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We are the main port event in Latin America

The AAPA Latino is the annual meeting of the Latin American port leadership par excellence, where the most representative players of the field present and discuss both current and future projects in the industry.
Featuring an exclusive commercial exhibition, a technical visit to the host port and an unmissable social and networking program, we are the indispensable event for updating and port business in Latin America.


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  • Santos awaits us

    It's worth to be here

    Be part of the main port event of the continent.
    If you want to meet the decision-makers from the main ports in Latin America face to face and get first-hand knowledge of the trending topics and the upcoming issues on the industry agenda, in a unique setting of networking and camaraderie, the key is to participate in AAPA Latino.

  • Become a sponsor

    Make your port business in Latin America grow

    Sponsoring the 2022 edition of the Latin American Congress of Ports will allow you to have great visibility and commercial recognition of your company. Do not miss the chance to present your products or services with a Booth at our exclusive exhibit hall.


The port community recommends the AAPA Latino

  • “This event has established itself as an important meeting for the development and promotion of the port sector in the Western Hemisphere. It facilitates the exchange of knowledge, alliances, experiences and successful practices among all actors within the industry.”
    Rita de Cássia Vandanezi Munck
    Chef de Cabinet
    Secretaria Nacional de Portos e Transportes Aquaviários, Brazil
  • “It is a unique Forum for its lead generation opportunities, the quality of the topics under discussion and the speakers' expertise. And Brazil cannot be left out of such an important event.”
    dos Santos Oliveira
    Chief Commercial Officer
    Brasil Terminal Portuário
  • “The AAPA Latino is an annual and global referent. It is a wonderful Forum to share perspectives, concerns and points of view from both the port authorities and the private companies.”
    Lidia Muñoz
    Director for Ports and Airports
  • ““The AAPA Latino is a very interesting event for ports and all the Netherlands companies in the American sector. Great event: a MUST for everyone who is working in the field of Ports & Maritime in Latin America””
    Marc Hauwert
    Regional Economic Envoy, Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands
  • “We find that forums like the AAPA Latino Congress of Ports are important opportunities to build and reinforce the business relationships that are so important to maritime trade.”
    Mario Cordero
    Executive Director
  • “I think the Congress is sensational. Exchanging opinions, meeting colleagues in this magnificent environment is more than pleasant and a guarantee of success.”
    Juan Carlos Muñoz Menna
  • “I think the Congress is fantastic and it amazes me that every year there are more and more people, a higher level of speakers and more important topics addressed. In addition, a lot of networking is generated to make good business and contacts.”
    Miguel Garin Alemany
    International Development Director

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