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AHK Chile closed between Christmas and New Year

The offices of the AHK Chile close on 24. December, at 13 Chilean clock time, and on Friday, 2. January 2015, at 9 Open clock in the morning again.

AHK Chile and VDI / VDE-IT sign

Cooperation agreement

The AHK Chile and the VDI / VDE Innovation + GmbH (VDI/VDE-IT) want to promote the innovation of the South American country on together. In the presence of the Chilean Economy Minister Luis Felipe Céspedes signed on 28. October Cornelia Sonnenberg, Chief Executive of the AHK Chile, and Peter Dortans, Managing Director of VDI / VDE-IT, an agreement on a partnership to increase the innovation capacity in Chile.

The focal points of the agreement include cluster programs, policies and instruments for regional and / or sectoral increase competitiveness, Deals of corporate innovation management, Measures and instruments of corporate foresight studies and policies, Programs and measures of vocational skills development.

The AHK for several years with the VDI / VDE-IT in a jointly developed program of training for innovation managers in business together. The agreement also benefit, that Chile since May 2014 an interagency competitiveness agenda, Innovation and growth has, the new high-tech strategy of the federal government is similar.

Read more:Agreement VDIVDE-AHK Chile (Download PDF)

Dr. Marc Bovenschulte, Head of Demographic Change and Future Research, VDI/VDE-IT; Luis Felipe Céspedes, Minister of Economic Affairs of the Republic of Chile; Cornelia Sonnenberg, General Manager AHK Chile; Peter Dortans, Manager, VDI/VDE-IT

06. November in Berlin

Pacific Alliance – economic prospects

The close cooperation of the four countries Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile in the new economic alliance “Pacific Alliance” German company opened new perspectives.

The directors of the four foreign chambers of commerce involved informed interested entrepreneurs about these opportunities at an information session, to the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy on 6. Invited November in Berlin.

The event was opened by State Machnig and LAI president, Dr.. Reinhold Festge. The AHK Chile was represented by its General Manager Cornelia Sonnenberg. Moreover, it was also the former head DEinternational AHK Chile, Antje Converts, present, since the 1. November AHK Peru passes as General Manager.

4./5. November

Delegation of the Fair Dusseldorf

visited the AHK Chile

The AHK Chile, Representative of the Fair Dusseldorf in Chile, received at the 4. and 5. November Dr. Clemens Schütte, Director of International Business, and Claudia Schmitz-Wagner, Project Manager VG-IB International Business of Messe Dusseldorf. They met with Karin Rautenberg, Project Manager Food & Retail.


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11. to 15. More 2015

Applications for Community status

on the EXPONOR 2015

The international trade fair for mining, EXPONOR 2015, will take place from 11. to 15. I have Bergbaustandort Antofagasta, Chile, instead of. At the fair, some 1.250 Exhibitors from 30 Expects countries, including mainly suppliers- and service companies for the mining industry. The fair organizers expect 40.000 Visitors – Manager, Managers and operators of mining companies and supplier companies as well as representatives of technical universities.

The German-Chilean industry- Chamber of Commerce and is with its center of excellence mining and raw materials for the second time a German joint stand at the Mining Exhibition EXPONOR 2015 organize, to the member companies, German companies or their representatives chilean directed.

The registration period ends on 15. December.

For more information:

21. to 24. October 2015

German involvement in the

CONEXPO Latin America 2015

From 21.bis 24. October 2015 is the International Fair for Construction – CONEXPO – first held in Santiago de Chile. Simultaneously to CONEXPO Latin America 2015 be the measuring Edifica and ExpoHormigón (, the materials and equipment for finishing of residential- present and commercial real estate and building materials.

On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWi) organized IMAG – “International Exhibition- and Fair Service Ltd. (Messe München)” – a German Pavilion.

The German registration forms are already available online at:Sign Up (Download PDF) The deadline for registration is 23. February 2015.

For more information:CONEXPO (Download PDF)

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