Author: Invest Pacific

Encora Great Place To Work
02 August 2022

Newsletter 44 – Encora, recognized for its attractive work culture for Colombian engineers

• This company based in Cali has more than 400 vacancies for engineers in Latin America, with remote working, scholarships, training and promotion opportunities. Encora, a global provider of state-of-the-art engineering products, was awarded the…
Ortobras, reconocida por su alto compromiso con la inclusión deportiva
02 August 2022

Newsletter 44 – Ortobras was awarded for its high commitment to inclusion in sports

• Invest Pacific attended the ceremony in which Ortobras, a Brazilian company headquartered in Cali for the past 9 years, received an award. Brazilian company Ortobras obtained the decoration in the KNIGHT’S CROSS GRADE by…
Moove It, la multinacional de tecnología que le apuesta al talento colombiano
02 August 2022

Newsletter 44 – Technology multinational company Moove It bets on Colombian talent

• The company moves forward with its expansion plans in Latin America and the United States. It has been almost three years since software solutions design, development and implementation international company Moove It chose Cali…
Empresas de alimentos de la región Andina, el Caribe y Latinoamérica conocerán en Alimentec el potencial para inversión y expansión que tiene el Valle del Cauca
02 August 2022

Newsletter 44 – Food companies from the Andean, Caribbean and Latin America Regions discover Valle del Cauca’s potential for investment and expansion

Empresarios de Israel conocerán el potencial de inversión que ofrecen Cali y el Valle del Cauca - Businessmen from Israel will learn more about Colombia´s potential
02 August 2022

Newsletter 44 – Colombia: an increasingly attractive destination for Israeli companies

El Valle del Cauca: foco de expansión de las operaciones extranjeras - Valle del Cauca: heart of expansion for foreign operations
02 August 2022

Newsletter 44 – Valle del Cauca: heart of the expansion of foreign operations

• Learn what are the logistics investment projects, also manufacturing production for exports and technological operations that are attracting investments in the south west of Colombia. Valle del Cauca continues to be the epicenter for…
El Valle del Cauca, región apetecida para la agroindustria gracias a su potencial exportador
21 July 2022

Valle del Cauca, with its export potential, stands out as an agribusiness hotspot

• Peruvian, Chilean, U.S, Mexican and Dutch companies have been established in central and northern Valle del Cauca municipalities. A growing number of international agribusiness companies are looking for investment and expansion opportunities in Valle…
El Valle del Cauca: foco de expansión de las operaciones extranjeras - Valle del Cauca: heart of expansion for foreign operations
18 July 2022

Valle del Cauca: heart of the expansion of foreign operations

• Learn what are the logistics investment projects, also manufacturing production for exports and technological operations that are attracting investments in the south west of Colombia. Valle del Cauca continues to be the epicenter for…
Ortobras, reconocida por su alto compromiso con la inclusión deportiva
01 July 2022

Ortobras was awarded for its high commitment to inclusion in sports

• Invest Pacific attended the ceremony in which Ortobras, a Brazilian company headquartered in Cali for the past 9 years, received an award. Brazilian company Ortobras obtained the decoration in the KNIGHT’S CROSS GRADE by…
Empresarios de Israel conocerán el potencial de inversión que ofrecen Cali y el Valle del Cauca - Businessmen from Israel will learn more about Colombia´s potential
22 June 2022

Colombia: an increasingly attractive destination for Israeli companies

Encora Great Place To Work
21 June 2022

Encora, recognized for its attractive work culture for Colombian engineers

• This company based in Cali has more than 400 vacancies for engineers in Latin America, with remote working, scholarships, training and promotion opportunities. Encora, a global provider of state-of-the-art engineering products, was awarded the…
10 June 2022

Newsletter 43 – TaskUs celebrates the opening of the first site in Colombia

• The people-first company prepares for a Ridiculously Good on-site experience for employees at The Arena. TaskUs (Nasdaq: TASK), a provider of outsourced digital services and next-generation customer experience to fast-growing technology companies, opened the…
TaskUs opens Cali office ‘The Arena’ with on-site events and wellness support for teammates - TASKUS Colombia inauguró su primera oficina en Cali llamada ‘The Arena’
10 June 2022

