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Valeria Serrano PCS

Meeting Industry Leadership

Valeria Serrano progressed in her career from hotelier, through sales, and into the meetings industry. She started her own DMC company in 2005 and now operates in 4 destinations across Mexico. She has championed major initiatives with global impact: ‘Your Best Reward’ raised incomes and increased incentive travel in Mexico; ‘VIVE MICE’ generated networking and stronger connections with different destinations; and the AFEET scholarship program promoted gender inclusion and equity. As a volunteer leader, Valeria sat on the board of directors for 2 years at SITE Mexico and became the founding president of MPI Caribe-Mexicano Chapter in 2019, shattering records, where within 3 months of existence, they recruited 52 members. She has forged strategic alliances with the Hotels Associations in Cancun & Riviera Maya, the Quintana Roo Tourism board, and Anahuac University.  She has taken her volunteer commitment global, currently serving as a trustee on the board of the MPI Foundation, and chairing the MPI Foundation LATAM Council in its inaugural year.