b. Have a professional and/or academic background that facilitates inter- and intra-country based development, such as foreign direct investment, trade, exports, supply chain linkages, shared technology, etc.
c. Be able to allocate resources, propose and adopt key policies, and/or possess the necessary connections to make identified priorities and actions possible within their country and in collaboration with other countries.
d. Be fluent in English. The activities of the 7th ACE will be carried out in English.
e. Have a valid visa (if necessary) to enter the United States.
f. Be able to provide visa, passport, and other necessary information to complete travel procedures.
g. Be able to participate during the entire program. Partial participation is not allowed.
• Key decision-makers and influencers• Ability to create long term economic connections • Gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity • Geographic and sectoral balance• Former ACE hosts and participants• Special categories: SBDC Directors, top entrepreneurs, and startups• Early application • Capacity to cover the cost of their participation
For questions, please write to the OAS ACE program coordinator, Adriana Bonilla at firstname.lastname@example.org and Leslie Wilson at email@example.com