The mission of the new HUB- Bogota will be:
- Connect U.S companies to with right partners for export growth
- Help identify new international opportunities in Colombia;
- Build local networks through highest form of legal, ethical open-source localized clients or partners
- Promote the Bogota HUB as the door to entrance in Colombia through our Business Tour by the Chamber; and
- Strengthen Members and Partners ’s Colombia ecosystem and assist them in leveraging the Colombia Growth and Opportunity
Miami, Florida, March 17, 2021 . The United States Minority Chamber of Commerce (U.S. MCC) will lead a multi-sectoral Trade Mission to Bogota, Colombia next April 8 to 11, 2021. This multi-sector mission will promote U.S. exports to Colombia by supporting U.S. companies in launching or increasing their business in the south American country, as well as to secure relations through our new HUB- Bogota, a new international business center located at the lobby of the Bogota Plaza Hotel in the capital of the country.
The 3 days mission will include business-to-government and business-to-industry meetings, market briefings, networking events, and opportunities to promote new deals and agreements between mission participants and Colombian counterpart.
“This trade mission will advance the bilateral commercial relationship by promoting business deals between U.S. and Colombian firms, as well as addressing to assure all participants with follow up improving the U.S. – Colombia relationship through increased exports of U.S. goods and services to the elite of Bogota business leaders”, said Doug Mayorga, CEO of the U.S MCC . “As a part of this trade mission; we are very excited to announce our new HUB-Bogota to be one of the strongest international centers of the U.S.MCC to enhanced economic growth through investment and trading. The Chamber will be well positioned to take advantage of this potential market, and I see a greater market status of purchasing for U.S minority companies”.
The trade mission delegation will be composed of senior executives (equivalent to C-suite) from 6-10 U.S. firms. And the Schedule will be:
Day One, Thursday April 8, 2021 delegation will be arriving to Bogota International Airport from Miami Business Delegation Meet and Greet at the Welcome Reception with Business Leaders – networking, and participation of the ribbon cutting celebration of the HUB-Bogota.
Day Two, Friday April 9, 2021 Bogota Opening Breakfast Session: Welcome Remarks from Senior Government Officials and Chamber’s board. Briefings/Panels about Colombia-USA government relations. Matchmaking first phase with buyers and delegates. Working lunch- General Session. Briefings/Panels with Private Sector relations. Signings Ceremony. Networking Reception and Gala Dinner.
Day Three, Saturday April 10, 2021 Corporate breakfast with public officials from Colombia/ The Business Opportunities in the public sector panel/ Matchmaking with mayors from Colombia Investment Private Public Partnership. Continue to a tour in the city.
About the HUB Bogota: A new business international center serves as liaison for bilateral trade, investment and international cooperation that will build links among companies in both side, and strengthen the agricultural, energy, telecommunication, water development, public safety and trade sectors to rapidly transform its economy. The Hub Bogota will therefore focus on expanding U.S. minority companies to improve relations with local counterparts by utilizing technology and strengthen the links between buyer and sellers across several trade. Also, will promote inclusive economic growth, creating opportunities for women and famers to raise their household incomes, gain new skills, and start and grow small businesses for rural areas in Colombia to reduce poverty and criminal activities.
About the U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce: Founded in 2000; is the large minority business association based in Miami, Florida, and national centers in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Puerto Rico a leading provider of minority entrepreneur’s education, events and connections to facility international opportunities. Through its diverse portfolio of members, U.S. MCC enables associates and partners to plan, optimize, and execute their business vision with confidence, using a variety of proven platforms that provide transparency and insight into navigating procurements, certifications, export, import, and investment. U.S. MCC is a Minority Micro-Small Business Association representing the interests of more than 35,000 minority companies of all sizes, sectors, and regions around the world. For more information: www.minoritychamber.net
Maria Loaisiga- Public Affairs