Go Global: Doing Business with Mexico and Latin America


Dec 07 2023


9:00 am - 10:30 am


Online Meeting (Live)
Home Events - Clarion Area Chamber Community Events Go Global: Doing Business with Mexico and Latin America

The Mexican economy 2023 growth forecast is 3.2%. Growth industries are private consumption, services, agriculture, tourism, construction and automotive production not to mention a rise in nearshoring. There are Free Trade Agreements signed with most of the countries.

Latin America and Caribbean markets will grow this year in “real” terms by 1.6% but in PPP terms, the region will expand by over 6% and per capita consumption, when measured in US Dollars will grow by a whopping 11%.

Experienced speakers from Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Chile will provide the most current and accurate information on how to trade with Mexico and the rest of Latin American countries.



  • US/Mexico trade economy, opportunities, up-to-date information.
  • USMCA trade agreement with Mexico and Canada
  • Opportunities in Colombia, Peru and Chile.
  • Main industries growth and U.S. company participation in trade shows



  • Keenton Chiang, Commercial Counselor, U.S. Embassy Peru
  • Lisa Foss, Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Chile
  • Norcia Ward Marin, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Embassy Colombia
  • Diego Gattesco, Director/Trade Americas Team Leader, U.S. Commercial Service Wheeling
  • Ryan Russell, Director, U.S. Commercial Service Pittsburgh
  • Efren Flores, Pennsylvania Office in Mexico City.
  • Jackie Pacheco, Southwestern PA Commission
  • Ed Schick, SBA Office of International Trade
  • Andrea Hampton, Lehigh University SBDC
  • Dough Harding, Duquesne University SBDC
  • Brent Rondon, University of Pittsburgh SBDC


Note: attendees will receive the zoom link for this event closer to the event date 

The event is finished.


Andrea Hampton