- Mr. Daniel Palomo
- 1st Vice President
- Houston First Corporation HFC
- 4 Houston Center 1331 Lamar, Ste. 700
- US-77010 Houston, TX
- Email me
As the Director of Global Sales, Mr. Palomo creates and executes business strategies to position Houston as a top international MICE destination. Daniel is responsible for booking global congresses mainly from Europe, Asia, and The Americas having worked in over 25 countries globally.
Prior to that he worked at the Mexico Tourism Board. He served as Chair of the ICCA North America Chapter from 2011-2014 co-creating the first inter-Chapter business exchange and contributing to reform the ICCA Congress bidding process. Since 2011 he serves as Strategic Development Chair- SBD for BestCities Global Alliance. Mr. Palomo was born in Mexico and has also lived in Spain, Belgium, U.K., Colombia, Chile and the U.S. He has a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Tec de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico and holds two masters; an MBA from ESADE Business and Law School in Barcelona and the KU Leuven in Belgium and a M.Sc. in Politics of Development in Latin America at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Mr. Palomo was a PhD in Government candidate at LSE and PhD in Management Sciences candidate at ESADE.
History on ICCA Board of Directors:
- Geographical Representative for North America
- Appointed March 2013
- Elected: 2013
- Re-elected: 2015
- Up for re-election: 2017