The Federation of Organizing Entities of Congresses and Allied Latin America (COCAL), a federation that brings together the entire value chain of the Meetings Industry in Latin America, swears its Electoral Assembly through a virtual platform on August 27, 2020, resulting elected for assume the Board of Directors period 2020-2022 the following representatives:
Elizabeth Tovar República Dominicana President
Ana María Viscasillas Puerto Rico Vicepresident 1a.
Anita Pires Brasil Vicepresident 2nd.
Estheisy Villarreal Panamá General Secretary
Ana María Gallego Colombia Secretary Assistant
Soledad Urtubey Argentina Treasury
Denisee Mac Cubbin Perú Vocal
Isabel Puebla Cuba Vocal
Sandra Reed Estados Unidos Vocal
For 37 years, COCAL has provided enrichment to the institutional actions and training programs of an industry that is, in the world economy, the industry that contributes 13% of the World Gross Domestic Product, positioning itself as an economic spearhead in the countries that have achieved execute a business strategy for this specialized market niche.
Today COCAL is a benchmark in the meeting industry in Latin America and the entity that brings together hotels, OPC`S, service providers for congresses, conventions and the like.
In the global situation, this organization is committed to specializing in the education of professionals in events as an engine for the socio-economic development of the countries and at the same time as an integrating entity of the best practices that provide security to business visitors who meet for different reasons.
Estheisy Villarreal, a professional with more than 15 years in the meetings industry, represents Panama through the Panamanian Association of Professionals in Congresses, Exhibitions and Related APPCE and is currently the director of Expo Events in Panama.
The Swearing-in will be attended by international allies such as: PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association), ASAE (American Society of Association Executives); all parts of the Events Industry Council.
The specialized press and important players in this market segment are also invited by registering on the site