ACOCEX announces the 1st Internationalization Awards, with the sponsorship of BANKIA, in order to recognize companies and professionals who are outstanding in their efforts to internationalize.
ACOCEX, as a benchmark for foreign trade in Spain, thus wants to reward and promote innovation, talent and international good work of small and medium-sized companies, as well as professionals in the sector, turning the ACOCEX Awards into the appointment for excellence of the international trade in our country.
The awards ceremony will take place in Madrid on October 27 at 8:00 p.m.
More information in Events / Awards

ACOCEX presents its next VIII Congress with the mayor of Burgos

en Alcaldía, visita del Comité Organizador del VIII Congreso Acocex (Comercio Internacional de Negocios y Comercio Exterior) que se celebrará en Burgos en los próximos días. – Foto: Jesus J. Matias


Burgos will host the VIII Acocex Congress on the 22nd and 23rd, an appointment for foreign trade professionals in which new regulatory developments in the sector will be explained and advice will be provided to companies to solve their doubts.

The VIII Acocex Foreign Trade Congress will bring together 250 professionals from the sector in Burgos on the 22nd and 23rd at the ABBA hotel. The Central Customs Office will explain the new customs regulations for the first time, a representative from the Elcano Royal Institute will clarify the keys to the free trade agreement with the United States and one of the greatest ecommerce experts in Europe will bring this path closer to SMEs.

PUSH PULL France Youth Program

Last Wednesday, May 25, the in-person training session on international entrepreneurship of the “PUSH PULL” Youth Program, financed by the General Directorate of Migration, and executed by FENAC with the collaboration of ACOCEX, was held at the Cervantes Institute in Bordeaux.

The conference was attended by Mr. Conrado Lozano, Chancellor of the Consulate of Spain in Bordeaux, Ms. Katia Martínez from ACOCEX, and Joaquín Alonso from FENAC. Representatives of the companies “El Ganso”, “Jamón, Jamón”, and the creator of the Facebook group “Españoles en Bordeaux”, which now has more than 2,000 members, also shared their experiences.

It was a meeting space in which inspiring experiences were shared to encourage young Spaniards living in France to make the most of their knowledge of various languages ​​and various cultures to set up their own businesses, or to provide extremely important added value to companies. companies that want to internationalize.

The event ended with a successful and very dynamic networking event around a succulent Spanish wine.

The “PUSH PULL” Youth Program is still open to the latest registrations for free online training.

Registration at: http://formacionfrancia.fenac.es/ or by writing to the email: [email protected].

The finishing touch of the Program will take place in Madrid on June 29 when the students of the three best business ideas will travel to Madrid for free to present them to potential investors.

Some comments from the attendees:

Susanna Mart: It was a very motivating talk both in the technical aspect and in the testimonies of those brave Spaniards who told us about their projects and business experiences. I encourage all of you to sign up. It will not leave you indifferent!

Tamara Mrtnz Graña: Very interesting! Thank you very much for the organization! And a pleasure to meet so many Spaniards and with such incredible projects!


In this important annual meeting, organized by the Association of Foreign Trade Professionals (ACOCEX), INFEBEX and Grupo ATU, professionals, companies and experts in international trade will meet, who will present their experiences and debate on different strategies and lines of internationalization to continue according to the economic, political and legislative situation of each country.

The Congress is an event designed for those responsible for the area of ​​import / export and international business of companies from various sectors, as well as for professionals specialized in foreign trade advice and consulting. Thanks to the presentations, and the advisory activities, you will be able to:
* Identify new business opportunities.
* Promote the internationalization of your company.
* Keep you up to date on the latest regulations on foreign trade.

It will be held:
On June 22 and 23, 2016.
At the Hotel ABBA Burgos ((Calle de Fernán González, nº72- 09003 Burgos)

You can access all the information or register by clicking here.

ACOCEX collaborates with the Ministry of Employment and with FENAC

Within the PUSH PULL program of FENAC, and within the scope of the Youth Program of the General Directorate of Migration, of the Ministry of Employment and Social Security, ACOCEX, through its associate Katia Martinez, will lead and execute several activities in France, in a pioneering project to promote international entrepreneurship by Spanish citizens, with the ultimate goal of training and facilitating their return to our country.
There will be an initial training and informative day on May 12 in Bordeaux, and the training of Spanish expatriates in entrepreneurship and international business will be encouraged.

The Criminal Responsibility of Spanish companies in their international activity

Informative breakfast to be held on Thursday, April 21 at the Genova Financial Club, C / Marqués de la Ensenada 14-16, in Madrid, starting at 10:00, in which Mr. Miguel Toledo Murcia, lawyer and Area Manager of Economic Penalty & Compliance of Grupo T&T, will present the reference topic in a talk that will also be broadcast in streaming.

The event is free but being a limited capacity it is essential to confirm attendance by paying € 40, which will be fully reimbursed to all attendees during the breakfast celebration, before April 18, 2016 in the account ES04 0081 2042 7500 0334 9239

For your registration fill out the form.




It has been signed by the mayor of Getafe, Sara Hernández, and the executive president of the Spanish Association of Foreign Trade Professionals ACOCEX, Rafael Cascales.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016.- The mayor of Getafe, Sara Hernández, has signed a collaboration agreement with the executive president of the Spanish Association of Foreign Trade Professionals ACOCEX, Rafael Cascales, to promote the internationalization of trade both of companies as self-employed, training and employment in Getafe. The signing of this agreement, which has no cost for the Getafe City Council, took place this morning in the Plenary Hall of the City Council.

The Agreement, promoted by the delegation of Employment, Economic Development and Youth of the City Council, has the objective of promoting economic growth and job creation in the town, through the commercial internationalization of Getafe companies, attracting investment outside the municipality, and the improvement of labor intermediation processes promoted by the Local Agency for Employment and Training ALEF. It also includes an anti-corruption clause.

