Canning House: Where the UK meets Latin America and Iberia
We are the UK’s leading forum for informed comment, contacts and debate on Latin American politics, economy and business. We also celebrate and promote awareness in the UK of the languages, culture and history of Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
Latin America: Prospering in spite of the pessimism?
Join us on Thursday 15th October at our annual Conference. Now in its fifth year, the Canning Conference aims to explore current trends and transformations taking place in Latin America.
The conference sees specialist speakers from across business, government, academia and international organisations meet discuss to these issues and debate with an audience of peers and experts. It is the premier business focused conference on Latin America in the UK.
More information here.
Transparency and Reform in Brazilian politics with Alessandro Molon
Canning House is delighted to welcome Brazilian politician, broadcaster and professor, and Federal Deputy for the State of Rio de Janeiro, Alessandro Molon, to give a round-table briefing on 13th October. Mr Molon is involved in discussions related to the political reform and was the rapporteur of the civil rights framework for the internet, or Marco Civil. He is a prominent politician and has been in the spotlight for working towards an open and transparent parliament. He is also linked to the discussions around the Olympics, with his constituency being Rio de Janeiro. More information can be found here.
Round-table with Chile’s Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs, Edgardo Riveros
Canning House is delighted to announce a talk on 9th October with Chile’s Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs, Edgardo Riveros. Amongst other topics, Mr Riveros will speak on Chile’s vision in relation to the Pacific Alliance and how this integration process can converge with other countries in Latin America. More information is available here.
Connecting with the Americas: Exploring the ways to connect corporates to clients and financing opportunities in Latin America
Canning House in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will host an round-table on 8th October to present IDB financing opportunities for private sector companies to do business in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event will also focus on the use of digital platforms including the IDB’s ConnectAmericas portal, looking at the best ways to gain access to communities of clients, suppliers and investors in Latin America, across different industries. For more information click here.
IFB 2016 – Canning House announced as International Partner
Canning House is delighted to be working in partnership with the International Festival for Business, to attract senior level, trade & investment delegations from Latin America. The Festival will be held in Liverpool from 13 June to 1 July 2016. Canning House will also provide assistance to businesses who have the ambition of securing International Trade and Investment opportunities in Latin America. The overriding goal of our partnership is to secure and facilitate the conversion of bilateral trade and investment agreements pre, during, and post the International Festival for Business 2016. For more information click here.