The ConnectAmericas platform is a business social network designed to promote foreign trade and international investment in the Americas. Its aim is to assist small and medium-sized enterprises in enhancing their businesses by providing access to communities of clients, suppliers, and investors categorized by industry.
ConnectAmericas offers detailed information about international trade procedures and regulations, as well as financing opportunities available in member countries of the IDB Group. This platform was created by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with Google, DHL, Sealand, Facebook, and Mastercard.
Join the Latin American and Caribbean Business Community
By being part of ConnectAmericas, you can access the most relevant information from promotion agencies and learn about the opportunities and tools offered by chambers of commerce. Additionally, you can stay informed about events and courses that agencies provide to help grow businesses.
Connect with Your Potential Buyers and Partners Online
The community also serves as a space to interact with users who share interests or are in related sectors and industries, where each person can share information about business opportunities and connect with potential partners, customers, suppliers, investors, and experts.
Furthermore, it’s possible to post procurement announcements from companies and governments worldwide and publish each company’s purchasing needs on the platform.
Online Training and Courses
In ConnectAmericas, you can find online courses, webinars, success stories, and articles with guides, tools, and information on best business practices, trends, and new markets for your business. You can also search for and contact companies in specific sectors and countries of interest and access their catalogs of products and services.
Expand Your Network and Create Business Opportunities
Connect with other entrepreneurs who share your interests through online interaction. Your sales or procurement offers and messages will be visible to all community members, who can respond to them. Additionally, you can stay informed about business events and opportunities in all sectors, both within and outside your region. In this section, you can also register for business meetings organized by the IDB.
Tailored Financing Options for Every Entrepreneur
Within the community, you can learn about the financial products and services offered by banks affiliated with ConnectAmericas in your country. You can also access events, content, and tools specifically designed to help strengthen and grow your business, such as entrepreneur podcasts designed to inspire everyone on the entrepreneurial journey.
In addition to all the benefits mentioned above, by being part of ConnectAmericas:
- If you are in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, or Peru, you can earn discounts on Google AdWords.
- ConnectAmericas.com and DHL offer you up to a 20% discount for international document and package shipping.
- Take advantage of an exclusive discount offer on Google Apps for Business licenses for companies worldwide.
- Find all the tools to grow your business.
- Open an account; it’s quick and free.
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