AD Mexico Celebrates a Decade of Success at 2024 Spring Network Meeting

April 2, 2024

Cancun, Mexico - AD Mexico was thrilled to commemorate its 10th anniversary at the 2024 AD Mexico Spring Network Meeting, hosting the AD Mexico Divisional Board, Industrial and Safety Steering Committee, and Supplier Advisory Council, along with 120 AD Mexico electrical and industrial & safety members and suppliers to engage in networking opportunities and discussions on the achievements of 2023 and plans for expansion into new markets in 2024.

The meeting focused on building trust, fostering strong relationships, and creating a platform for success through programs like market planning and conversion opportunities. Juan Carlos Zacarias, Vice President of AD Mexico, highlighted the division's remarkable 27% growth in 2023 and recent expansion into the industrial & safety market, attributing this success to the outstanding support and engagement of members and suppliers. "Sharing best practices is the best way to learn from one another," Zacarias remarked.

Luis Carlos Garza Tamez, CEO of Grupo ABSA was honored during the Member Business Meeting for his service as former Chairman of the AD Mexico Divisional Board. We thank him for his passion, leadership, and expertise that has had influential impact on the development and forward progression of AD Mexico during its first ten years.

Throughout the event, participants engaged in various activities such as formal and informal networking, exchanging information on key business management and supply chain topics, and discussing strategies for growth. The Supplier Business Meeting emphasized conversions and supplier engagement, providing a space for fruitful discussions on business strategies and challenges.

AD Mexico proudly continued its second year of successful booth appointments, where members and suppliers collaborated on plans for 2024 and strategized on mutual business growth. The event also featured supplier roundtable sessions, allowing supplier partners to exchange ideas and strengthen relationships within the network.

As AD Mexico celebrates this milestone anniversary, Juan Carlos expressed sincere gratitude to its seven founding members: Grupo ABSA; Bricos; Elektron del Bajio; Grupo Diaz; HERMOS; Risoul; and Sensa. Their incredible support and leadership through the years has helped build a strong foundation and contributes to the overall growth that has been achieved by members and suppliers. “The unwavering loyalty and dedication of the AD Mexico community has shaped a strong network of independent distributors and suppliers in the Mexican market,” said Zacarias.

The 2024 AD Mexico Spring Network Meeting was a celebration of collaboration, success, and a decade of achievements that have defined AD Mexico.