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LATAM Architecture Roadshow, Brazil & Beyond

LATAM Architecture Roadshow: Brazil & Beyond

Explore the Potential of the Planet’s Most Urbanized Region

Photo by Yuri Catalano on Unsplash

The LATAM Architecture Roadshow
to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

July 15 – 17, 2020

Presented by the U.S. Commercial Service and Facilitated by PHM International

Held in Advance of the UIA 2020 RIO 

The 27th World Congress of Architecture




The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. To find out more about how the U.S. Commercial Service can help you achieve export success, visit www.export.gov.

PHM International helps companies, investors, and policymakers better understand trade opportunities and capacity development and how together they move the economic landscape around the world. We help leaders connect the dots; bringing together insights about sectors, markets, politics, policy and geopolitics that signal important and investable trends. PHM International has held successful projects in countries around the globe, many in Brazil  Hong Kong, Australia, USA, and Mexico.


PHM International has a optimistic and strong view of the positive impact of international trade and emerging market development. Over the years our clients have included private sector companies and executives, multi-lateral agencies, governments, investment banks, institutional investors, fund managers, and global corporations.

Don’t miss our Webinar with Sector Briefings and Information on the Upcoming LATAM Architecture Roadshow to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Click Here to Register for the Webinar on 18th of March, 2020 at 2:00pm EST


  • Meet with influencers in the hemisphere’s most urbanized country
  • Take advantage of one-on-one private, prequalified meetings with companies convened by the U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
  • Gain invaluable international exposure & build relationships in the region’s urbanizing future
  • Attend networking receptions in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro
  • Receive sector briefings by U.S. Consulate and regional experts
  • No commissions on any deal – ever



  • Latan America (LATAM) is the planet’s most urbanized region – 85% of the people live in cities, which will grow to 90% by 2050
  • 25% of the region’s urban population live in slums
  • More than 55 cities in LATAM have a  population of 1 million or more
  • Construction is growing at 4.8% CAGR through 2023

RIO World Capital of Architecture UNESCO.UIA is the title, designated by Unesco and the International Union of Architects, for the host city of the 27th World Congress of Architects. The designation of Rio de Janeiro as the first World Capital of Architecture UNESCO.UIA is not only a recognition for its architectural, historical and cultural past but also, and especially, an opportunity for reflection and future proposition of architectural culture, landscaping and urbanism and, consequently, cities, based on the evaluation and debates that will be based on the host city of the 27th World Congress of Architects UIA 2020 RIO. The program of the year RIO2020 World Capital of Architecture UNESCO.UIA is co-responsibility of City Hall and the Institute of Architects of Brazil and will be widely intertwined with the programming of the 27th World Congress of Architects UIA 2020 RIO.

Architecture, construction, housing, city, infrastructure, mobility, urbanism, culture, urban planning are subjects articulated to the general theme – All the Worlds. Just One World. Architecture 21. – that will be on the agenda of Congress and the World Capital. There will be a close tune between architects and urban planners, professionals related to the built enviroment, academics, social movements and society in general, promoting a broad and democratic debate about the city of the present and the future of cities.

Agenda at a Glance

July 14-15
Arrival from U.S. and hotel check in São Paulo

Wednesday, July 15
at Consul General Residence, São Paulo

  • 16:30
    Private Coach from Host Hotel to the Consul General Residence
  • 17:00 – 19:00
    Sector Briefing:  briefing from leading industry experts, U.S. Commercial Service, and U.S. Consulate personnel
  • Reception Following briefing
  • Private Coach from Consul General Residence to Host Hotel

Thursday, July 16
at delegate hotel

  • 08:45 – 12:00
    U.S. company pitch and One-on-One meetings
  • 12:30 – 13:30
  • 13:00-17:00
     Flight to Rio de Janeiro

Friday, July 17
at Host Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

  • 08:45 – 12:00
    U.S. company pitch and One-on-One meetings
  • 12:30 – 13:30
  • 13:00-17:00- Afternoon One-on-One meetings
  • 19:00
    Reception at Host Hotel
    Close of LATAM Architecture Roadshow

Sunday, July19 – Thursday, July 23

UIA2020RIO Conference activities independent of the CTM Roadshow.

The LATAM Architecture Roadshow is proudly supported by


      The State of Rio de Janeiro’s chapter of 
The Brazilian Association of Architecture Firms

The State of Rio de Janeiro’s
chapter of

The Council of Architecture & Urbanism of Brazil 

The State of Rio de Janeiro’s
chapter of
The Brazilian Institute of Architects