- Medellin shares US Central and Eastern time zones
- The city is easily reachable by plane: 5 hours from New York, 3 from Miami, 8 from San Francisco
- It is one of the best 20 cities to do business in Latin America according to “America Economia” magazine
- There are 54 Higher Education institutions in Medellin. About 82% of them request proficiency in English to graduate.
According to Tholons research, Medellin is one of the best 15 locations to provide business and technology outsourcing services in Latin America, and one of the world’s TOP 100 in BPO and ITO service. International research experts name Human Talent, Environment, Institutional Effectiveness, Physical Capital, and Economic Strength as the main strong points of Medellín.
Innovation is the key factor that characterizes the city of Medellín. This culture of strength and the creativity to pursue innovative business ventures have gained the city international recognition, earning it the Most Innovative City award in 2013, granted by the Urban Land Institute and the Wall Street Journal.