Canal the main topic at the Latam Ports & Logistics Summit

Latam Ports & Logistics Summit

The Latam Ports & Logistics Summit took place last month at the Sheraton Hotel of Panama City. The event organized by BN Americas, a Chilean company which has nine years’ experience in the area, managed to gather shipping and logistic leaders from all over the world to discuss the impact that the Panama Canal widening will have on shipping routes, finding financing to build a port and the importance of insuring cargo.

Among the speakers [...]

Ninth World Economic Forum on Latin America in Panama

Noveno Foro Económico Mundial para Latinoamérica en Panamá

The World Economic Forum on Latin America was held in Panama City from April 1 to 3, 2014.

More than 600 participants from the region and the world participated in the event.

The theme of the meeting was “Opening Pathways for Shared Progress”

The Forum brought together more than 600 leaders from government, industry, civil society and academia from over 50 countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the region.

With the support of [...]

600 exhibitors at Expocomer

Expocomer, the most important trade fair of Panama and the region, returns to the Atlapa Convention Center from Wednesday, March 26 through Saturday, March 29. It is expected that more than 600 manufacturers from over 35 countries will take part.

The fair is the ideal place for companies to showcase their products and services to local and regional markets, introduce new products to market, evaluate competitors and use the Colon Free Zone as a bridge [...]

Business Strategy Group to cover Panama Logistics Summit

The Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Business Strategy Group (BSG) in which SBG agrees to provide media coverage for the Panama Logistics Summit 2014.

The annual conference will take place on March 25 at the Sheraton Hotel in Panama City. The Summit will focus on ways to leverage global logistics strategies to improve Panama’s own logistics industry.

Sponsored by the CMP, the conference will feature experts on logistics [...]

Jamaica at the Logistic Summit

Anthony Hylton

The Jamaican Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) and JAMPRO are to engage with key stakeholders in the global logistics industry at the LATAM Ports & Logistics Summit at the Sheraton Hotel in Panama City from March 26 to 27.

The event follows the Panama Logistic Summit 2014 to be held a day earlier in the same hotel.

JAMPRO said that the Jamaican delegation, led by the Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony [...]

Logistics Summit to analyze effects of Canal expansion

Logistics Summit analizará los efectos de la expansión del Canal

The Logistics Summit Panama 2014 will take place on Tuesday, March 25 at the Sheraton Hotel in Panama City.

The event, organized by the Panama Chamber of Shipping with the support of the Ministry of Commerce, will have international speakers analyzing ways to transform the country into a main maritime and logistic platform of the Americas, to serve international commerce.

Dr. Terry Esper, of the Walton School of Business and Executive Director [...]

Expo Logistica Panama 2014 announced

For eight years, the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) and the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT), have joined forces to present Expo Logistica Panama, which this year will be held from October 22 to 24 at the ATLAPA Convention Center.

“With the aim of supporting the National Strategy for the logistics industry, the Chamber of Commerce and SENACYT will contribute, through the fair, to the momentum of the [...]