AICE 2017 Sponsors

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Colombia Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism leads policy making for the strengthening of industry, trade and tourism in order to improve competitiveness and productivity and support employment generation and development in Colombia.

It develops commercial negotiation strategies, exports promotion and enhancement of the export-oriented mindset of the industry, and foreign investment attraction, establishing permanent and efficient mechanisms that guarantee the coordination and participation of the private sector within the commercial negotiations.

It leads the industry development strategy, productivity and competitiveness of companies of multiple sizes, establishing efficient actions that guarantee the growth of the industry.

It executes the tourism policy and its programs on joint coordination with the private and public sector, in order to improve competiveness and sustainability of the products and destinations and to promote domestic and receptive tourism.


Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority

Established in 1996 as part of the Dubai Government’s strategic plan to become an investment-driven economy. DAFZA hosts over 1,600 companies engaged in more than 20 vital industries including freight, aviation, logistics, pharmaceuticals, IT and engineering. DAFZA is also home to several Fortune 500 companies including Airbus, General Electric (GE), Rolls Royce, Roche, Boeing and Channel.


Zona Franca de Bogotá

ZFB Group is a group of companies with 20 years of experience leading, developing, promoting, operating and managing free trade zones in Colombia. It is a business group made up of 7 companies with a clear focus on results and its clients, through innovating on developing competitive environments for business.


Araújo Ibarra & Associates

Araújo Ibarra & Associates has more than forty years of experience accompanying national and international business representatives and different government departments in the identification and use of business opportunities, as well as developing strategies that allow them to be more competitive in a global environment.



Manateq is the leading developer and operator of Special Economic Zones, Industrial Zones, Logistics and Warehousing Parks in Qatar. We provide an international gateway for the swift set-up and successful growth of your business in Qatar, offering benefits such as 100% foreign ownership, long-term rent, primary infrastructure and prime locations. Find out more at


Dubai Silicon Oasis

Dubai Silicon Oasis, a 100% owned entity by the Government of Dubai, is the region’s leading technology hub. In addition to its state-of-art infrastructure, DSO offers first-class business support, technology incubation facility, growth equity financing as well as full free zone benefits creating the perfect environment for technology companies to thrive.


Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona

CZFB is a public Spanish institution that promotes international trade and economic development in Barcelona managing its industrial estate and developing industrial and logistical areas.

Consorcio Zona Franca de Vigo

CZFV is a public institution aiming to promote international trade and economic development in Northwest Spain managing the Free Trade Zone and developing industrial parks.

Panapark Free Zone

PANAPARK FREE ZONE is The largest private free zone in the Republic of Panama. Designed for manufacturing, value added activities and logistics services. Located 6 km from Tocumen International Airport, with direct access to the ports, 20 minutes from the city. A world-class infrastructure project with eco-friendly features and significant Tax incentives, special labor regime and migratory benefits


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