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Partners of the 15th Latin American • Brazil Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum

PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARDS PARTNER

 

Aconex provides a leading cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry. This platform gives owners and contractors in the construction, infrastructure, and energy and resources sectors project-wide visibility and control between the many organizations collaborating across their projects. With more than 50,000 user organizations and over $800 billion of project value delivered in more than 70 countries, Aconex is the industry's most widely adopted and trusted platform. For more information, visit www.aconex.com. 

 

PLATINUM PARTNERS

 

  The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises.Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 85 offices in 48 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com.

 

 

CAF-Logo-Color-Horizontal-EnglishCAF is a development bank created in 1970, owned by 19 countries - 17 of Latin America and the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal- as well as 14 private banks in the region. It promotes a sustainable development model through credit operations, non-reimbursable resources, and support in the technical and financial structuring of projects in the public and private sectors of Latin America. With headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela , CAF has offices in Buenos Aires, La Paz, Brasilia, Bogota, Quito, Madrid, Mexico D.F, Panama City, Asuncion, Lima, Montevideo and Port of Spain.

 

Deloitte provides audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. Deloitte serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies through a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories bringing world-class capabilities, insights, and high-quality service to address clients' most complex business challenges. To learn more about how Deloitte's approximately 245,000 professionals make an impact that matters, please connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more about our global network of member firms.

 

Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world's strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet. A multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 46 offices across 21 countries provides unrivalled access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground. It is a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market. The firm provides solutions which are shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of their clients' business goals and an appreciation of the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges that their clients face. They advise a diverse mix of clients, from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, start-up visionaries and sovereign nations. In the private sector, they provide the full range of legal advice required to implement practical strategies and resolve disputes. In the public sector, they counsel governments on privatization of whole industries and on establishment of regulatory systems under which new private businesses can compete. Squire Patton Boggs places their clients at the core of everything they do.

 

trimblelogoPositioning-centric information is changing the way people, businesses and governments work throughout the world. By applying Trimble's advanced geospatial systems and software solutions, field workers' productivity and safety are improved across the construction project, and workflow inefficiencies are removed. In addition, Trimble's integrated solutions allow all project stakeholders to collect, manage and analyze complex information directly from the field faster and easier, reducing risk and increasing transparency and profitability. When people have accurate field information at the time they need it, stakeholders are aligned, issues are dealt with before they become major problems, and projects come in on time and under budget. Though most widely known for GPS technology, Trimble integrates a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial, with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. Since its founding 35 years ago, Trimble's products are used on the largest infrastructure projects in over 141 countries. Employees in more than 30 countries, coupled with the world's most capable network of dealers and distribution partners serve and support our customers.

 

 

GOLD PARTNERS

 

At Ipsos we are passionately curious about people, markets, brands and society. We deliver information and analysis that makes our complex world easier and faster to navigate and inspires our clients to make smarter decisions. Our global experience across the private, public sector and civil society makes us uniquely knowledgeable in measurement, analytics and advisory services to our clients. As a global leader, we aren't afraid to boldly tackle projects with creative solutions and expertise. 

 

 

 

Kroll is the global leader in risk management and corporate investigations. For more than 40 years, Kroll assists its clients to make decisions about businesses, people and assets, with a broad portfolio of services to prevent and mitigate risks. 

 

 

 

For 45 years Machado Meyer has built a trajectory inspired by sound ethical principles, the technical quality of their professionals and close contact with their clients. Reputation of one of the main law firms in Brazil, with more than 750 employees. It is in this segment that Machado Meyer uses their legal potential, always seeking innovative solutions, capable of anticipating scenarios and making business.

Integrated, combining competencies in the different areas of Law. They add thorough knowledge of the laws to a deep understanding of business and go beyond solving problems, creating and preserving value for companies.In other words, Machado Meyer works to provide intelligent legal solutions that contribute to the growth of their clients' businesses and transform realities.

 

 

SILVER PARTNERS

 

Hill International (NYSE:HIL) is the global leader in managing construction risk, providing project management and construction claims services to both public and private clients in all construction market sectors. For more than 40 years we have managed all phases of the construction process from concept through completion, employing over 4500 professionals in over 40 countries. Hill is the largest independent project management firm in world and one of the largest construction claims consulting firms in the world. We have helped mitigate over 25,000 construction disputes valued in excess of $100 billion and managed over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of over $500 billion. Hill's experience includes some of the largest, most complex construction projects in the world including the Panama Canal Expansion, Riyadh Metro project, the Doha Green Line, the Abu Dhabi International Airport, the Channel Tunnel, Palm Islands and dozens of major infrastructure capital improve programs throughout the world. 

 

Lautenschlager, Romeiro e Iwamizu Advogados is dedicated to building lasting relationships with its clients, acting to obtain successful practical results and keeping them constantly informed about the status of their cases.  

