Most important business forum in the Greater Caribbean region, aimed to strengthen the ties for a better integration in the global value chains and to diversify the business areas in Latin America and the Greater Caribbean.
The main activities of the Cancun Forum are a business round tables between buyers and exporters from the region but also seminaries and workshops on building a regional strategy to project our business opportunities to others markets.
The Cancun forum is focused on strengthening the synergies between the 48 Latin American and Caribbean economies through investments and on increasing the commercial flows for a better integration in the global value chains with market diversification pointing to Pacific-Asia, Africa and Europe.
To register, validate and develop your business agenda, you must have in mind the following steps:
From July 10 to August 18
From July 24 to September 1
From July 24 to September 15
September 27 – 29
The Greater Caribbean area regroups all the countries with coastline in the Caribbean sea, including Mexico, Central America countries, Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean.
Thanks to its air links, hotel infrastructure, and number of conference and convention centers, Cancun was chosen by Forbes magazine as the best city in Mexico for doing business.
A key aspect of a city are its communication links. Cancun International Airport has 32 airlines operating domestic and international flights. In terms of convention centers, Cancun Center Conventions & Exhibitions comprises 7,296 square meters of exhibition area, divided into three levels, and covers 7,000 square meters over thirteen open-plan rooms, and a 420-seat auditorium. With regard to accommodation, of the 170 existing hotels, 23 offer a combined total of over 70,000 square meters for this type of corporate events.
Finally, eating options are available all along Boulevard Kukulcán, with some 200 restaurants.
Source: Forbes magazine
The temperature forecast for November is a minimum of 25° and maximum of 32°, based on the historical averages for the period the forum will be held.
Sources: United Nations and World Bank
The business matchmaking sessions consists of planned business meetings designed to connect important regional companies with the Pacific-Asia, African and European markets.
The main objective of the Forum is the Business round, so it will be present in all the activities.
Business matchmaking sessions are a simple and efficient mechanism of planned face-to-face meetings between buyers and exporters from the Greater Caribbean region, Latin America, Pacific-Asia and Africa, all of whom have been previously accepted and approve for participation, which takes place once a given number of appointments has been confirmed on the website, generating an atmosphere favorable to business. The aim of the business matchmaking forum is to boost exports of regional products with potential buyers; Caribbean and foreign companies can review buyers and accept meetings through the website. For Cancún Forum 2017 40 buyers from Central America and the Greater Caribbean will be present, together with 120 Caribbean exporters.
Around one thousand business meetings will be held. ProMéxico’s offices abroad will start the promotional effort by identifying the purchasing firms in the region interested in participating in the event. Based on demand, ProMéxico’s offices in Mexico will invite Caribbean firms with exportable products to participate.
Companies interested in participating must register on the event website, for approval by the organizers.
All participating companies should register and will receive approval on the basis of the products and services they offer, their export capacity, and the requirements of international buyers.
The event will also integrate companies with the following profile:
Jul. 10–Aug. 18
Jul. 24–Sep. 1
Jul. 24–Sep. 15
The business matchmaking sessions want to generate comercial meetings and business opportunities between Latin American and the Caribbean buyers and exporters.
On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th of September, pre-agreed face to face meetings will take place, an opportunity for the exporters to present theirs products to the buyers, according to the participating economical sectors.
The company has partially completed the registration form. The registration must be fully completed to conclude the process.
The company has correctly completed the registration form. The company is undergoing the approval process and will be accepted on the basis of the admission policies set out by the event organizers.
The company has met the necessary requirements to set up its meeting schedule with business counterparts. According to the agreed dates, it may request, confirm, or reject meetings according to its commercial interests. This phase does not imply confirmation of participation.
The company has organized the minimum number of business meetings required by the organizers and its participation in the event is confirmed. This will enable it to obtain the benefits provided for participation.
Be an international buyer with the minimum number of confirmed meetings (foreign company interested in acquiring Caribbean products or services).
