Brazil Day at the HSG The Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo (CLS-HSG) will stage a Brazil Day on Friday, 22 October 2010. At this forum, experts from academia and practice will discuss challenges and opportunities in Brazil. 15 October 2010. As one of the world’s most dynamic national economies, up-and-coming Brazil hits the headlines of business and financial media time and again these days. A large number of investors and international corporations are therefore trying to gain a foothold in the host country of the 2014 Football World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. Growth and challenges Experts expect Brazil to be the world’s fifth biggest national economy as early as 2014. This rapid economic growth will enable millions of people to escape from poverty and to establish themselves more comfortably in a middle-class lifestyle. However, Brazil is also facing great challenges, such as the reform of state education, a great number of bureaucratic and financial barriers in the way of start-ups, and the seemingly endless discussions about tax and land reforms.Registration required The language of the event will be English. Media representatives and interested private individuals who would like to participate in the Brazil Day should register with an e-mail sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.