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Wood Industry Business Roundtable - Bolivian Forest Chamber



Posted on 03 March 2008
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Three versions of the Wood Industry Business Roundtable have been carried out so far (2005, 2006 and 2007), during the third, fourth and fifth edition of the specialized Expoforest fair. 

In 2007, the Business Roundtable reported the following achievements:

  • 180 participating companies
  • forthcoming from 19 countries
  • 18,6 million USD of business intentions
  • 1800 business appointments carried out

In 2006, the Business Roundtable reported the following achievements:

  • 175 participating companies
  • forthcoming from 20 countries
  • 15,4 million USD of business intentions
  • 1800 business appointments carried out

In 2005, the Business Roundtable reported the following achievements:

  • 84 participating companies
  • forthcoming from 5 countries
  • 6,8 million USD of business intentions
  • 400 business appointments carried out

Objective

The main objective of the 4th Wood Industry Business Roundtable is to consolidate as a world business centre, with a wide participation of buyers and sellers of sustainably sourced wood products, machinery and industrial products.

The specific objectives of the 4th version of the Business Roundtable are:

  • Increase the number of participating companies from 180 to 200
  • Maintain the proportion of national and international participating companies (50-50%) 
  • Reach 22 million USD of business intentions.

Date and location

  • Starting date: March 27th, 2008
  • Ending date: March 28th, 2008
  • Location: Fexpocruz fair ground, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, during Expoforest fair (March 26th to 29th, 2008) (www.fexpocruz.com.bo/expoforest)

Participants

Local and international companies related to wood industry, as well as machinery and equipment providers, consultants, and other related services' providers

Closing date for registration: March 10th, 2008

Costs of participation (per company)
Bolivian Forest Chamber members: 50 USD
Companies exhibiting at Expoforest or Cainco members: 70 USD
Other participants: 130 USD

* The registration fee can be paid at the Bolivian Forest Chamber office or be deposited at the institution's account at Banco Mercantil, Account in USD Number 4010281018. The deposit transaction confirmation has to be faxed to (591)-(3)-333-1456 or sent via mail to rueda.negocios@cfb.org.bo.
** Foreign companies will be able to pay their registration fee the day the Roundtable begins, when picking up their credentials. That payment has to be cash.

WWF Bolivia is an ally of this event. Through the Bolivia Forest and Trade Network (FTN), we are organizing the participation of 25 international businessmen members of the GFTN to this Roundtable.