TaskUs celebrates the opening of the first site in Colombia

• The people-first company prepares for a Ridiculously Good on-site experience for employees at The Arena. TaskUs (Nasdaq: TASK), a provider of outsourced digital services and next-generation customer experience to fast-growing technology companies, opened the…
Moove It, la multinacional de tecnología que le apuesta al talento colombiano
09 June 2022

Technology multinational company Moove It bets on Colombian talent

• The company moves forward with its expansion plans in Latin America and the United States. It has been almost three years since software solutions design, development and implementation international company Moove It chose Cali…
Empresas de alimentos de la región Andina, el Caribe y Latinoamérica conocerán en Alimentec el potencial para inversión y expansión que tiene el Valle del Cauca
07 June 2022

Food companies from the Andean, Caribbean and Latin America Regions discover Valle del Cauca’s potential for investment and expansion

La compañía Accedo continúa creciendo con su operación en Cali / Accedo's operations continue to grow in Cali
20 May 2022

Accedo’s operations continue to grow in Cali

La compañía Accedo continúa creciendo con su operación en Cali / Accedo's operations continue to grow in Cali
19 May 2022

Newsletter 43 – Accedo’s operations continue to grow in Cali

Nexans llega al Valle del Cauca para electrificar a Latinoamérica - Nexans completes Centelsa acquisition to electrify Latin America
19 May 2022

Newsletter 43 – Nexans completes Centelsa acquisition to electrify Latin America

Nexans announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Centelsa, a premium cable manufacturer in Latin America specialized in building and utilities applications, from Xignux S.A. (headquartered in Mexico) following receipt of regulatory clearance. This…
El Valle del Cauca continúa conquistando inversión extranjera en 2022 / Valle del Cauca continues to attract FDI (foreign direct investment) in 2022
19 May 2022

Newsletter 43 – Valle del Cauca continues to attract FDI (foreign direct investment) in 2022

The investment promotion agency in Valle del Cauca, Invest Pacific, forecasts a favorable environment for attracting new FDI initiatives in 2022, driven by new opportunities, competitive advantages offered by the region and to the growing…
El Valle del Cauca continúa conquistando inversión extranjera en 2022 / Valle del Cauca continues to attract FDI (foreign direct investment) in 2022
10 May 2022

Valle del Cauca continues to attract FDI (foreign direct investment) in 2022

The investment promotion agency in Valle del Cauca, Invest Pacific, forecasts a favorable environment for attracting new FDI initiatives in 2022, driven by new opportunities, competitive advantages offered by the region and to the growing…
Nexans llega al Valle del Cauca para electrificar a Latinoamérica - Nexans completes Centelsa acquisition to electrify Latin America
22 April 2022

Nexans completes Centelsa acquisition to electrify Latin America

Nexans announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Centelsa, a premium cable manufacturer in Latin America specialized in building and utilities applications, from Xignux S.A. (headquartered in Mexico) following receipt of regulatory clearance. This…
Se crean más oportunidades laborales a medida que Cali fortalece el bilingüismo / Work opportunities open up as Cali strengthens bilingualism
16 February 2022

Work opportunities open up as Cali strengthens bilingualism

• Local institutions and TaskUs join forces to promote bilingualism and improve employability. English is opening up employment opportunities in Cali as business process outsourcing (BPO) gains ground in Colombia. The country itself has captured…
Cali, a city where BPO and IT operations grow!
04 February 2022

Cali, a city where BPO and IT operations grow!

With the arrival of big players in the BPO sector such as Alorica, TaskUs, and Accedo Technologies, as well as the consolidation of Sitel’s and Teleperformance’s operation in the region, Cali, Valle del Cauca –…
In 2021, foreign and national investment increased in Valle del Cauca
21 January 2022

In 2021, foreign and national investment increased in Valle del Cauca

• In total, there were 20 investment projects supported by Invest Pacific that chose this region for the establishment and growth of their operations in 2021 Valle del Cauca closed 2021 with a positive balance…
Restoring an icon: TaskUs breathes new life to historic clubhouse in Cali, Colombia
29 October 2021

Restoring an icon: TaskUs breathes new life to historic clubhouse in Cali, Colombia

