Welcome to the 2012 Costa Rica Tech Trade Mission!
What is the Purpose?
The purpose of the Costa Rica Tech Trade Mission is to provide an excellent opportunity to further the business development between the high technology companies of Florida and Costa Rica. Explore Costa Rica!
The participants will include 65 national IT companies, and 90 international companies from United States, India, Spain, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Guatemala, Canada, Argentina, Colombia, Jamaica, Honduras, Czech Republic, Trinidad & Tobago, and Chile; with over 2,000 business meetings!
The American Embassy industry professionals of the US Commerce Department will provide a commercial briefing, public affairs briefing and economic briefing, as well as an overview of doing business in Costa Rica on day one for all participating Florida firms.
This will also be accomplished by providing 3 days (total) of intensive programs designed to introduce the participating delegates (you) to your tech counterparts in Costa Rica, as well as other key government and industry dignitaries that may be helpful in your business development objectives. Day one will be about strategic partnerships and/or selling, day two and three about strategic partnerships and/or buying. The last two days will be at the PROCOMER tech trade show.
The programs will be conducted at the American Embassy and the exclusive
Real InterContinental Hotel & Tower Club in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Who Should Participate?
The participating delegates will be business executives representing Central Florida Technology companies; and Florida Economic Development Agencies (as supporters and sponsors).
During this Trade Mission, Costa Rica will be the platform for the establishment of new businesses in the digital technologies sector, bringing together participants from North, Central and South America, Caribbean, Europe, and Asia, transforming the country into a truly B2B landmark event. This is definitely the opportunity to meet, network and negotiate with potential IT partners from around the world and learn about current global trends on this dynamic industry.
This event combines business meetings and conferences about the current worldwide trends on digital technologies. It will open windows of opportunity for IT partners and end users looking for web applications and services, BPO, ITO, KPO, development of multimedia projects and digital animation, mobile applications, telecommunication mobile services, data centers, business intelligence, design and development of vertical market applications (financial services, trade, health, tourism, government, etc.), call centers, contact centers, Cloud Computing, QA, testing, software development, e-learning, and many others.
Who are the Producers?
Rica Trade Mission 2012 is produced by Coastal Strategies Inc. in
cooperation with PROCOMER, the Costa Rica economic development agency.
Coastal Strategies is a Central Florida based international business development firm, which has produced 18 Trade Missions to Costa Rica, Canada and Europe. For more information on Coastal Strategies, see PRODUCER.
Who are the Sponsors and Supporters?
The event is being sponsored and supported by PROCOMER (Costa Rica economic development agency), Florida economic development agencies and industry leaders of Florida and Costa Rica. They are available to assist participants with their international business development objectives. For more information see SPONSORS.
Why Costa Rica?
Costa Rica has become a world leader in producing high tech hardware and software, with numerous opportunities for synergy with Central Florida high tech firms. With the new 2010 US-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement in effect, the opportunities should only get greater!
Without a doubt, this is an excellent opportunity to expand your network and discover why Costa Rica is considered the technology provider with the greatest potential for innovation in Latin America, where intellectual property protection is our priority.
We invite you to participate and learn more!