Regional Conference Zones

From November 4th to 6th a conference will be held in Managua attended by users of free zones, industrial parks and representatives from customs, exporters and freight forwarders in the region.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Association of Free Zones:

The XIX Conference of Free Zones of the Americas will take place on 4 to 6 of November in Managua, Nicaragua.

The event is being organized by the National Commission of Free Zones of Nicaragua and ProNicaragua at the Hilton Hotel.

The conference will address topics such as the Free Zones growth factor for companies, trends in diversification of industries, motivations for companies to invest in free zones, innovation and technology, the Grand Canal of Nicaragua and the effects of the Securities Value Chains in the FTZs. It will feature more than 15 world-class lecturers and will be attended by over 400 entrepreneurs from across Latin America and the world.



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