On April 5, 2017, Carlos Tarrasón led the workshop 1 "Increasing the impact and sustainability of cluster organizations" at a one-day workshop "How to manage a cluster initiative: from plans to actions", led by the Chamber of Commerce from Medellín to Antioquia, TCI Network Latin America Chapter and the Cluster community of Medellín. Participants included directors and group leaders from around 15 cities in Colombia and representatives from Ecuador. It was another step in strengthening the sustainability of clusters and their impact on regional competitiveness in Latin America.