LATIN AMERICA: FROM UNCERTAINTY TO OPPORTUNITY
Latin America is now poised for new developments and advancements as it carefully and strategically plans for a brighter future. Governments are working together with the private sector to strengthen the social benefits acquired in recent years. Latin American economies are aggressively shifting their attention to attract, expand and retain foreign investment, and promote exports to global markets. Global economic and industrial exchange will continue to be essential for sustainable growth. An increasing, more knowledgeable, connected and affluent middle class has been central to managing the weakening global commodities boom and diversifying the region’s economies. After a period of economic growth potential, urban development needs, imports and exports, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), diversification beyond commodities, workforce development and education, as well as the informal economy and its implications and the role of innovation and technology.
The 2017 Latin American Business Conference will gather prominent influential leaders from both the private and public sector, to address the opportunities and concerns of the region. They will share their experiences, insights and forecasts on the economic and social trends and main issues, as well as the business and investment opportunities for Latin America and its important and influential role in the global economy. Latin America continues its social transformation, improving infrastructure, developing human capital, and fostering economic conditions to bridge the gap between uncertainty and opportunity, shaping a brighter future for its people, business and trading partners.