***Please note the venue has now changed to SFU Harbour Centre

Watch this short 4 minute presentation to ExpoPlaza Latina - Canada's only Latin American trade conference hosted by LatinCouver.

The event will take place on Thursday February 7th, 2013 at Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre.

Find out more here: expoplazalatina.com

This video explains why Canada and the US should be focussed on developing trade with their southern neighbours in Latin America and the potential the area has, including the following trade facts:

-Latin America has 15% of the world's oil reserves
-Latin America has 1/4 of the world's arable land
-Latin America has 1/3 of the world's fresh water
-Latin America has a market of over 550 million people
-Latin America currently attracts around 7% of the world's global direct investment

In addition, this video introduces some of the key members of the team behind the event, including Paola Murillo (founder of LatinCouver), Yudi Soennichsen (project coordinator), Andrew Jackson (event & digital media strategist), Edgar Morales (media & public relations), Sepand Saniee (green tech industry lead), Arlette Hernandez (logistics), Rafaela Freitas (public relations & media).

The video was made by Liza Child (graphics) and Nicholas Eastman (interviews) and is presented in HD.

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