June, 2011

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5th International Investment Forum – Chile: Investment Opportunities for Mining Suppliers

Monday, June 27th, 2011

October 17th – 20th, 2011
Santiago, Chile

InvestChile from Corfo is pleased to invite you to the 5th International Forum ”Chile: Investment Opportunities for Mining Suppliers” that will be carried out between the 17th and 20th of October 2011.

During the event, there will be many local and foreign representatives from markets such as North America, Oceania, Africa, Latin America and Europe, in search of direct or joint investment opportunities in this sector.

InvestChile from Corfo is organizing the fifth version of this forum in order to promote the installation of technologically advanced projects in Chile to take advantage of the conditions that the country offers to manufacture, integrate, assemble and provide services to the mining sector.

InvestChile is interested in all those companies that intend to invest or that, have a concrete project or are looking for a Chilean counterpart.

In order to participate in the forum, all companies must fill a registration form providing details of about the investment project to be developed.

If you need the application form or further information, please contact:

José Andrés Herrera
Email: jherrera@corfo.cl.com
Mining Suppliers Program
Investment Attraction Management Office
Business Development Management, Corfo
Address: Moneda 921 Of. 726, Santiago, Chile
Tel: (56 2) 631 8789 / (56 2) 631 8711

PA Governor Corbett to receive "Friend of Chile Award"

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Save the Date!

Thursday, November 10, 2011
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Chilean Wine Reception
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Program and Luncheon

The Union League of Philadelphia
140 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Friend of Chile Award
The Honorable Tom Corbett
Governor of Pennsylvania

The Friend of Chile Award is presented annually to an outstanding member of the regional community who has strong commitment to fostering trade between this region and Chile. The Chamber is pleased to present this award to Governor Corbett.

Lifetime Achievement Award
William H. Kopke Jr. Inc.

William H. Kope Jr. Inc (WHK), under the leadership of Peter Kopke, Sr., helped to pioneer the Chilean grape business in the United States in the 1960s. Today, WHK is the largest importer of Chilean grapes in the world. Mr. Peter Kopke, Jr., President of William H. Kope Jr. Inc., will receive the award at this year’s luncheon.

To learn more about this award program and sponsorship opportunities available for your organization, please contact Ricardo Maldonado at rmaldonado@greaterphilachamber.com or call 215-790-3769.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic event as we celebrate the strong commercial and trade partnership between the Greater Philadelphia region and the Republic of Chile.

To see pictures from last year’s award luncheon, click here.

Past recipients of the Friend of Chile Award include:
Eugene Bailey, The Diamond State Port Corporation and the Port of Wilmington
Leo Holt, Holt Logistics Corp.
Ruth Ann Minner, Then-Governor of the State of Delaware
Robert Palaima, Delaware River Stevedores
Michael J. Stack, Pennsylvania State Senator
George Sibley, Barthco International
Andreas Economou, Unifrutti of America
James McDermott, Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
Thomas J. Holt, Sr. Holt Logistics Corp.
Barbara Hunter, Western Fumigation
Jack Pandol, Pandol Brothers Inc.
William Kopke, William H. Kopke, Jr. Inc.

6th Annual "Experience the Taste of Chile" Wine Tasting and Dinner

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Chilean Wine Tasting & Reception
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner & Program

Special Guests:

  • His Excellency Arturo Fermandois, Ambassador of Chile to the US*
  • Christopher Coons, US Senator for Delaware
  • Bryan Silbermann, President & CEO, Produce Marketing Association

Don’t miss this special evening where we will enjoy and discover a wide range of wines from the long, thin country that many refer to as winemakers’ paradise, coupled with a gourmet dinner highlighting Chilean culinary delicacies, raffles and live music.

Please join us as we reinforce the exceptional economic and trade relationship between the Delaware River Valley and the Republic of Chile.

For more information, please contact Jaime Scofield at (215) 790-3627 or jscofield@greaterphilachamber.com.