The Aruba Chamber is organizing its first fact-finding mission to Cuba, from June 7 through 12, 2015. The mission will be led by the Chamber’s President, Mrs. Daphne Agius Cesareo – Lejuez.
Why participate in this mission?
- You will visit Cuba at an important moment in its history
- By being part of an official delegation doors will open more easily
- Making unique business contacts
- Receive unique insights, only possible by being part of the commercial delegation
The new Cuban – American relations, will have an enormous impact in the region. It will affect us, whether we are involved or not. For entrepreneurs it will mean new opportunities, and therefore important to know what the new developments involve.
During the mission, delegation members will get the opportunity to get valuable insights in possible business opportunities, possibilities the Cuba economy can offer and the Cuban way of doing business through the Cuban Chamber of Commerce, company visits and a balanced mission program.
Who can participate?
Any Aruban entrepreneur who is interested in doing business in Cuba, or who already is. Both trade and investments hold opportunities, but keep in mind that Cuba is not your common market. Mutual respect is very important and your Cuban counterpart expects you to dare to invest in your trade relations. Opportunities are:
Agriculture & horticulture; tourism, multi destination tourism and medical tourism; construction and energy are some of the growing sectors in Cuba.
Participation fee is USD 2.500,00 (Afl. 4.500,00); fee includes:
For this fee, the Aruba Chamber, in cooperation with the Cuban Chamber of Commerce and the Dutch Embassy, will offer you a complete program, with inspiring visits, meetings, presentations, and ample opportunities to meet Cuban counterparts. After this mission, you will have a clear insight of the opportunities and challenges the Cuban market has to offer.
Participants are responsible for any additional costs not included in the official program.
The deadline to register for the mission is Monday, May 4, 2015. You can download the registration form and the agenda.
A valid passport that is still six months valid after the departure date. A visa is also required. For more information on the visa go to http://cuba.nlambassade.org.