ACI Medellín is a Model for La Guajira

A delegation from the department of La Guajira, located in northern Colombia, visited the facilities of the Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area – ACI Medellín. Their purpose was to approach ACI Medellín’s work methodology, … Read More

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La Embajadora de la Unión Europea estrecha relaciones con Medellín y Antioquia

The Ambassador of the European Union strengthens relations with Medellín and Antioquia

Between October 4 to 5, the Ambassador of the European Union in Colombia, Patricia Llombart, visits Medellín for the first time to deepening relations with the city and the department of Antioquia. They will focus on analyzing business opportunities and … Read More

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Medellín comparte lecciones aprendidas en urbanismo con ciudades asiáticas y africanas

Medellín shares Lessons Learned in Urban Planning with Asian and African cities

Medellín – ACI Medellín and the World Bank will develop the second version of the Medellín Lab, a two-way knowledge exchange methodology. Between October 27 and November 2, 10 cities from Africa and Asia will visit Medellín to participate in … Read More

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Invertir en Medellín

Medellín succeeded in San Francisco

After participating in the Global Climate Action Summit – C40 in San Francisco, mayor Federico Gutiérrez spoke in the event Why Medellín? and in a meeting of the Sos Paisa Network to strengthen relations of investment and cooperation. More than … Read More

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avances de la ciudad frente a la acción climática

Mayor of Medellín talked about the progress made by the city towards the Climate Action Goals

The mayor, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, presented the initiatives of Medellín related to the protection of the environment at the Global Summit on Climate Action (GCAS) and the C40 Steering Committee. Among these initiatives, the Mayor highlighted the Pact for Air … Read More

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Inclusión social

More than 50 mayors from 17 countries met in Medellín to discuss social inclusion

Medellin, Colombia. More than 50 mayors from 17 different countries from Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain met in Medellin, Colombia to exchange experiences and knowledge around social inclusion. This annual meeting is part of the Network of Cities promoted … Read More

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Medellín, una ciudad a contraluz

Medellín, a Backlit City

Medellín and its inhabitants’ resilience is one of the four stories in the documentary Ciudades a Contraluz. It shows the profound essence of Beirut, Sarajevo, Medellín and Kigali, cities affected by violence that have healed their wounds to continue the … Read More

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Red Sos Paisa en San Francisco

Sos paisa arrives in San Francisco by the hand of the Mayor of Medellín!

The mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, will join the Sos Paisa meeting to share the progress made in all projects of Medellín. It will take place on September 13 at 6:00 pm in the Colombian Consulate in San Francisco … Read More

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Medellín plays a strategic role in the Global Climate Action Summit – C40

The Global Climate Action Summit C40), aims to raise awareness around a reality affecting all countries of the world regarding the emission of polluting gases, the management of waste, the protection of water and the promotion of a life in … Read More

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Feria del Libro de Medellín

Mexico is the guest country for the Book and Culture Festival in Medellín

Medellín is getting ready for the opening of the 12th Book and Culture Festival to be held between September 6 and 17 in Carabobo Norte. It is one of the five most important literary events in Latin America. This year’s … Read More

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Por qué Medellín en San Francisco

Medellín aims to attract investment from San Francisco, United States

To capture the interest of potential investors operating in San Francisco, the mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez and the Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area – ACI Medellín, supported by ProColombia and Latin San Francisco, … Read More

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South American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference –SAHIC

Medellín will host SAHIC, the most important event of the hotel sector in the continent

Medellín will host the South American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference -SAHIC, the most important investment promotion event for the tourism and hotel industry. As a result of the arrival of new hotel chains in Medellín, investment in hotel infrastructure … Read More

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Línea 1,2,3 Mujer

Women’s Emergency Hotline of Medellín receives an International Award for its Innovation in citizenship attention

The Hotline 1, 2, 3 Mujer is an innovative mechanism of the Medellín Mayor’s Office attached to the Women’s Secretariat. Today, it is highlighted in Spain by the NovaGob Excellence 2018 Awards in the category: Gender Equality, as an innovative … Read More

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Parque Arví de Medellín

An International Seal of Sustainability for the Ecotourism Park Arví

The mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, received the Rainforest Alliance certification in Sustainable Tourism awarded to  Arví Park Corporation for its best practices in decreasing the environmental footprint and its commitment to the communities of interest. The Rainforest Alliance … Read More

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Red de Escuelas de Música de Medellín