TaskUs (NASDAQ: TASK), a provider of outsourced digital services and next-generation customer experience for innovative companies, joined the call to revive the iconic Club San Fernando in Cali in support of the city’s initiative to…
Cali, an increasingly attractive destination for American companies
14 September 2021

Cali, Colombia: an increasingly attractive destination for American companies

Japanese entrepreneurs explore investment opportunities in Valle del Cauca
09 September 2021

Japanese entrepreneurs explore investment opportunities in Valle del Cauca

• Ten Asian companies operate today in Valle del Cauca, these companies have set their sights on this Colombian region thanks to its strategic location and for being a gateway to the countries of the…
TaskUs opens new slots for free job-ready English program in Cali
13 August 2021

TaskUs opens new slots for free job-ready English program in Cali

TaskUs, the leading global technology-enabled service provider for high-growth technology companies and which recently expanded to Cali, is inviting individuals to participate in its free virtual language program. Called the “The Art of Fluency: the…
TaskUs launches free job-ready English program in Cali
24 June 2021

TaskUs launches free job-ready English program in Cali

TaskUs, the leading global technology-enabled service provider for high-growth technology companies and which recently expanded to Cali, is inviting individuals to participate in a free virtual language program it just launched. There are 30 new…
TaskUs grows further with latest expansion in Cali, Colombia
02 March 2021

TaskUs grows further with latest expansion in Cali, Colombia

TaskUs, the leading tech-enabled business services company delivering Digital CX, AI Operations, and Content Security to the world’s most innovative companies, today announced it is opening its newest location in Cali, Colombia. Kicking off the…
Nearshoring from Valle del Cauca, an opportunity for US companies looking to relocate
17 February 2021

Newsletter 37 – 2020, a positive year for foreign direct investment in Valle del Cauca

Foreign investment has been a key engine for the region’s recovery, generating new employment opportunities and contributing to its social and economic development. This is reflected in the 16 foreign direct investment projects that arrived…
Nearshoring from Valle del Cauca, an opportunity for US companies looking to relocate
25 January 2021

2020, a positive year for foreign direct investment in Valle del Cauca

Foreign investment has been a key engine for the region’s recovery, generating new employment opportunities and contributing to its social and economic development. This is reflected in the 16 foreign direct investment projects that arrived…
Newsletter 36 - 2020, a positive year for foreign direct investment in Valle del Cauca
23 December 2020

Newsletter 36 – 2020, a positive year for foreign direct investment in Valle del Cauca

Foreign investment has been a key engine for the region’s recovery, generating new employment opportunities and contributing to its social and economic development. This is reflected in the 16 foreign direct investment projects that arrived…
Nearshoring from Valle del Cauca, an opportunity for US companies looking to relocate
22 December 2020

Newsletter 36 – Nearshoring from Valle del Cauca, an opportunity for US companies looking to relocate

● This Colombian region offers investment and growth opportunities for U.S. companies that are currently highly dependent on production in China. Colombia plays a very important role in favoring the investment of American companies, where…
Cali, a competitive destination for the Bilingual Services Industry
22 December 2020

Newsletter 36 – Cali, a competitive destination for the Bilingual Services Industry

• Learn about the competitive advantages offered by this city in the southwestern part of Colombia for BPO’s foreign companies. Cali has been consolidating itself as a city with a wide vocation of services. More…
Foreign companies committed to Palmira's development
22 December 2020

Newsletter 36 – Foreign companies committed to Palmira’s development

• Palmira is one of the 18 municipalities where foreign direct investment has been established in the geographical valley of the Cauca River. Palmira is one of the Valle del Cauca’s cities that has gathered…
Cali obtains USD $7 million in foreign investment in 2020 for its economic revival
22 December 2020

Newsletter 36 – Cali obtains USD $7 million in foreign investment in 2020 for its economic revival

Thanks to a strategic alliance between Invest Pacific and the Mayor’s office of Cali, through the Secretary of Economic Development, the city has managed to materialize the arrival of 10 foreign companies that will generate…
Foreign companies committed to Palmira's development
04 December 2020

Foreign companies committed to Palmira’s development

• Palmira is one of the 18 municipalities where foreign direct investment has been established in the geographical valley of the Cauca River. Palmira is one of the Valle del Cauca’s cities that has gathered…
Cali obtains USD $7 million in foreign investment in 2020 for its economic revival
25 November 2020

