2017 Latin American Business Conference

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.

Friday | March 3, 2017
UCLA Anderson School of Management

What to Expect:

  • Distinguished and influential leaders from business and government who do business in and with Latin America
  • Discussions on the region’s economic, trade, political and social prospects with panels focused on the importance of sustainable and inclusive growth, strategies for reigniting the region’s growth through innovation and Latin America’s rising role on the global media and entertainment stage
  • Catered networking reception

2016 Conference Highlights

2016 Latin American Business Conference Highlights

Latin America: A Macroeconomic Overview with Sebastian Edwards

Keynote Address with Bryan Stockton, Former Chairman and CEO, Mattel, Inc.

The Relationship Between Latin America and Los Angeles - The Gateway to the Pacific Rim

Latin America's Social Transformation and the Changing Media and Entertainment Landscape

Diversification Beyond Commodities - The Role of Technology and Innovation to Latin America's Future

The Opening Up of Latin America: The Importance of Intra-Regional Trade and Global Cooperation to Latin America's Future

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Past Conferences

 
Date Name Location
Friday | March 4, 2016 Latin America: Surging As The Next Business Frontier
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UCLA Anderson School of Management
Friday | March 6, 2015 Latin America: Leadership, Society and Globalization
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UCLA Anderson School of Management
Friday | February 28, 2014 Latin America: Land of Opportunities?
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UCLA Anderson School of Management
Friday | April 26, 2013 Economic Trends and Capital Markets in Latin America
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UCLA Anderson School of Management
Monday | May 14, 2012 Market Insights and Political Perspectives of Latin American Leaders
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UCLA Anderson School of Management

2017 Latin American Business Conference