Primary Objectives

  • Assist members in their business activities in the country through information and business activities.
  • Promote trade relations and investments between Guatemala and the UK.
  • Express the interests and priorities of the associates to governmental organizations in Guatemala and the UK.
  • Perform any other function that its nature and condition allows for the strengthening of commercial and investment relations between Guatemala and the United Kingdom.

Additional Objectives

  • Motivate collaboration among partners to solve common difficulties and needs.
  • Promote initiatives of the public and private sector in Guatemala that are oriented to improve the business climate and that favour the activities of the associates.
  • Maintain relations with other chambers, associations, companies, national or foreign, and with public institutions for the benefit of their associates.


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Trade and Commerce

Trade Missions, Trade Fairs, Trade Guides, Training, Conferences, Product and Sector Profiling, Connections with suppliers, distributors and investors.

Business Support

  • Meetings with Government officials from Guatemala and UK. And representatives from the private sector in Guatemala.
  • Access to other BritCham members.

Information and Media

Directory of Companies, Free Trade Agreements, Social Networks, Doing Business in Guatemala, Monthly Newsletter.

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Networking, and informative discussions on relevant and current topics

  • Networking, and informative discussions on relevant and current topics

  • Speakers from the UK and government
    Speakers from Guatemala (thought leaders such as politicians, editors and business leaders)

  • Cultural events (tastings, test drives)

  • BrED Talks: Learn about UK trade opportunities, technology and design

  • Workshops, Cultural, Charity Events, Golf Tournament, Fishing Tournaments, E-Learning Programs


Business Seminars and Work Committees.

Participation in the Association of Bilateral Chambers of Commerce in Guatemala.



Information from Guatemala and UK

Government Policies, Legislation, Commerce and information on how to facilitate business opportunities and make effective business decisions.

Business Meetings and Events

Organized both in country and abroad business meeting and events.

Business Networking

Facilitate opportunities for business networking with the UK community.


Provide key contacts for business.


Organize meetings with officials from both UK and Guatemalan governments.

Training and Education

Training and Education in Legal, Governmental, Commerce and Logistic topics.

“Matchmaking” – Emparejamiento – Reuniones de Negocios

Coordinar reuniones de negocios entre compradores / proveedores / inversionistas potenciales a nivel local y en el extranjero.


Marketing and advertising opportunities for BritCham members in Media and Events.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors and British Ambassadors

Norman Laxton

Francis Carlow

Trevor Clayton 

Scott Stanton

Ricardo Madeddu
Board Member

Jose Andres Wever 
Board Member

Melanie Ritz
Board Member


The British Chamber of Commerce in Guatemala

 16 Calle 0-55 Zona 10 Torre Internacional Nivel 11
Guatemala, Guatemala 01010

+502 2380-7300

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