The Music Schools Network of Medellín, a study case for Harvard

A group of MSc students from the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University recently visited Medellín to learn about the government’s management of the city and its examples of cultural re-engineering, social inclusion and overcoming violence. This … Read More

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sophia, la robot humanoide en Medellín

The humanoid robot, Sophia, visited Medellín

The Medellín Mayor’s Office supported UPB’s Summer School and Sophia’s visit since the event shows an element of development on a world scale. The presence of Sophia in Medellín and Colombia, creates a sense of certainty and curiosity at the … Read More

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SAHIC South America 2018 tendrá destacados invitados

Renowned Guests will be in Sahic South America 2018

Between September 24 and 25, Medellín will host SAHIC South America , the most important investment promotion event for the tourism and hotel industry. Entrepreneurs, executives and investors from more than 20 countries will meet at the InterContinental Hotel to … Read More

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National and international journalists learned about Medellín’s recreation and sports strategy

A large representation of national and international journalists arrived in Medellín to cover Colombiamoda 2018. On their first day, they had the opportunity to know the work of INDER Medellín, the characteristics of the sports program of the city, the … Read More

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Spanish Laundry Company Ilunion will generate 150 jobs in Medellín

The Spanish industrial laundry company, Ilunion, recently opened its new facility in La Estrella, south of the Aburrá Valley. It is the first establishment of the organization in Latin America and the first step in an expansion process towards other … Read More

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Accenture’s Advanced Technology Center arrives in Medellín

Accenture opened its new center located in the Ruta N complex in Medellín. The company will work with different costumers from different sectors such as finance, telecommunications, consumer goods, natural resources and energy. Also, they will use cutting edge technologies … Read More

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El aguacate es clave para el desarrollo de Medellín y Antioquia

Avocado, a major aspect for the development of Medellín and Antioquia

In Medellín’s City-Region strategy, avocado has become a key element for productive development and increased competitiveness of the agricultural sector. Likewise, it has been established as an opportunity to get closer to the quality standards demanded by international markets. Consistent … Read More

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Major Hotel Chains arrive in Medellín

Foreign investment in Medellín is increasingly growing, mostly, due to tourism, events and conventions boom. This has led to the arrival of international hotel chains such as Marriot and Hilton. According to Cotelco, Medellín went from 176 hotels and 7,370 … Read More

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Cooperation Agreement with Korea will improve Medellín’s smart mobility system

Mayor Federico Gutiérrez traveled to Seoul, Korea, to sign the Letter of Intent with MOLIT and implement the Traffic Function Improvement Project in the city and to officially start cooperating between both entities. This Project seeks to implement three fundamental … Read More

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Medellín will host the World Cities Summit 2019

During the World Cities Summit 2018 in Singapore and as part of the commitments acquired for winning the Lee Kuan Yew Award 2016 , Medellín has been presented as the host city of this event’s next year version. It is … Read More

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Securitas Healthcare officially opens new office in Medellín

The official presentation of the new offices of the international health network Securitas Healthcare. A Chilean company specializing in providing health benefits programs. The event will take place in the Golden Mile building, tower 1, floor 3, room 2 on … Read More

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Medellín presented its sustainability strategy in Montreal

Every three years, the international network ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, carries out its World Congress to gather cities and territories and work towards the construction of a sustainable future. This year, the attending cities met in Montreal (Canada) between … Read More

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Medellín will be the first Latin-American city to be visited by Sophia the robot

Although it seems like a science-fiction scene, the most advanced artificial intelligence android in the world, Sophia, arrives in Medellín. She will participate as the key speaker in the Summer School of the Pontifical Bolivarian University to be held in … Read More

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Sana Commerce Enters the Latin American Market with New Office In Medellín

We are excited to announce that Sana Commerce’s global expansion steadfastly continues. Just two months ago, we shared that Sana would be operating locally in the Australia/New Zealand region, out of our brand-new office in Perth. Today, we officially opened … Read More

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Sahic South America

Medellín will host SAHIC Latin America 2018

SAHIC South America 2018 will take place from September 24 to 25 at the Intercontinental Hotel. This internationally renowned meeting seeks to promote the most important hotel, tourism and real estate business in the region. This will be the perfect … Read More

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Red Sos Paisa

Sos Paisa launches its new website!

Starting on May 30, the Sos Paisa Network renews its website. This new website includes profiles of Paisas who stand out abroad, information about meetings with Paisas all around the world, news about Medellín and the region. This will be … Read More

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