Jorge Martinez Garibay has been named EXPO PACK general director at PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies’ Mexico office. Garibay will direct sales, marketing, operations and public relations efforts of EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara.
“Garibay has experience in event management, and he has developed personal skills that have led him to conduct successful events. We are excited about him being a part of the team in Mexico,” says Laura Thompson, senior director, expositions, PMMI.
Garibay comes to PMMI after holding a director title at IM Intermoda, a biannual international fashion trade show in Mexico, where he managed all aspects of operations of their 43,000sqm exhibits. Prior to that, Garibay brought to fruition 32 local and international events hosted at the Expo Guadalajara convention center. Events that stand out are The International Mining Convention, Latin American Poultry Congress and Mexican Petroleum Congress, among others.
“We are excited to have Jorge join our team and apply his international experience to help elevate our already massively successful EXPO PACK events,” says Jim Pittas, president and CEO, PMMI. “We are always looking to improve our shows to ensure we are offering visitors the very best quality and we believe that with Jorge’s background, he will take the Mexico shows to new frontiers.”
Garibay earned his degree in International Business and holds diplomas in International Logistics, International Cuisine and more. He currently resides in Guadalajara, Jalisco.