ICT Week Brazil: Southpartner at Futurecom 2013October 29, 2013

Southpartner have been celebrating the success of their inaugural ICT Week Brazil event. It took place during Futurecom 15 in Rio de Janeiro; the largest and most qualified telecommunications, IT and Internet event in Latin America.


ICT Week Brazil is a new Southpartner initiative aimed at helping foreign companies to discover the tremendous potential of the Brazilian ICT market. One of the so-called BRICS countries, Brazil is one of those with the highest growth. Brazil is also a country that has strong ties with European, American and Asian manufacturers and shares models, platforms and components with the parent companies in these continents.


All of this opens up business opportunities for foreign companies operating in Brazil, and by arranging face to face meetings Southpartner wants to make it easier for companies to take advantage.


Established in 2001, Southpartner is a European-Brazilian business partner for foreign companies wanting to set up new ventures in South America. With a senior multilingual team of European and Latin American nationalities, Southpartner has the necessary expertise and resources to successfully help set up and manage new ventures in this vast market. On top of its proven operational and commercial expertise, legal support by in-house lawyers has always been a part of its portfolio, facilitating any start-up process.


Successful entry into the Brazilian market can only be achieved by gaining a good understanding of the local industry’s key elements. ICT Week Brazil offers participating companies a full-day ICT Seminar providing a macro-vision of the general economic situation in Brazil and its prospects for the future; a comprehensive overview of the Brazilian ICT sector and its opportunities; do’s and don’ts of how to enter the Brazilian market including legal aspects; information about import duties and logistics; the pros and cons of various entry strategies; Lessons learned; case studies and much more...


In addition, during the rest of the week, participants had access to Futurecom (more info at, networking opportunities with foreign and Brazilian ICT companies, first-hand contact with key people at major potential clients, and individual business meetings with potential customers and partners arranged by Southpartner in its exclusive Business Lounge at Futurecom.


Already in its 15th edition, Futurecom gathers more than 12,000 people from 48 countries, with 72% of its audience being top executives. They have chosen the event to inform the market about the latest technologies and the most modern trends in communications.


Plans are already being drawn up for ICT Week Brazil 2014. For more information visit