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1 1 st International Diplomatic and Business Forum INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE FORUM JUNE 2018 MALAGA

2 HON. MR. PEDRO MEGÍAS GONZÁLEZ Dear friends: The Consular Corps accredited in Malaga, of which I am honored to be its Dean, presents the I International Diplomatic and Business Forum, named INTEREX Forum, which will be held in the Trade Fairs and Congress Center on 14 and 15 June It consists on a meeting between representatives of more than 40 countries and companies established at an international level or in search of expansion, in order to find new business opportunities, both in Spain and abroad, which will use the presence of Ambassadors and other diplomatic representatives, as well as business delegates from all sectors at the global level. This Forum aims to be the largest International Networking hold in Spain and for which we have chosen Malaga because of its character promoting relations between different countries, being one of the most important Spanish cities in terms of consular representation. For this, the organizing committee will make available to the attendees; lectures, round tables, gastronomic meetings and other activities. The commercial houses participating will have an ideal platform to exhibit their products and access to potential customers. It is the ideal moment for the participants to recognize, through the corresponding mentions, the effort and the work developed by the entrepreneurs who will be present. It is the wish of all of us to achieve the proposed objectives, and that this will be a new success for Malaga, the city that welcomes us all. Best regards: Pedro Megías González Dean of the Consular Corps of Malaga President International Exchange Forum INTEREX Forum 1 st International Diplomatic and Business Forum

3 INSTITUTIONAL COMMITTEE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE A professional event for entrepreneurs Excellency Mr. Victor Muñoz Martínez Malaga University Il. Mrs. María del Mar Martín Rojo Malaga s Town Hall Il. Mr. Julio Andrade Ruiz Malaga s Town Hall EXCELLENCY MRS. SUSANA DIAZ President of the Junta de Andalucía EXCELLENCY MR. FRANCISCO DE LA TORRE PRADOS Mayor of Malaga IL. MR. ELÍAS BENDODO BENASAYAG President of the Deputation of Malaga Hon. Mrs. Paloma Almeida Boatella Consul of Brazil Hon. Mrs. Marisa Moreno Castilla Consul of Denmark Hon. Mr. Jesús García Urbano Consul of Slovakia Hon. Mr. José Luís Sánchez Domínguez Consul of Poland Hon. Mrs. Mª Fátima Cortés Leotte Consul of Uruguay IL. MR. MIGUEL BRIONES ARTACHO Subdelegate of the Government of Spain IL. MR. JOSÉ LUÍS RUIZ ESPEJO Delegate of the Junta de Andalucía in Malaga EXCELLENCY MR. JOSÉ ÁNGEL NARVÁEZ BUENO Rector of the University of Malaga Ms. Adriana Martín-Almendro Cortés Consular Corps of Malaga Mr. Arturo Rodríguez Menéndez Malaga s Town Hall Ms. Isabel Pascual Villamor Malaga s Town Hall Ms. Elena Gallego Cañabate IDEA Agency Ms. Elvira Saint-Gerons Herrera IDEA Agency IL. MR. JERÓNIMO PÉREZ CASERO President Chamber of Commerce of Malaga MR. FELIPE ROMERA LUBIAS General Director of the Technology Park of Andalucia (PTA) MR. JULIO COCA General Director of Agency IDEA Ms. Sonia Belén Palomo Das Neves Technological Park of Andalusia Mrs. Nadia Díaz Alcaide Chamber of Commerce of Málaga Mrs. Natalia Sánchez Romero Confederation of Employers of Malaga CEM Mr. Javier Bao Lerena Confederation of Employers of Malaga CEM MRS. VANESSA BERNARD GONZÁLEZ CEO of EXTENDA MR. RAFAEL FUENTES CANDAU Director of ICEX MR. JAVIER GONZÁLEZ DE LARA Y SARRIA CEM President

4 ORGANIZED BY PARTNERS COLLABORATORS DINAMIZERS TRANSPORT

5 THE BIGGEST SPANISH INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING HOSTED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MALAGA Malaga achieves in two years that 37 international companies settle in or expand their businesses.

