How to set up a conference call to Chile

The Chilean economy has doubled in size over the last decade and is not only South America’s fifth largest economy, it also has the continent’s highest level of Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

The UK is the sixth largest foreign investor in Chile, with exports of goods and services worth over £1.5 billion in 2013.

And despite it having  a smaller population than five other South American countries, Chile is the UK’s second largest export destination for that continent.

It may be worth checking the lay of the land before you commit to any business ventures, and an international conference call is the perfect way to do this without having to rack up the air miles.

And here’s how to…

How to set up a conference call between the UK and Chile

Visit ConferenceCall.co.uk to get your free PIN before clicking on ‘Invite Participants’ to generate an email template into which you enter the time, date and subject of the proposed conference call.

Choose UK and Chile dial-in codes, click ‘Copy this invitation’ and paste it into an email before sending it to up to 100 participants.

Dial-in numbers to call

At the allotted time colleagues should dial the following numbers and enter your PIN:

– UK participants dial 0843 0 250 250
– Chile participants dial 02-32102184

Your conference call is ready to begin!

Where is Chile?

Chile runs along the whole south western, Pacific coastline of South America, and borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania.

What’s the best time to call Chile from the UK?

Santiago is a over 7,000 miles from London and flight times clock in at almost seventeen hours – with at least one stop along the way – so not convenient for quick business trips.

Despite the huge distance between the two countries though, Chile is juts three hours behind the UK, so probably best to make your business calls in the afternoon or early evening to fit in with their local business hours.

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