WIBF: Guatemala City 2014

The Host Nation thanks you for coming to their traditional territory to Share, Connect, and Inspire.

President of Guatemala Otto Pèrez Molina addresses WIBF delegates

The 5th WORLD INDIGENOUS BUSINESS FORUM took place in Guatemala, with the aim of promoting global trends and connections among five thousand native communities. They were approximately 300 participants and business people from all over the world attending the Forum.

The president of Guatemala Otto Molina Perez welcomes the WIBF delegation in their country, as the event took place in one of the hotels in the Zona 10, the city of Guatemala.

There were three days of sharing people’s experiences. Guatemala the hosting country for the WIBF event this year is making history in the Latin-American Continent as is the first country to host the World Indigenous Business Forum.

We can Connect, Share, Inspire and interact with people from around the world as we are all seeking the well being of our country.

It was agreed in the World Indigenous Business Forum the Protocol for Indigenous Economic Development Network, which has the purpose of creating connection for indigenous people from all over the world.

Translation: The experience of exporting coffee, cocoa and wine has been reflected throughout this process. Now we are working in the process of exporting Natural Sugar.

The activity is seeking for indigenous peoples to interact with industries enterprises and to share experiences and knowledge by creating propitious business environments.

Maria Tuyuc president points out that the committee hopes that World Indigenous Business Forum allows a global conformation network for indigenous entrepreneurs. It will be a way to build more investment mechanism and marketing .Canada Australia, United States and Africa have hosted the forum and this time is Guatemala.

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The capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala and Central America, the city is located in a mountain valley called Valle de la Ermita in the south central part of the country. It is home to Central America’s top Communication, Industry and Financial companies.

The World Indigenous Business Forum: Guatemala City took place the week of October 27 to 31, 2014 and hosted delegates from all over the world, some of the areas that were represented were Canada, the United States, Australia, Guatemala, Africa, Chile and Mexico. Thank You all for coming and making WIBF 2014 a success!

The World Indigenous Business Forum is an opportunity for leaders to come together to share experiences and insights to raise the level of success for our global communities. We have stories that need to be told, we have lessons that we have learned and we have ideas that we know can improve our communities. This is an exciting opportunity to discuss leadership perspectives and build global relationships for the future. We invite you to Connect. Share. Inspire. 

Please click here to read the Thank You letter from Guatemala.

Host Hotel: Westin Camino Real Hotel Guatemala

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Coming Soon: WIBF 2015 Speakers to be announced


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