A press release from the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture in Panama (CCIAP) states:
"EXPO Panama has managed in its five previous versions, to position itself as one of the three major exhibitions in the region and we aim to continue to grow and professionalize the industry locally and internationally via this important series of conferences", said Albert White Eagle, President of the Organizing Committee of EXPO Panama 2012. "The exhibition took an international turn last year when it received representatives from 20 countries, counting both exhibitors and visitors", said White.
EXPO Panama, is part of some joint projects carried out by the CCIAP with SENACYT, in order to promote and develop exchange programs and projects in the field of scientific research and technological innovation.
During EXPO Panama 2011, business transactions were conducted in the order of U.S. $3 million, a figure that was recorded for the first time to measure the fair’s impact.
Source: Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama
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A statement from the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) reads:
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Irvirng Halman, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Panama, the entity that is organizing the activity, told Prensa.com that "the consolidation of Panama as a logistics center is based on the effectiveness of maritime, air and land routes centered around the Canal, which together with the banking center, interact as a multimodal platform of the Americas. "
The Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, has begun the conferences at the fifth Panamanian ‘Expo Logistics’ trade fair.
The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) in conjunction with the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT), are conducting the fifth version EXPO Panama.
The event was attended by 150 local and foreign companies running 230 booths, and around 3,000 business meetings were conducted.
A press release by the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) reads:
Panama EXPO 2011 closes with $3 million in business transactions