15TH fEBRUARY 2023

14H20 gmt | 09h20 est | 08h20 CST | 11h20 gmt-3

Designed to build and promote international business connections, Business Across Borders (BAB) Summit - The Americas gathers key-players from Portugal, USA, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Chile.

Through an online platform, business representatives will have the opportunity to experience dynamic discussions, create powerful connections and expand their international business relations.

In addition to practical market knowledge, several keynote speakers from diverse backgrounds and geographies will create a dynamic and international networking environment.

Join BAB Summit and explore the latest challenges, opportunities and innovations within The Americas. 

What to expect

> Real-world advice from market specialists;
> Powerfull networking connections;
> Practical ideas and knowledge to expand your business to new markets;
> Live interaction with the Speakers.

who attends

We are expecting representatives of multiple industries, such as CEOs, COOs, CTOs, CMOs, Country Managers, Export/Import Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, Founders, Heads of Innovation, and many others, from more than 30 countries.



15 February 2023 (GMT)


North America

Market Workshop & Moderator

Ricardo Alexandre

Deputy Director, Foreign Affairs Editor and Journalist at TSF News Radio, PhD in International Relations and integrated researcher at ISCTE-LISBON

Carolina Rendeiro


CEO & Founder Connect2Gloal | Honorary Consul of Portugal in Miami

Frank Ferreira


Political Scientist and former US Presidential Campaign and Senate Staffer

Ron Straatsma


CDA Market Services 

João Nunes


Managing Director Strategic Markets
LATAM at Page Group

Jorge Malanco


Marketing and Communication Director at Sistema de Transferencias y Pagos - STP

South America

Market Workshop & Moderator

Filipe Vasconcelos Romão

Professor at the Department of International Relations at the Autonomous University of Lisbon (Portugal), visiting Professor at the ORT University of Montevideo (Uruguay), and President of the Portugal - South Atlantic Chamber of Commerce.

Afonso Antunes


International Business Consultant Market Access

Dagoberto Gabriel


Business Transformation Executive at Oracle

Antonio Lucio


Director at Chatuba Materiais de Construção & Retail and Innovation Consultant

Madeleine H. Oliveira


Specialist in Customer Experience BancoEstado

Cristhian Aldayuz


Director of the Chrysalis Incubator | Professor at the Technical
University Federico Santa María

Tiago Leal


Director, Value Shared Services Coupa Software

António Costa


Head Of Smart Technology Solutions BU, Pahldata

the platform

BAB Summit will take place at a digital platform, where the participants will have the opportunity to interact and connect with players from several markets.

PME connect II

PME CONNECT II, promoted by AIP (Portuguese Industrial Association) and supported by Market Access and Deloitte aims to create and develop strategic partnerships between SMEs and hard internationalized Portuguese groups, namely Mota Engil, EDP, Tekever, Pestana Group and SONAE.

Through the development of these partnerships, PME CONNECT II capacitates the SMEs to create new strategic alliances, digital tools, and creates connections between several players of the international business ecosystem.

How can we help?

Do you have any doubts or require more information on how to participate in BAB Summit? Leave your question through the following contact form, and our team will get back shortly.

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