Poupatempo do Exportador in Ribeirão Preto attracts over 200 entrepreneurs interested in internationalizing products from São Paulo
Action is part of the SP Export program, intended to encourage the exporting culture in the business community in São Paulo and assist companies from São Paulo to find foreign markets for their products and servicesInveste São Paulo
On June 23, at RibeirãoShopping, more than 200 entrepreneurs from Ribeirão Preto and nearby cities participated in the 4th edition of Poupatempo do Exportador (a public service developed to provide streamlined support to exporters), held by Investe São Paulo in partnership with Apex-Brazil within the SP Export program, with the support from Lide Ribeirão Preto, the Commercial and Industrial Association of Ribeirão Preto and the Federation and Center of Industries of the State of São Paulo (Fiesp/Ciesp).
During his speech at the opening ceremony, the president of Investe São Paulo, Juan Quirós, told the participants that the SP Export Program complies with a determination of the governor Geraldo Alckmin and vice governor Márcio França, and that exports may be a solution for the companies in the current economic scenario in the country:
“The exports sector has grown and created jobs. And this also happens in Ribeirão Preto. For this reason, I would like to invite all entrepreneurs to take advantage of the services provided here today and take the opportunity to ask questions, get free advice and start exporting,” said the president of Investe SP.
The president of Fiesp/Ciesp in Ribeirão Preto, Guilherme Feitosa, thanked the initiative and wished everyone good business opportunities.
Antônio Carlos Massoneto, president of the Commercial and Industrial Association of Ribeirão Preto, addressed the importance of the action for the region: “This initiative to encourage the exporting culture meets a vocation of the production sector of the city,” he said.
Fábio Fernandes, president of Lide, congratulated the team of Investe SP and the brave spirit of the president Juan Quirós and said: “The metropolitan regions of the state have successfully welcomed these events".
The action, which was entirely free for entrepreneurs and other participants, basically featured two fronts: the Training Seminar, with presentations and panels bringing important instructions to help companies in the region to internationalize, and Poupatempo do Exportador, which concentrates, in the same space, the possibility of assistance provided by various companies and institutions essential in this process.
SP Export Seminar and Poupatempo do Exportador
After the opening ceremony, there were short presentations that were repeated throughout the day, along with the services of Poupatempo do Exportador. For the services of Poupatempo do Exportador, representatives of public and private institutions were available throughout the day to provide assistance to entrepreneurs on site, providing important information and answering questions about how entrepreneurs can deal with the following topics:
• Product Adequacy;
• Business Intelligence Studies
About SP Export
Coordinated by Investe São Paulo and created by the Department of Economic Development, Science and Technology and Innovation, São Paulo Export Support Program – SP Export – seeks to increase the volume of exports from São Paulo, encourage the exporting culture in its business community and help state companies find foreign markets for their products and services.
SP Export is carried out through a partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) and integrates the National Exporting Culture Plan (PNCE), in accordance with an agreement signed in late 2015.
The program includes missions of Brazilian companies for prospecting international markets, support to the arrival of potential buyers and foreign exporters and training seminars, in addition to the service provided free of charge through the Industrial Export Extension Project (Peiex), of Apex-Brazil, and Poupatempo do Exportador, an itinerant initiative that brings information from different institutions to the main metropolitan areas of the state.
The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) works to promote Brazilian products and services abroad and attract foreign investments to strategic sectors of the Brazilian economy. The Agency provides support to approximately 11.000,000 companies in 80 sectors of the Brazilian economy, which in turn export to more than 200 markets.
Apex-Brazil also plays a key role in attracting foreign direct investments to Brazil, working to identify business opportunities, promoting strategic events and providing support to foreign investors interested in investing in Brazil.
For more information, please visit www.apexbrasil.com.br.