Costa Rica

Overview

Opportunities

Marketing Tips

Business Culture

Do's

  • Wear a suit to a business meeting
  • Men shake hands before meetings
  • When first meeting your business partners it is customary to ask about their family and kids
  • Complement the beauty of the country.
  • Have business cards with Spanish as well as English
Don'ts
  • Donít have a meeting in a hotel room
    • Instead meet in the hostís offices
  • Women do not shake hands; they pat one another on the left arm
  • Donít ask women about their job unless you know they actually work