The Pacific Alliance founding states along with Asia and Latin America observer nations represented by their Consuls; DFW International Airport, Sentrum International Consulting, and key sponsors are proud to host the 2016 International Business Summit |Dallas Fort Worth: The New Crossroads for Latin America-Asia Trade.

Drawing from past success, this year’s exciting conference will focus on how Dallas Fort Worth offers global and regional competitiveness via increased business opportunities between Asia, Latin America, and North Texas. Aimed at international trade professionals in the agricultural, technology, logistics, chemicals, and sundries industries; this one-day summit is set to provide business progress facts regarding business improvement, networking, business matchmaking, and a potential for future joint business ventures. 

Attendees at this business summit will include:

Prominent government representatives and international business owners from:
- Pacific Alliance founding nations: Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru
- Pacific Alliance observer countries: El Salvador, China, and Korea
- Business leaders from the Dallas Fort Worth region 

Our combination of executive panels and business matchmaking will provide attendees with face-to-face interactions between industries, companies, and individuals. The event is designed to engage and answer questions about key challenges in international cargo with a specific focus on perishable goods and higher value manufactured commodities.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport
Dallas Fort Worth, Texas


Dallas Fort Worth, Texas is among the top 4 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. in population and economic output. It's strategic and central location has positioned the region as a hub for manufacturing, logistics, and distribution. It's rich in oil and gas deposits, a leader in wind power, has a diverse and rapid population growth, a low cost of living, and a business friendly climate. 

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the central force behind the growth and development of the North Texas region and the catalyst for turning the area into one of the most prosperous and vital economies. Within its 17,000 acres of land, it serves businesses with their operations, concessions, industrial parks, and Foreign Trade Zones. DFW International Airport is the third busiest airport in the world by aircraft movement, ninth busiest in the world by passenger traffic, and contributes $37 billion (USD) to the North Texas economy.


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