CHILE-ARGENTINA-BRAZIL SAMPLE ITINERARY

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					                                                                                                                                                     Saturday, June 12 – Sunday, June 27, 2010
                                                                                                                                              CHILE-ARGENTINA-BRAZIL SAMPLE ITINERARY

       Saturday, June 12                Sunday, June 13               Monday, June 14                    Tuesday, June 15                 Wednesday, June 16                  Thursday, June 17                     Friday, June 18
           Santiago                     Andes Mountains                   Santiago                           Santiago                          Santiago                         Buenos Aires                         Buenos Aires
           Vineyard                      Maipo Canyon                 Business Meetings                  Business Meetings                 Business Meetings                  Business Meetings                    Business Meetings

  Transport from airport to        Breakfast at the hotel        Breakfast at the hotel             Breakfast at the hotel             Breakfast at the hotel             Breakfast at the hotel              Breakfast at the hotel
  hotel
                                   Cascada de las Animas in      Prochile                           Sonda                              Barrick Chile                      US Commercial Service               Austral Hospital
  Atton el Bosque:                 the lovely foothills of the   ~ General overview of Chile’s      ~ Presentation by this leading     ~ Presentation on Barrick’s        ~ General overview of               ~ Presentation by one of
  www.atton.cl                     Andes Mountains:              economic and political climate,    systems integrator and IT          growing operations in the copper   Argentina’s current economic        Argentina´s leading hospitals.
                                                                 FDI In Chile and the USA-          Service provider in Latin          and gold industry and              and political climate and the       Discussion on the main
                                   • Mountainside horseback      Chile Free Trade Agreement         America, with over $350            discussion on the Pascua-Lama      causes and consequences of the      challenges in the healthcare
  Group Introduction                 ride                        by this Chilean government         million in sales each year.        Project, the world’s first bi-     2001 crash. Cultural                sector in Latin America and
                                   • Trekking Excursion          agency. Talk on Chile’s                                               national mining project on the     differences between doing           how these compare to Canada.
  Welcome snack and                • White water rafting         continuing attempts to diversify   How does Sonda position itself     border of Chile and Argentina.     business in Argentina & US
  welcome packs distributed                                      its economy and move away          against competitors in Far         Discussion on sustainability                                           Or
  at hotel                                                       from dependence on                 East, Brazil and Argentina         and how the drop in commodity      American Express
                                                                 commodities such as copper.                                           prices will affect Barrick’s       ~Discussion on the experience       Alternative meeting with
  Orientation meeting                                                                               Or                                 operations                         of a global company operating       leading domestic /
  o Itinerary                                                    Entrepreneur                                                                                             in a country known for its          multinational firm in the
  o Safety                                                       Roundtable                         Alternative meeting with           Or                                 continuing unstable economic        healthcare sector
  o Questions                                                    ~ US expatriate                    leading domestic /                                                    stability and financial markets.
                                                                 entrepreneurs’ successes &         multinational non-profit           Alternative meeting with           American Express was voted
                                                                 challenges of starting and         organization in the high           leading domestic /                 the 2008 best employer in
                                                                 growing their business in Chile.   tech/IT sector                     multinational company              Argentina (Apertura magazine
                                                                                                                                       in the metals sector               ranking). Talk on retention
                                                                                                                                                                          and motivation policies.
                                     Welcome Traditional
      Lunch on your own                                              Lunch on your own                   Lunch on your own                  Lunch on your own                 Lunch on your own                    Lunch on your own
                                        Chilean BBQ

  Viña Undurraga                   Continued relaxation in       Cencosud S.A                       Kimberly Clark Chile               Fly to Buenos Aires with           Volkswagen Argentina                Wyeth Pharmaceutical
  ~ Tour of wine making            the picturesque Maipo         ~Q&A discussion with               ~Meeting with the world’s          Air Canada                         ~ Company presentation on            ~ Presentation and discussion
  facilities and vineyard in the   Canyon                        Chile’s second largest             leading health and hygiene                                            market entry difficulties in        on the development of the
  famous Maipo Wine Valley.                                      hypermarket retailer on their      company, employing nearly          Check-in to Dazzler                South America for a foreign         pharmaceutical sector in the
                                                                 recent expansion in Peru and       53,000 people worldwide and        Tower hotel:                       multinational. Talk on              region and its role in the global
   Overview of the winemaking                                    the company’s growth strategy.     with a strong presence in Chile.                                      Volkswagen’s marketing              market.
  process and wine tasting.                                      Talk on the failure of foreign     Discussion on cross-cultural       http://www.dazzlertow              strategy in Argentina and the
  Reasons behind Chile’s success                                 retailers to enter the Chilean     consumer behavior differences      ersanmartin.com/eng/               consequences of the USA             Or
  worldwide as a new world wine                                  market eg. Home Depot/and          between USA and Chile and                                             automobile sector collapse on
  producer.                                                      France’s Carrefour, and the        the challenges of growth in the                                       the worldwide industry. Tour of     Alternative meeting with
                                                                 challenge with Walmart as a        Chilean market. Visit to its                                          production facilities and meeting   leading domestic /
                                   Return to Santiago            new competitor in the region       plant facility in the Ciudad                                          with the plant manager              multinational firm in the
                                                                                                    Empresarial                                                                                               healthcare or
                                                                 Or                                                                                                       Or                                  pharmaceutical sector
                                                                 Alternative meeting with                                                                                 Alternative meeting with
                                                                 leading domestic /                                                                                       leading domestic/
                                                                 multinational firms in                                                                                   multinational firms in
                                                                 the consumer                                                                                             the automobile sector
                                                                 goods/retail sector
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tango Dinner Show +
     Dinner on your own               Dinner on your own            Dinner on your own                   Dinner on your own                 Dinner on your own               Dinner on your own
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lessons


