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January 25-29: U.S. Medical/Healthcare Exhibition, Havana, Cuba. PWN Exhibicon International LIC (based in Westport CT) has confirmed that the U.S. Medical/Healthcare Exhibition has been licensed by the U.S. Dept. of Treasury. Individuals authorized to participate include executives and representatives of U.S.-based companies and their subsidiaries that manufacture, distribute, market and retail health care sector informational materials, medical equipment, medical instruments, medical supplies, medicated products, medicines, and pharmaceuticals. Details: Peter W. Nathan. Tel: 203-222-8660. Fax: 203-222-8335.
February: FERCORI Trade Show. Consumer products, including some food. San Jose, Costa Rica. Details: Lcda. Flor Carreras, President and/or Arch. Francisco D'Arsie, Gerente General, PO Box 1843-1000, San Jose, Costa Rica. Tel: 506-233-6990/233-6331. Fax: 506-231-5791.
February: Exposicion y Feria Ganadera de Perez Zeledon (livestock show), Costa Rica. Details: Mr. Roberto Carranza, Coordinator, Mercadeo y Agroindustria, PO Box 598, San Isidro General, Costa Rica. Fax: 506-257-2168. Tel: 506-257-9355, Ext. 218.
March 15-20: Expocomer (Multisector Show), Panama's premiere international trade shows. Expocomer is a horizontal trade show covering a number of sectors such as consumer goods, toys, food and beverage, clothing, hardware products, interior decoration, computers, telecommunications, sporting goods, services, medical products, etc. Sponsor: Camara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura de Panama (Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Panama). Organizer: Expocomer, P.O. Box 74, Panama 1, Republic of Panama. Tel: 507-227-0033 or 507-227-0034. Fax: 507-227-0115. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.expocomer.com. Contacts: Roberto Appleby, Executive Director, Roberto Zuniga, Sales Executive.
April: Cuba will host the South Summit 2000 in Havana. The decision was made by the Group 77 (G-77), an organization comprised of 132 underdeveloped nations and China.
April 12-14: The Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) have organized the Fourth Annual Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, at Sherbourne Conference Center, Barbados. The conference is designed to bring together tourism and financial experts to discuss opportunities for investment in the Caribbean.
July 6-9: Expoalimentos 2000 (Food Show). Description: Manufacturers, Distributors, agents of food and beverages. Food processing equipment, accessories, restaurant equipment, restaurant decoration, kitchen equipment, etc. Sponsor: Camara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura de Panama (Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Panama). PO Box 74, Panama 1, Republic of Panama. Tel: 507-227-0033 or 507-227-0034. Fax: 507-227-0115. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.expocomer.com/expoalimentos. Contacts: Roberto Appleby, Executive Director. Roberto Zuniga, Sales Executive.
August 4-13: Expoindustrias (Industrial Show). Description: Manufacturers of all types of goods, including construction materials, food and beverages, consumer goods, chemicals, etc. Sponsor: Sindicato de Industriales de Panama (Panama Industrialists Association) Organizer: Congrexpo International P.O. Box 55-1627 Paitilla, Panama, Republic of Panama. Tel: 507-269-5655. Fax: 507-269-5680. E-mail: email@example.com. Contacts: Patricia Petterson, Executive VP, Marie Ledezma Bradley, Executive Assistant. Frequency: Every 5 years.
October: Salon Internacional del Automovil, Panama. Description: Distributors of Automobiles and Auto parts and accessories, financing companies, insurance companies. Sponsor: Asociacion de Distribuidores de Automoviles de Panama(Association of Automobile Distributors of Panama). Organizer: Congrexpo International, P.O. Box 55-1627 Paitilla, Panama, Republic of Panama. Tel: 507-269-5655. Fax: 507-269-5680. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Contacts: Patricia Petterson, Executive VP, Marie Ledezma Bradley- Executive Assistant.