The professionals of the firm are prepared to act in an integrated economic environment, thanks to years of international experience acquired by our lawyers, currently composed of approximately sixty professionals, including law trainees. Our professionals are deeply familiar with corporate law and share the same values, strategic market view and devotion, versatility and objectiveness.

Established in São Paulo, the firm is prepared to meet the needs of its clients also in other Brazilian states, through carefully created partnerships with reputable local firms that share the same philosophy. The firm is a member of the association LawExchange International (www.lawexchange.org). This is an international association of law firms, whose purpose is to establish a network of seamless and continuous services in the countries where the member firms are located. Just like the demands of our clients appear instantly and all over the world, so must our services be provided within a globalized context, in a timely and efficient manner. 

 

S&P Global Ratings, a part of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI), is the world's leading provider of credit ratings. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. With approximately 1,400 credit analysts, a presence in 26 countries, and more than 150 years' experience of assessing credit risk, we offer a unique combination of global coverage and local insight. Our research and opinions about relative credit risk provide market participants with information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.

 

 

Uruguay XXI, the Investment and Export Promotion Institute, works to help internationalize the Uruguayan economy. A country such as Uruguay has great opportunities to grow outside its borders by attracting investment and promoting exports to countries around the world. Uruguay XXI helps both companies and the country as a whole better face the challenges posed by today's world. In addition, our organization seeks to strengthen the country's image abroad by promoting the attributes that make Uruguay a strategic location to do business in the Southern Cone of Latin America.

 

Supporting Organization  

AACE is one of the most well-known international organizations of cost engineering in the world. Since 1956, it has offered support for professionals in the areas of estimative cost, cost engineers, and managers and specialists in budget control. AACE also has an extensive archive of books and publications related to this field.

 

 

 

 

Brazilian Association for Infrastructure and Base Industries - Abdib.  Established in 1955, Abdib is a non-profit, private entity. Its main mission is the development of the infrastructure market and base industries in Brazil, as well as strengthening the competitiveness of suppliers of goods and services of both sectors. Over the last decade, Abdib has been directing its actions and proposals towards the improvement of investments in the market of infrastructure and base industries. Consequently, assisting the social development and economic growth in the country. Abdid relies on several companies, from both the public and private sections, that are crucial to the development of the infrastructure and base industry, as well as public service, financing and consulting, among others. Today, there are over one hundred associate companies working in the fields of electricity, oil, gas, transportation, construction, engineering, environmental sanitation, communication, base industry (mining, metallurgy, petrochemistry, paper and cellulose). In addition to investment banks and other service companies related to the infrastructure sector.

 

Established in 1957, the CBIC is a non-profit civil association that focuses on defending the principles of democracy, free market, the valorization of human labor, and  sustainable development. In addition, CBIC also fights for the representation of rights and interests of the Construction Industry and the housing market.

 

 

 

The Brazil-China Chamber (CCIBC) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1986 at the request of former Deputy Prime Minister Wu Xueqian.
CCIBC is the only Brazilian and Chinese Chamber legitimized by the Chinese Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the National Trade Confederation and the Commercial Association of São Paulo. In addition, CCIBC has agreements with: the National Confederation of Industry; Association of National Export Companies and the Confederation of Trade Associations of Brazil. The Chamber promotes exchange and cooperation in the economic, academic and cultural fields between Brazil and China, and fosters the relationship between its peoples, with the support of government businessmen and diplomats.

 

 

Founded in 2012, Hiria® is a structured company to assist or develop Brazilian business education through forums, conferences, seminars and fairs for executives involved in decision-making processes.Through our meetings, with a high degree of research, we provide an ideal environment to learn and exchange updated information in the most diverse areas, such as: Strategy, Management, and Infrastructure.
 
We also promote networking among participants as well as a unique opportunity to reduce the sales cycle for companies interested in brand and / or product exposure.  Our mission is to create and multiply a wealth of knowledge that promotes the development of Brazilian infrastructure and cities.

 

 

The Italian-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an institution founded in 1950 and recognized by the Italian Government, promotes economic and trade exchange between Brazil and Italy. Today, it occupies a prominent place among the 76 Italian chambers in the world, being among the 5 most important. With the experience of a century of activity, it has the capacity to offer its associates the best business advice, providing Italian entrepreneurs with all the support for the development of their activities in Brazil, and Brazilian entrepreneurs the best business opportunities in an exchange with Italy.

 

Agência iNFRA arises from the need to bring qualified information among the agents responsible for the infrastructure in Brazil. Our purpose is to make this task simpler, safer and transparent, providing security in decision making, which will bring gains to all market players. We invite you to know a bit better our commitment to fast, updated and quality information on the infrastructure sector.

 

 

 

Invest Sao Paulo is a social organization that focuses in the development of the state of Sao Paulo through the promotion of investments, exports, innovation, and the improvement of the business environment in the state. In order to do that, the organization acts as an access point for companies that have the intention of investing in Sao Paulo. Additionally, the organization provides free strategy advice that helps investors to find the best place for their success.