The Latin American Association of Service Exporters is pleased to invite you to participate in the Sixth Annual Convention: “From Theory to Practice in the International Trade in Services.” to be held on October 12 and 13 in Santiago de Chile.
The event, co-organized by ALES, the General Direction of International Economic Relations (DIRECON) and ProChile, is a key opportunity to propel Latin America’s position in the services sector.
It will be a unique scenario in which, besides knowing the last trends in the market, there will be the opportunity to identify business and investment opportunities in the sector, and do networking with the main CEOs and leaders of international level.
It is expected that more than 300 service companies of the region and key world players of the United States and Europe attend the event, as well as delegates of 16 countries, Export and Investment Promotion Organizations, Chambers of Commerce and Exporters Associations.
President, ChileRead more
Director of the Trade in Services division, WTO, SwitzerlandRead more
President, Coalition of Service Industries (CSI), United StatesRead more
Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, ChileRead more
Lecturer, Stanford University, United StatesRead more
Program Director, National Science Foundation, United StatesRead more
Vice President, Walmart GSS Latin America, Costa RicaRead more
President & Executive Director of Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, United StatesRead more
Undersecretary of Finance, ChileRead more
President, Bank for Investment and Foreign Trade (BICE), ArgentinaRead more
General Director, DIRECON, ChileRead more
Undersecretary of Technology and Production services, Ministry of Production, ArgentinaRead more
Chief Executive Officer, BancoEstado, ChileRead more
Latin America Analytics Platform Executive IBM, ChileRead more
Senior Research Analyst, Duke University, United StatesRead more
Director, COBISCORP, EcuadorRead more
General Manager, Engineering Company of Central America S.A. de C.V, El SalvadorRead more
CEO, Artigame, PerúRead more
Chairman of the Board, Association of Consulting Engineers of Chile, ChileRead more
President , Santiago Chamber of Commerce, ChileRead more
Executive Director, Kodea, ChileRead more
Founder & CEO, Becual.com, ChileRead more
Director of Internationalization, ChileTec, ChileRead more
General Director, Videogames Chile A.G., ChileRead more
Vice President of Digital Transformation, ANDI, ColombiaRead more
Manager of Trade Intelligence, Uruguay XXI, UruguayRead more
Manager of Studies, Santiago Chamber of Commerce, ChileRead more
Executive Director, Chilemonos, ChileRead more
General Secretary, ALES, UruguayRead more
President, Technical Publication Services S.A., ChileRead more
Director, Dominican Republic Coalition of Services Industries, Dominican RepublicRead more
Chair of the Board, p.p. Invest in Guatemala, ALES, GuatemalaRead more
Gerente Business Consulting, Everis Chile, ChileRead more
Executive President, FEDEXPOR, EcuadorRead more
Director, InvestChile, ChileRead more
Former president, Chilean Association of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, ChileRead more
Country General Manager, Microsoft Chile, ChileRead more
Director, Central American Software Services, El SalvadorRead more
Board member, Uruguayan Chamber of Free Trade Zone, UruguayRead more
President, ASTRA Partners, RusiaRead more
Executive Director, PROECUADOR, EcuadorRead more
Executive Director, AESOFT, EcuadorRead more
The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 12 with a full-day speakers program and Business Meetings on Thursday, Oct .13. Attendance is free of charge, but registration is required.
|8.30 - 9.00||Registration|
|9.00 - 9.30||
|9.30 - 10.15||
New and/or better investments in the sector? Public policy focus to develop higher value added activities
|10.15 - 11.00||
People are the basis: What are the best recruitment, retention, and training HR strategies in services sectors?
|11.00 - 11.30||Coffee & Networking|
|11.30 - 12.15||
Multilateral Agenda: How do the international agreements under negotiation affect the company and the development of the Latin American region?
|12.15 - 13.00||
What are the key aspects to maximize success opportunities in the services sale?
|14.30 - 14.45||
Social Media: Which strategy should we use to reach more markets in the services internationalization?
World spend in online marketing has risen continuously and the presence in social networks is not questionable any more. However, are we making the most of these tools?
|14.45 - 15.30||
Lessons about the usefulness of free trade zones, industrial parks and technological poles in the international trade in services: What is the value proposition?
|15.30 - 15.45||
Analytics: Are we analyzing it and directing our strategy as we should?
Speaker: Leonardo González Barceló
|15.45 - 16.30||
I have the idea, how do I fund it?
|16.30 - 17.00||Coffee & Networking|
|17.00 - 17.45||
What is the Latin America and Caribbean proposition to the world?
Rodolfo Saragoni, Roland Despinoy, Richard Moss Ferreira, Francisco Mardones, Carlos Busso Vyhmeister, Edwin Portillo, Juan Carlos Olcay Cárdenas, Renzo Sanchez, Julio César Marambio R, Margarita Cid Lizondo
|17.45 - 18.00||Closing Words|
VI Annual Convention attendees will have the opportunity to meet with prospective international buyers from different countries of the Americas, specially invited to participate in the business meetings that will take place on October 13th at W Santiago Hotel.
Priority sectors are: video games and animation, information technology, engineering (the latter two with a focus on the following production areas: Mining, Energy, Agriculture and agroprocessing industry, health and education) and Banking services.
Online Registration is available until Friday 30th September 2016 10:00 pm at the following link:
Santiago de Chile is a popular destination, so be sure to secure your accommodations as quickly as possible to prevent hassle and reduce costs.
Isidora Goyenechea 3000, Santiago de Chile
Phone: (+56) 2-2770 0000
Fill up this form and request your spot. Limited capacity, don’t miss out!
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