The story of how CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A grew under the leadership of Guilherme Paulus became one of the main focuses of the fifth edition of the Top seller events. This was addition dedicated to entrepreneurs and an entrepreneurial them in general.
According to revista.turismocompartilhado.com.br Guilherme Paulus was part of those invited to speak and as the event went on he was able to recount how over the years he was able to overcome numerous challenges and grow the organization.
He recounted the company’s humble beginnings in 1972 when he was only 24. At the time he had just left Casa Faro and was determined to make it as an entrepreneur. A long-held belief drove this dream that entrepreneurship was his sure way of achieving financial freedom and impacting more lives than just your own.
Guilherme Paulus recounted how after nine years he seemed to have reached his wits end and was almost ready to close shop and try something else. His perseverance though would be rewarded when one morning he received a phone call from a Mercedes executive who had heard a few things about CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A and the services they offered. He founded CVC Brazil. They had a conversation and Guilherme Paulus was encouraged to bid on an opportunity to take Mercedes employees on a company trip.
By cutting down on virtually every cost, he was able to outbid every competitor at the time and took the employees on the trip. His interaction with them during this time would open his eyes to the numerous potential that lay in corporate clients and from that point henceforth he focused on sending proposals to every big organization in the country outlining what they offered. This would soon turn into tangible results and from that point on CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A became a household name. Today Guilherme Paulus is a billionaire and credits most of his wealth to what he started in 1972 and held on despite the challenges. By the end of the event most of the entrepreneur’s present would not help but get surprised by the amount of heart it takes to where one aspires to.
Find more about Guilherme Paulus: http://forbes.uol.com.br/negocios/2015/12/como-o-bilionario-guilherme-paulus-pretende-se-tornar-o-maior-hoteleiro-do-brasil/