Cali obtains USD $7 million in foreign investment in 2020 for its economic revival

Thanks to a strategic alliance between Invest Pacific and the Mayor’s office of Cali, through the Secretary of Economic Development, the city has managed to materialize the arrival of 10 foreign companies that will generate…
Cali, a competitive destination for the Bilingual Services Industry
30 September 2020

Cali, a competitive destination for the Bilingual Services Industry

• Learn about the competitive advantages offered by this city in the southwestern part of Colombia for BPO’s foreign companies. Cali has been consolidating itself as a city with a wide vocation of services. More…
Nearshoring from Valle del Cauca, an opportunity for US companies looking to relocate
29 September 2020

Nearshoring from Valle del Cauca, an opportunity for US companies looking to relocate

This Colombian region offers investment and growth opportunities for U.S. companies that are currently highly dependent on production in China. Colombia plays a very important role in favoring the investment of American companies, where regions…
Growing job opportunities for the technology industry in Cali
18 September 2020

Growing job opportunities for the tech industry in Cali

• Learn about the job opportunities and the reasons of tech industry companies that are arriving in Cali and Valle del Cauca. Recent announcements from international companies arriving to Cali, like the one from the…
Valle del Cauca, a logistics and export platform for Asian companies
04 August 2020

Valle del Cauca, a logistics and export platform for Asian companies

Companies from Japan, China, South Korea, and Singapore received first-hand information on the advantages and opportunities of this region as a logistics and export platform, by learning about Asian investment success stories in this region…
Nearshoring to Valle del Cauca, an opportunity for US companies looking to relocate
06 July 2020

Nearshoring to Valle del Cauca, an opportunity for US companies looking to relocate

• Learn about the investment and growth opportunities that this Colombian Pacific region offers to assure supply chains for US companies which are currently highly dependent on production in China. • Metalworking, Electrical Equipment, Pharmaceutical…
Connect with the bilingual job opportunities in the region
16 June 2020

Connect with the bilingual job opportunities in the region

Invest Pacific, the regional Investment Promotion Agency in Valle del Cauca, invites all the people from Cali and Valle del Cauca who are fluent in English and who are looking for a job opportunity, to…
Coordinated Teams: The success in face of the crisis in Sitel Cali
12 June 2020

Coordinated Teams: The success in face of the crisis in Sitel Cali

Sitel Group, a company specialized in customer relations management, with more than 23 years of experience in Colombia and with a presence in more than 20 countries, can say that it has emerged victorious and…
Almost 80% of the multinational companies in el Valle are still operating and preserving employment
12 June 2020

Almost 80% of the multinational companies in Valle del Cauca are still operating and preserving employment

• A survey done by Invest Pacific to 85 foreign companies, both national and foreign capital, settled in Cali and in other towns of Valle del Cauca, show that 70% of these companies expect their…
Moove It, a company that is betting on software development in Cali
12 June 2020

Moove It, a company that is betting on software development in Cali

• Moove It sees the current challenges as an opportunity. That is why it continues with its software development operations and is betting on the human talent in Cali. Moove It is a software development…
Analysis Invest Pacific
12 June 2020

Foreign Investment: making a difference in the midst of the crisis

Beyond the reinvention and new order predicted by many experts, the challenges that the world economy present today in terms of employment generation, conservation of the business network, fixed capital and social security formation, have…
Settled investors ratify Colombia as an investment destination
11 June 2020

Settled investors ratify Colombia as an investment destination

• A total of 229 foreign companies that operate in the country were surveyed by the Regional Investment Promotion Agencies -including Invest Pacific- and ProColombia regarding the expectations of their operations both nationally and in…
06 May 2020

Good practices and initiatives of the foreign capital companies in Valle del Cauca

Through the message ‘#WeAreStillConnected for the region’, the Investment Promotion Agency, Invest Pacific, supports the foreign capital companies with their requirements in the midst of the impacts generated by the pandemic. In addition, from its…
17 April 2020

Invest Pacific continues to stay connected with the investment, seeking to generate more jobs for the region

• The regional Agency plans to reach 13 foreign direct investment projects at the end of 2020, estimating the creation of 1,300 new jobs for Valle del Cauca that can contribute to overcome the crisis…
25 March 2020

