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Trade Americas conference and trade mission
May 6 - May 11
The U.S. Commercial Service‘s Trade Americas Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference will focus on regional specific sessions, market access, trade financing resources, and pre-arranged one-one-one consultations with U.S. Diplomats with expertise in markets throughout the region. This will be a valuable conference because the Caribbean region as a whole represents a market of about 43 million people who collectively imported more than $20.9 billion of U.S. goods in 2016. The Trade Americas program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore six markets in the Caribbean region.
World FZO to meet in Cartagena May 3-5
The World FZO has posted video showing the best moments of the 3rd Annual International Conference & Exhibition (AICE) held May 3-5 in Cartagena, Colombia..
The annual conference is the largest interactive gathering of Free Zone professionals and experts across the globe and features the world’s leading economic experts, academics, government officials, and policy makers. A hallmark of the annual meeting is the sharing of the latest research, insights and analysis of the increased relevance, importance, and impact of Free Zones on the global economic landscape. This year’s event attracted 900 worldwide attendees who exchanged ideas about developing a vision for the Free Zone of the future.
Registration included entry to the three-day conference and exhibition, including site tours, access to all keynote and panel discussions, workshop sessions, lunches, refreshments plus dinner and drinks during both the gala dinner and networking reception. Attendees also engaged with 30-plus sponsors and exhibitors who provided solutions tailored to tomorrow’s Free Zones, were inspired by sessions filled with insight on the future of Free Zones and joined in networking opportunities with the leading global Free Zones.
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