In the global economy, Latin America is known for its stability, potential for growth, and innovation in the areas of social reform, agriculture and renewable energy.
On April 16-18 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico will host the World Economic Forum on Latin America. The forum will address Latin America’s role in the governance of the global economy, development and financial resilience, food security, employment and green growth. In 2012, Mexico will also host the G20 Summit .
Mexico itself shows great economic potential  in 2012. With projected 3.5 percent economic growth, a population of 110 million and 50 percent of its population under 27, Mexico is getting a lot of attention from investors abroad.
When speaking about her expectations of the forum, Marisol Argueta de Barillas the Senior Director, Head of Latin America for the World Economic Forum said “Latin American countries continue to be an attractive destination for investment and the region demonstrates strong finances, continued economic growth and social development, despite the current global context. With this backdrop of economic strength, we are delighted to be in Puerto Vallarta to discuss the political, social and economic priorities for the region and the implication for Latin America’s role in the world.”