Thursday, November 17, 2011

International Expo & Business LGBT, Puerto Vallarta

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (GFLGLCC) President/CEO, Keith Blackburn will be one of the presenters at the first “International Expo & Business LGBT", between November 20th and 23rd at the Presidente Intercontinental Resort, located in one of the most exclusive areas of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Keith Blackburn's presentation is titled "Creating a LGBT Chamber of Commerce". In addition, there will be seminars for those interested in learning about the tastes and buying tendencies of the LGBT community and new market trends. 

Mya Lake Reyes, Director Diversity Marketing LAS Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will speak about "straight talk on the gay market". Ian Johnson, CEO of Out Now will give a special Keynote Presentation, titled "LGBT Marketing Leader. "Evolution of the LGBT Market in Argentina" will be presented by Alfredo Ferreyra, Founder and CEO of BUEGay Argentina and BUERental Argentinaship. "Marketing to Gays and Lesbians" will be presented by Rod Zelles, Founder and CEO of Blue Flame Ventures Inc. John Tanzella, President/CEO of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) will feature a "Special Presentation" Finally, George T. Neary, of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau will talk about "Miami & Beaches LGBT Destination"

The objective of the International Expo & Business LGBT, Puerto Vallarta is to be a showcase and business platform for buyers and sellers who drive national and international products and services to the LGBT community. This important event will host business exchanges over two days between buyers and sellers nationally and internationally, to discuss sale and trade opportunities.

Among the industry professionals are service providers such as airlines, hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, car rental agencies, travel operators, travel agents and tourism boards, CVB's, and leading companies currently serving the global LGBT community as well as companies interested in leveraging the business opportunities of the LGBT market. The entire program will be presented in both English and Spanish. For more information, check the website: