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48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

Council of the Americas

May 8, 2018


Council of the Americas will hold its forty-eighth annual conference May 8, 2018 at the U.S. Department of State.

Our annual conferences have traditionally featured presentations by the president, the secretary of state, foreign heads of state, cabinet officials from the hemisphere, and leaders of the business community. View the 2017 conference report.

The 2018 Washington Conference on the Americas, the premier Washington event on the Americas, will bring together U.S. administration senior officials and distinguished leaders from across the Americas to focus on the major policy issues affecting the hemisphere. Please make plans now to join us for this important event.

Download the conference brochure and registration form.

Learn more about our past conferences.

Watch Wilbur Ross speaking at our 2017 conference.


For sponsorship information (read the sponsorship benefits), please contact Council of the Americas via phone at 202-659-8989 or email

(Image: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross addresses Council of the Americas 2017 Washington Conference)