Medellin – the capital of Antioquia department (state) – continues to grab more positive attention from national and international media.
The “global value chain” opportunities arising for Colombian exporters -- identified in a new study by Medellin-based Andi (the Colombia national industrial trade association) -- are already being exploited by certain pioneering companies.
The “global value chain” opportunities arising for Colombian exporters -- identified in a new study for Medellin-based Andi (Colombia’s national industrial trade association) – are already being exploited by several pioneering companies, and could expand much more.
Ruta N – the Medellin-based, high-tech development center founded by telecom/internet giant UNE, the city of Medellin and electric power giant EPM – announced August 10 that it signed a US$2 million contract with the University of Wisconsin for installation of a new center for the investigation of infectious and tropical diseases.
The surge in the value of the U.S. dollar against the Colombia peso -- up nearly 70% year-on-year, to roughly COP3,000 per US$1 -- has meant a big boost in profits for established, large-scale Colombian exporters in sectors including coffee, cut flowers and other industries.
The annual “Expo Agrofuturo” 2015 conference and trade show at Medellin’s giant Plaza Mayor conference center in mid-August showed some 17,000 visitors how advanced technology and innovation can help farmers and ranchers boost profitability.
A new study published by Medellin’s “Ruta N” technology innovation center analyzes trends, opportunities and areas for improvement for Medellin’s booming business-conference tourism sector.
In a presentation to the recent ExpoEventos conference at Plaza Mayor, Diana Milena Arango – the former director of the Medellin Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCVB) – touted huge growth in business/conference/congress tourism in Medellin.
If you're coming to Medellin (and the surrounding Antioquia department) for business, for a conference, for investment, for events, for family-and-friends visits, for ecotourism, for studying, for medical procedures, for real estate -- and for living here full- or part-time -- then Medellin Herald can help you focus on what's new and what's most important.