The Latin trade symposium and the 18th Bravo Business Awards 2012.


Every year Latin Trade Group gathers the Latin American and Caribbean most influential business and government leaders during the Latin Trade Symposium, a one day forum of discussion focusing on Building the New Latin America preceding the annual BRAVO Business Awards. The signature event has recognized excellence and leadership in government, business and social contributions in the region during the past 18 years.

Welcome reception


As in previous years, Latin Trade Group hosted a private welcome reception for the BRAVO Business Award honorees, past winners and special guests. The event was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami.

  1. Alia Orane, daughter of Douglas Orane, Douglas Orane, Non-Executive Chairman, GraceKennedy Ltd., Zahra Orane, daughter of Douglas Orane; 2. Andres Otero, Market Leader Latin America, Kroll Advisory Solutions,; Robert Brenner, Senior Managing Director and Practice Leader, Kroll Advisory Solutions; Recaredo Romero, Colombia Country Manager, Kroll Advisor Solutions; 3. Juan Benavides, CEO, Falabella, Maria Angelica Jaramillo, Guest of Juan Benavides; Julio Velarde, Governor, Central Bank of Peru; 4. Pamela Cordova, Copa Airlines, Sales Manager; Patricia Roquebert, Copa Airlines Marketing Regional manager; Daniel Veron, Managing Director, Advertising International; Maria Cristina Restrepo, Sales Representative Colombia and Panama, Latin Trade Group; 5. Mario Pinasco, Executive President, Crowne Plaza Lima; Margot Pinasco, Executive Director, Crowne Plaza Lima, Clay Sawyer, Director of Marketing Latin America & Caribbean, Intercontinental Hotels Group; 6. Andres Gluski, President and CEO, The AES Corporation, Scarlett Alvarez, Vice President Chief Stakeholder, The AES Corporation; Nelson Ortiz, President, Galisteo Investments; Guillermo Zuloaga, President, Globovision.

    Latin Trade Symposium

    The annual Latin Trade Symposium begins with the private CEO Roundtable that brings together the presidents of some of the most important Latin American companies. The Symposium has become the venue par excellence through which to view regional problems and opportunities through the eyes of business and government leaders. This year the Roundtable discussed the avenues that can lead to the achievement of fully sustainable enterprises.

    The 2012 Latin Trade Symposium posed challenging issues for discussion on Building of the New Latin America. A first plenary panel addressed the question of how to become...

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