The agreement also contemplates the Getafe City Council’s support to ACOCEX in the promotion of national and international non-labor practices for students trained in the courses organized by the ALEF aimed at unemployed people.



The Alcobendas City Council continues its trip around the world with the help of the Spanish Association of Foreign Trade Professionals (ACOCEX) to bring its companies closer to the business opportunities offered by the different regions and international markets. The cycle of free workshops to support internationalization Alcobendas around the world will visit, on March 10, the markets of Mexico, the US and Canada that form the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA for its acronym in English.

The workshop will start with the presentation of these three markets, indicating the sectors that offer the greatest opportunities for Spanish companies. Success stories will be presented below that illustrate the possibilities of taking advantage of NAFTA to reach the US market through Mexico and / or Canada, and vice versa. Finally, those aspects of NAFTA – EU relations that can most benefit our companies will be detailed. The workshop will end with a question time and individual meetings with the speakers, upon request.

Date: Thursday, March 10, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at the Business Center (c /. Ramón y Cajal, 5).

Registration: through the mail [email protected].

Enrollment form attached.



SOLUNION has signed a sponsorship agreement with ACOCEX, the Spanish Association of Foreign Trade Professionals, to promote the export of Spanish companies, which makes it the only credit insurance company to collaborate with this Association, the first and only official network of foreign trade professionals in Spain.

SOLUNION’s mission is to provide adequate solutions adapted to the needs of companies, to guarantee their security and sustained growth throughout the world. Thanks to this agreement, the credit insurer continues to take steps in this regard, by approaching the country’s exporting companies.

For Luis Caballero, Commercial and Marketing Director of SOLUNION Spain, “The signing of this contract is one more example of SOLUNION’s commitment to Spanish exporting companies, as well as a great opportunity to publicize our credit insurance solutions to the sector. exporter, designed to guarantee the expansion of their businesses in a safe and profitable way ”.


See here the press release.

Cycle of Conferences “Export Engineering”

The Cycle of Conferences “Export Engineering” are organized by INFEBEX – ACOCEX and other Institutions and associations to show in a practical and reflective way the strategies that companies can and should take in the search for competitiveness and commercial success in the Foreign.

February 9

Place: San Sebastián de los Reyes. Ramón y Cajal Avenue 5. Employment Center.

Time: from 10:00 to 13:00


Mayor of San Sebastián de los Reyes

María del Mar López Sánchez. President of ACENOMA

Miguel Ángel Martín Martín Expert in internationalization strategy and President of INFEBEX

Nicola Minervini. A benchmark for internationalization in Italy, Brazil and all of Latin America.

Moderated by Miguel Ángel Fernández García Councilor for Development of the City Council of San Sebastián de los Reyes

Round table and business Networking

Collaborate: MEIDANE www.meidane.com

February 10

Place: CEIM Headquarters C / Príncipe de Vergara, 50 Madrid

Hours: from 10.30 to 12.00


Nicola Minervini. A benchmark for internationalization in Italy, Brazil and all of Latin America.

Miguel Ángel Martín Martín Expert in internationalization strategy and President of INFEBEX

Antonio Alonso President of the Spanish Association of Business Schools

Salvador Molina President of Foro ECOFIN

February 11

Place: Headquarters of the Spanish Center for New Professions CENP C / Joaquín María López 60-62. Madrid

Schedule. 10.00 – 13.30 hours


Nicola Minervini. A benchmark for internationalization in Italy, Brazil and all of Latin America.

Miguel Ángel Martín Martín Expert in internationalization strategy and President of INFEBEX

Opal Morales. Expert lawyer in Internationalization

Guillermo Rivas – Silver Sierra. Expert Consultant in Internationalization

Collaborate: MEIDANE www.meidane.com

Speakers’ References:

Nicola Minervini, of Italian nationality, has a degree in Economics from the University of Sao Paulo-Brazil as well as in operational electronic engineering in Italy. He worked as an executive in Italy and Brazil in companies such as Pirelli, Asea Brown Boveri, Inepar and KPMG. He lives in Bergamo, Italy, after a period of experience in Brazil.

He is the author of the “Export check-up” methodology for the evaluation of export competitiveness and the S.I.P.E. (Integrated Export Promotion System) for the formation of networks of SMEs. He is the author of several books on internationalization (in Italian, Portuguese, Spanish). Last publication, the book “Export Engineering. The route to internationalize your company” by FC Editorial, which has been published these days in Spain. Since 1985 he has been developing as a consultant and internationalization trainer in Italy and in most of the Latin American countries.

Miguel Ángel Martín Martín

He is a Consultant specialized in strategy in foreign trade, marketing and international sales. He has a diploma in foreign trade. He has a Master’s degree in international marketing and a higher course in international sales.

President of INFEBEX International Federation for the Promotion and Development of Business and Foreign Trade. Founding President of ACOCEX Spanish Association of Foreign Trade Professionals. Co-founding partner of the strategic department of MEIDANE. Director of IICE International Institute of International Knowledge. President of the Organizing Committee of the “International Congress of Foreign Trade Professionals”. Vice-president of the Spanish-Albanian Chamber of Commerce. Vice-President of IBERIRAN Spanish-Iranian Business and Investment Association. Member of the Spanish-Nigerian Chamber.

Creator of the Spanish export support programs: “PIEX” Integral Export Plan (based on exports through foreigners residing in Spain), Exporta Fácil (internationalization program for self-employed and micro-enterprises together with the Spanish Federation of Self-Employed Workers ATA) and “POVI” International Sales Organization Plan (grouping of small exporters in logistics and commercial management to achieve their positioning in foreign markets).