Guatemala Business Acceleration Program

Global Market Connection


Participating Guatemalan Companies

Seeking to import construction materials into Central America (roofing, waterproofing, drywall...).
Importador Marcesa
Learn best practices to help the company expansion plan.
Seeking regional distributors for hard woods used to manufacture boat decks and musical instruments.
Klimp America
Seeking to market tagging guns and FDA approved wax markers.
Seeking regional distributors for 100% natural products (hearts of palm, baby corn, pineapple...).
San Miguel
Seeking a Market development consultant.
Gis Routes
Looking for investors/venture capital, partners and clients for transportation logistics operations.
Interested in learning about the U.S. packaging market and investing opportunities.

Meet Our Partners

Do you have a connection that would be of interest to a company that is part of the delegation?

Please contact our Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Herman Nyamunga.
Send him an email at or call him at 215.825.7767.

About the Program

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia. Our mission is to accelerate immigrant integration and economic advancement through education and training, employment, and entrepreneurship.

Through our Global Access Soft Landing program, we support local job creation by attracting Foreign Direct Investment, fostering domestic entrepreneurship, and cultivating international economic synergies.

The Welcoming Center is collaborating with the Guatemala National Chamber of Commerce and Promypime to develop Business Acceleration program to strengthen entrepreneurship and job creation across Guatemala by providing entrepreneurs access to investment opportunities, customer interactions, mentorship from subject matter experts, and a market for their products and services in the U.S.

After rigorous process, 9 companies were selected and will be visiting Philadelphia in August from 6th – 10th. Some companies are interested in buying from U.S companies, others are looking for market for their products and one will be interested in meeting with Tech investors.