Hotel Colonnade, Coral Gables, Miami
Mackrell International’s 2019 Latin America Cross- Border Business Summit is entitled “Doing Business in Latin America - A World of Opportunities”
Hosted by our latest U.S. member firm, SMGQ Law, based in Miami, a significant Americas gateway city, the Summit is OPEN TO ALL Mackrell Member Firms and their clients who have an interest in doing business in Latin America.
Summit Opportunities for you and your Clients
Latin America is an important economic and business partner for the U.S., Europe, Asia and numerous additional economies worldwide. In addition, major Latin American economies are in growth mode supported by improvements in commodity prices, rising business confidence, increased consumption and stronger exports. Unofficially nicknamed “The Gateway to the Americas”, Miami is increasingly seen as a center for developing international trade ties and finance links with Latin America.
Numerous large companies are headquartered in or around Miami, including Bacardi, Carnival Corporation, Lennar, Navarro Discount Pharmacies, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Oceania Cruises, Perry Ellis International, Ryder Systems, Telefónica, Telemundo, Univision, U.S. Century Bank, and World Fuel Services.
As a banking and business
capital and because of its proximity to Latin America, Miami serves as the
headquarters of Latin American
operations for more than 1400 multinational corporations including AIG,
American Airlines, Cisco, Disney, Exxon, FedEx, Kraft Foods, Microsoft, Yahoo,
Oracle, Sony and Wal-Mart.
The meeting starts on Thursday evening 31st January with a welcome reception at the hotel
Friday 1st February : Morning visit for Mackrell delegates to the offices of SMGQ Law followed by lunch.
CLIENT EVENT: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019
2.30 - 5:30pm
Client Panel Presentation and Interactive Discussion on “Doing Business in Latin America” and “Miami as a Gateway to Latin America”.
Delegates from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and from Miami will discuss doing business and their respective countries and regions and how companies can capitalize upon increased cross-border opportunities with Latin America.
In addition to providing the economic outlook for 2019 and beyond, panelists will address regional and industry sector opportunities and business considerations involved in operating and investing in their countries from corporate, finance and tax; to labor and employment; immigration; construction; environmental; risk management and more.
Miami-based MI firm, SMGQ Law will also share how to leverage Miami’s assets as a banking and business capital center and the ever-increasing links with Latin America to enhance business opportunities with Latin America.
5:30 - 7:00pm
Client Networking Reception at the Hotel Colonnade.
We encourage all Members to attend the meeting and invite clients, prospective clients and referral partners to the Client Event on Friday afternoon to network and meet lawyers from other member firms in the Americas region. We hope that you and your firm and clients can take advantage of this exceptional strategic summit.