We are still connected to attract more investment to Cali and Valle del Cauca

On Wednesday, March 25th, it started to take place the preventive quarantine measure decreed by the National Government, headed by the President Iván Duque , which will go into effect until April 12th at midnight,…
Analysis Invest Pacific
24 March 2020

Nearshoring, the best opportunity on the other side of the Pacific

Accelerated by the effects of Covid-19 and the trade war, the relocation of American companies that plan to leave China, is a process that Colombia is preparing to take advantage of to attract foreign direct…
24 March 2020

Coronavirus – Information for companies in Valle del Cauca

At Invest Pacific, Valle del Cauca’s Investment Promotion Agency, we are committed to continue to work providing support to our investors and our network of allies and contributors in our territory. Please contact us and…
22 March 2020

We are with our investors

Dear investor, At Invest Pacific we want to send a message of solidarity and optimism given the difficult circumstances that our country and region are going through due to the effects of Covid-19. We are…
16 March 2020

Preventing measures and contact channels to tend foreign investors

As a result of the health emergency declared by the Colombian government to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus (COVID19) Invest Pacific –Valle del Cauca’s Investment Promotion Agency- hereby informs that preventive actions have been taken…
10 March 2020

Brazil and Argentina, target countries to attract more investment to Valle del Cauca

From March 10th to the 19th, Invest Pacific will be visiting companies and potential investors of the manufacturing and services sector, interested in exploring investment opportunity in the region. In the last nine years, the…
09 March 2020

Investment supported by Invest Pacific has arrived to 18 towns of the region

The Agency has accompanied the arrival of 85 projects of foreign and domestic investment, in Valle del Cauca and northern Cauca, between 2015 and 2019, generating more than 8,000 new jobs in the region. Eleven…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – Key destination for investment in the outsourcing of services

Cali, the capital city of Valle del Cauca (Colombia) is one of the world’s most strategic cities for the outsourcing of global services (BPO, ITO, KPO and IT & software) supplied to North America. The…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – Japanese businessmen reaffirm their investment confidence in Valle del Cauca

Japan is an important strategic partner for the country. According to data consolidated by Invest Pacific, with information from the National Bank, it is currently the main issuer of Foreign Direct Investment in Colombia in…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – Afro-businessmen delegation recognizes entrepreneurial spirit of the city-region

Cali and Buenaventura continue to be ideal scenarios for attracting foreign direct investment, for fostering business alliances, and for fostering entrepreneurship, creativity, and development. This was the conclusion of the visit made at the end…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – These are the reasons that attract investors to Valle del Cauca

Four foreign businessmen shared the competitive advantages they have found in the region, in the framework of Expo Region 2019 organized by the Governorate of Valle del Cauca. Since its creation, Invest Pacific has supported…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – Conway recognize Invest Pacific’s strategies for attracting investment to the region

Conway, a renowned American consulting firm, specialized in supporting international expansion projects, visited Cali within the framework of a strategic agenda it held in Colombia, to learn first-hand the strategies and achievements in investment promotion…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – Invest Pacific, in seek of more European investment for the Manufacturing Sector

The Manufacturing sector represented 45% of the total amount of investment attracted by Invest Pacific to the region during 2018, generating US$81,800,000. Invest Pacific participated in specialized events and held agendas with entrepreneurs from the…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – Invest Pacific seeks canadian investment for the region

In 2018, Invest Pacific supported the arrival of 20 investment projects in the region, generating US$180 million and more than three thousand jobs. Of these investments, 25% corresponds to the Agroindustry and Logistics sector, with…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – Valle Del Cauca promoted its Agroindustry potential in California

Invest Pacific participated at the Natural Products Expo West 2019 – one of the most important food fairs in the United States.  The agency also visited food processing, fruits and renewable energy companies. These are…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 29 – Invest Pacific held the first Regional Investors Meeting

In order to provide companies established in the region with valuable tools that help improve their labor relations and increase productivity, Invest Pacific held the first Regional Investors Meeting, an event that was attended by…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 30 – Invest Pacific was recognized as one of the best Investment Promotion Agencies in South America

