Since August 2017, the city is part of WAIPA, one of the most powerful investment networks in the world.
WAIPA was created in 1995 by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development for investment promotion.
Medellín made official its entrance to the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies, WAIPA, on last July 2017 at the “Executive Training Meeting on Foreign Direct Investment” held in Istanbul, Turkey.
WAIPA is a non-governmental organization with more than 170 members in 130 countries. It establishes networks for knowledge exchange with investment promotion agencies through activities such as:
- Researching investment strategies to carry out work agendas with entrepreneurs that generate results for development.
- Incentives and investment attraction.
- Evolution, impact and permanence of foreign investment.
“Being part of this network represents a unique opportunity to strengthen our relationship with key players in global investment, knowledge management and access to information that will allow us to improve our strategies of resources attraction and the quality of life of the inhabitants of Medellín and Antioquia,” said Sergio Escobar, CEO of ACI Medellín.
To learn more about the WAIPA network click here: www.waipa.org