6 Possibilities of personal interviews with the representative you need. WHAT DOES IT CONSIST OF? Meeting between representatives of 40 countries and companies established internationally or in search of niche markets in Spain and abroad. DIPLOMATS Ambassadors and other representatives at your disposal to evaluate the possibilities of development of business lines in the countries they represent through individual One-to-One meetings. & Presentations, round tables, personalized B2B gatherings, gastronomic meetings and many other activities. ENTREPRENEURS Exhibition platform for presentation of products and services destined to a specialized audience through stands, talks and other spaces.

7 FORUM International Diplomatic and and Business Forum AN OPPORTUNITY FOR GENERATING BUSINESS AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL WHEN & WHERE? June 2018 Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Malaga Diplomatic and business character International area

8 CONSULAR CORPS OF MALAGA: of Albania of Germany of Saudi Arabia of Armenia of Austria of Belgium of Brazil of Canada of Chile of Ivory Coast of Costa Rica of Denmark of Ecuador of Slovakia of the USA of Finland of Philippines of France of Hungary of Ireland of Iceland of Israel of Italy of Latvia of Luxembourg of Morocco of Monaco of Norway of The Netherlands of Paraguay of Perú of Poland of Portugal of United Kingdom of Senegal of Sweden of Switzerland of the Republic of Turkey of Ukraine of Uruguay

9 ZONES: North America West Europe North Europe East Europe Central Asia South Europe East Asia Central America Caribs West Africa North Africa Central Africa East Africa West Asia South Asia Southeast Asia South America Southern Africa Australia and New Zealand

10 SECTORS 1. TOURISM, CULTURE AND SPORT TOPICS Potential customers from different business sectors and locations worldwide. ICT TABLE Disruptive technologies, blockchain. 2. AGRO-FOOD 3. ICT AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES 4. URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURES INVESTMENT IN ANDALUCÍA Main sectors, infrastructures, incentives and investor services. INTERNATIONAL TRADE Success case: USA AGRO-FOOD The universalization of the agro-food industry CULTURE Development of cities through culture HEALTH TOURISM Business opportunities NEW ECONOMIES Cryptocurrency vs Traditional Currency URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURES Success case: Africa INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY of employees BIG DATA The eye in the cloud

11 PROVISIONAL PROGRAM THURSDAY, JUNE 14 - MEETING ROOM 1 HOURS TOPICS 8h30-9h00 Accreditations and coffee GALA DINNER THURSDAY, JUNE 14 9h00 9h15 Welcome Organization and presentation 21h00 JARDINES DE LA CONCEPCIÓN 9h15-10h05 10h15-11h10 11h15-11h40 Panel discussion - Urban development and infrastructures Success case: Africa Panel discussion - Health Tourism as a business opportunity Coffee Break FRIDAY, JUNE 15 - MEETING ROOM 1 11h45-12h45 Panel discussion Investment in Andalusia HOURS TOPICS 13h00-14h00 Opening Act - AUDITORIUM 9h00-10h00 Panel discussion BIG DATA - The eye in the cloud HOURS TOPICS 11h45-12h00 Agri-food sector panel discussion opening 12h05-12h50 Discussion on the universalization of the agri-food industry 10h15-10h45 11h00-11h30 11h45-13h15 Panel discussion New economies Cryptocurrency vs traditional currency Coffee Break Panel discussion TIC PTA Companies of the highest level will discuss about disruptive technologies 13h00-14h00 Opening Act - AUDITORIUM 13h30 Closing Act 14h15-15h30 Cocktail and lunch 15h30-16h15 Panel discussion - Cross-border mobility of employees 16h30-17h15 Panel discussion - International Commerce - Success Case: USA 17H30-18h30 Panel discussion The Development of cities through culture

12 INTEREX Forum, your international business opportunity ACTIVITIES: In order to understand better business opportunities and all of their details, there will be organized individual meetings with representatives of the participant countries: forums, talks, round tables and gastronomic meetings. NETWORKING: Through the gatherings and gastronomic meetings, the participants can discuss, inform, cooperate and generate trade agreements and propose initiatives and projects for representatives of the participant countries and exhibitors of the meeting. EXHIBITION AREA: INTEREX has an exhibition area of more than 1500m 2 with institutional and commercial stands where private and public entities present their products and services. It includes a specific area where to gather representatives of participant countries.

13 GALA DINNER June 14 th Jardines de la concepción

14 Adriana Martín-Almendro Direction and coordination Tel:

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