Export Green Brazil Business Forum: Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 8:00am
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 11:30am

Did you know that Georgia exported $850 million in manufactured goods to Brazil in 2010?

Join the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and local Georgian green technology companies to learn about opportunities for your business in Brazil. 

"Opportunities for Georgia Green Companies in Brazil"

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
235 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW
Atlanta, GA 30303 

Event presentations:

Keynote SpeakerAntonio Carlos Dias, Commercial Director, Investment Promotion Agency of Rio de Janeiro

Panel : "Doing Business in Brazil"

Marcelo de Avila, Economist, National Confederation of Industry for Brazil (CNI)
Natalie Kehle, Analyst , International, Infrastructure Department, Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP) 
Cora Dickson, Senior International Trade Specialist, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Kathleen McInerney, Director, Brazil-U.S. Business Council 

Panel: "Local Resources and Success Stories"

Kathe Falls, Director, International Trade, Georgia Department of Economic Development
Charlotte Starfire, Director, Global Trade Solutions, SunTrust Bank
Diego Schaefer, Business Manager, South America, Purafil, Inc.

By 2050, Brazil will be the fifth largest economy in the World. Brazil offers a compelling target market for Georgia green technology companies. The country's rapid economic growth, constantly increasing demand for U.S. imports, favorable political climate, and positive demographic trends make Brazil an attractive market.

For registration information please contact Luciana Rocha-Goldman at (202)463-5496.