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23rd Annual Central American Energy Conference

June 15-16, 2020
Guatemala City, Guatemala
InterContinental Real Guatemala

  • This conference has been cancelled

    We are grateful for your interest in attending this event.

    In light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and after serious consideration, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 23rd Annual Central American Energy Conference, originally scheduled for June 15-16, 2020 in Guatemala.

    As a company, the safety and wellbeing of our guests, clients, and employees is our top priority. As we await a stabilization of the situation, we remain committed to sharing commodity market insights and providing opportunities for the market to interact.

    If you'd like to stay informed about this annual event, or you're interested in hearing about new offerings related to the Americas energy industries, please sign up to let us know.

    We regret any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience and understanding. Should you require more information or assistance, please contact us at

  • The premier annual conference on energy in Central America

    Meet the leading companies and network with a wide range of attendees from energy companies across the region.

    A detailed agenda will be available in March. Check back soon for updates.

  • Network with professionals from a diverse mix of industries:

    • — Electric power companies and utilities
    • — Energy regulators and policy makers
    • — Investors, developers, and financiers of energy projects
    • — Fuel buyers and traders
    • — Natural gas companies including midstream, LNG, and distribution
    • — Law firms and energy analysts
    • — Energy technology developers and suppliers
    • — Renewable energy developers
    • — International development banks
  • Just some of the attending companies in 2019:

    • — Administración de Marcado Mayorista, Guatemala
    • — Aggreko
    • — Anzola Robles & Asociados
    • — Asociación de Generadores de Energía Renovable (AGER)
    • — BLP Abogados
    • — BMR Energy LLC
    • — Bufete Dr. F.A. Arias
    • — Celsia Centroamerica
    • — Cenérgica Nejapa Power Plant
    • — Citibank
    • — CMI Energia
    • — Comercializadora Electronova
    • — Compañía Azucarera Salvadoreña
    • — Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento (CIFI)
    • — Cuestamoras Comercializadora Eléctrica de El Salvador
    • — Distribuidora de Electricidad Delsur
    • — EDECSA
    • — EDF Man Capital Markets
    • — Empresa Nacional de Energia Eléctrica (ENEE)
    • — Empresa Propietaria de la Red (EPR)
    • — Energia del Pacífico
    • — Energolatina
    • — ENERSA
    • — ETESA
    • — Excelergy
    • — Fountain Hydro Power
    • — García & Bodán
    • — GasEner
    • — GE Power
    • — Generadora del Atlántico
    • — Holcim El Salvador
    • — Hunton Andrews Kurth
    • — IDB Invest
    • — Ingenio La Cabaña
    • — Instituto Nacional de Electrificacion (INDE)
    • — Interenergy
    • — Invenergy
    • — Jaguar Energy Guatemala
    • — Kanan Overseas
    • — Kenan Power
    • — Luffusa
    • — MAN Energy Solutions
    • — Mayora & Mayora
    • — Mercados Eléctricos De Centroamerica
    • — Negocios de Energía y Combustibles
    • — Origem
    • — Pedregal Power Company
    • — Proeléctrica
    • — PW Pjower Systems
    • — Rengen Energy Solutions
    • — Repsol
    • — Scatec Solar Honduras
    • — SGR Energy
    • — Siemens
    • — SN Power Panama
    • — Swiss Re
    • — Termopuerto
    • — TransTech Energy
    • — Vientos Services
    • — Wärtsilä Energy Solutions
  • Simultaneous translation included

    The event includes simultaneous translation, English-Spanish.

