Posted on September 23rd, 2013

Colombia Texas Chamber of Commerce is an official partner for Shale Colombia 2013

Join the congress and have 15% off the registration for being a member or friend of the CTCC

Discount code:  CSCTEX

Posted on September 3rd, 2013

The Colombia-Texas Chamber of Commerce (CTCC) constantly identifies key events in different industries that provide business opportunities, not only to American companies but also to Colombian companies. 
As part of the program, attendees have available one-on-one meetings with industry players, entry to conferences and show exhibitions, access to VIP events with local top executives; along with an organized agenda with additional activities such as visiting touristic places (depending on the trade mission), food and local transportation.
In order for the CTCC to organize a thoroughly agenda with one-on-one meetings with participating companies, the Chamber requires the following information:
·         Company Summary
·         Contact information
·         Type of business / Industry
·         List of companies of interest
Companies interested in getting a trade mission to Houston organized can contact the CTCC to get everything taken care of, from transportation, to visiting places of interest, to coordinate meetings.
The upcoming trade missions are published on the CTCC’s website

Posted on August 16th, 2013

How to start a business in the U.S.

(Spanish Training)


The program is designed for anyone who desires to learn how to start a business in the United States and for entrepreneurs looking to strengthen existing businesses. The main objective is to guide students with strategies to take their businesses to higher levels of competitiveness. Additionally, the program will present the requirements for applications to government contracts.
The course "How to start a business in the United States" consists of 9 classes of 4 hours each, once a week (Wednesday).
Upon completion of the program will be a certificate awarded by: The Houston Community College”.


By the end of this training the participant will be able to:

  • Complete a Business Plan
  • Demonstrate understanding of the certification processes for their business
  • Complete a Finance Plan
  • Demonstrate understanding of Profit and Loss Statements
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic cost-accounting principles
  • Demonstrate understanding of the SBA Loan process
  • Complete a marketing plan to include the use of social media
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic marketing strategies to include market segmentation
  • Develop an internal supervisory and management program
  • Demonstrate the ability to access local, state, and federal regulatory websites for their industries


Place: Houston Community College,
HCCS Conference & Training  Center
3100 Main, Suite 2B00,
 Houston, TX 77002
Days: 09/11, 09/18, 09/25, 10 /2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23,  10/30, 11/6.
Hours: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm.
Cost: $500, (10 % discount to register 2 or more people)

More information:

by Jenny Fula on August 16th, 2013

- Technology in the education of Colombia.
- National Development Plan Colombia.
- I believe in Colombia.
- Technology for the development in Colombia.
- Market for software developers in Colombia.
-Parquesoft  Presentation
- Why Hewlett Packard (HP) chose Colombia
- Case of success

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