Chile Trade Delegation to Visit Los Angeles
Event will include one-on-one meetings with more than 50 Chilean firms
LOS ANGELES - The final countdown is underway for the visit to Southern California of what is being heralded as one of the largest international trade delegations to ever visit the region.
On September 4, more than 50 companies from Chile will be in Los Angeles to meet with California importers and exporters under the aegis of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce (LACOC) and ProChile - The Chilean Trade Commission.
Participating in the event will be Chilean Vice-Minister of Foreign Relations, Cristian Barros, Assistant US Trade Representative, Sue Cronin, and Charlie Woo, Chairman of the LACOC's International Trade & Investments Committee.?
The symposium will include presentations on doing business with Chile, input from California companies that are currently doing business in the South American country, and face-to-face opportunities for attending businesses to network.
According to Moises Cisneros, international trade manager at the LACOC, discussion topics will also include the impact of the US-Chile Free Trade Agreement and the best industry and product prospects for both US and Chilean exporters.
The Chilean companies are seeking to find joint venture partners, whole sellers and distributors in various industries including: seafood, agriculture, industrial, environmental, law and consulting, said Cisneros.
To view a detailed listing of Chilean delegate companies, click here:
Cooperating sponsors for the Chile symposium include the US Department of Commerce, the Latin Business Association, the Center for International Trade Development - El Camino College, the Los Angeles Mayor's Office of International Trade, and the CalTrade Report.
The event will be held at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles and information on registration is available on-line at
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