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Council of the Americas Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards




BRAVO Leadership Conversation: Isabel de Saint Malo and Patricia Menéndez-Cambó

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 4:00pm | Online
Webcast Available

Panama's former vice president and Softbank Group International's deputy general counsel will discuss COVID-19's impact on Latin American women on September 22. ... Read More

BRAVO Leadership Conversation: IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno and Softbank Group International CEO Marcelo Claure

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 4:00pm | Online
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The two leaders will discuss Latin American economic development on September 8 as part of the 2020 COA Symposium and BRAVO Virtual Series.   ... Read More

COA Symposium: Consumer Behavior Trends Leading Business Transformation for a Post-COVID-19 Reality

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 4:00pm | Online
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COA hosts top leaders from the retail, beauty, technology, and finance industries on July 29 as part of the 2020 COA Symposium and BRAVO Virtual Series.  ... Read More

BRAVO Leadership Conversation: Blanca Treviño, President and CEO, Softtek

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 4:00pm | Online
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Softtek's President and CEO will speak with AS/COA President Susan Segal on July 9 as part of the 2020 COA Symposium and BRAVO Virtual Series.     ... Read More

BRAVO Leadership Conversation: Angel Gurría, Secretary General, OECD

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 10:00am | Online
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The OECD secretary general will speak with AS/COA President Susan Segal as part of the 2020 COA Symposium and BRAVO Virtual Series.       ... Read More

25th Anniversary COA Symposium & BRAVO Business Awards

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

Video: BRAVO Leadership Conversation – Luis Alberto Moreno and Marcelo Claure

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The IDB president and the SoftBank Group International CEO touched on effective COVID-19 responses, the particular strengths of Latin American entrepreneurs, and good leadership. ... Play Video

#BRAVObiz COA Symposium Video: Consumer Behavior Trends Leading Business Transformation for a Post-COVID-19 Reality

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Online customers are serious about making effective purchases these days, said panelists. It’s up to companies to make sure they can keep up and meet consumer demand. ... Play Video

Video: BRAVO Leadership Conversation with Blanca Treviño

Thursday, July 9, 2020

The president and CEO of Softtek talked about the importance of technology, not just as a field to itself, but in terms of how it has allowed other industries to adapt during the pandemic. ... Play Video

Video: BRAVO Leadership Conversation with Angel Gurría

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The secretary general of the OECD spoke with AS/COA's Susan Segal about how Latin America's private sector can lead during COVID-19. ... Play Video

2019 #BRAVObiz: Softtek's Blanca Treviño on Essential Leadership Skills

Friday, October 25, 2019

The CEO of Latina America's largest software services company took a deep dive into the characteristics that define the best leaders. ... Play Video

2019 #BRAVObiz: Una conversación con Susana Balbo, una pionera de industria que cambió la norma

Friday, October 25, 2019

En una conversación con Susan Segal, presidente de AS/COA, la viñera premiada internacionalmente habló sobre cómo se torno la primera mujer enóloga de Argentina. ... Play Video

2019 #BRAVObiz: Luis Alberto Moreno y Carlos Vives sobre cómo expandir oportunidades para el desarrollo económico y social

Friday, October 25, 2019

"El trabajo más importante es lo que hemos hecho con la comunidad", dijo el cantante y humanitario al describir su trabajo con Tras la Perla en Colombia. ... Play Video

2019 #BRAVObiz: Digital Challengers and the Next Wave of Expansion

Friday, October 25, 2019

Executives from Mastercard, MercadoLibre, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Nubank, and the Boston Consulting Group discussed strategic partnerships and what's driving record investment in fintech and digital commerce. ... Play Video

2019 #BRAVObiz: Building a Customer-Centric Enterprise

Friday, October 25, 2019

Business leaders from Microsoft, CEMEX, Belcorp, SAP, PepsiCo, and CNN en Español discussed how leveraging technologies to meet and exceed customer expectations can make the difference between winning and losing. ... Play Video

2019 #BRAVObiz: A New Vision for Leadership

Friday, October 25, 2019

Five industry executives from IBM, HSBC, Fibra Uno, Votorantim, and the AES Corporation talked about the skills every leader shoud have in a new era of disruption and innovation. ... Play Video

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. Invest in brand exposure for the upcoming six months where your company’s logo/brand will appear on high-impact promotional campaigns in in various platforms. Sponsors will have premier access to the upcoming 2020 COA Symposium and BRAVO Virtual Series. They will gain global insights from top international speakers on challenges and opportunities brought by the global pandemic, as well as have the opportunity to engage with top regional and global leaders. 

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

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2020 Symposium and BRAVO Business Awards

Register here for the 2020 Bravo & Symposium.

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: $385./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 at (305-358-3535) and mention "Bravo Awards Block" room block OR reserve using the following link and include promo code: CI1020BA. (Case sensitive, type in code, do not copy and paste).