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2024 ForjaMEX Conference

The 2024 ForjaMEX Conference will take place September 4-5, 2024 at the Grand Fiesta Americana in Queretaro, MX. This year, the conference will have one track that includes both executive-level and production/technical topics. Plant tours include TREMEC and DANA FORJAS.



2024 ForjaMEX Conference
September 4-5, 2024

**Simultaneous translation provided**

Agenda: Click here to view a draft of the ForjaMEX Conference Agenda.

Plant Tours:


From high performance vehicles to rugged-duty agricultural, vocational and line haul vehicles, TREMEC is a well-respected brand for world-class transmission assemblies and components. TREMEC torque transfer solutions include manual rear-wheel drive transmissions, dual clutch transmissions, hybrid & EV transmissions, gears, shafts, clutches, shift controllers, synchronizers, and mechatronic systems with integrated clutch systems and control software.

TREMEC's products solve key challenges faced by the powertrain industry, including mandates for increased fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, lower weight, and compact size. Its technology addresses the industry's stringent requirements for reliability, cost, and quality - while providing fun-to-drive characteristics.


As a technology company, DANA has a culture of innovation that anticipates industry trends and challenges. From metallurgy to physics, and everything in between, they optimize every aspect of what they do. That's why they've been around for 117 years.

Their global technology centers are home to more than 2,200 of the world's leading engineers, technicians, and scientists dedicated to breakthrough advances that empower mobility and industrial customers.

Globally dispersed across nine countries, Dana's network of technology centers deploys the methods of agile startups, dedicated to the pursuit of new ideas, products, and services. Disciplines around mechatronics, software development, cyber security, systems engineering, and electromagnetics shape a distinctive competency portfolio of shared expertise. this involves experimenting relentlessly, partnering with universities and start-ups, and leveraging new technologies and business models.

A DNA centered around collaborative innovation helps to anticipate, understand, and shape market trends and fast-track new products - partnering with those who think without limits to deliver novel, industry-shaping ideas.

DANA co-innovates with customers and partners to drive the next generation of mobility technology and collaborate to anticipate every step of the innovation journey through advanced engineering, product development and support, and business expansion. 

**Bus transportation is provided for the plant tours. Registrants are required to take the bus, and are not permitted to drive separately**

Please Note: The plant tour facilities reserve the right to refuse admittance to their facility. They will have the opportunity to review the list of attendees prior to the event. If the company decides that someone on the list is not permitted to participate in the tour, the facility will inform FIA. The FIA staff will then contact the attendee to let them know that they may not attend the tour.

Cost to Attend:

FIA Member/Non-Member: $695 USD

Tabletop Fees: (tabletop registrations include 1 conference registration)
FIA Member: $2,000 USD

Non-Member: $3,000 USD

**All registration fees are billed and paid in US dollars. Registration fees include attendance at the conference, plant tours, breakfasts, lunches and reception.

Registration Deadline:

The online registration deadline for this event is Monday, August 12th. Any registrations after this date will need to be made onsite at the event and paid for by credit card.

If you have questions about registration, or would like to submit a paper registration form, please contact Kathy Edwards at or call (216) 781-6260.

Conference Sponsorships:

There are a limited number of sponsorships available for the conference. If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, click here to view available opportunities.

Deadline for sponsorships is Wednesday, August 21. Contact Niamh Field at for more information on sponsorships.

Thank You Sponsors:


Hotel Accommodations

FIA has arranged for a discounted deluxe room rate of $128 USD/night (excluding taxes) at the Grand Fiesta Americana Queretaro. To make your reservations please follow the instructions below. The deadline to reserve your room at this discounted rat is August 10, 2024. Reservations made after this deadline are subject to standard rates and hotel availability.

Reservations by Phone:

Attendees may call the hotel's reservation number at +01 800 504 5000 and mention they are participants in the the ForjaMEX Conference and provide the following group code: G1RPMI@FQO

Reservations by Email:

Attendees can email their reservation request to and include the following group code: G1RPMI@FQO

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations will be permitted until August 21, 2024 and will be refunded in full. After August 21, 2024 no refunds will be given, but substitutions are allowed if submitted to the FIA in writing.

Please Note:

No registration is final until accepted by FIA. FIA reserves the right to refuse registration/attendance to any person. Any registration that is not accepted by the FIA will be refunded in full.

9/4/2024 7:00 AM - 9/5/2024 4:40 PM
Central America Standard Time
Grand Fiesta Americana Queretaro, Mexico MEXICO