The “Minas Gerais as the Future of International Business” investment luncheon will assemble elite members of the international financial and investment communities to discuss the burgeoning economy of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais and the investment opportunities it presents.
The luncheon will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11:30am – 2:30pm at Donald J. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.
Economists, international investors and government officials from the state of Minas Gerais will be in attendance. The event is sponsored by the State Government of Minas Gerais.[ Also Read: Brazil Goes Digital to Attract Travelers ]
Earlier, Brazil launched an international campaign for tourist promotion during a ceremony held at the London Film Museum.
Titled “The World Meets in Brazil. Come Celebrate Life,” the campaign was created by the Ministry of Tourism and Embratur (the Brazilian Tourism Board) to promote Brazil as the host of major sporting events, including the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (Read: Brazil’s Global Ad Campaign to Attract Tourists)
Keynote speakers at the event will include Dorothea Werneck of the Minas Gerais State Economic Development and Jose Frederico Alvarez, president of INDI, Minas Gerais State Investment Promotion Agency.[ Also Read: Singapore Tech Startups to Enter North America ]
Today, Minas Gerais represents Brazil’s third largest economy and is the country’s second most populous state. Contributing over 9% of Brazil’s GDP through agriculture and industry, Minas Gerais is also home to the country’s top-five universities. A transparent and efficient public management system has created optimal conditions for growth and reduced investment risks.
The current boom in the Brazilian property market lends additional confidence to Minas Gerais’ growth and investment opportunities. Soaring property values in Brazil have recently attracted investment from developers including, Related Group of Florida, Donald J. Trump and Sam Zell, according to official sources in Minas Gerais.
The Minas Gerais Investment Luncheon is a by-invitation-only event.