Saturday, July 17, 2010

Guatemala host of Euro Expo 2010

Guatemala host of Euro Expo 2010, Bridge of Opportunities

Guatemala City. This exiting event is organized by the German Chamber of Commerce Industry and the Guatemalan Exporter Association. Central American Entrepreneurs are invited to participate in the second Edition of EURO EXPO 2010 trade show: "Bridge of Opportunities." Guatemala will be the host of this important trade show; the event will take place from July 20-22 at Expocenter of the Hotel Grand Tikal Futura in Guatemala City. The inauguration of the event will take place on July 19, 18:00-20:00 pm.

The organizers expect to attract entrepreneurs from Europe, Central America and Panama. At the launching of the event, important personalities of the Government of Guatemala and the EU and the Central American business community, as well as representatives of the international press where present. Among the guest where Guatemala's Minister of Economy, Rubén Morales, Europe Union functionaries, Rafael Señan Llarena, the Guatemalan-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Gunther Reitzel, the Guatemalan Exporters Association, Carlos Amador and the Enforcement of the International Market Position Program Guatemala, Jorge Estrada (FOGUAMI, acronym in Spanish). FOGUAMI is the program that counts with the financial support of the European Unión and the Guatemalan Economy Ministry.

The goals of EURO EXPO 2010, 2nd. Editions are to establish a commerce platform to facilitate the sustainable increase of the commercial relationships and investments between Central America and the European Unión, as well as expand the knowledge of the Central American market as an attraction to investors.

Euro Expo 2010 will be capitalizing the opportunities of business generated by the Association Agreement between the Europe Unión and Central America. The Association Agreement between Central America and the European Unión is based on three pillars: Political Dialogue, Cooperation and Trade.

Europe has a population about 500 millions, with particular consumer habits that will be discussed in the workshops of the Trade Expo.

For further information go to: http://www.euroexpo.com.gt/
Phone: (502) 2337- 1820, (502) 2337- 1630
E-mail: euroexpo@deinternational.com.gt

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Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
View of Lake Atitlan and volcano from my apartment balcony in Panajachel. Taken by Catherine Todd June 2008.