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An important means of finding a job in Mexico is through one’s networks and contacts. The best way for a jobseeker to start is by letting families and friends know about the search for a new position and the area of job interest. These efforts can lead to new business contacts and interesting opportunities.

Business Organizations

Business Network International Mexico (BNI)
BNI is an international business network founded in California. Its mission is to help members grow their businesses through a structured, positive and professional ‘word-of-mouth’ program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals. In Mexico, BNI has chapters in seven locations, including Mexico City, where BNI has three working groups.

BNI Mexico City
Adolfo Prieto No. 1653
Col. Del Valle
03100 México, DF
Tel: (52-55) 5575-5518
Email: bni@bnimexico.com

Professional Associations

Asociación Mexicana de Profesionistas en Infórmatica
Mexican Association of IT Professionals
http://www.ampimty.com/ (Spanish)
The Mexican Association of IT Professionals was founded in 1984, as an umbrella organization covering all IT professionals in Mexico. The goals of the association are to promote ideas, review the needs and requirements of IT business and exchange knowledge and experience.

Asociación Mexicana de Profesionistas en Infórmatica
Edificio Euro Plaza
Boulevard Díaz Ordaz No. 23057
Piso 3, Ofic. 16
Colonia Santa María
64650 Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
Tel: (52-81) 8115-2628/8115-2629
Email: Online contact form

Industry Organizations and Councils

Asociación Mexicana de Agencias de Publicidad (AMAP) 
Mexican Association of Advertising Agencies

The AMAP is the umbrella organization for advertising agencies in Mexico. Ninety percent of the advertising done in Mexico is handled by the 54 AMAP member agencies. The AMAP website offers the service of bolsa de trabajo; registration is free of charge.

Asociación Mexicana de Agencias de Publicidad, AC 
Cerrada de Palomas No. 36-A
Col. Reforma Social 
11650 México, DF 
Tel: (52-55) 26 -23-05-61 
Fax: (52-55) 26 -23-05-64 
Email: contacto@amap.com.mx

Unions and Labor Organizations

Confederación de Trabajadores de México (CTM)
Workers Confederation of Mexico
The CTM, formed in 1936, was created to protect the interests of Mexican workers. The confederation represents 2,810 unions from companies, industries, and national and regional federations. In total, the CTM has registered more than 530,000 workers. The role of the confederation is to work with the government in the implementation of labor law, protecting the rights of the working class.

Confederación de Trabajadores de México (CTM)
Main Office
Vallarta No. 8
Col. Tabacalera 
06030, México, DF
Tel: (52-55) 57-03-31-12, 57-03-31-37, 57-03-30-24
Email: mexicoctm@prodigy.net.mx

Networking Groups

Newcomers Club Mexico City
For more than 30 years, the Newcomers Club has provided a valuable community both for new arrivals and longtime residents of Mexico City, helping people meet other English-speaking families and friends, and sponsoring social and charitable activities. The group also offers three publications with useful information on living and traveling in Mexico.

Newcomers Club Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 1870, Room 205
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec 
11000 México, DF
Email: Online contact form

Chambers of Commerce

Confederación de Cámaras Nacionales de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo (CONCANACO)
Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce
CONCANACO was founded in 1917 to bring together all of the chambers of commerce in Mexico, more than 250 organizations. The confederation promotes and represents the interests of commerce, service and tourism at the national and international levels. The organization assists chambers of commerce throughout Mexico with information, consulting and training. CONCANACO plays a key role in promoting the policies of commerce to federal, state and municipal governments.

Confederación de Cámaras Nacionales de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo
Balderas No. 144, 3er. Piso
Col. Centro
06070 México, DF
Tel: (52-55) 57-22-93-00
Fax: (52-55) 57-22-93-00, ext. 9410-01
Email: Online contact form

Telephone Directories

Sección Amarilla 
Yellow Pages of Mexico
This telephone directory, published in every city in Mexico, is for commercial advertisement, and is free for users. Information in the directory is also available on the website. The directory is published by Telmex.

Seccion Amarilla

Major Trade Publications

Expansión Magazine: 500 Main Mexican Companies
Expansión is one of the main business publications in Mexico, and is published monthly. The magazine includes several sections to help high-level executives understand the trends of the Mexican economy. Each year, the magazine lists the ‘500 Main Companies in Mexico;’ this edition usually comes out in June.

Grupo Editorial Expansión
Av. Constituyentes No. 956
Col. Lomas Altas
11950 México, DF
Tel: (52-55) 91-77-43-42, 9177-4300
Fax: (52-55) 50-61-24- 31
Email: servicioclientes@expansion.com.mx

This is just a short sample of what you’ll find in over 100 pages of information in the complete Mexico Guide.

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