In continuation of the meeting between the President of BCCI Tsvetan Simeonov and the Honorary Consul of Guatemala in Bulgaria Veselin Simov held in the spring, a visit of a Bulgarian business delegation to Guatemata is being prepared and will take place in the period 18 October – 3 November 2022.
The visit will include:
- Business programme - meetings and talks with Guatemalan businesses, including with representatives of local chambers of commerce and business organizations, CACIF, ANADIE, Invest in Guatemala, Pronacom, Mineco, Maga, Anacafe, field visits to coffee plantations, companies and farms. The meetings are prepared jointly with the Economic Policy Directorate and the International Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala.
- Visit to the 15th Caribbean Business Forum of the Association of Caribbean States
The forum will be held from 25 to 27 October in Guatemala City and aims to promote trade and investment in the region. The event will include thematic seminars, exhibition and B2B meetings. More than 150 businessmen from the region are expected to participate in the forum. Guatemala currently heads the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), which includes: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.
Associate members of the organization are: Aruba, Curaçao, France (French Guiana and Saint Barthélemy), Guadeloupe, Turks and Caicos Islands, British Virgin Islands, Martinique, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Saint Martin and Sint Maarten.
- Tourist programme prepared together with INGUAT and a local tour operator; meetings with representatives of the sector in different areas of Guatemala - In the footsteps of the Mayans - Tikal, Antigua, Atitlan, etc., meeting with the Bulgarian community in Guatemala.
In case of interest, you can contact the Honorary Consulate of Guatemala in Sofia for confirmation. Contact numbers: Silvia Veselinova – 0988 788 646; Veselin Simov – 0888 574 229