A small group of senior-level business leaders will take a delegation to Havana on invitation from Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment. An intimate group of business leaders from a variety of sectors will meet with a range of Cuban officials, international business leaders, diplomats, economists, and more. The trip will be co-led by AS/COA Chairman and CEO of AES Corporation Andres Gluski and Susan Segal.
For more information, contact Leani Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-277-8380.
Sunday, May 22
9:45 am ABC Charters flight AA9478 (Departs MIA at 12:45 pm, arrives HAV at 1:45 pm)
3 pm Check-in at Meliá Cohiba Hotel
5 pm Cocktails and socio-economic discussion with urban planner Miguel Coyula.
6:00 pm Walking tour of Habana Vieja
8 pm Welcome dinner at El Cocinero
10pm La Fábrica de Arte Cubano
Monday, May 23
8:30 am Breakfast with Ricardo Torres Perez, Economist from the Center for the Study of the Cuban Economy
11 am Meeting with BioCubaFarma Manuel Raices Perez-Castañeda, Heber Biotec S.A. Department of Strategic Products and Government Programs
12:30 pm Lunch at San Cristóbal
3:30 pm Meeting with Josefina Vidal, Director for United States Affairs at Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Affairs
5 pm Walk around Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro
7 pm Dinner with Scott Hamilton, Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy at the U.S. Ambassadorial Residence in Havana
Tuesday, May 24
8 am Breakfast with Carlo de Benedictis, Chief Representative & Country Head, Cuba for Scotiabank
9 am Meeting with Antonio L. Carricarte, Vice Prime Minister, Cuba’s Ministry of Trade and Foreign Investment
11:30 am Meeting with Orlando Hernandez Guillen, President, Cuban Chamber of Commerce
1 pm Lunch with Tech entrepreneurs at El Templete: Eliecer Cabrera - Conoce Cuba: Pablo Rodríguez - Conoce Cuba: Yon Gutiérrez - A La Mesa
2 pm Small meeting with Banco Central de Cuba with Irma Martinez Castrillon
3 pm Meeting with Marco Cardillo, Managing Director of the Hotel Saratoga
5 pm Visit to Nostalgicar Workshop
6 pm Private performance by the Lizt Alfonso Dance Company
8 pm Farewell dinner at Paladar Atelier with Chilean Ambassador Gonzalo Mendoza Brazilian Ambassador Cesario Melantonio Neto
Wednesday, May 25
6:30 am Early check-out and depart for airport.
9:30 am Depart Havana on CTS flight 9443, arriving in Miami at 10:30 am.