JOIN US FOR THE CFO WORLD CONGRESS 2021

MEXICO
16 NOVEMBER – 23 NOVEMBER 2021

CFO WORLD CONGRESS 2021 AND TOUR

Join 200+ global CFOs and Finance Executives in Mexico City and Cancun this November, and earn 20 verifiable CPD points. 

Click here to view the conference page: IMEF National Convention 
The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Mexico City from 18 – 19 November 2021.

  • Travel restriction are being lifted and level 2 allows for international travel and tourism.
  • Spend your networking and traveling budget with CFOTalks to attend the World Congress and the CFOTalks tour of Mexico City and Cancun.

Presenters from:

  • World Bank,
  • OECD,
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development,
  • MasterCard,
  • GM,
  • HSBC,
  • Industrial Chambers and more, discussing Industry 4.0, North America Trade, Border Control, Diversity and Empowerment, and more.

Exclusive tour package from R46500 includes: 

  • Return Economic Class flights from SA/Mexico (Business Class can be arranged on request)
  • Transport to/from hotels, 
  • Tourist attractions, 
  • 3* Hotel stays or higher, 
  • B&B, 
  • Shared rooms (2 persons per room so save on costs) (Single rooms can be arranged on request), 
  • 2 Days conference attendance, 
  • Conference dinner, 
  • Mexico City, 
  • Cancun,
  • Spouses are welcome and pay same price excluding the conference fee (+-R9000).

The CFO World Congress 2021 is organised by the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives, AC (IMEF) in collaboration with the International Association of Institutes of Finance Executives (IAFEI).

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CFO WORLD CONGRESS 2021 AGENDA

Click here to view the detailed agenda. Venue: Mexico City Hyatt Hotel.

Topics to be discussed:

  • World Bank Economic Vision
  • Collaboration and Dialogue for a New Economy
  • Recent evolution of the Mexican economy and structural capacity for growth
  • Social impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Designing the Future: Financial Inclusion in the Digital World
  • Behavioural economics and the new normal: what lessons should we learn
  • Financial Architecture in the New Economy
  • Women’s economic empowerment and economic growth
  • Sustainability, climate change and green finance
  • Foreign Trade and the Future of North America
  • Border Security and Economic Development
  • Accountability, transparency and oversight: Relevance for Economic Development
  • Designing the Future: Financial Inclusion in the Digital World
  • The New Rules of Business: Creating Real Value in a Changing World
  • The role of IMEF in supporting CFOs in Mexico 
  • Vision of the private initiative for the future of the Mexican economy
  • Investing in Mexico: Foreign Investment Perspective
  • International Research Prize IMEF – EY
  • The role of Banco de México in the future of the Mexican economy
  • Gala Dinner

Speakers and panellists include:

  • National and International Speakers that are experts in finance, investments, trade, economics, politics, world trends, and much more. Speakers and panelists include: Canada and Mexico Economics, Bank Of America Securities, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),  Journalists, Political analyst, Academics, Behavioural scientists,  European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Business Coordinating Council, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Governor of the Bank of Mexico,  National Banking and Securities Commission, and many more.

CFO WORLD CONGRESS 2021 SAIBA TOUR ITINERARY

SAIBA is a member of IAFEI and has been invited by IMEF to represent the Africa delegation at the congress. CFOTalks is a brand of SAIBA and is the the lead in organising the South African CFO Business and Leisure tour.

We are arranging a tour packages for 30 finance executives from Africa.

Tour package (Mexico City and Cancun)

16 November 2021

  • 19:50 hrs Departure from JOHANNESBURG OR Tambo Int Airport (Air France Flight AF 995 N) (TBC). 

It advised to have a certificate of negative Covid-19 test result not older than 72 hours from the time of departure. This certificate is valid for 14 days.

17 November 2021 – Mexico City


  • 05:45 hrs Arriving to PARIS (CDG) Charles De Gaulle Airport (Layover 06:05 hrs) 
  • 11:50 hrs Departure from PARIS (CDG) Charles De Gaulle Airport Air France Flight AF 178 N
  • 17:25 hrs Arriving to MEXICO CITY (MEX) Benito Juarez Int Airport Transfer to hotel and check-in Transfer time – 30 min
  • 18:30 hrs Arriving to the Hotel InterContinental Presidente Mexico City Mexico City, 4* or similar (TBC), 1 double room sharing includes breakfast.

Plenty of amazing things to do: https://slightnorth.com/evening-activities-in-mexicocity/  .Evening- at own leisure. Dinner is not included. 2 Persons per room

18 November 2021 – Mexico City (Conference Day 1)

  • 7:00 hrs Breakfast at the hotel
  • 7:40 hrs Departure from the hotel to Hyatt Regency Mexico City Bus
  • 8:00 hrs Arrival at Hyatt Regency Hotel Mexico City CFO World Congress (Day 1)
  • 9:00-19:00 hrs Attending CFO World Congress Day One.

Find the conference program here: https://www.convencion.imef.org.mx/agenda/

  • 19:15 hrs Departure from Hyatt Regency Hotel Mexico City.
  • 19:30 hrs Arriving at the hotel Overnight at the hotel 1 double room sharing includes breakfast.

Plenty of amazing things to do: https://slightnorth.com/evening-activities-in-mexico-city/ .Evening- at own leisure. Dinner is not included. 2 Persons per room.

