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The VI CEAPI congress was held with the participation of the main businesses of Spain and Latin America

O VI congresso da CEAPI foi realizado com a participação dos principais empresários da Espanha e da América Latina
  • The SWI Group represented by its president Valentín Bueno, was present with Distrito el Globo, one of its main developments in Uruguay
  • With this congress, CEAPI is committed to promoting, growing and strengthening the Ibero-American business fabric
  • Spain, a bridge between Ibero-America and Europe was the axis and motto of this year

Madrid, June 1, 2023.- In the imposing setting of the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid, the VI CEAPI Ibero-American Congress was held. There were three intense days that.

They began on May 30 with the opening of Felipe VI. The largest Ibero-American business meeting brought together more than 300 presidents of companies from Ibero-America and Spain and dozens of institutional leaders from the region, with the aim of focusing on the business relations between Latin America and the European Union, on the occasion of the Spanish Presidency of the EU during the second half of 2023.

Within this framework, the President of the SWI Group, Valentín Bueno, has participated in the congress with the aim of disseminating the progress of the development of the El Globo District, the new Business, Art and Technology pole in the Old City of Montevideo. The district is a new concept in terms of entrepreneurship and business – constituting a 100% smart pole, a project that reissues the mystique of a meeting and business hub. This ecosystem of lifestyle services is powered by SWI – Skywalker Investments & Capital Partners –

Devoted to developing projects of global significance, which has more than 15 years of growing its portfolio of companies throughout the world in different areas: Media, Technology, Services, Real Estate, Social Impact and Investment Fund.

“It is a privilege to have participated in the CEAPI 2023 Congress, disseminating El Globo District, one of the main developments of SWI in Uruguay, along with first-class speakers.

level of both Latin America and Spain. Spain’s collaboration with Latin America places it as the leading European investor in our region, promoting strongly the development of various enterprises. The central axis of the event was leveraged on the fundamental role that Spain plays as a bridge between the two regions”, said Valentín Bueno, president of the SWI Group.

Among the Spanish speakers at this VI Congress were the general director of Andbank, Carlos Aso; the president of the Integra Foundation, Ana Botella; the counselor delegate of Merlin Properties, Ismael Clemente; the president of Redeia, Beatriz Corredor; the president of Hispasat, Jordi Hereu; the president of Mapfre, Antonio Huertas, or the director of business development and institutional relations of Europa Press, Candelas Martin de Cabiedes. Also present at the meeting were top-level Ibero-American businessmen such as the president of OHLA, Luis ammodium; the director of the Casa de México Foundation in Spain, Ximena Caraza Campos; the CEO of Panifresh (Guatemala), Connie Benítez de Paiz; the president of Dersa, José Luis Del Río Goudie; the president of the Gilinski Group, Jaime Gilinski, or the President of the Ocean Born Foundation (Argentina), Carolina Manhusen Schwab, between

The president of Grupo SW Valentín Bueno together with José Maria Aznar, in Madrid within the framework of CEAPI Spain as a bridge between Latin America and Europe.

El Globo District.

It is a business district that was born as a beacon of renewal and investment in the Old City of Montevideo. It emerges as a new way of doing business, proposing a meeting space for high-profile businessmen and entrepreneurs. The SWI group launched the reconstruction works of the mythical building where the El Globo Hotel operated, at the beginning of the 20th century, an icon of the city’s port area. He project reissues the mystique of a meeting and business hub, an ecosystem of lifestyle services, entrepreneurs and investors and representatives of culture, located in one of the most relevant gateways to Uruguay, promoting the Argentine-Uruguayan business ecosystem. From this epicenter this ecosystem expands over Rambla 25 de Agosto and over Calle Colón towards other properties that.

They are part of the masterplan and give rise to the so-called El Globo District.


Skywalker Investments & Capital Partners is a group of investors that develops investment projects transcendence generating true transformations, developing its portfolio of companies throughout the world in different areas: Media, Technology, Services, Real Estate, Social Impact and Investment Fund.

It is present in 15 countries in America and Europe and has more than 15 years.SOBRE CEAPI.

CEAPI is a business council made up of 220 presidents of the largest Ibero-American companies who are committed to strengthening the network of relationships and the business space.

CEAPI has the vocation of contributing to making Ibero-America more and promoting relationships of trust between businessmen to grow and strengthen the Ibero-American business fabric. as i think tank we reflect on the challenges and opportunities of the region, promoting dialogue with leaders political and institutional, seeking to enrich public-private collaboration and making room for the new generations and the fundamental role of women in the development of companies and of today’s society.

Among the activities carried out by CEAPI, the organization of the Ibero-American Congress stands out. It is the largest business meeting in the region and brings together the presidents of companies and families businesswomen, and the top decision-makers of the Ibero-American economy.