Find out about the most important events in Bogota in 2020
2020 is a year full of professional events, festivals and concerts that will take over the city from week to week. Music, gastronomy, fashion, film, art, medicine, innovation, technology, creativity and entrepreneurship, among many others, will be the stars of the show whose main objective is to make it clear why Bogota is an ideal city to do business in.
Some of the most important events and festivals of the first half of 2020 are listed below. Discover more about each one and witness the diversity of this great city for yourself.
Vitrina Turística Anato 2020
February 24-29 2020
To round off the month of February, Vitrina Turística Anato 2020 (Anata Tourism Showcase) will take place in the city. This showcase was created in order to act as a business tool that makes it possible for travel agents to find all the tourism opportunities offered by over 35 countries and every region of Colombia, all under one roof. It also aims to demonstrate the tourism potential of the region and highlight everything that Colombia has to take advantage of in terms of tourism.
OFFF Festival 2020
March 12-13 2020
Bogota will be bursting with all the innovative and creative ideas that the digital world has to offer with the first edition of the OFFF Festival of digital creativity. OFFF is the world’s most important community of talents in this field, who will come together to create a platform for leading thinkers, creatives and digital artists to underline the strengths of their industry and highlight everything it has in store for the future.
Singularity University Colombia Summit
March 27-28 2020
The second edition of the Singularity University Colombia Summit arrives to suggest solutions to the biggest global problems based on the use of new technologies. The future, exponential technologies and how to apply them are the focus of the event, in which well-known Colombian and international speakers will share what the future holds for the country and the world from a wide range of perspectives.
Estéreo Picnic Festival
April 3-5 2020
Music will take over the city again in April.The 10th edition of the celebrated Estéreo Picnic Festival (FEP) is on the way with artists such as Guns n’ Roses, The Strokes and The Chemical Brothers. Over the years, the internationally-renowned FEP has earned a reputation as one of the most important music festivals in Latin America. Over the course of a weekend, festivalgoers will enter a new world and live by and for music.
International Book Fair
April 21 - May 5 2020
Bogota makes the leap from music to literature. The acclaimed Bogota International Book Fair (FILBO) arrives to bring the month of April to a close. In previous years this gathering has brought together thousands of book lovers, with 605,000 attending in 2019. FILBO has managed to position itself as one of the most important events in the Spanish-speaking world, and its 2020 edition arrives with the new inclusion of Nordic countries among its participants, thus expanding its scope year on year.
Bogota Fashion Week
May 5-7 2020
May gets underway with a week of fashion by unveiling the renowned Bogota Fashion Week (BFW). Designed as a platform to turn the city into the capital of the fashion business, the fourth version of BFW brings with it a select group of designers who, alongside their creations and products, aim to open doors and share everything that the industry has to offer in the Colombian capital.
Customer Experience Summit
May 7-9 2020
Bogota will be the capital of business for two days. The Customer Experience Summit 2020 is here to provide a platform for discussing the evolution of business, and how it intertwines with customers, the digital transformation required by this new era, the management of human talent, and artificial intelligence. The event aims to broaden the knowledge of interested companies and help to generate strategies and value propositions that will satisfy the needs demanded by the market.
The acclaimed EXMA bursts onto the scene to debate everything involved in the world of marketing: trends and digital transformation, atomization, customer service brand management, new business and much more. All this takes place in the company of acclaimed speakers hailing from across the world. The event’s previous edition was privileged to enjoy the presence of Barack Obama, the former president of the United States, and this year will be no different.
World Business Forum Bogota 2020
June 8-9 2020
Staying in the field of marketing and business, the Bogota events calendar features the World Business Forum Bogota 2020. Year after year in cities in Oceania, Europe and the Americas, this event brings together thousands of innovative minds that have a shared passion for business. Attendees have the chance to learn from and be inspired by the brightest minds in the field and discover what CEOs, entrepreneurs, thinkers, artists and sportspeople have to say on the subject they are so passionate about.
June 9-12 2020
The Corferias convention center will be filled with flavor, with a new version of Alimentec providing attendees with everything that the food industry has to offer, together with restaurants and cafes from the Andean Region, the Caribbean and Latin America. The fair is the ideal platform to present different culinary products and services.Its previous edition featured a total of 449 companies from 30 countries, and 28,458 professionals and visitors in search of the latest solutions, trends and discoveries of the sector.