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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Medellín: on the way to become a learning node

Knowledge management has become one of the pillars of the Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellin and the Metropolitan Area in the attraction of cooperation and foreign investment into the city. Knowledge transfer initiatives have been designed and implemented … Read More

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Red C40 por la protección al medio ambiente

Medellín becomes a strategic member of the International Network for Climate Protection

The capital of Antioquia, headed by mayor Federico Gutiérrez, is now one of the cities that make up the C40 Steering Committee. C40 connects about 100 cities, totaling a population of about 700 million people in the world. The network, … Read More

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Centro de Excelencia en Inteligencia Artificial en Medellín

Medellín opens the first Centre for Excellence in Artificial Intelligence of Colombia

On Tuesday, May 22, the first Centre for Excellence in Artificial Intelligence of Colombia will be officially opened thanks to the agreement signed between Ruta N and the Institute for Automation of Processes and Artificial Intelligence (IRPA AI), of the … Read More

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The meeting with Paisas in New York was a success!

On May 2nd, the mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, met with the Paisa community in New York. The event was held at the Consulate of Colombia and was attended by the consul María Isabel Nieto Jaramillo. The Sos Paisa … Read More

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Mexico is ACI Medellín’s last destination on its tour around countries of the Pacific Alliance

Monterrey, Mexico City and Puebla are the three cities Colombia’s main Investment Promotion Agencies will visit to promote the country as investment destination. ACI Medellín, Invest Pacific, Invest in Bogota, ProBarranquilla, Invest in Armenia and Invest in Cartagena participated in … Read More

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iberacademy

Iberacademy echoes with melodies through Medellín

Founded by Alejandro Posada, Colombian orchestra conductor and his wife María Helena Tamayo, the Ibero-American Philharmonic Academy – Iberacademy – is committed to support the talent of young people from Medellín and Colombia and to a comprehensive development of musicians, … Read More

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Redes de ciudades

Networks of Cities, an international relationship strategy

The networks of cities are a means of strengthening the international insertion of local governments, increasing opportunities for decentralized international cooperation and exchanging knowledge. These networks act as bridges on the international discussion and the dissemination of the challenges faced … Read More

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Investment tour in Lima and Santiago sets new challenges to attract investors to Colombia

A team made up by ACI Medellín, Procolombia, Invest in Armenia, ProBarranquilla, Invest in Bogota and Invest in Pacific have started the Alianza Pacífico tour in Lima and Santiago, which has left important relations for future projects between these countries … Read More

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Medellín implementa novedosa estrategia para cuidar el medio ambiente: pago por servicios ambientales

Medellín sets up a new strategy to protect the environment

In compliance with the Development Plan 2016-2019 Medellín Cuenta Con Vos and its 7th dimension: “To collectively protect the environment,” the Medellín Mayor’s Office and the Secretariat of Environment have developed a new process that seeks to protect the hydrographic basins … Read More

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Encuentro de paisas

SOS PAISA arrives in Lima and Santiago de Chile

  *The demonym for people of Antioquia, Colombia.

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Medellín fortalece la inversión extrajera a través de una gira internacional

Medellín joins powerful international strategy to strengthen foreign investment

Colombia seeks to attract foreign investment to its regions with a tour around Peru and Chile from April 15 to 21. The international promotion tour supported by Procolombia, will take place in Lima on April 17 at the Country Club … Read More

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¡Medellín inicia la celebración del año México - Colombia!

Medellín starts celebrating the Mexico – Colombia Year

The Mexican embassy to Colombia will offer a serenade to the country in the framework of the Mexico – Colombia Year. The Symphony Orchestra and Mariachi of the Ministry of Defense of Mexico will lead the show at Metropolitan Theater … Read More

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Spanish Multinational brings its innovation center to Medellín

Konecta is a Spanish multinational provider of comprehensive BPO and Contact Center services for several sectors wich consolidates is offices in Medellín. It has 100 engineers in Ruta N facilities co-working in an environment that favors the generation of new … Read More

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Naciones Unidas abre las puertas a nuevos proveedores a través de Global Marketplace

The United Nations’ Global Marketplace opens the door to new suppliers

  The United Nations has launched Global Marketplace, a digital platform to make public the bids of its organizations for vendors from all around the world.. More than 40 UN organizations publish their bid announcements on this platform and vendors can … Read More

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Dreams Fulfilled in the Metamorphosis of a City

With three comprehensive intervention projects, in urban renewal, mobility and attention to early childhood, Medellín has become an international model of overcoming low levels of human development and caring for the most vulnerable populations. From ACI Medellín, these are the … Read More

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