Cuba's Private Sector Conference

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Introduction

NEW! Cuba's private sector has been evolving over the past twenty years and today employs one-third of Cuba's economy. Newly created micro, small, and medium sized companies are just beginning to emerge. Join us in Havana, Cuba to meet with these entrepreneurs and learn from experts and policy makers both from the U.S. and Cuba who are playing an important role in developing Cuba's private sector.

Highlights

  • Learn how U.S. investors can do business in Cuba today

  • Learn from Cuban experts and entrepreneurs about this emerging economic engine

  • Speakers including representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Investment and Commerce, U.S. attorneys specializing in U.S. Treasury laws, multi-national corporations operating in Cuba, representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Visit Cuban private sector businesses

  • Round table discussions with entrepreneurs looking for foreign investment.

  • Dine at private restaurants and see other aspects of the tourism economy

Have a Question?

Call Paul at: 773-814-2493

Or send us an email:
info@focus-cuba.com

Itinerary

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Day 2 - Welcome remarks & presentation Ministry of Foreign Investment and Commerce.
Presentation: Doing Business in Cuba: Ministry of Economic and Planning. Lunch at private restaurant. Presentation: How the U.S. can invest in Cuba today. 
Dinner at private restaurant.

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Day 3 - Visit to private businesses throughout Havana, discussion with entrepreneurs and local officials. Meeting with U.S. Embassy. Lunch at private restaurant. Visit points of sale, Cuban workshops, and local business. Guided tour of Old Havana. Dinner private restaurant.

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Specifics

2022 Rates

  • US$3,995/person - single occupancy
  • US$3,550/person - double occupancy
  • US$3,550/person - 5 participants/single occupancy

Included

  • Our services in planning, arranging, and carrying out the agenda
  • Accompanying the group, each of our tours is led by one of our company's principals, who each have more than 25 years experience in Cuba and knowledge of the country's culture, politics, history, and economy.
  • Full compliance with U.S. and Cuba regulations
  • Five nights at a lawfully permitted Hotel or Private residence
  • Local transportation and driver for all program activities
  • Dedicated Cuban guide, fully bilingual
  • Cost of all activities on the group schedule: day trips, visits, tours, admission fees
  • Breakfast, lunch, and all programmed dinners; all at Havana's top private restaurants
  • Limited travel insurance

Excluded

  • Airfare/baggage fees
  • Cuban visa (purchased along with airline ticket, we will provide full instructions)
  • Airport transfers
  • Any activities you undertake outside our planned program
  • Tips to guide, driver, waiters, or hotel staff
  • Supplemental travel insurance

Day 1 - Hotel Check-in followed by a welcome cocktail reception. Dinner at private restaurant with invited guests.

Day 4 - Meeting with Ministry of Foreign Relations-discussion on the bilateral U.S./Cuba relations. Round table discussions with 15-20 enterprises with display tables. Lunch at conference site. Music entertainment, cocktail party with local business entrepreneurs. Dinner private restaurant and closing remarks.