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For over twenty years the Brazil Economic Conference has been organized to provide participants with crucial insight into the current and future situation of Brazil.  The Conference is held in Washington during the month of October to coincide with the Annual Meeting of the IMF/World Bank.  The Conference features keynote addresses by the Finance Minister of Brazil and the President of the Central Bank, and participation by the Brazilian and US Ambassadors, as well as bankers, investors, and corporations who are in Washington for the Annual Meeting.

The Conference is organized in partnership with the Brazil-U.S. Business Council, affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Wilson Center.  The Conference generates attendance by over 200 representatives from the community interested in Brazilian-American business, including top executives from the public and private sectors, fund managers, financial analysts, members of the press and representatives from the academic and government spheres.

2019 Brazil Economic Conference

Organized annually for over 20 years, the Brazil Economic Conference coincides with the fall meetings of the World Bank and IMF. The roster of speakers includes the leading economic and financial leaders of Brazil, who are in Washington for the annual meetings.  Attending are business leaders, investors and analysts, academia and government.

This conference will be held in partnership with Brazil-U.S. Business Council.

Click here to view the updated PROGRAM.

Speakers:

OPENING REMARKS

Ted Helms, Executive Director, BRAZILIAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Cassia Carvalho, Executive Director, BRAZIL-U.S. BUSINESS COUNCIL

BRAZIL’S INSERTION INTO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Marcos TroyjoDeputy MinisterMINISTRY OF ECONOMY
Moderator Donna J. HrinakPresidentBOEING LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

CAPITAL MARKETS OVERVIEW: REASON FOR OPTIMISM

Alexandre Bettamio, CEO for Latin America, BANK OF AMERICAand President & Chairman of the Board, BRAZILIAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PRIVATIZATION AND FINANCING INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS IN BRAZIL

Gustavo MontezanoPresidentBNDES
Moderator Jane FraserCEO Latin America, CITIGROUP and Chair, BRAZIL-U.S. BUSINESS COUNCIL

BRAZIL ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL OUTLOOK

Ana Paula VescoviChief EconomistSANTANDERSão Paulo
Fernando Honorato BarbosaChief EconomistBRADESCOSão Paulo
Shelly ShettySenior DirectorFITCH RatingsNew York
Thiago AragãoDirector of Institutional Strategy,  ARKO AdviceBrasília
José Carlos Carvalho
Chief Economist & PartnerPAINEIRAS INVESTIMENTOS, Rio de Janeiro
Moderator Paulo Vieira da CunhaPartner, VERBANK CONSULTING, LLC
Discussion of the current economic and political outlook in Brazil by economists, analysts, and political consultants.

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Sponsoring a Brazil Economic Conference

The Economic Conference is an opportunity to participate in meaningful exchange with government leaders and businesses and opinion makers. The speakers and the audience are represented by business executives from the top U.S. and Brazilian companies, government officials of all ranks and areas, and leaders from both countries. Together, they constitute an excellent channel for companies looking to highlight their businesses in Brazil and strengthen their branding and public relations profile.

To discuss in detail the benefits of sponsorship, please email events@brazilcham.com, or click on the Sponsor link below.

Gold Sponsorship is the highest level of recognition. Below is a list of benefits to the Sponsor: • Participating in the creating content for the Conference, as a speaker or panelist, to highlight their firm. • Seating their organization’s representative at the Head Table • Assistance in arranging one-on-one meetings with the speakers or potential clients • Seating for ten at the Conference in a prime location for guests and clients • Showcasing their logo before and during the conference: On stage and on screens during the Conference; in a pre-Conference Financial Times ad; in an online banner on the homepage of the Chamber website and the Conference webpage; in a weekly flyer sent pre-Conference (emailed weekly to the Chamber’s database of over 5,000 business leaders). • Including a company in the conference portfolio, distributed to all attendees on the day of the program. Corporate marketing material may also be distributed on the day of the event to provide additional exposure
Silver levels will be entitled to all the benefits of the Gold level, except for a seat at the head table, although participating in the Summit as a speaker, and assistance in arranging meetings may be subject to availability.
Corporate level is also available, entitling the sponsor to a table with seating for ten.

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