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Best Central American Companies Program (MECA)

Best Central American Companies It is part of Deloitte's global “Best Managed Companies” program, founded in Canada in 1993 and currently present in 45 countries.

For more than 30 years, BMC has recognized and promoted thousands of medium-sized and private companies around the world, which stand out for their financial results and business management.

In Central America it has been promoted since 2021 by Grupo Promerica, Deloitte and INCAE Business School, providing free support and feedback to companies from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and the Dominican Republic, through a comprehensive process and diagnosis. which allows them to optimize their management practices and improve their performance. At the Latin American level, Mejores Empresas is also present in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, recognizing the operational excellence of hundreds of companies in 12 countries in this region.

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What are the benefits of being part of MECA?

All companies that complete the process, regardless of the result, will receive free of charge un feedback report, prepared by a multidisciplinary team of experts, in which its main strengths and areas of opportunity are identified, as well as its position with respect to the industry.

They will also have the opportunity to have: 

  • Designation with international prestige as part of the Best Central American Companies
  • Diagnosis of the company in relation to the sector
  • Relationships and alliances with other participating companies
  • Brand strengthening and positioning
  • Dissemination as a business success story
  • Employee sense of belonging and pride
  • Access to knowledge and sources of intellectual capital
  • Business advice from promoters
  • Continuous improvement of business processes
  • Advertising and coverage in different media
  • Invitations to events to celebrate the winners 


  • Be a private company in the region, in the majority of its capital (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama or the Dominican Republic)
  • Have annual sales between US$3 and US$70 million dollars
  • 5 or more years of operation, with profits in at least 2 years
  • Present audited financial statements for the last 3 years
  • Willingness to Share evidence about strategies and results


To participate, the company must complete the following phases:

Final events

Recognized companies participate in various closing events with coverage
media, during which:
• I know promotes to the Best Central American Companies and their success stories
• They are sharing results, strategies y tendencies that add value to their practices
• Interrelation and networking of the organizations awarded

Reports and feedback sessions

Regardless of the result, all companies that complete the process will receive, free of charge, a feedback report that identifies your main strengths and areas of opportunity.


Ends on April 20, 2024. Companies register for free through the site

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