"We are thrilled to be able to recognize the lasting legacy of this outstanding group of honorees. Their leadership, vision, and unwavering commitment to the Americas have created a better, more prosperous, and more integrated region than ever before," said Americas Society/Council of the Americas President and CEO Susan Segal. "Nothing could be more fitting than honoring these new BRAVO Business Awards recipients in Miami, the crossroad of the Americas."
Prior to the 2016 BRAVO Business Awards ceremony, the Council of the Americas Symposium, a one-day conference, convened close to 400 leaders from business, government, multilateral institutions, as well as non-governmental organizations, to discuss critical issues in the Western Hemisphere including energy, the economic landscape, and entrepreneurship.
For more information on the BRAVO Symposium and Awards, please visit bravobusiness.com.
Sponsors of the Council of the Americas Symposium and 22nd BRAVO Business Awards include: HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Burson-Marsteller, AES, CAF – Development Bank of Latin America, The Boston Consulting Group, Bombardier, Chubb, Emerson, Microsoft, and Softtek. Partners include ProMéxico, CNN, the Financial Times, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and The Miami Herald.
The Symposium was organized in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank.
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Council of the Americas (COA) is the premier international business organization whose members share a common commitment to economic and social development, open markets, the rule of law, and democracy throughout the Western Hemisphere. The Council's membership consists of leading international companies representing a broad spectrum of sectors, including banking and finance, consulting services, consumer products, energy and mining, manufacturing, media, technology, and transportation. Its sister organization, Americas Society (AS), is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate, and dialogue in the Americas. Its mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary political, social, and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter-American relationship.
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