  • Key Dates

    March 2020 Agenda released
    May 15, 2020 Early Bird registration rate ends
    May 18, 2020 Discounted room rate at Real InterContinental
    Guatemala Hotel ends
    June 2020 Networking app released
    June 15, 2020 Conference starts

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Past Attendees Say It Best

"Very informative event. Presented a structured and clear update of the region’s energy sector, projects, and outlook." Roberto Figueroa, Administración de Mercado Mayorista, Guatemala – attendee in 2019
"The Platts Central American Energy Conference is the best event of its kind in Central America, and it is an excellent space for networking." Mario Alvarado, Asociación Costarricense de Productores de Energía (ACOPE) – attendee in 2019
"Muy buen congreso, con un excelente balance entre lo técnico y el racional financiero y económico del desarrollo energético." Daniel Arango, Bancolombia – attendee in 2018

Pricing Details

Rates, available discounts, payment methods, how to transfer or cancel a registration, and event terms and conditions.

    • Registration Fee
    • Early Bird Rate
      Register by May 15,
      Save $300
    • Standard Rate
    • $1,695 / delegate
    • $1,395 / delegate
    • Standard Rate with Team Discount
      (Average Rate*)
    • $1,271 / delegate
    • $1,046 / delegate
    • Government/Utility Rate
    • $995 / delegate
    • $995 / delegate

Please refer to the Rates & Discounts section below for details and restrictions.

The event registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the event agenda, as well as simultaneous translation (English-Spanish) and post-event documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. We do not accept cash payments. All onsite registrations will be charged an additional $100. All prices are stated in USD.

Rates & Discounts

Standard Rate:

Standard delegate rate for commercial organizations unless another applicable rate is listed below.

Government/Utility Rate:

Verification your organization qualifies for this rate may be required.

Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined unless otherwise stated, and must be applied at the time of original registration (cannot be applied retroactively).

Early Bird Discount:

Register by Friday, May 15, 2020 to save $300 off the Standard rate registration fee. This discount is applied automatically.

Team Discount (Best Value):

Your organization may send 1 executive free for every 3 delegates registered at the current Standard rate (may be combined with the Early Bird discount). This discount is applied automatically once the 4th registrant is added. All registrations must be made at the same time to qualify. * Your invoice will reflect 3 delegates at the current Standard rate and 1 delegate at $0. Average rate per delegate is to demonstrate savings value only and is rounded to the nearest dollar.


S&P Global Platts accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, check, and purchase order.

Please note that full payment must be received before the registrant may enter the event. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days to post to an order. Check payments require at least 10 business days to post to an order.

If registering on the website:

When choosing your payment method, select “Credit Card” to pay now or “Invoice” to pay later. Choose “Invoice” to pay by wire transfer, check, or purchase order. Payment instructions are included with your invoice. To apply payment across multiple credit cards, choose “Invoice”, then call our registration team to provide credit card details (split payment is not available online).

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment.

Substitutions & Cancellations

If you’re not able to attend, we’re happy to transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, up to 24 hours in advance of the event.

If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, you may cancel your registration. Cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to on or before Saturday, May 16, 2020 (30 calendar days from the event start date) in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date.

In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

In case of event cancellation, S&P Global Platts liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

Partnership through sponsorship

Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

For the past 22 years, the S&P Global Platts Central American Energy Conference has connected senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the Americas energy industries.

Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

— Leverage the S&P Global Platts energy and commodities information reputation
— Boost and reinforce your corporate image and brand recognition within the market
— Plan your onsite networking effectively with advance access to the attendee list
— Demonstrate your organization’s strengths and capabilities to executives empowered to make decisions
— Build and maintain lasting business relationships with key industry players
— Maximize your investment by focusing your efforts at a single location, face-to-face with an engaged audience

Download the brochureTo learn more about our annual Americas event portfolio and attendees, download our brochure.

For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact:

Lorne Grout
Senior Business Development Manager
Tel. +1 857-383-5702

Platts offers a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs, and your budget. Examples include:

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    — Strategic Partner
    — Refreshment Break Host
    — Breakfast Sponsor
    — Lanyards and Name Badges

  • Looking to make an impression beyond event sponsorship?

    The Energy and Commodities industry relies on our trusted content. Click here to find out how advertising in our market reports can help you reach these decision makers.

FAQs & Facts

Please read below for answers to frequently-asked questions, and how to contact us for more information or assistance.

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