The World Aquaculture Society is the organisation of professionals, with members in more than 100 countries.

Its annual conference is recognised globally as the most relevant for the exchange of knowledge, technology, innovation and professional network training. During WA2021 there will be the participation of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and other international organisations. There will be multiple presentations, workshops, business meetings, trade exhibition, art gallery, technical visits to farms and process plants in the region, and various events dedicated to building professional networks.

The Yucatan International Congress Center is an ecologically responsible building, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, built under the LEED Green Building certification system, It has "El Cenote" inside it, an underwater river that makes it unique in the world.