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 Maxico and EXPO PACK Guadalajara.
“[Garibay] has experience in event management, and he has developed personal skills that have led him to conduct successful events,” says Laura Thompson, senior director, expositions, PMMI. “We are excited about him being a part of the team in Mexico.”
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 43,000 square meter 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, amongst 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.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 850 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK Maxico, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and OEM. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members’ growth strategies and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.