For the second consecutive year, Invest Pacific, the Investment Promotion Agency in the Colombian Pacific, was recognized by Conway’s Site Selection Magazine as one of the best regional investment promotion agencies in South America. This…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 30 – Frigorífico Metropolitano opened new logistics cluster of refrigerated products in Valle del Cauca

The company from Santander inaugurated in the municipality of Buga, Valle del Cauca, the second phase of its investment project: Frigo Logistics Cluster, which seeks to strengthen the local industry of the refrigerated food sector.…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 30 – Cali, promoted as a destination for the outsourcing of Global Services in the Nordic Countries

Cali is one of the most strategic locations in Latin America for investment in global services (BPO and IT & Software). Thus, in order to promote the city-region as an attractive destination for this type…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 30 – Furukawa, the growing cable and optical components company in Valle del Cauca

The Japanese company was established in 2013 in the Pacific Free Trade Zone, with the support of Invest Pacific, and since then has not stopped growing. Its first expansion took place two years later and…
28 February 2020

Newsletter 30 – Decathlon, the french multinational that captivates the hearts of Cali athletes

The French company Decathlon, dedicated for more than 40 years to the promotion of sport, and with presence in 54 countries around the world, opened its doors in Cali last May 24, from where they…
10 October 2019

International Delegation highlights the reasons that make Valle del Cauca a powerful region for the investment in Hass Avocado

A delegation comprised of around 20 entrepreneurs and both foreign and national entities were connected for two days with the potential which the region offers for all the Hass Avocado supply chain. This tour was…
01 October 2019

Hass Avocado Entrepreneurs will be connected with Valle del Cauca’s Agroindustrial Potential

Near 20 entrepreneurs and both foreign and national entities will visit the Buenaventura port and the Hass Avocado Chain potential for the region. This tour hosted by Invest Pacific and sponsored by ProColombia will be…
01 October 2019

An international delegation was connected with Buenaventura’s port

On the second day of the tour around Valle del Cauca, the leaders got to know the competitive advantages and the logistic infrastructure of Buenaventura’s port. Last Saturday, September 28th, was the second and last…
28 September 2019

Hass Avocado continues to draw the World’s Player’s interests

On the first day of this journey, the delegation approached the avocado production from its’ plantation, in a farm located in Trujillo, to its’ packaging process for export and distribution, from a Packing House. Near…
28 September 2019

Delegation learned about Hass Avocado’s packing and commercialization process from Valle del Cauca.

In order to bring entrepreneurs and officials from different organizations that are visiting Valle del Cauca with the Hass Avocado chain that the region offers for its production and commercialization, Pacific Fruit’s packing house was…
04 September 2019

Etix Cali #1, first Tier IV data center outside of Bogotá

A brand-new infrastructure with the highest standards of the industry to address the needs of Colombian companies.  Etix Everywhere, European global data center developer and operator, and Compunet, leader in the Andean Region providing SAP…
29 August 2019

Valle del Cauca is promoted as a strategic destination for manufacturing investment in the United States

From September 9th to 13th, Invest Pacific will be carrying out a mission in Chicago and Cleveland, to promote the region as an ideal destination for the establishment of manufacturing operations. Having the only multimodal…
Primera feria laboral bilingüe
10 July 2019

The bilingual human talent of Cali and Valle del Cauca that seduces foreign investors

The arrival of foreign service companies such as MM Research Worldwide and SmrtDo shows the bilingual potential of the region. In the last eight years, with the support of Invest Pacific, 38 foreign service outsourcing…
02 May 2019

Foreign investment supported by Invest Pacific grew 55% in 2018

A positive outlook in terms of attracting foreign direct investment was achieved by the Investment Promotion Agency in the Colombian Pacific, Invest Pacific, for Cali and Valle del Cauca during 2018, by supporting the arrival…
04 April 2019

Invest Pacific highlights investment achievements in the region during 2018

With the arrival of 20 foreign direct investment projects, representing USD $181 million and that project to generate more than three thousand new jobs for the region, the Investment Promotion Agency in the Colombian Pacific, Invest Pacific,…
29 March 2019

Colombia goes for more Asian investments

On a tour through China and Japan, Invest Pacific along with other regional investment promotion agencies, Mincit, and ProColombia present the export, tourism and investment potential of Colombia and its regions. From 21 to 30…
22 March 2019

