Governor Jan Brewer to attend Arizona-Mexico Commission Plenary Session in Hermosillo, Sonora

Governor Jan Brewer to attend Arizona-Mexico Commission Plenary Session in Hermosillo, Sonora

“Energy Transforms Arizona and Sonora”

Governor Janice K. Brewer and Governor Guillermo Padrés Elías of Sonora, Mexico will unite in Hermosillo, Sonora at the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s (AMC) Annual Fall/Winter Plenary Session.  The event is held twice a year, once in Arizona during the summer months and again in Sonora during the fall/winter season.  The plenary sessions serve as important forums for promoting international collaboration between the two states. The governors will meet with Arizonan and Sonoran elected officials and business leaders to discuss cross-border opportunities for economic advancement.

WHAT: Arizona-Mexico Commission’s Fall/Winter Plenary Session
THEME: Energy Transforms Arizona & Sonora
DATE: February 6-7, 2014
LOCATION: Hotel Fiesta Americana, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
PARTICIPANTS: Elected officials; local stakeholders; border leaders; business leaders

Our annual plenary sessions bring together nearly 400 people to connect communities, promote business and discuss state policy to enhance the economy and quality of life in the Arizona and Sonora region.  At this year’s session, both states will review the status of Arizona and Mexico’s relationship – including the States’ progress on prior cross-border agreements and recommendations from the bi-national committees.


  • Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – “One Region, Many Business Opportunities” Forum (Sonora Room)
  • Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – AMC Committee Meetings
  • Friday, 3:00 p.m. – Plenary Session in which Gov. Brewer and Gov. Padres will give remarks and discuss action items for our 14 bi-national committees (Sonora Room)
  • Friday, 4:45 p.m. – Media availability with Gov. Brewer & Gov. Padres (Fiesta Palace Room)

For more information on any of these events, please visit

To register as a media attendee, please complete THIS registration form or contact Chris Stoller, Director of Communications & Strategic Initiatives for the Arizona-Mexico Commission, at (602) 542-1287, or via e-mail at

Click HERE for a copy of this media advisory.

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