Discover the best business events of 2017 in Bogota
Discover the best events of 2017 in Bogota, whether it be business issues, entrepreneurship, markets, business environment, training or investment. Bogota’s upcoming events include: WOBI, the Bogota International Art Fair, the Bogota Audiovisual Market and Bogota Music Market, One Young World, the Clusters World Forum and Bogota Fashion Week among many others.
Bogota Fashion Week
From April 25 to 27, Bogota Fashion Week is presented in the Bogota Chamber of Commerce.
The creative talent will be on show in a scenario of international caliber where 40 clothing, footwear and leather goods and jewelry designers meet the best of the city’s industry and offer their creations to the world with fashion shows, business conferences and trade shows.
Designers participating include: Strada in Voga, a brand that is characterized by mixing the classical style with new luxury urban trends; Alejandra Valdivieso who distributes her jewelry and accessories in more than 20 cities throughout Colombia; Juan Pablo Socarrás whose traditional Colombian craft work has conquered the country and Ricardo Pava who specializes in customizing made-to-measure clothing, among others.
BFW includes a full academic schedule, a Market Experience, Showrooms and a Pop-Up store open to the public free of charge.
Endeavor Annual Conference
The 8th Endeavor Conference "the power to transform a country" arrives on April 25, 2017. The event explores and promotes opportunities for innovation, digital marketing and work alternatives that improve business productivity.
Three distinct areas will be presented during the event:
- Exponential technologies from 7:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Discussion of topics such as artificial intelligence, mobile advertising and high - impact technologies
- Digital transformation from 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 pm. Presentation of issues such as digital processing and digital society.
- Women with an Impact from 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm. iNNpulsa Award for high - impact women entrepreneurs and barriers to entrepreneurship.
- Scale Ups from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm. Tips from an entrepreneur.
The event will involve national and international speakers such as: Edgar Helou, Google Cloud Director for Colombia; Gigliola Aycardi, Co- Founder of Bodytech; Rosa Jiménez, Silicon Valley correspondent of El País of Spain; Mario Balladares, Avianca Marketing and Loyalty Manager - LifeMiles, among others.
Andean Congress of Contact Centers and CRM 2017
The 14th Andean Congress of Contact Centers and CRM and the 3rd Customer Experience Summit will be held in Bogota on May 9, 10 and 11, 2017 in El Cubo Business and Recreation Center.
The topics this year include: Consumer 4.0, technology, communication with customers, business transformation, among many others. The Congress will seek to resolve how to be part of a constantly changing market, because today it is the clients who lead this change and how to adapt to new proposals.
It will feature the participation of international panelists such as: Juan Carlos Lucas, pioneer in management 2.0; JC Quintana expert in trade relations innovation and Shaun Smith, specialist in Customer Experience practices, among others.
Expo Construction and Expo Design 2017
The XIV Construction and Design Fair will be in Bogota from May 16 to 21 in CORFERIAS. The event seeks to promote and strengthen sectors such as construction, architecture, infrastructure and design in the region, with an innovative approach applied to environmental care.
The event is open to the public and will include the participation of the leading suppliers of materials, supplies, products, equipment, machinery, services, technology sectors and subsectors of the construction and design.
Bogota World Business Forum - WOBI
The second edition of the Bogota World Business Forum will be here on June 6 and 7, 2017 and will take place in the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo. An invitation that seeks to inspire the business world, with the presence of CEOs, entrepreneurs, innovators, thinkers, artists and athletes.
An event that seeks to inspire and teach the audience about a hyper-connected world where new technologies have an accelerated presence in business development under the concept of always being in a Beta state.
With presentations by speakers such as: Carles Puyol, legendary former captain of FC Barcelona who will present topics such as high performance, values and attributes of a great leader; Sir Ken Robinson, a leader authority in creativity and innovation and how to grow them; Ken Segall, former creative director of Apple with themes such as marketing and simplicity as a preference when doing business.
Bogota Audiovisual Market - BAM
2017 will welcome the 8th edition of BAM, the Bogota Audiovisual Market, organized by the Bogota Chamber of Commerce and Proimágenes Colombia. It will bring together the country’s audiovisual industry and is one of the best places in the country to find the national offerings of audiovisual projects currently underway, completed films and related broadcast medium services.
It has a permanent exhibition of Colombian films available to the market; a video library on-site and online. At the same time, the experience can be complemented by participation in specialized academic meetings regarding different areas of the film industry such as BAM Talks and BAM Brunch.
The Indiebo independent film festival returns to Bogota with a sample of the best feature films, documentaries and national and international shorts.
IndieBo takes place in July and is a sampling of the best movies that will enliven the capital for 10, everywhere, showings of the most important independent films of the moment in cinemas, parks and different scenarios.
A space where professionals and students will have access to the masters of the industry through workshops and master classes.
Bogota Music Market
The Bogota Music Market will be here from September 12 to 15, 2017. Created by the Bogota Chamber of Commerce, it is a place where music can find new growth opportunities at the national and international level and generate business alliances.
An area where musicians, songwriters, producers, agencies, entrepreneurs, brands, record labels and publishers can access new talent and business opportunities that foster the creative and music industries.
The Colombian Federation of International Trade Logistics Agents, FITAC, presents the FITAC Congress which updates a scenario that includes the entry into force of new international treaties and changes in the country’s regulations with a view to optimizing processes in the sector.
The XIX International Congress of the FITAC will thus be held this year, with a space for interaction, updating and international and national relations of organizations and individuals related to this sector, directly or indirectly involving more than 600 people.
World Cluster in Bogota 2017
Bogota will host the international clusters and competitiveness event, receiving the 20th Global Conference of the TCI Network from November 7 to 9, 2017, through collaborative partnerships between developed and developing country focusing on the scope of the best clusters.
400 people and 60 countries will participate, with the presence of leaders of regional development, innovation systems and cluster development agendas.
Edition number 13 of the International Art Fair of Bogota – ARTBO - will be held between October 26 and 29, 2017. The Fair is considered to be one of the most important and strongest cultural exchange and research platforms of the country.
Curators, artists and the general public will gather around a trading platform where cultural showcases of art are at the core of the event.
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