Bogotá participates in the Expo Dubai 2022 international trade fair

During this week, Bogotá showcases the best of its market at the Expo Dubai international trade fair and demonstrates that it is a city of entrepreneurship and business, making it the best investment destination in Latin America, while authorities, special guests and city officials seek to identify new business opportunities for the Colombian capital.

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Investment opportunities, the promotion of large infrastructure projects and the exhibition of the export and tourism offer is the main objective of Bogotá during its participation in the edition of this fair, while promotes companies that need investment and have world-class characteristics.

According to Isabella Muñoz, Executive Director of Invest in Bogotá, the presence of the capital at the exhibition has allowed potential investors from all over the world to learn about the differential aspects that make Bogotá an inclusive, diverse and entrepreneurial city, with characteristics that make it the best investment destination in Latin America.

During the fair, international visitors will be able to interact with a representation of Bogotá in augmented or virtual reality, created by the agency Bogota Traffic, specialized in special effects, animation and post-production, which will allow participants to discover what what it’s like to live one day in one of the busiest cities on the continent, as the following trill shows:

Bogotá also participates in the Global Latin American Business Forum, a space in which various countries of Latin America, the Caribbean and the Arab States of the Gulf are exploring opportunities for economic cooperation. Bogotá will be one of more than 800 delegations from more than 50 countries that will be present at the event.

As reported by Invest in Bogotá, Bogotá’s agenda at Expo Dubái is accompanied by representatives of entities such as ProColombia, and also includes meetings with representatives of international investment funds, investment promotion agencies, companies who may be interested in expanding their operations in the country and in Latin America, as well as government entities and the dynamic ecosystem of entrepreneurship.

Bogotá is the main destination for foreign direct investment arriving in Colombia from the Middle East, which includes countries such as Saudi Arabia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates or Turkey , among others.

Figures from Invest in Bogota show that over the past decade, a dozen new investment and expansion projects from the Middle East have arrived in Colombia for more than $81 million. Bogotá was the destination for more than 70% of these projects, making it the main center of Middle Eastern investment in the country.

For the closing of Expo Dubái, Bogotá’s agenda includes a special event with which the city wants to show visitors to the Colombian pavilion some of the characteristics that make a star city. The event, in which the Bogotá brand will be the protagonist, will feature artistic interventions that will be carried out in collaboration with the company created by Bogotans that produces shows in the United Arab Emirates, called DreamMaster Entertainment.

In the following tweet from Invest in Bogotá, some images of what is happening in the Colombia pavilion, during the Expo Dubái fair, can be seen:

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