The XVII edition of the international Banana Time conference will address the challenges of the banana sector from October 5 to 8. Organised by the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE), the event will cover a strategic agenda that aims to strengthen productive capacities to improve the competitiveness of this industry.
Participants will have unlimited access to conferences, exchanges of experiences, commercial exhibitions and business roundtables on topics such as: financing for sustainable development, blockchain strategies, actions in the face of the health emergency, plans and prospects for commercial investment, among others.
“We reinvent ourselves as an association and we have built an event of international stature that responds to the current needs of producers, exporters, suppliers; This meeting will allow us to exchange views with global markets. Ecuador is the largest banana exporter in the world due to its high quality, therefore we want to strengthen a sustainable production chain that allows us to open up more opportunities for everyone to benefit the national economy,” said Marianella Ubilla, president of the AEBE.
The AEBE works constantly to generate better competitive conditions that favour all actors in the value chain, promoting greater technology in order to achieve certifications that support the high standards of Ecuadorian bananas.
“Our objective is to gain a greater international market, for this, structural improvements in the productive conditions of the farms must be implemented, promote greater agility in procedures, generate sources of financing … Every day we face great challenges, therefore as an industry we must respond with resilience Unit. The convention will make it possible to capitalize on national and international experiences that promote the construction of a long-term sustainable vision,” said José Antonio Hidalgo, director of the association.
Banana Time is the name of the XVII International Banana Convention that will bring together the main national and international players in the industry. To participate in the event, a secure and reliable platform has been implemented: www.bananatime.ec