A seminar on new trade and business opportunities in Argentina organized by the Consulate General of Argentina in Atlanta is to be held on Friday, June 24, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.

Special guests Daniel Scioli, vice president of Argentina, and Jose Octavio Bordon, Argentine ambassador to the United States, are to give remarks during the event.

Speakers on South American economies, free trade agreements and business opportunities are to include Gustavo Moreno, director for Latin American economic integration at the Argentine embassy; Natalio Jamer, Argentine minister of foreign affairs and international commerce and former consul general in Atlanta, as well as Gustavo Martino, director for export promotion at the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Commerce.

Other guest speakers discussing South America’s business atmosphere, Argentina’s legal environment, Argentine business support in Georgia and Argentine-U.S. business partnerships include Diego Vilan, senior economic analyst at the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank’s Latin American research group; Valeriano Guevara Lynch, partner with Allende & Brea Abogados; Paula Holfed, president of the Argentine chapter of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Carlos Alfaro, chairman of the Argentine-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.

A delegation of Argentine companies will also be in attendance and are available on Wednesday and Thursday, June 22 and 23, to meet with Georgia companies.

There is no charge to attend the event or to meet with the companies. Contact the Argentine consulate at (404) 880-0805 ext. 101 or catla@bellsouth.net to register or set up an appointment.