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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The commitments of a city open to the world

The economic dynamics of a city like Medellín stimulate the opening of new markets and the strengthening of relations with international actors. To do so, not only technological or legal tools are needed, also human talent capable of communicating in … Read More

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Green Hair arrives in Medellín, the first ecological hair salon in the city

The Venezuelan ecological hairdressing establishment settles in the capital of Antioquia thanks to the support of Procolombia Venezuela and the Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area – ACI Medellín. “We are an ecological hair salon … Read More

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Directora de la ACI Medellín

Welcome to ACI Medellín!

New winds of leadership arrive to ACI Medellín on behalf of the Business Administrator, Catalina Restrepo Carvajal. Restrepo has an extensive experience in project management and advisory. She has served as Replicability Director of the JuanFe Foundation; Advisor to Medellín … Read More

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ICLEI en Colombia

The Metropolitan Area of the Aburrá Valley will coordinate ICLEI International Network offices in Colombia

Medellín― February 28, the ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability presents its regional office for Colombia which will be coordinated by the Metropolitan Area of ​​the Aburrá Valley , leaded by Eugenio Prieto Soto, director of the institution.. As part of … Read More

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Medellín, Ciudad Global

Medellín’s challenge: to become a Global City

David Escobar Arango, current director of Comfama, had the chance to give a close look to the performance of the Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area, ACI Medellín since its very beginning. He remembers that … Read More

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Seminario III Smart Cities

Medellín talked about Smart Cities

According to the Inter-American Development Bank – IDB, “a smart and sustainable city is an innovative that which uses information and communication technologies (ICT) and other means to improve decision-making, the efficiency of operations, the provision of urban services and … Read More

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Medellín sede de grandes multinacionales

Medellín, headquarters of large multinationals

Since 2015, the largest courier company in the world and leader in transportation and specializing in logistics services, had begun searching for the right place to open their next Global Business Services office.  The goal was to centralize their back-office … Read More

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Nueva sede de la Cámara Colombo Japonesa de Comercio e Industria en Medellín

Colombian-Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry opens new offices in Medellín

Thanks to the active economic dynamics of Medellín and to the good relations of both countries, the Embassy of Japan in Colombia recently opened the Colombian-Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry offices in the city. This will strengthen the commercial … Read More

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Distrito Térmico de Medellín EPM

Medellín’s Best Practices on Energy will be presented in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand ― From February 21 to 23, the Global SDG 7 Conference: a global preparatory meeting in support of the review of SDG 7 will be held at the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum. After its progress in the … Read More

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Barcelona and Medellín, a friendship that goes beyond borders

Friendship is feeling comfortable, talking and sharing with others. In Medellin and Barcelona’s case, ​​this friendship was born with a particular interest: to offer and provide to each other. It grew over time, up to the point that even new … Read More

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Seminario de Transporte y Desarrollo Urbano

The Japanese Government will hold the Transport and Urban Development Seminar in Medellín

To strengthen the diplomatic ties and cooperation processes between Colombia and Japan, the Japanese Government will develop the Transport and Urban Development Seminar 2018 in Medellín at the Marriott Medellín Hotel on February 15. The event is developed by the … Read More

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Sweden and Medellín promote sustainable solutions for the cities of the future

About 10 officials of the Swedish Government, leaded by the Vice Minister for Trade and EU Affairs, Oscar Stenström; and the Swedish Ambassador to Colombia, Tommy Strömberg, will visit Medellín next Monday, February 12, 2018. Swedish Vice Minister for Trade … Read More

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