Visit is being organised jointly by Liverpool City Region LEP, Liverpool John Moore’s University and the Department for International Trade features a free to attend Panama in Liverpool Conference. Tony McDonough reports.
A delegation of senior political and business leaders from Panama is heading to Liverpool to forge new trade links and attend a major conference.
The visit, organised jointly by Liverpool City Region LEP, Liverpool John Moore’s University and the Department for International Trade features a free to attend Panama in Liverpool Conference.
It will provides opportunities for businesses and professionals in the Northern Powerhouse region to meet and hear first-hand from Panama business leaders about developments in the Latin American country.
The conference takes place on Tuesday, October 25, at 1 Mann Island, Liverpool from 9am and those attending the conference will have time to meet and network with meet the Panamanian delegation and explore the commercial and educational opportunities between the UK and Panama.
After the event, the delegation will tour the city region’s manufacturing, logistics and education assets including Jaguar Land Rover, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Mersey Gateway Bridge, 3MG and LJMU.
They will also visit the Port of Liverpool and take part in the Mersey Maritime Export Club to meet with local exporters.
Mark Basnett, managing director at Liverpool City Region LEP, said: “This is the largest and most senior delegation from Panama ever to have visited Liverpool.
“Their knowledge and expertise of doing business in Panama and Latin America is outstanding and we encourage businesses and professional advisers from right across the region to come and meet with them.”