Presentation: Latin American Startup and Innovation Ecosystem (AIT Startups, Oct. 2023)

Dr. Rocío Robinson’s presentation of AIT Startups and the Latin American startup and innovation ecosystem: LINK

Colombia in Europe: Business Matchmaking Forum (Oct. 30 and 31, 2023)

This is a unique opportunity for Swiss companies to do business with Colombia, especially in the sectors agribusiness, industrial and consumer goods, textile and apparel, digital and creative industries, among others.

In case you wish to register, you may send an email to the Colombian Embassy in Switzerland, where you will be helped.


Mexico Event in Lugano (Sept. 26, 2023)

The Chamber of Commerce of the Canton of Ticino, in cooperation with Switzerland Global Enterprise and other organizations, is holding a Mexico event on September 26, 2023, in Lugano.

To learn more and register, please click on the following LINK.


LATCAM visits Swiss Re (August 2023)

Managing Director Tatjana Gaspar was invited by our patron Swiss Re’s CEO Corporate Solutions Andreas Berger and CEO LatAm Angelo Colombo for an exchange and dinner at the Zurich headquarters together with Members of the Swiss Re Executive Committee and a group of their most important Latin American clients. Prior to the formal part of the evening, we had the opportunity to take a tour of the building and admire the art work, which is an integral part of the architecture and concept of the building.

Impressions from the visit:



LATCAM and Ambassadors visit the AKRIS exhibition (August 2023)

Vice-Presidents Linda Walker and Gabriela Lippe-Holst as well as CEO Tatjana Gaspar were delighted to spend an afternoon with the Ambassadors of Brazil, Mexico and Lebanon at the AKRIS exhibition in Zurich. The Museum für Gestaltung currently showcases this Swiss luxury fashion label from St.Gallen, which celebrates its 100th year of existence. AKRIS is one of the few fashion labels still owned and managed by the founding family. Known for its quality, design and innovative spirit of Creative Director Albert Kriemler, it is greatly appreciated by royalty and celebrities around the world.

Impressions from our visit:


#Equality Talks – three online events proposed by Julius Baer Foundation (August/September 2023)

LATCAM is pleased to share with you an invitation to a series of online events organized by Julius Baer Foundation, which is creating a conversation space-hosted under its Wealth Inequality Initiative called #EqualityTalks.

Invited are three outstanding changemakers who will talk about LivelihoodsSociety and Success in Latin America.

The format of the three sessions will be in Spanish!

See below the detailed original invitation from Julius Baer Foundation in English and Spanish as well as the Supporter Tool Kit in Spanish “Por qué es importante hablar de igualdad?”



Supporter Tool Kit Online Serie Event Latam


Please register to the online events by clicking on the respective links below:

#Equality Talks: Exploring Social Mobility
August 24, 2023, 3.30-4.00 pm


#Equality Talks: Sustainable Livelihoods
September 7, 2023, 4.30-5.00 pm


#Equality Talks: Teaching Entrepreneurial Skills
September 14, 2023, 4.30-5.00 pm


Brasilien – ein grosser Markt mit viel Potenzial (economiesuisse, July 2023)

Die Wirtschaftsmission von Bundesrat Guy Parmelin nach Brasilien zeigt deutlich auf, wie wichtig das Land für die Schweiz ist. Im Zentrum des Besuchs stehen Innovation und Nachhaltigkeit im Infrastrukturbereich sowie der beabsichtigte Abschluss des EFTA-Freihandelsabkommen mit den Mercosur-Staaten.

den ganzen Artikel lesen: LINK


LATCAM organizes a diplomatic visit to two flagship companies in Ticino (July 2023)

Dr. Philippe Nell, Honorary Ambassador of LATCAM accompanied the Colombian Ambassador Francisco Echeverri Lara and Peruvian Ambassador Luis Alberto Castro Joo to visit two famous traditional companies in Ticino: chocolate producer Stella in Giubiasco and gold refinery Argor-Heraeus in Mendrisio.

Photographic impressions:

ESG Sustainability Program in Mexico (Swiss Embassy MX, Swiss Chamber MX, Adecco Group, June 2023)

To see the Presentation and 2023 Program summary, please click on the links below.

ESG – 2023 Presentation

ESG Program 2023 Summary


LATCAM Newsletter 4th edition (June 2023)


To read the Newsletter, please click on the following LINK.