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COMPETITIVENESS FORUM

COMPETITIVENESS FORUM

Importance

The Americas Competitiveness Forum is the only annual event in the Americas that brings together more than a thousand representatives from governments, the private sector, academia and international organizations to find joint solutions to common challenges and help foster greater economic competitiveness in the region.

During the Forum, actors are able to find multiple spaces to interact, share experiences, and forge greater collaboration. There are Magisterial Conferences, Plenaries, spaces for bilateral meetings, entertainment events and lounges.

For business professionals this is a place where they can find business opportunities and commercial relations in the Americas.




EDITIONS


I ACF (June 11-12, 2007 Atlanta, Georgia, United States)

I ACF (June 11-12, 2007 Atlanta, Georgia, United States)

“Promoting Prosperity and Economic Opportunity”

Host: United States Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Carlos M. Gutiérrez.

2007 Report >>



II ACF (August 17-19, 2008 Atlanta, Georgia, United States)

II ACF (August 17-19, 2008 Atlanta, Georgia, United States)

“Promoting Prosperity and Economic Opportunity”

Hosts: United States Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Carlos M. Gutiérrez, and Atlanta’s Mayor, Ms. Shirley Franklin.

Press Release >>



III ACF (September 26-29, 2009 Santiago de Chile, Chile)

III ACF (September 26-29, 2009 Santiago de Chile, Chile)

“Competitiveness in Times of Crisis”

Host: Her Excellency President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet

Press Release >>
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IV ACF (November 14-16, 2010 - Atlanta, Georgia, United States)

IV ACF (November 14-16, 2010 - Atlanta, Georgia, United States)

“Promoting Prosperity and Economic Opportunity” 

Hosts: United States Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Gary Locke and Atlanta’s Mayor , Kasim Reed

Press Release >> 
Photo Gallery >>



V ACF (October 05-07, 2011 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

V ACF (October 05-07, 2011 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

“Committed to Education to Compete” 

Host: His Excellency President of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernández.

See Results >>

Photo Gallery >>



VI ACF (October 24-26, 2012 Cali, Colombia)

VI ACF (October 24-26, 2012 Cali, Colombia)

“Innovation for Prosperity” 

Host: His Excellency President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos.

Video Summary >>

Photo Gallery >>

Colombia Report >>



VII ACF (October 02-04, 2013 Panama City, Panama)

VII ACF (October 02-04, 2013 Panama City, Panama)

“Infrastructure & Technology Shaping the Countries of Today” 

Host: His Excellency President of the Republic of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli

Video Summary >>
Photo Gallery >>
More information >>


VIII ACF (October 8-10, 2014, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago)

VIII ACF (October 8-10, 2014, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago)
"The Human Imagination at Work: Driving Competitiveness, Powering Innovation"

Host: Her Excellency Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago



IX ACF (November 16 - 18, 2015) in Guatemala City, Guatemala

IX ACF (November 16 - 18, 2015) in Guatemala City, Guatemala
"Stronger Institutions = More Competitiveness"

Host: 
His Excellency President of the Republic  Alejandro Maldonado.

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