Into its seventh edition this year, LAB 2010 is the premier business event promoting collaboration between Latin America and Asia.
Asia was Latin America's 2nd most important trading partner in 2008. Trade from Latin America to Asia rose 25% from 2007 to US$100.6 billion. As both regions recover from the global economic downturn, LAB 2010 brings together top leaders in business and government across both continents to share insights on how companies can expand into Asia and Latin America.
Expect dynamic and interactive panel discussions, and gain insights from a spectrum of perspectives across business and government sectors. You can also sign up for customised business matching sessions organised by IE Singapore.
Key forum highlights include:
- The keynote panel on how both regions can work more closely with each other to promote awareness, trade, investment and other forms of partnership.
- Latin American Ministerial Panel highlighting the key trends, challenges and opportunities in their respective countries and how they envision their relationship with Asia will develop in the next decade.
- “Accessing Asia” Panel where Latin American companies successful in Asia share what it takes to compete in Asia whilst their Asian counterparts share local knowledge on seizing opportunities and avoiding pitfalls.
- “Does Size Matter?” –The Panel where small-and-medium enterprises and multinational corporations offer their views on whether and how size matters when venturing into new markets.
- An Update on the Asian Economy.
- Numerous networking opportunities including an evening Cocktail Reception at the Asian Civilisations Museum.
Event details are as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2010
Venue: The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
Conference Fee: US$300* (S$420)
*Enjoy a 20% early bird discount when you sign up before 31 July 2010.