Tuxtla-Gutierrez, the capital city of the state of Chiapas, offers a unique combination of natural splendor and deeply rooted Zoque cultural traditions in the context of a modern urban center. A city well equipped for meetings tourism, Tuxtla-Gutierrez is a unique setting to host conferences, conventions and cultural events.
Two unique museums are located here in Tuxtla Gutierrez. The Regional Museum of Chiapas, which contains one of Mexico’s best archaeological collections and houses excellent displays of Chiapas’ cultural and historical heritage. The Chiapas Science and Technology Museum houses 21,500 square feet of exhibition space dedicated to how science and technology explain and transform the world.
The nearby colonial town of Chiapa de Corzo is also rich in history and unique architecture. Once the ruling site of the Chiapanec people, this town´s history goes back over 3,000 years. Offering a blend of unique Hispano-Arabic and colonial architecture, visitors may experience this city’s cultural heritage by visiting its ruins, monastery and archaeological site.
Tuxtla Gutierrez’ biggest venue, the Chiapas Convention Center and Polyforum can hold up to 3,875 spectators in an auditorium-style setup. Built by Abraham Zabludovsky in 1993, this venue has 8 halls and a combined surface area of 11,840 square feet of events space.
The city’s other event spaces include The Emilio Rabasa City Theatre, the Chiapas Museum of Science and Technology, the Jaime Sabines Cultural Center, the Zoque Stadium and the Chiapas Racetrack. The Camino Real Hotel is also an ideal location for hosting different types of events and meetings. On top of its 174 rooms, it has 18 distinct events and meeting spaces, with a combined surface area of 29,784 square feet
The recently constructed Angel Albino Corzo International Airport (TGZ) is located in Chiapa de Corzo, 11 miles from Tuxla-Gutierrez. The airport has direct flights from Houston, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Mexico City and Tapachula. The city is also accessible by car or bus via Mexico’s well-maintained highway system. The OCC and AEXA bus terminals are located in town.