Seven special decorations on Thursday delivered the Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil in a session to celebrate its 130 years of creation, which occurred on June 5. It is the oldest business association in the country.
The event will take place from 6:00 p.m. in the Isabela Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Colón Hotel in Guayaquil.
The merit award for business innovation will be for Carlos Cueva González, chairman of the board of Difare S.A .; to the journalistic merit and freedom of expression, for the journalists Luis Eduardo Vivanco and Andersson Boscán, of the portal La Posta; to the educational merit for Roberto Passailaigue Baquerizo, rector and president of the Auditing Commission of the University of Guayaquil; to the merit of defending human rights, for the activist Nelsa Curbelo Cora; to merit for outstanding performance in health Roberto Gilbert Febres-Cordero, president of the Guayaquil Clinic; and to the merit of the venture for Keyla Rivadeneira de Dalmau, president of Naturíssimo. The award “Orrantia-González” will also be given as a posthumous tribute to the former president of the Council for Citizen Participation and Social Participation, Julio César Trujillo Vásquez, who died on May 19.
In addition, members who have reached 50 and 75 years of membership will be recognized, and distinctions will be awarded to those individuals and companies that have excelled in their business activity and contribution to community service, the union said in a statement.
The main speaker of the act will be Felipe Kast, current Chilean senator. He was a presidential candidate for Chile’s primaries Vamos; Deputy in the period 2014-2018 and Minister of Planning of the government of Sebastián Piñera between March 2010 and July 2011. (I)