The LGBT Association of Commerce and Tourism is an influential legal coalition representing the interests of Puerto Vallarta LGBT and LGBT-friendly businesses and independent professionals to promote economic growth.
The history of ACT LGBT A.C. began in March 2013, when a group of business professionals who understood the need to promote our destination nationally and internationally came together. In January 2014, the group officially became a civil association with the mission is to promote and defend the interests of the Puerto Vallarta LGBT business community and support the growth of all its members.
Through events, ACT LGBT A.C. offers a number of opportunities to learn and connect with a great network of LGBT entrepreneurs. These opportunities are scheduled for every second Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM and are hosted by a different locations to showcase local businesses.
But undoubtedly the main event of ACT LGBT A.C. is Vallarta Pride, an annual event held during the last days of May to celebrate the diversity of the LGBT community who live and visit Puerto Vallarta. The first Vallarta Pride was a 3-day celebration, which grew to 5 days for 2014 and in 2015 will be held from May 17th to 25th.
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During its first year as an official civil association, ACT LGBT A.C. launched a membership opportunities which cost $1,500 pesos, with discounted fees for Junior Memberships and Senior Citizens. You can obtain more information via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 322 182 2589.
Also in 2014, Mijo! Brands, the brand strategy and digital marketing agency based in Puerto Vallarta, joined the efforts of the association to lead the design and development of its bilingual website which was released in last November.
Read more about the activities of ACT LGBT A.C.