Sample itinerary only. Meetings and group activities may be changed at a later date due to scheduling conflicts. The Austral Group assures that the final itinerary will be consistent in scope and tenor as this sample.
                                                                                                                                                         Saturday, June 12 – Sunday, June 27, 2010
                                                                                                                                                  CHILE-ARGENTINA-BRAZIL SAMPLE ITINERARY
           Saturday, June 19                       Sunday, June 20                    Monday, June 21                             Tuesday, June 22                          Wed., June 23                           Thursday, June 24
             Buenos Aires                            Buenos Aires                         Sao Paulo                                   Sao Paulo                          Sao José dos Campos                            Sao Paulo
             Estancia Visit                            Tourism                        Business Meetings                           Business Meetings                       Business Meetings                         Business Meetings

   Breakfast at the hotel                   Breakfast at the hotel            Breakfast at the hotel                      Breakfast at the hotel                   Breakfast at the hotel                    Breakfast at the hotel

   Buenos Aires                             San Telmo Antiques Fair           American Chamber of                         Alcoa Brazil                             Avibras                                   Conteminas/
   City Tour                                                                  Commerce Sao Paulo                          ~Discussion with one of the world’s      ~A diversified Brazilian company          Springs Global
                                            Visit to the charming             ~ General overview of Brazil’s              leading aluminum producers, which        which designs, develops and               ~ Discussion with the directors of one
   Highlights:                              San Telmo Fair, often referred    economy and trade. Discussion on            in 2008 was named one of the most        manufactures defense products and         of Brazil’s most successful textile
   • Recoleta                               to as the “Montmatre” of South    Brazil’s relative immunity to the           sustainable corporations in the world.   services. It’s range of products          companies serving numerous markets
   • Plaza de Mayo                          America.                          world recession and continued growth        Talk on its Poços de Caldas              encompasses artillery and aircraft        worldwide through its 11 production
   • Casa Rosada                                                              as a BRIC economy. Talk on the              environmental research center and        defense systems, rockets and missiles.    units in Brazil. Talk on the future of
                                            Students will be able to watch    importance of its recent discovery of oil   Alcoa’s access and efficient use of      Meeting with the commercial               the textile industry in Brazil and
   • The Obelisk
                                            local tango dancers, musicians,   fields in the Atlantic.                     energy                                   department to discuss the growth of       government incentives for the
   • La Boca                                painters, antiques dealers,                                                                                            the defense and aviation industry in      manufacturing sector
                                            magicians etc at work in this                                                 Or                                       Brazil.
   Or Buenos Aires City Game                quaint and historical             BRQ                                         Alternative meeting with                                                           Or
   ~Students will be divided into small     neighborhood of Buenos Aires.     ~BRQ is one of Brazil’s largest IT          leading domestic /                                                                 Alternative meeting with
   teams and will be presented with                                           companies, focused on services such as      multinational corporations in            Or                                        leading domestic /
   certain points in the city that they     This fair is only open on         Software / Web Development,                 the metals sector                        Alternative meeting with                  multinational corporations in
   have to visit and objectives that they   Sunday mornings.                  Corporate Portals etc. Discussion on                                                 leading domestic /                        the manufacturing industry
   have to fulfill. This activity will                                        its rapid growth of 30% and the                                                      multinational corporations in
   encourage immersion in the local                                           reasons behind being voted “best                                                     the defense/aviation/hi-tech
   Argentine culture and team                                                 software factory in Brazil”                                                          sector
   communication. A traditional
   Argentine prize will be awarded to
   the winners!
         Lunch on your own                        Lunch on your own                  Lunch on your own                            Lunch on your own                       Lunch on your own                         Lunch on your own

