|Corporate Affairs and Infrastructure Committee in the Rio Grande do Sul branch
||given the current process of professionalization and the increasing transparency required in Brazil and internationally, we believe it would be worthwhile to continue this committee, especially considering our State's potential for growth in a number of segments, the convergence of Brazilian accounting practices with IFRS and the corporate governance principles gaining force in Brazil.
||identify regional opportunities and demands related to infrastructure and corporate matters; create partnerships for events; and facilitate networking among members and relevant companies in the market place;
|Expectations for 2013
||Brazil and the southern region should receive relevant investments in infrastructure development, including transportation, communication, sewage, water and electric systems, as part of its development and growth efforts since they are vital to a country’s economic development and prosperity. Britcham plays a significant role in creating networking and approximation of associates and entities involved in infrastructure affairs.
||attract our target audience to our events.
||monthly, together with the other committees in Rio Grande do Sul.
||owners and shareholders of medium and large companies.
|Events and seminars
||1-hour breakfast seminars.
||this is the primary objective of our committee; our events and meetings help improve Britcham's visibility to businesses in the Southern Region.
|Benefits for Members
||in addition to financial benefits (lower costs for Britcham services/activities), members receive free publications and information on hot topics in the corporate world, adapted to regional customs and characteristics.