Por qué Medellín en España

The Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area -ACI Medellín- will present in Madrid and Barcelona the advantages that Medellín has for the attraction of foreign companies. In both cities, the Executive Director, Catalina Restrepo Carvajal, will be in charge of presenting the offer of the city for new investors and business opportunities in infrastructure, competitiveness, renewable energy, industries 4.0 , creative industries, agribusiness, chemicals, and life sciences.

In September, Madrid and Barcelona will host the next Why Medellín? events. This is an opportunity to publicize the city’s strengths as a business destination.

The first meeting with the entrepreneurs will be in Madrid on Tuesday, September 17 at 9:00 am, in the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations [CEOE in Spanish], Carlos Ferret Salat hall (Diego de León, 50-28006, Madrid). CEOE and Procolombia are key allies for the positioning of Colombia and convening Spanish entrepreneurs.

For its part, the Agency for the competitiveness of the company – ACCIÓ and Foment del Treball will provide support in Barcelona. The meeting will be on Thursday, September 19 at 9:00 am at the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel – Ametista Hall (Pau Claris, 122, 08009, Barcelona).

With this investment attraction strategy, ACI Medellín seeks to strengthen relations with Spanish businessmen and allies.

Spain is a representative country in the dynamics of foreign direct investment in the world. According to trends for this year, it is among the top 10 countries with the most investment projects in the world. Regarding investment in Colombia, Spain was in fourth place in 2018. Specifically, in Medellín, it is among the top 15 with the highest investment participation, which is why ACI Medellín seeks to strengthen relations and continue with a dynamic favorable to business between both countries.

This year, the event was held in the United States in the cities of Miami, Austin and San Francisco, and now continues in Europe.

Those entrepreneurs interested in attending these Why Medellín? in Madrid and Barcelona are welcome, it is a free event for the business public.


Registration Why Medellín in Madrid: click here 

Registration Why Medellín in Barcelona: click here

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