The Association of Traders of the Valley of Arbúcies (ACVA) was created in April 2003 with the aim of promoting local commerce and of representing and promoting the economic, social, labor, professional and cultural interests of its partners.
At the moment the association is formed by 75 establishments that represent 65.10% of the trade of Arbúcies.
In 2004, the ACVA carried out the first commercial revitalization plan of the municipality, in collaboration with the Department of Commerce and Tourism of the Generalitat de Catalunya, and since then, monthly activities are planned to attract customers and promote local commerce. Thus activities and campaigns have been held to celebrate carnival, the day of the mother, Saint. Jordi, the return to school ...
Courses are also offered by the partners in order to improve the overall business situation of Arbúcies, and it is collaborated in different events that are carried out in the municipality:
· Autumn Fair (economic collaboration and participation of some establishments installing their trade in the area of the fair)
· Cavalcada de Reis (collaborating with a truck full of gifts)
· Carnival (economic collaboration in the prizes).