Segundo Encuentro Comericial

Segundo Encuentro ComericialOn November 6th and 7th the Administracion de Servicios Generales (ASG) and a large group of sponsors will host the second Encuentro Comericial de Licitadores y Compradores de Puerto Rico. The conference, which has as a theme "Abriendo Las Puertas a tu Negocio", provides an opportunity to present products and services to the Principle Market in Puerto Rico: The Government (their emphasis), estimated to be $4,000 million.

As mentioned, this event is an initiative of the General Services Administration (ASG are its initials in Spanish), which is responsible for promoting the economic growth of the island by involving more businesses in the government of Puerto Rico. The event offers businesses the opportunity to meet the people in charge of the purchasing decisions of the government agencies, as well as complete the rapid registration (Cet-Pymes) for the permits necessary to join the Registro Único de Licitadores (RUL) administered by the ASG. In addition, participants will have an opportunity to learn about the programs and incentives, created by various government agencies, for the benefit of small and medium sized businesses, such as:

  • La Llave para tu Negocio
  • Ley de Reservas en las Compras de Gobierno
  • Agro Empresas
  • CET PYMes
  • Programa AVANCE del Banco de Desarrollo
To guarantee the maximum exposure the conference organizers have established two ways to participate. You can become a sponsor of the event or you can become an exhibitor. Sponsorship runs from silver, for $4,500, to diamond, which is $30,000. Sponsorship includes, at least one 8'x10' exhibitor space. Further details are available at the conference web site. Exhibiting at the conference runs from $700 to $1,700. Besides the exhibition booth, the package includes guaranteed appointments with government purchasing agents. Again, more details are available on the web site.