is the leader in Latino America in the business and international
fairs tourism sector. With privileged tourism attractions and the
unquestionable expansion of national lodging infrastructure, the
Country emerges as one of the main potential destinations for congresses,
conventions, fairs and expos in all kinds of events.
support this segment, the Country offers international and national
high quality airports, proper infrastructure and modern convention
centers, able to host from sector meetings to great international
congresses – and that is already a reality today. The most
important city in the events sector is Sao Paulo. But many other
cities are also excellent options, such as Rio de Janeiro, Salvador,
Foz do Iguaçu, Recife, Belo Horizonte, Brasilia – a
city that recently opened one of the largest convention centers
in the Country –, and other great cities in the heartlands
of the factors that most attract foreign investors and businessmen
from a wide range of industrial and business sectors is Brazilian
economic growth, driven by a fast expansion in the exports sector
and a consistent internal market growth.
Brazil has all the potentials to expand its share in the world tourism
business market. Besides offering all conditions to host events
of any nature and size,, the country also offers numberless leisure
options – from braches, historical and cultural centers, parks
to a wide variety of natural beauties. Thus, after attending meetings,
fairs or congresses, visitors can enjoy unforgettable moments of
can unite the pleasure of tourism and the sternness of business
deals in an incredible and unforgettable partnership. You too, come
try Brazil. Come visit us, and become a fan.
Sao Paulo: the business tourism capital
Paulo is the largest city in Latin America and the fourth largest
city in the world, with 10.5 million inhabitants. Every year, the
city welcomes more 45 thousand foreign visitors attending fairs
and congresses. Numbers are impressive: every day, more than 200
events are held in this state capital, including also small meetings
and expos on international dimension, in the economic, industrial,
scientific, cultural or sports sectors. And more: among 160 great
fairs held in Brazil, 120 are held in the city.
The most diverse events
around 160 big size business fairs are held every year in Brazil.
Most events are held for the following sectors: food and beverage,
agriculture, cattle raising, cosmetics, toys, communications, construction,
culture, education, safety, finances, sound and image, industry,
graphic services, computers, infrastructure, logistics, fashion,
leather, furniture and decoration, vehicles and transports, medicine,
health and pharmacy.
among big size events held in Brazil, highlights are ECO-92 (international
conference on biodiversity, held in Rio de Janeiro), Unctad –
11th United Nations Conference for Trade and Development, organized
in Sao Paulo, in 2004, and World Social Forum, held for many years
in Porto Alegre.
events: Brazil is offers proper infrastructure for competitions
in a wide range of sports modalities. Among events, a highlight
is the Brazilian Formula 1 Grand Prix, held at the Interlagos, racetrack,
in Sao Paulo. But the Country also hosts stages of sailing, swimming,
free flying, soccer, canoeing and surfing world championships, among
other modalities. Not to mention the coming 2007 Pan-American Games,
to be held in Rio.
visits: Brazilian scientific research is renowned worldwide in the
biotechnology, machines development, oil prospecting and extraction
on land and on high sea, agriculture and cattle raising sectors.
The Country’s universities and science development centers
are increasingly sought by foreign students and researchers interested
in knowing local new technologies.