The International Convention Center of Puerto Vallarta will receive for the first time the presidents of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay within the framework of the XIII Presidential Summit of the Pacific Alliance.
The International Convention Center of Puerto Vallarta will welcome the presidents Sebastián Piñera, from Chile; Juan Manuel Santos, from Colombia; Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico; and Martín Vizcarra, from Peru, on the occasion of the V Business Meeting, within the framework of the XIII Presidential Summit of the Pacific Alliance.
The Pacific Alliance is a regional economic integration platform created in 2011 and formed by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. It is one of the most important international alliances in the world, which seeks to foster and promote growth, development and competitiveness by increasing the free movement of goods, services, capital and people between these countries, reaffirming and consolidating trade.
Currently, the Pacific Alliance represents the eighth largest economy in the world, with a population of 223 million people. This bloc accounts for 38% of total GDP and 50% of total trade in Latin America.
According to the itinerary of activities, the Summit will take place in the Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center and will open to the press on July 23 with the closing panel of the V Business Meeting "The Pacific Alliance: The trade integration mechanism and its relevance in Latin America". The presidents of the four countries that make up the Alliance will participate in this event.
The objective of the event will be to promote the Pacific Alliance's vision towards 2030 in its process of deep integration with the international environment and to present advances in investment, trade, digital agenda, financial integration and logistics, among others.
The day of July 24 will begin with the meeting of the heads of state of the Pacific Alliance and Mercosur, which in addition to the presence of the four presidents of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, respectively, will also be attended by the president of Brazil, Michel Temer, the president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, and the president of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez.
The event will also bring together more than 250 high-level businesspeople from the four countries of the Pacific Alliance, 56 ministers from observer states and candidates for associate states, and more than 50 government officials from the four countries of the bloc.
Puerto Vallarta reaffirms its position as one of the best tourist destinations in Mexico, since it is thanks to the infrastructure of its services, logistics and adaptation that a venue such as the Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center has qualified as a venue to accommodate a presidential summit of this magnitude.
Puerto Vallarta has established itself as the most dynamic area on the Mexican Pacific coast. It has become the most important pole of the region thanks to its infrastructure, air, sea and land connectivity. As well as for its great hotel offer of more than 22,500 rooms with categories ranging from Grand Tourism, Boutique Hotels and 5 stars to the traditional hotels that offer an excellent location and services for all types of budgets.
The Puerto Vallarta International Convention Centerhas also provided the destination with a state-of-the-art infrastructure that allows it to host major events such as congresses, conventions, exhibitions, concerts, among others, consolidating itself as an important venue in our country.
Jennie Alexandra Melchor