Mexico Business Forum 2020 Preliminary Program - Mexico Business Events (mbe)

Mexico Business Forum 2020 Preliminary Program

7:30
Registration
8:30
Mexico’s Economic Outlook

After a weak economic performance in 2019, investors await the government’s response to spur economic growth. Global trade uncertainty, diminished economic activity because of COVID-19 and plummeting oil prices are among the international factors that will generate pressure on Mexico’s economic performance. In a scenario of global economic uncertainty, ensuring that Mexico does not repeat the same patterns as in 2019 depends heavily on sound internal policies.

9:15
The Impact of Mexico’s New Trade Agreements

The signing and implementation of NAFTA represented Mexico’s first venture into the international trade arena. Though NAFTA made the US Mexico’s largest trade partner, it is not the only country that enjoys a privileged trade relationship with Mexico.

10:00
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
10:45
R&D, Digital Transformation and the Knowledge-based Economy

For several years, Mexico has been pinned as a manufacturing country. The country’s multiple trade agreements have increased the exports of household appliances and electronics. However the added value and national content of these product remains low.

11:30
TBC
12:15
Networking coffee break
12:45
Climate Change & Risk Management

Though the menace of climate change has been on the public agenda for several years, large businesses still need to deal with the impact that this problem is bound to bring to the business world. The stable climate that the planet has experienced during past centuries will not be the norm in the years to come, impacting several industries ranging from tourism, to agribusiness and energy.

13:30
Networking lunch
15:00
E-commerce: Opportunity and Disruption in Mexico’s Retail Landscape

In Mexico, e-commerce has not killed traditional retail. However, this does not mean that the industry has not been forced to transform. Traditional retailers are in the middle of a transformation processes to include omnichannel strategies where the physical space and the digital offering can coexist.

15:45
Networking Coffee Break
16:00
Fintech and the Road to Financial Inclusion

Technology and innovation are reshaping the way financial products are developed and offered. These disruptions generated mostly by new players are not only impacting the operation of traditional financial players but also creating new opportunities and products to bring the vast majority of the population into the formal banking arena.

16:45
Catching the Eye of the Consumer

Technology has disrupted not only production process. It has also opened up a new front when it comes to attracting the attention of consumers and advertisers. This new battle includes social media, OTT services and traditional communication media, all of them creating different types of content in an attempt to retain the ephemeral attention of new audiences.

Be among the key stakeholders who will be sharing their expertise and ambitions with the top-level audience of Mexico Business Forum 2020. We have carefully selected our participants to optimize the quality of this conference. Register now or risk missing this opportunity to get the inside perspective and network with the industry’s main stakeholders at this high-profile conference and networking event.

Register today and join us on November 19, 2020

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