The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) and the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) announced EXPOCOMER it’s going to take place from June 3 to 6, 2020, at the new Panama Convention Center Amador, strategically located in the tourist area of the Panama Canal.
“We are very proud to announce that EXPOCOMER will be the first international event to open at the new Panama Convention Center. In addition, as a responsible guild, due to the world health situation that is being registered with the coronavirus, we have decided to postpone until June this commercial exhibition, which has traditionally been held in March,” said Jorge Juan de la Guardia, president of CCIAP.
The president of the business association said that “above all is the health and well-being of any human being, so we follow up both the measures and recommendations provided by the World Health Organization, as well as by our authorities.”
“Panama has a lot to offer to exhibitors, buyers, and visitors of the fair activities organized by our guild; now they will have the opportunity to take place in this new center, where we will offer more modules and more space for investment,” said Jorge García Icaza, president of the Organizing Committee of Exhibitions and Events of the CCIAP.
García pointed out that “now, with the opening of this new convention center, events can be bigger and it is a fundamental piece for hotels in the city because it will attract a large flow of visitors, improve hotel occupancy and other economic agents of the country,” he said.
Countries Participating in EXPOCOMER 2020
EXPOCOMER 2020 currently has 700 modules occupied that will concentrate entrepreneurs from Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Korea, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Taiwan and Turkey.
The countries that participate in EXPOCOMER will be distributed in 172,000 square feet that will house different countries spread by pavilions, in which entrepreneurs, buyers, and visitors will appreciate the following products: food, beverages and agricultural products; textiles, clothing, and accessories; technology and electronics.
Main fair sponsors include the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MICI), Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) and COPA Airlines.