. It has 29,000 square feet of event space. San Luis Potosi also has wide range of historic venues for event, including art centers, museums, university auditoriums and theaters.
The city and state offer exciting opportunities as pre and post-event activities. These include visits to well preserved traditional villages, eco-tourism activities (hiking, camping, climbing, rappelling, swimming in lagoons) and interesting art museums. In recent years, San Luis Potosi has been the site of several major cinematographic productions, selected for the variety and beauty of its landscapes, unique architecture and authentic colonial traditions.
The San Luis Potosi international airport, Ponciana Arriaga Airport, is located 18 miles north of the city. It has 8 daily national flights and 3 daily flights to international destinations, including Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston.
San Luis Potosi Convention Center
Selected San Luis Potosi Hotels and Event Venues:
The Potosino Convention Center
The Westin San Luis Potosi
Holiday Inn San Luis Potosi Quijote
Camino Real San Luis Potosi
Courtyard Marriott San Luis Potosi
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