    19 November 2021 – Mexico City (Conference Day 2)

    • 7:00 hrs Breakfast at the hotel
    • 7:45 hrs Departure from the hotel to Hyatt Regency Mexico City via Bus
    • 8:00 hrs Arrival at Hyatt Regency Hotel Mexico City CFO World Congress (Day 2)
    • 9:00-18:30 hrs Attending CFO World Congress Day Two.

    Find the conference program here: https://www.convencion.imef.org.mx/agenda/

    • 18:45 hrs Departure from Hyatt Regency Hotel Mexico City.
    • 19:00 hrs Arriving at the hotel and preparing for the Gala Dinner.
    • 19:30 hrs Departure from hotel to Hyatt Regency Hotel Mexico City.
    • 20:00 hrs Attend Gala Dinner.
    • 23:00 hrs Depart for hotel and Overnight at the hotel 1 double room sharing includes breakfast.

    Plenty of amazing things to do: https://slightnorth.com/evening-activities-in-mexico-city/ .Evening- at own leisure. Dinner is not included. 2 Persons per room.

    20 November 2021 – Mexico City/Cancun 

    • 7:00 hrs Breakfast at the hotel
    • 8:00 hrs Departure from the hotel to for Tour 

    Teotihuacan, Tlatelolco, and Basilica of Guadalupe, https://bit.ly/3l1hWcY , Duration – 6 hours.

    • 14:30 hrs Return to Airport and Transfer to Benito Juarez Int Airport (MEX), Check-in..
    • 17:00 hrs Departure from Benito Juarez Int Airport (MEX) Duration 3 hours 22 min, Air Mexico, Flight AM 532 Y
    • 20:30 hrs Arriving at Cancun In Airport (CUN), Transfer to the hotel. Transfer time-30 min
    • 21:30 hrs Arriving and checking in at InterContinental Presidente Cancun Resort (TBC), 1 standard room sharing includes breakfast.

    Plenty of amazing things to do: https://mexicodave.com/best-things-to-do-cancun –  Evening- at own leisure. Dinner is not included. 2 Persons sharing room.

    21 November 2021 – Cancun 

    • 7:00 hrs Breakfast at the hotel
    • 08:00 – 20:00 hrs Day on the Beach and spend the day on your own leisure.

    Amazing things to do and experience at your own time, taste and pace: https://travel.usnews.com/Cancun_Mexico/Things_To_Do/ Lunch and dinner not included. 2 Persons sharing room.

    22 November 2021 – Cancun 

    • 7:00 hrs Breakfast at the hotel
    • 08:00 – 20:00 hrs Day on the Beach and spend the day on your own leisure.

    Amazing things to do and experience at your own time, taste and pace: https://travel.usnews.com/Cancun_Mexico/Things_To_Do/   More things to do and enjoy in Cancun: https://tourscanner.com/blog/fun-things-to-do-in-cancun/    Lunch and dinner not included. 2 Persons sharing room.

    23 November 2021 – Cancun 

    • 7:00 hrs Breakfast at the hotel
    • 14:30 hrs Depart for Cancun International Airport and return to South Africa.
    • 17:20 hrs Departure from Cancun Int Airport (CUN), KLM Flight KL 690 N

    24 November 2021

    • 08:20 hrs Arrival at Amsterdam, Schiphol Int Airport (AMS) Netherlands, 
    • 10:00 hrs Departure from Amsterdam, KLM Flight KL 591 N
    • 22:05 hrs Arrival at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport   


    CFO WORLD CONGRESS 2021 TRAVEL, VISA AND COVID19 REQUIREMENTS

    This Pre-registration form allows you to formally register your participation in the SAIBA CFO World Congress Tour from 16 November 2021 – 23 November 2021.

    The Tour includes attending the Congress as well as our tour program. View the congress website here.

    The official congress is from 18 November 2021 – 19 November 2021. The Tour departs 16 November 2021 and returns 23 November 2021.

    1. Tour Operators: Tourvest, Thompsons, and Flight Centre have been asked for quotes and are being finalised.
    2. Estimated cost: We estimate the cost to be +-R47 500.
    3. Deposit: R10 000 payable now as a deposit to secure your booking.
    4. LImited seats: The Tour is lImited to 30 delegates.
    5. Refunds: We are aware that Lockdown restrictions may affect our plans and hence will make sure that the Tour Operator includes insurance to refund flight cancellations.
    6. Refunds: We also recommend that you obtain travel insurance from Hollard to cover all cancellation-related costs. Click here to obtain travel insurance.
    7. COVD19: If you are traveling to Mexico, you will not be required to take a pre‑departure COVID‑19 PCR test but you must complete the traveler information form upon arrival. There are no COVID‑19 test requirements for entry to Mexico. However SAIBA requires that all tour participants must obtain a negative PCT Test at least 72 hours prior to departure. All passengers must complete a health declaration form by registering on the Vuela Seguro website upon arrival in Mexico. Once completed it will generate a QR code. Click here to read more.
    8. VISA: You are responsible to organise and apply for your own VISA to enter Mexico and for ensuring you obtain valid COVID PCR tests prior to departure. Click here to read more.
    9. IMEF Invitation letter: Download the IMEF Conference inviation letter and the Convention Agenda here.

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