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Council of the Americas Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards




25th Anniversary COA Symposium & BRAVO Business Awards

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8:00am | Miami
Webcast Available

BRAVO celebrates 25 years at the forefront of transformations taking place in the region with a full-day conference and gala honoring visionaries driving positive change. ... Read More

2018 Council of the Americas Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00am | Miami
Webcast Available

Join us on Friday, November 2, for the premiere forum convening global decision makers in Miami to discuss the most important trends in business and society in Latin America. ... Read More

2017 Council of the Americas Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:00am | Miami
Webcast Available

More than 400 CEOs, senior officials, and other high-level decision makers will convene in Miami on November 3 to discuss the economic and social issues transforming the Americas. ... Read More

2016 Council of the Americas Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 8:00am | Miami

Please join us on Friday, October 28, for the 2016 Council of the Americas Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards. ... Read More

2018 #BRAVObiz Video: A Conversation on Gender Equality and Inclusion

Friday, November 2, 2018

Gender is an issue of the world advancing faster and advancing further, said Panamanian Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado on this panel. ... Play Video

2018 #BRAVObiz Video: The Power of Purpose — Creating Shared Value

Friday, November 2, 2018

Experts from the Boston Consulting Group, Grupo Éxito, SAP Latin America, and AIC Technologies talked about how companies are moving beyond corporate social responsibility programs. ... Play Video

2018 #BRAVObiz Video: Managing Digital Culture — A Balancing Act

Friday, November 2, 2018

What will set you apart when applying for jobs? Social skills, not technical ones, like empathy, said executives from Bancolombia, Bank of America, Emerson, IBM, and Microsoft. ... Play Video

2018 #BRAVObiz Video: Beyond Latin America — CEOs Leading Global Growth, Transformation, and Expansion

Friday, November 2, 2018

The CEOs of the AES Corporation, AS/COA, CEMEX, Softtek, Vale, Votorantim opened the 2018 Council of the Americas Symposium with a discussion on global growth, transformation, and expansion. ... Play Video

Video: IDB's Luis Alberto Moreno at #BRAVObiz 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

The president of the International Development Bank gave a keynote address and announced the launch of a new Latin America investment initiative. ... Play Video

Video: #BRAVObiz 2017 Opening and a Conversation on Achieving Sustainable Growth in the Americas

Friday, November 3, 2017

AS/COA President and CEO Susan Segal opened the 2017 COA Symposium followed by a conversation between Chairman Andrés Gluski, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, and Costa Rican Trade Minister Alexander. ... Play Video

Video: Panel on Corporate Leadership in the Americas at #BRAVObiz 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

At the Council of the Americas Symposium, executives from CEMEX, Microsoft, and shared experiences of businesses adapting to the digital age. ... Play Video

Video: Facilitating Cross Border Trade and Investment in the Hemisphere at #BRAVObiz 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

At COA's Symposium and 23rd BRAVO Business Award, senior executives discussed trade in a new protectionist environment and steps Latin America needs to take to compete today. ... Play Video

Video: Microsoft's Cesar Cernuda on Data as Digital Currency in Latin America – #BRAVObiz 2017

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Cernuda said the region, with a population of 644 million, has the ability to generate a lot of information when it comes to digital currency. ... Play Video

Video: Aeromexico's Andrés Conesa on Travel and the Digital Economy in Latin America – #BRAVObiz 2017

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The CEO shared insights on the effects of technology on the travel industry. ... Play Video

Video: IBM's Ana Paula Assis on AI in Latin America and China – #BRAVObiz 2017

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Latin America needs to catch up with China when it comes to technology, said IBM's Latin America general manager. ... Play Video

Video: CEMEX's Fernando González on Digital Business Models in Latin America – #BRAVObiz 2017

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

"At the same time new business models are invented, some others are destroyed," said the CEMEX CEO. ... Play Video

Video: Ultrapar's CEO Thilo Mannhardt on Latin America's Digital Transformation – #BRAVObiz 2017

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Ultrapar's CEO spoke about how Latin America needs to prepare for the major impact caused by the digital economy. ... Play Video

Video: COA Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards – Bringing Together the Leaders Transforming Latin America 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Each year in Miami, Council of the Americas' Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards bring together leaders from the private sector, government, and civil society to discuss top issues facing the Americas ... Play Video

Align your brand with influential business and government leaders, industry pioneers, and visionaries with your sponsorship this landmark 25th anniversary year. Invest in brand exposure for the full year where your company’s logo/brand will appear on high-impact promotional campaigns in television, print, and digital. You will also have premier access to the upcoming Council of the Americas Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards taking place on October 25, 2019. Gain global insights from more than 40 international speakers on how to remain competitive in a fast-changing global economy. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to build business partnerships, connect with more than 500 innovative leaders, position your CEO and senior executives through participation in open forums, and host your top clients—all in one day.


To learn more about sponsorship and partnership opportunities, please contact:
Maria Lourdes Gallo | | 305-779-4986
Mercedes Fernandez | | 305-779-4987

2019 BRAVO Sponsors & Partners
















25th Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards
Friday, October 25, 2019 — Four Seasons Hotel, Miami 

To register for the Symposium and awards gala, click here.

To create a visible platform for your business at our event or to learn more about sponsorship and partnership opportunities, please contact us:
Maria Lourdes Gallo, Vice President, Miami Office | | +1 305-779-4986
Mercedes Fernandez, Director, BRAVO Leadership Forums  | | +1 305-779-4987

Four Seasons Hotel
1435 Brickell Avenue, Miami 

Please note that the Four Seasons Hotel often sells out for this event, so we encourage you to make your reservations early. A special discounted rate for delegates attending the Symposium/BRAVO Business Awards is available: $379/night for deluxe city view room; offer available only until room block sells out. (Reserve early!) The Four Seasons’ seven-day cancellation policy applies.

Call hotel directly and request the “COA Symposium & BRAVO Business Awards” room block: (305-358-3535)
Reserve using the following link, and apply Promo Code CI1019LT (type, do not copy code):