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Forging Links: How the Consulate of Mexico Can Help Your Company Expand Trade in Mexico

  • Friday, January 28, 2022
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Port KC, 110 Berkley Plaza, Kansas City MO 64120


  • If Corporate or NonProfit/Academic members are registering more than one person from their organization for this event, they may register these persons as "Guests" at the same time they are entering their registration.
  • Non-members may register other non-members for this event as "Guests" at the same time they are entering their own event registration.

This event is being postponed until July 29th due to the rise in Covid-19 cases. If you have registered already, our staff will contact you individually. Thank you for understanding.

The ITC is pleased to host Head Consul of Mexico, Alfonso Navarro-Bernachi at the January Fourth Friday Breakfast. The Mexican Consulate helps companies find partners in foreign countries and promote business and cultural exchanges.  Please join us for the January 4th Friday Breakfast to discover what consuls general can do for you and your business.

Head Consul
Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, MO

He is a career member of the Mexican Foreign Service since 1993. He was promoted to the rank of Minister in November 2015.

On June 20, 2016, he assumed the position of Head Consul of the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, Missouri, serving the states of Kansas, Missouri and the western half of Oklahoma.

He obtained a Major in Communication at Mexico City’s Universidad Iberoamericana and a Master Degree in Diplomatic Studies awarded by the Diplomatic Academy (Instituto Matías Romero) of the Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Relations.

He has served as Deputy Director General for Consular Protection of Mexicans Abroad at the Secretariat of Foreign Relations in Mexico City (2011-2016), as well as Deputy Consul General in Phoenix, Arizona (2006-2011) and as Consul for Legal and Border Affairs at the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego, California (2001-2006). He was in charge of the Consular Section at the Mexican Embassy to Ecuador, where he also served as Press Attaché (1995-2001).

Minister Navarro-Bernachi has taken part in various official commissions in Canada, Spain, El Salvador, Honduras and the Pacific Alliance related to Consular Protection matters, and also in organizations such as the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM), and the “Global Consular Forum”.

Additionally, he has participated in specialized courses on e-Diplomacy, Human Trafficking (International Organization for Migration, IOM), and Dispute Resolution Systems (Singapore Mediation Centre).

Join us for a light breakfast and in-person networking.

Note: The location is subject to change depending on the situation with the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch the website for updates.

Free parking is available on the street.

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You will be required to agree to a release statement before registering for the event, and a symptom checklist will be required prior to entry.

ITCGKC COVID-19 Requirements and Release

Enhanced Safety and Health Measures:
Attendance at or participation in ITCGKC’s in-person events is subject to the release below as well as compliance with ITCGKC and the event facilities’ policies and procedures to implement current CDC and applicable state’s recommendations, which includes, but are not limited to, wearing a mask, physical distancing, retreating immediately if feeling unwell or showing certain symptoms. 

I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless ITCGKC and its affiliates, including their respective contractors, officers, directors, agents, and/or representatives, from any claim or cause of action, including all liabilities, penalties, losses, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind, arising out of or relating to exposure to COVID-19. I agree that the foregoing release, discharge, and covenants apply even when ITCGKC or its affiliate directly or indirectly caused injury, losses, or other harm related to COVID-19, whether by negligent acts or omissions, and whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any ITCGKC program. This release is binding on my heirs, administrators, executors, guardians, spouse, legal representatives, successors and assigns.

The International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City is a network of international business professionals, educators, and students that actively work with each other and the community to build a stronger support system for international trade in the Kansas City region.

PO Box 12340 

Kansas City, MO 64116

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