Social events

Monday, November 28th

Welcome reception at Casa da Frontaria Azulejada

Santos will welcome us with all its colors, aromas and nuances. Meeting our colleagues and friends from the industry is always a special occasion and deserves to be celebrated. This evening will be just a taste of what the city that breathes its port has to offer.

Located in the heart of the historic area of Santos, the Casa da Frontaria Azulejada will open its doors to share a special evening of camaraderie, where there will be no shortage of regional flavors, good music and surprises.

Welcome to the 30th Latin American Congress of Ports. Welcome to AAPA LATINO.

  • Schedule: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

  • Dress code: Smart Casual Attire

  • Transportation: Buses will depart from Sheraton, Comfort, Novotel and Bourbon Hotels (pick up time will be published in the lobby of each hotel).

  • Venue: Casa da Frontaria Azulejada (Rua do Comércio, 92 - Centro)

Tuesday, November 29th

Reception in the exhibit hall

Located 22 kilometers from the mouth of the Magdalena River in the Caribbean Sea, the Port of Barranquilla is the most important multipurpose maritime and river terminal on the Colombian Caribbean Coast.

"La Arenosa", as Barranquilla is popularly known, is synonymous with carnival, joy and tradition. Home to great musicians, writers and artists, it is the charisma and kindness of its people that fills this territory with energy and attracts everyone who visits it.

As host of the 2023 AAPA LATINO edition, the Port of Barranquilla will present its port offer and will surprise us with all the preparations for the next Latin American Congress of Ports.

  • Schedule: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Congress Exhibit Area - Blue Med Convention Center

Wednesday, November 30th

Closing dinner party in Santos' Historic Center

Celebrate with us the AAPA LATINO’s 30th anniversary in one of the most stunning places in the city that owns the largest seaside garden in the world.

The icing on the cake of the 30th edition of the Latin American Congress of Ports, will take place in one of the most picturesque and historical places in Santos: Arcos do Valongo. In the heart of the port area, the old residences that form the site have an open and unified interior, maintaining a rustic, simple and contemporary architecture, making it a unique setting in the city.

Join us for this special celebration that will feature all the nuances of an authentic Santista evening and raise your glass to commemorate a new anniversary of the Congress that has positioned itself as the must-attend event for those seeking to do business in the Latin American port industry.

  • Schedule: 8:30 PM to 12:00 AM

  • Dress code: Elegant
  • Transportation: Buses will depart from the Sheraton, Comfort, Novotel and Bourbon Hotels (pick up time will be published in the lobby of each hotel)
  • Venue: Arcos do Valongo (Rua Comendador Neto, 03 Rua do Comércio, 108 ao 132 - Centro)