The Trade Promotion Office of Costa Rica - PROCOMER, would like to extend an invitation to be part of the 21st edition of the Buyers Trade Mission – BTM 2019 in Costa Rica.
The BTM 2019 is one of the largest business conferences in Latin America, in which quality, innovation, and a large variety of products come together to represent Costa Rica’s exportable goods from the food, agriculture, and specialized industry sectors in personalized one-on-one business meetings.
The BTM 2019 is addressed to Canadian importers and distributors, retail buyers, supermarket owners and other buying representatives who want to source products from Costa Rica.
Where: Convention Center of Costa Rica, Heredia, Costa Rica
When: September 17 to 19, 2019
Benefits for Canadian companies:
- No registration fee
- Personalized business agenda according to your business requirements.
- 4 nights hotel accommodations for one participant per company. Breakfast included. Check in Monday Sept 16th, check out Sept 20th
- Networking events: welcome cocktail, lunches, closing cocktail
- Field trip to Costa Rican companies’ facilities.
Monday Sept 16: Arrival of International Buyers
Tuesday Sept 17: Field Trip and opening ceremony
Wednesday Sept 18 and Thursday Sept 19: B2B Meetings, closing cocktail
Friday Sept 20: Departure
Video last edition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8R7jYYISEQ
Agriculture Sector: Costa Rica was known as a banana and coffee producer but now, the country has diversified its export products to include a variety of fresh products and exotic and trendy crops like dragon fruit, rambutan, papaya and others. Costa Rica produces quality fresh fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers all year round; exporting more than 323 different agricultural goods to over 111 very demanding international markets.
Flowers and Plants Sector: Costa Rican flora is so magnificent that over 11,000 species of plants are reported on our inventory, exported primarily to the US and Europe. The variety of plants is quite extensive, the ones that stand the most are dracaenas, fichus, crotons and bromeliads. Some of the most noteworthy flowers include heliconias, anthurium, ginger flower, bird of Paradise, orchids, lilies and others.
Food Sector: Costa Rican products come from the very core of our essence, a direct result of strong values such as excellence, innovation, and sustainability.
Costa Rica offers organic, natural, carbon neutral, superfoods and unique specialty food products.
Beverages and liquors, Coffee from 8 regions, Dairy Products, Ready to eat meals, Frozen products, Dried Fruits, Jams, marmalades & fruit preserves, Bakery goods, confectionery products & sweeteners, Sauces, condiments
Specialized Industry: Costa Rica is actively positioning itself as a key contributor to the aerospace and medical device industries while also innovating in chemical, natural and pharmaceutical products that are used throughout the world. Costa Rican companies export more than 3,600 different products to over 129 destination countries, representing 55% of the total exports of the country.
CATEGORIES Construction, Advanced Manufacturing, Light Manufacturing, Wood and furniture, Natural and personal care, Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and fertilizers, Cleaning products, Packaging, Machinery, Textile, Handcraft, Home and office products.
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