TIC Americas entrepreneurs to participate in the X Competitiveness Forum in México

Washington DC, December 8th, 2016 – The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) and the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI) of the Organization of American States (OAS), are working together to give more opportunities for the participants of the Talent and Innovation Competence of the Americas (TIC Americas).

For the XII Edition of the most important innovation competition of the Americas, YABT and SEDI will offer a space of participation for the winners at the next Competitiveness Forum to be held October 2017 in Mexico. The central theme of the X Forum will be structural reforms and entrepreneurship. This event will take place during the Entrepreneurship Week at Mexico, which is organized every year by INADEM.  

The Competitiveness Forum brings together government, private sectors, academic circles from the 35 Member States of the OAS and other international organizations with the purpose of finding joint solutions to common challenges in the region and help foster more economic  an inclusive competitiveness within the hemisphere. The Forum is a dynamic space that inspires new connections, new business and a lot of creativity; participants will find multiple spaces to interact, exchange experiences and build new strategic alliances that will help them move and achieve their goals.

“During the three days, brilliant minds and leaders of the Americas get together in one single place, open the doors to big collaboration possibilities to work for a better sustainable and economic future to the upcoming generations“, said Cesar Praga, specialist of SEDI.

“This is a unique opportunity for young entrepreneurs to create contacts with high-level authorities in charge of improving competitiveness around the hemisphere, as well as generate alliances with consolidated businesses from America and other parts of the world. We are happy to offer more and better opportunities to our entrepreneurs”, concluded Luis Viguria, Executive Director of YABT. 

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About the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT):

The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) is a non-profit international organization, founded in 1999, which works in cooperation with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS). YABT supports the objectives of OAS and the mandates of the Summit of the Americas to develop and execute programs and activities that promote the entrepreneurship spirit and leadership of youth in the Americas, fighting against poverty and creating more opportunities for young people. Join the action: www.yabt.net 

About SEDI

The Executive Secretariat for Integrate Development (SEDI) works with Member States to shift the economic, social and human development in an inclusive and sustainable way.