Presented in partnership with the Mexican Consulate, in collaboration with Mexico's Trade and Investment Commission, ProMéxico, the lunch event will offer Chamber Members the opportunity to hear from representatives from Mexico, as well as Central Arkansas companies already doing business with Mexico.
Mexico is Arkansas' second largest exporting commercial partner. During 2010, Arkansas sold more than $544 million in products to Mexico, accounting for 10.4% of the state’s export production. In the same year, Mexico moved into fourth place among Arkansas’ largest commercial partners for imports, selling more than $584 million in products in the state.
Later in the afternoon, participants will also have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the Mexican Trade Commissioner to discuss opportunities in sectors including, but not limited to, electronics, aerospace, renewable energy and processed foods. To register for a one-on-one appointment, contact Carmen Parks, 501-377-6013.
The event will feature a Mexican buffet style lunch, catered by Las Palmas III Restaurant (Member Since 2003), with beverages provided by Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Arkansas. Reservations for the lunch are $15 for members, $20 for prospective members, and free to new members joining since September 1st.
Advance online reservations are required, visit www.littlerockchamber.com and go to Upcoming Events or call 501-377-6013.