Promoting Value Chains creation

 

The Center for Competitiveness in Monterrey and CAINTRA organized the Value Chain Structuring 2018 Summit (EACV 2018,) event that had the participation of more than 500 attendees to the Summit’s fifth edition in Cintermex.

EACV 2018 was inaugurated by Enrique Espino Barros, general director of CCM, who talked about the impact of the event and the approach between SMEs and big companies to generate new business opportunities.

Jose Olvera, president of the Commission for the Strengthening and Development of Value Chains, underlined the importance of creativity and innovation as competitive advantages.  Reach Local, premier partner of Google and Facebook offered a conference to know the digital ecosystem and its impact in the business world.

In addition, companies such as Distribuidora de Laminas El Tigre, FAPSA, REMMSA and T.F.S. Maquinados were recognized by the EACV 2018 as success cases.  Each one received a commemorative plate from the company of which they are suppliers or customers.

The Summit also had an analysis panel with directives from big companies, among which stood out Cesar Jimenez, from Ternium; Ricardo Salazar, of John Deere; Eduardo Garza T. Junco from Frisa Forjados; Leopoldo Cedillo, of Metalsa; and Jose Gomez, of Carrier, who analyzed issues such as competitiveness, the relation between SMEs and big companies, creation of strategic suppliers and the challenges of the industry.

Jesus Francisco Lopez, director of Institutional Affairs from CAINTRA presented the Business Portal, a linkage platform to strengthen SMEs and promote commerce between local and national companies.

Banco del Bajio, sponsor of the EACV 2018 participated with the conference of Julio Eduardo Hernandez Prieto, Northern Regional Director, who underlined the importance of promoting SMEs with credit products according to their needs.

Finally, the networking space was opened, where more than 20 big companies, served attendees to know their products and services, generating thus more than one thousand business interactions.