Prior to the Event
During the event
After the event
Completion of registration does not guarantee admission to the event (see the different phases for confirming participation in the business matchmaking sessions). To this end, ProMéxico will undertake a rigorous selection process of the registered companies based on the information provided in the registration form. Successful verification of this information will automatically change the company status from REGISTERED to ACCEPTED.
It is important to bear in mind that those companies accepted and confirmed may attend with a maximum of two participants. Entry is not permitted to a third person from the same company.
Failure to attend the event or business meetings will be cause for rejection in future events organized by ProMéxico.
|15:00 19:00||Registration of participants.|
|19:00 21:00||Welcome cocktail on the Deck Hotel Presidente Intercontinental Bar (Networking).|
|08:50 - 09:00||Official visit to the Greater Caribbean Pavilion.|
|09:00 09:20||Opening ceremony.|
|09:40 10:20||Magistral Panel.|
|10:20 11:10||Plenary Session “Latin America and the Greater Caribbean: Developing its potential to the world”.|
|11:10 11:55||Panel 1 “Driving the competitiveness of the Tourism sector”.|
|11:55 12:40||Coaching Session “The business pulse in our region: Learn, Innovate and Compete”.|
|12:40 12:50||Financing Tourism as a strategic link.|
|12:50 13:25||Panel 2 “Improving the tourist competitiveness in order to raise the quality of its services: the participation of the PYMEX”.|
|13:25 14:00||Prospects of the sector and support to the tourist infrastructure.|
|15:00 18:30||Business roundtable for the diversification of markets for Latin America and the Greater Caribbean.|
|15:00 16:00||Working tables “Fostering Smart Destinations in Latin America, the Greater Caribbean and Europe”.|
|16:00 17:30||Working tables “Challenges and opportunities for integration into global value chains through intraregional trade”.|
|17:30 18:30||Working tables “E-commerce: Accelerating market diversification”.|
|08:30 14:15||Second Meeting of the RED IBERO for Trade and Investment Promotion Agencies in Latin America and the Caribbean.|
|10:00 14:00||Business roundtable for the diversification of markets for Latin America and the Greater Caribbean.|
It is recommended that men wear guayaberas, or shirts made of fabrics as cotton and linen; shoes or moccasins. Women should wear light dresses made of fabrics as muslin, linen or coarse cloth, and sandals. It is important to highlight that colors should be light, pastel or neutral. Avoid dark and shiny fabrics.
+52 (55) 5447 7070 | 01 800 EXPORTE (397 6783)
Presidente InterContinental Hotel
Boulevard Kukulkán Km. 7.5, Hotel Zone, Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico, 77500
ProMéxico has established agreements with two hotels so that those attending Cancun Forum can reserve with preferential rates.
|Hotel||Simple room||Double room||Code||Breakfast included||Contact||Phone / Email||Website||Distance|
|Presidente InterContinental||$2,380.00 MXN.||$2,760.00 MXN.||Foro Cancún 2017 Bancomext||Sí||Patricia Novelo||01-998-848-8700 ext.- 1848
|Krystal||$2,150.00 MXN.||$2,150.00 MXN.||Foro Cancún ProMéxico Bancomext||No||Yahir Perez||+52 (55) 5261 4566||http://www.krystalhotels.com.mx/||7 min.|
|Urban Hoteles||$1,494.00 MXN.||$1,494.00 MXN.||Foro Cancún ProMéxico||No||Yahir Perez||+52 (55) 5261 4566||http://www.krystal-hotels.com.mx/||18 min.|
|Beachscape Kin Ha Villas & Suites Cancún||$1,606.50 MXN.||$1,606.50 MXN.||ProMéxico||No||Yarid de la Cruz||+52 (998) 891 5428||http://www.beachscape.com.mx/||3 min.|
|Real Inn Cancún||$1,480.00 MXN.||$1,480.00 MXN.||Foro Cancún ProMéxico||No||Erica Flores||01 998 283 0400 ext. 801