World Business Forum in Guatemala

The fourth edition of the Latin America World Business Forum AILA 2014 will be held in Guatemala City on September 10th 2014.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

From a statement issued by World Business Forum Latin America:

At least five former presidents of Latin American countries and some 300 businessmen from the region will meet on September 10 in Guatemala, during the course of the fourth edition of the World Business Forum (WBF), launched today in this Central American country, officials said.

The forum will showcase Guatemala as an economic focal point to the world, placed on a platform of public-private partnerships as one of the models to open new markets in a similar encounter to Investment Summit 2013.

Organizers expect the presence of the presidents of Peru, Alejandro Toledo; of Bolivia, Carlos Mesa; of Colombia, Álvaro Uribe; of Chile, Eduardo Frei, among others, who will share their experiences with foreign and local entrepreneurs at the event.

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With the participation of over 600 companies from over 35 countries Panama's most important trade fair in Central America has been inaugurated.  

From a statement issued by the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Panama:

With the participation of over 600 companies gathered in more than 850 exhibition booths representing over 35 countries from North, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia, the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP), today inaugurated Expocomer 2015, the thirty-third version of the most important trade show in Panama and the region.

Central American Summit on Franchises

February 2015

From 6 to 7 May companies and investors in the sector will be in in San José taking part in business meetings and conferences relevant to franchises in the region.

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Travel Mart Latin America 2015 to be Held in Guatemala

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Guatemala is to host the international event Travel Mart Latin America, which will be held in September 2015.

Competing with Ecuador and Brazil, Guatemala won the position for 2015, becoming the next meeting point for travel service providers from Central and South America and buyers from around the world. It Is expected that the contract will be signed with the organizers in June.

$46 Million Deals in Business Round in Guatemala

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Dubbed "Macrorrueda de Negocios", the event came to an end with around $46.5 million in sales expectations.

The event was organized by PROEXPORT Colombia, and gathered over 300 Colombian businessmen with their Central American equivalents, in 2.434 business meetings.

A press release by the organizer states that "40% of the business participants were small and medium companies, while the remainder where companies who are ready to be international or are already exporting to other countries", reported

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