Conservative business dress is preferred in
Mexico. Dark suits and white shirts are
best for men and women should wear
conservative dresses or suits.
Meeting over breakfast or lunch is
common in Mexico. Lunch is the biggest
meal of the day; so long meetings may
take place during this time.
Gifts are not a major part of business in
Mexico; however, a small gift with your
company logo is appreciated and will help
them remember your business.
Hand Gestures and Body Language
Mexicans may not make as much eye
contact as other cultures. This is a sign of
respect so do not take it as aloofness.
Use a person’s professional title if
addressing them such as: Doctor,
Professor, Lawyer or Architect. Use titles
when addressing people - Señor (Mr.),
Señora (Mrs.) and Señorita (Miss) followed
by their surname.
Do not use a person’s first name when
addressing them unless you are invited to