                                            Fly to São Paulo                  Sao Paulo City Tour                         Dixie Toga                               Panasonic Brazil                          Branco Peres
   Potential visit to a professional                                                                                      ~ Discussion with one of the largest     ~Meeting with world leader in the         ~ Branco Peres is a leader in coffee
   Buenos Aires soccer game or              Check-in to the Golden            Highlights:                                 packaging manufacturers in South         electronic goods sector, with a huge      and citrus fruit production. Talk on
   sporting event depending on              Tulip Bellas Artes hotel            • Ibirapuera Park                         America, producing cartons, labels,      production facility in Brazil.            the management of technology and
   fixtures (Boca Juniors or                                                    • Historical Downtown                     laminated tubes etc. It is now owned     Discussion on cross-cultural consumer     innovation in Branco Peres many
   Riverplate)                              http://www.goldentulipbelasart      • Municipal Theatre                       by the giant Bemis Corporation.          trends in the electronic goods industry   production sites.
                                            es.com/                                                                       Visit to its manufacturing unit in       and Panasonic’s strategy in Brazil
                                                                                • Pinacoteca Museum
   (Cost covered by individual                                                                                            Sao Paulo
                                                                                • Ipiranga Museum                                                                                                            Fly to Rio de Janeiro.
                                                                                • Governor’s Palace                       Or                                       Or                                        Gol Airlines,
                                                                                                                                                                   Alternative meeting with                  Departure 7:40pm
                                                                                                                           Caterpillar Brazil                      leading domestic/
                                                                                                                          ~Employing over 5000 workers in          multinational corporations in             Check into the Ipanema
                                                                                                                          Brazil, it is one of the country’s       the manufacturing/                        Tower hotel
                                                                                                                          largest export companies.                hi-tech sector                            http://www.ipanematower.c
                                                                                                                                                                                                             om.br/

          Dinner on your own                     Dinner on your own                  Dinner on your own                         Dinner on your own                        Dinner on your own                       Dinner on your own


Sample itinerary only. Meetings and group activities may be changed at a later date due to scheduling conflicts. The Austral Group assures that the final itinerary will be consistent in scope and tenor as this sample.
                      Friday, June 25                                               Saturday, June 26                                     Sunday, June 27
                       Rio de Janeiro                                                 Rio de Janeiro                                       Rio de Janeiro
                     Business Meetings                                                  City Tour                                            Tourism

Breakfast at the hotel                                             Breakfast at the hotel                               Breakfast at the hotel

Petrobas                                                           Visit to Christ the Redeemer statue and city tour    Free day for relaxation in Rio de Janeiro
~Discussion on Petrobras’s discovery of the new oil field in the
Atlantic and the implications on energy alliances in the region    Or Rocinha Favela Tour                               • Ipanema/
and worldwide. How will this discovery affect the development                                                             Copacabana beach
of Brazil’s economy?                                               Experience the socio-economic conditions in Rio de   • Delta tour over Rio
Talk on the government’s new laws set up to deal with              Janeiro. Talk on sustainable tourism with a local    • Hang Gliding over Rio
concessions for the foreign energy companies and the negative      inhabitant in the favela
                                                                                                                        • Tijuca Forest
effects that this may have on foreign investment in the region
                                                                                                                        • Maracaná Stadium
Or

Alternative meeting with leading domestic/
multinational corporations in the energy sector
                    Lunch on your own                                               Lunch on your own                                    Lunch on your own


Sheraton Barra Hotel and Suites                                    Free afternoon for relaxation in Rio de Janeiro      Free afternoon for relaxation in Rio de Janeiro
~ Q&A discussion regarding resort development and tourism
industry in Brazil and the Sheraton’s vision on sustainable        • Ipanema/                                           • Ipanema/
development in this sector. Talk on adaptation of its                Copacabana beach                                     Copacabana beach
management and customer service model across- cultures             • Delta tour over Rio                                • Delta tour over Rio
                                                                   • Hang Gliding over Rio                              • Hang Gliding over Rio
                                                                   • Tijuca Forest                                      • Tijuca Forest
                                                                   • Maracaná Stadium                                   • Maracaná Stadium
Coca Cola Brazil
~ Discussion with one of the commercial team for Coca Cola’s
third largest market worldwide. Talk on cross cultural
consumer trends in the beverage sector and the adaptation of                                                            End of Program
Coca Cola Brazil’s marketing and commercial strategy
                                                                                                                        Transfer to Airport and Fly to USA



                                                                                    Farewell Dinner
                   Dinner on your own                                                                                                            29.9.09
                                                                                  Brazilian Steakhouse