The biggest Afro business association in the world will be visiting Cali

The potential of the city region and the wagers for its progress will be presented to the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC). The city region has competitive advantages that are focused on: a diverse…
27 December 2018

Japan reduces travel warnings for Cali and Buenaventura

Thanks to the region’s improvement and efforts in terms of security, Japan reduced travel warning levels previously issued about the cities of Cali and Buenaventura, thus favoring a trust environment for foreign visitors to such…
26 December 2018

Financial Times awards Invest Pacific for its alliance strategies with foreign companies

Invest Pacific, the Investment Promotion Agency for the Colombian Pacific was granted the “fDi Strategy Award 2018” of Financial Times, given its ‘after care’ strategy, used to strengthen alliances with foreign capital companies settled in…
20 December 2018

BreakfasToBusiness 2018, a space to make contact with investors

In the last eight years, the arrival in Cali and Valle del Cauca of important investment projects to manufacturing, logistics, agro-industry and services sectors, confirms the strength of its corporate tissue and the leadership of…
20 December 2018

Cali hosted the most important event in the software and technology industry

Cali was the chosen scenario for Summit Softic 2018 “Strategy of ICT Sector for Competitiveness”, the most important business conference in Colombia’s software and technology industry, carried out on November 28th last, at the Centro…
20 December 2018

Tostao’, the coffee with a social aroma that came to Cali

“‘Tostao’ Pan y Café” (Bread and Coffee) is a renowned Coffee shop chain recognized by its social commitment, with the policy of making their products of accessible consumption to any social level, while providing employment…
30 November 2018

Fruits and flowers, Valle del Cauca’s potential captivating foreign investors

The recent arrival of such companies like Green Fruit Avocados, Florius Flowers and Viveros Genesis Colombia, show the region’s agricultural leadership and fruit production potential, making it attractive for the Pacific Alliance markets. Valle del…
31 October 2018

Caicedonia, one of the ZOMAC municipalities most committed with attracting foreign investment

In order to keep articulating efforts among the public and private sector, that enable the promotion of agricultural vocation and all the competitive advantages for growth and development of the many municipalities of the region,…
26 October 2018

Cali inaugurated the country’s first service free trade zone: Zonamerica

Connecting the world, encourage creative minds, empower entrepreneurial talent and make Cali a service and technology export platform, those are some of the many benefits Colombia’s first Service Free Trade Zone –Zonamerica- has to offer,…
22 October 2018

Invest Pacific receives worldwide recognition as an investment agency committed to sustainable development

Given its social contribution promoting the coming of companies that believe in sustainable development, the generation of employment opportunities, and life quality improvement of vulnerable communities, Invest Pacific, – Investment Promotion Agency for the Colombian…
05 October 2018

Europe with Buenaventura

The Port of Buenaventura, the most important upon the Colombian Pacific, welcomed the visit of Ambassadors, Officials and Commercial Advisors from the European Union, during their diplomatic agenda in the region.  At that point, they…
04 October 2018

European delegation, allured by innovation and technology breakthroughs in Cali

After connecting to Valle del Cauca’s value proposition and getting to know its economic potential during the Forum ‘A Daring Valle’, carried out on September 27th last in the city of Cali, commercial attachés, and…
04 October 2018

European diplomats, connected to Valle del Cauca value proposition

During the last seven years, more than 90 investment and re-investment projects, both national and foreign, have arrived to Valle del Cauca, 25 of which are European. All these investments have represented more than US$895…
04 October 2018

“If the regions thrive, the country thrives as well”: Invest Pacific Director during Confecámaras

With the purpose to converse and share about the actions and initiatives that have been consolidated throughout the regions of Colombia, tending to promote the country’s development and creating favorable conditions to attract further investments,…
02 October 2018

Growing investment opportunities from Japan with Valle del Cauca

The Investment Promotion Agency for the Colombian Pacific – Invest Pacific, continues its purpose to keep on consolidating connections with foreign business people and companies, that promote the region’s development and progress.  That’s how along…
02 October 2018

Dutch flower company will create more than one thousand jobs in Valle del Cauca

Valle del Cauca is still an attractive region for the investment of foreign companies that find it as the ideal place to expand their business, thanks to all its given conditions of weather, soils, and…