November 19, 2008 00:30 ET

President of INA, Mexican Association of Automotive Parts Manufacturers, to Keynote Mexico Conference on December 4

Conference and Speakers to Discuss the Effects of Post-Election NAFTA and Provide Updates and Insights on Doing Business in the Mexican Automotive Industry

TROY, MI--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) -, a unique marketplace for intelligence and resources for the global auto industry, today announced Mr. Agustin Rios, Executive President of INA, will keynote the Mexico Conference. INA is the Mexican Association of Automotive Parts Manufacturers. The Conference will take place in Troy, Michigan (USA) and will also be viewable via live webcast via the Internet around the world.

"Mexico has the distinction of being in a very select group of markets where domestic light vehicle sales exceed 1 million units. Because of its size, stability and the number of vehicle brands, Mexico is a must for any global automotive firm," said Evaristo Garcia, President for JATO Dynamics Inc.

On December 4th, will host "Mexico Prospering: What You Need to Know!" a full-day conference addressing critical issues for auto suppliers doing business, or seeking to do business in Mexico. Industry experts from the INA, Baker & McKenzie, JATO Dynamics, Kelly Services, CEVA Logistics, Ernst & Young, Butzel Long, Nunez Enterprises, Intellectual Capital Group, as well as the Consul of Mexico will provide key insights and solutions on doing business in Mexico. Topics will include:

--  Intellectual Property Protection in Mexico
--  Human Capital Challenges in Mexico
--  Supplier Selection and Sourcing in Mexico
--  Automotive Market trends
--  Tax Planning for your Mexican Operations
--  Legal Challenges in Mexico
--  Cultural and Business Insights for Mexico

As OEMs have transcended national borders, demands on suppliers have become equally global, creating steeper learning curves and driving the need for global perspective and shorter -- and smarter -- decision cycles.

On June 26, 2008, held its 100th event, and its first Conference to be broadcast via the Internet. Its India Conference on September 25 and its Russia Conference on October 30 drew attendees from 15 countries, in addition to attendees from 10 different U.S. states. events have received "excellent" or "very good" ratings from 94 percent of more than 3,500 executives who have attended the events.

For a complete list of Conferences and Webinars (online seminars), please visit

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