Live It to Believe It

Mexico has 8,300 miles of border, over 6,000 miles of coastline, and is touched by four major bodies of water: the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, the Sea of Cortes and the Caribbean Sea. It is bordered on the north by the United States and on the southeast by Guatemala and Belize. Covering almost 2 million square kilometres, Mexico is the fifth-largest country in the Americas by total area and the 14th largest independent nation in the world.

The interesting and stunning diversity of Mexico’s 32 states are truly unique. Each state has countless tourist destinations offering a wide array of activities such as water sports, extreme tours, theme parks, night life, archeological sites, museums, professional golf courses, and tasteful cuisine.

Experience the traditions, folklore, and cuisine of Mexico’s 32 States. Each state provides you with charming options to enjoy the great customs, legends, and flavors of this country. A nice concept for a themed event.
From cities to towns rich in culture and traditions Mexico offers some of the prettiest beaches in the world. Also, throughout Mexico there are beautiful colonial cities, nature reserves, and rugged mountain ranges full of life and color.

Matchless Option for Groups, Conventions, & Special Events

IVI DMC specializes in full destination and marketing management services for incentives, conventions, and special events on 31+ destinations in 5 Latin American countries specializing in Mexico. Our company stands out for its dual specialization as a point of contact for assisting Meeting Planners in learning about the destination and its attractions, as well as in providing full planning and local logistic services for the M&E industry. This approach has already positioned us as the matchless option for handling groups, conventions, and special events throughout our first-class destinations in Latin America.

Industry acknowledgements:

ISO 9001:2015 is far more than a number. This Quality model was implemented in the year 2000 and allows every one of our associates to identify the interaction between the core and support processes within our Company – from conception to completion.

 IVI DMC was the first DMC in Latin America awarded with the designation of Accredited Destination Management Company (ADMC) through ADMEI (Association of Destination Management Executives International).



Jose Manuel (Manolo) Garcia, CIS, CMS, CCM, CES


Jose Manuel (Manolo) Garcia, CIS, CMS, CCM, CES

Jose Manuel is a self-made man, working his way up from his humble beginnings in 1971 as a dry cleaning valet and later a bellman at the Acapulco Hilton Hotel. Four years later, he became the groups and conventions manager at the Canadian Pacific Hotel. At age 25 he was appointed Mexico’s youngest ever director of sales with Continental Hotels. Garcia later served as the regional sales and marketing director for Fiesta Americana, Crowne Plaza, and Holiday Inn hotels. In 1984 he was named to head up the sales and marketing team for the Hyatt Regency Cancun, and held that position until leaving to start his own company.

As President of IVI DMC², Manolo deems it an honor to run this prestigious company and continue its positioning as one of the best in the market. He began his professional career in 1999 with a job as an Event Coordinator. He has continuously added to his skill set by taking on increasingly more important responsibilities ever since. He started in the M&E industry by working at IVI DMC².

He was born in Acapulco City and later raised in Cancun. Manolo has a graduate degree in Communication from the Anahuac Cancun University. He has also earned diplomas and certifications from La Salle University, Wichita University, SITE, MPI, and HSMAI. He is also a Pan American Taekwondo Champion. In his personal time he enjoys meeting people, reading, running, swimming, bowling, and playing golf. In both his personal and professional life Manolo credits his success to following his philosophy that “Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

He is a dynamic person possessing a warm smile and a friendly manner. As leader of the company, he is proud to represent IVI DMC² in the M&E big leagues. IVI DMC² continues setting the trend in the pursuit of outstanding quality and service. Seeing that growth is on the horizon Manolo comments on how crucial it is that we continue putting our best foot forward with the resilient enthusiasm that has distinguished IVI DMC² since its beginning in 1986 and to continue making our clients look great.



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