Friday March 27, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
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Governors State University 
1 University Parkway
Engbretson Hall
University Park, IL 60484

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Mary Ma, Director of International Trade Center at GSU 
Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at Governors State University 




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Doing Business in Latin America 

The Doing Business in Latin America workshop series will bring government and business leaders in trade and investment to Governors State University, located in University Park, Illinois. It provides pratical knowledge to businesses in the Chicago area that aspire to do business in and with emerging markets in the Latin American Region.

The workshop will focus on Brazil, Colombia, and Panama. The presentations and panel discussions will help participants understand the opportunities and challenges in these markets as well as some emerging trends in specific industries and business sectors.

Participants will learn: 

  1. Entry and marketing strategies in Latin America.
  2. How to finance their trade and investment activities in the region.
  3. Best practices from Illinois businesses that have been successful in these markets. 

Participants will also have opportunity to build important business connections with government officials, other businesses and industry experts.

Click HERE to download full program

   Register Now!Registration is free. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, with support from a Department of Education grant.

For more questions, please feel free to contact: Dr. Jun Zhao, jzhao@govst.edu, 708-534-4953  or Ms. Mary Ma, hma@govst.edu, 708-534-6976.