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    Casa Rio – Brazilian Business Embassy – is presented by the city of Rio de Janeiro and Rio Negócios (the city´s business development agency), aiming at enhancing the economic legacy of the 2016 Olympic Games.

    The program has a clear value proposition for participants:

    - Learning through a comprehensive view of trends and opportunities in the major Brazilian business sectors
    - Networking with some high profile decision makers from Brazil & international
    - Business & Investment Development among Brazil’s most relevant economic players

    Previous editions of this investment promotion program during sports events were in 2012 Olympic Games in London and 2014 World Cup, and gathered over 1,200 companies, in 14 conferences and business events, resulting in 14 new projects for the city to date.

    In 2016, from March until September, Casa Rio will present 11 conferences for an expected audience of 3,000 attendees including 1.300 Business Leaders - Authorities, Regulators, Investors, Financiers, Suppliers, C-Levels, Entrepreneurs and Industry Experts – and 300 prospect companies, to unfold business opportunities in Brazil.

    The schedule will focus on the most relevant economic sectors in the country: Life Sciences, Startups & Entrepreneurship, New Medias, Design & Fashion, Energy, Infrastructure, Business of Sports, Tourism & City Branding and Sustainable Smart Cities & Big Data.

    Conferences will be held in the Museu do Amanhã (during pre-games) and in a Stunning Old Warehouse with 7 k sq./m at the new Waterfront Area, with an extensive media coverage.

    INVEST IN RIO

    HOW WE WILL HELP

    We make available the business intelligence developed by Rio Negócios and orientation on the necessary services to enable your business to function. Get to know our cases..

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    WHERE TO INVEST

    Opportunities in areas like Energy, Technology, Industry, Creative Industry, Hospitality and Tourism, Finance, and others. Get to know our strategic sectors.

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    WHY INVEST

    Major events such as the 2016 Olympic Games, a massive consumer market, privileged location, infrastructure and necessary talent for your business. Learn More.

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    HOW TO INVEST

    Get to know the city, what it has to offer and how can your business give back. Take the first step.

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    OPPORTUNITIES

    ENERGY

    Rio is the energy capital of Brazil. Major investments, major perspectives and a massive potential define the energy scenario in the city.

    SPORTING EVENTS

    In 2016, the Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place for the first time in history in South America.

    TECHNOLOGICAL AND INNOVATION HUBS

    Rio de Janeiro concentrates Technological Hubs from several areas, with ample synergy between academic research and the market.

    CREATIVE INDUSTRY

    Audiovisual Industry generates over 30.000 direct jobs, 20.000 of those qualified jobs, with above average income.

    INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT

    Investments of US$ 7,8 billion are predicted for new projects in transportation and improvement of existing infrastructure.

    PORTO MARAVILHA

    Revitalizing the port area is one of the main interventions being implemented by City Hall.

    Transparência Olímpica

    Olympic Transparency

    Prefeitura do Rio de Janeiro

    Prefeitura do Rio de Janeiro

    Porto Maravilha

    Porto Maravilha

    IBGE

    Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatísticas

    Governo do Rio de Janeiro

    Governo do Rio de Janeiro

    FIRJAN

    Federação de Indústrias do Rio de Janeiro

    FAPERJ

    FAPERJ

    CODIN

    Companhia de Desenvolvimento Industrial do Estado do rio de Janeiro