The National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) is a coalition of the Nation's leading business organizations representing diverse communities.
Members of the NBIC include:
- National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
- Disability:IN (formerly USBLN)
- National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
- National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA)
- U.S. Black Chambers, Inc (USBC)
- United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC)
- United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAAC)
- WEConnect International
- Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)
- Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
Spearheaded by the NGLCC and launched in 2011, the NBIC advocates for the business interests of a diverse range of people, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, ethnic minority, disability, and women-owned business communities, representing a total of over $9 trillion in annual consumer spending power and significant contributions to the marketplace and workplace.
The NBIC encourages parity in cross-segment diversity and inclusion initiatives in corporate America, works to identify areas of collaboration among diverse businesses, and advocates for the advancement of policies that support the growth of diverse-owned companies in both the public and private sectors.
NBIC's Best-of-the-Best Awards & Gala
Uniting the nation’s leading business diversity organizations, the Best-of-the-Best event recognizes outstanding achievement in promoting cross-segment diversity and inclusion. Only companies achieving industry-leading results across all diverse segments are eligible to receive the prestigious Best-of-the-Best designation from the National Business Inclusion Consortium, a coalition of national diverse business organizations spearheaded by NGLCC and including Disability:IN (formerly USBLN), National Minority Supplier Development Council, National Veteran-Owned Business Association, United States Black Chambers, Inc., United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce, WEConnect International, Women Impacting Public Policy, and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.
Taking place annually in Washington, D.C., the Best-of-the-Best event includes a robust day of meetings, roundtables and networking sessions with public and private leaders in the diversity and inclusion space culminating with a black-tie awards gala.
Sponsors of the Best-of-the-Best awards will receive access to exclusive dayside programming including a once-a-year opportunity to connect your company’s chief diversity officer with the leaders of the nation’s top business diversity organizations in a candid, cross-segment roundtable discussion. Additionally, a federal policy roundtable will bring together corporations and small business interests with members of Congress to identify common-sense solutions on key federal policy priorities.
Fortune 1000 corporations with outstanding diversity and inclusion policies and practices are eligible to be considered a Best-of-the-Best Company. To put your company forward, please contact [email protected] for details.
View the Inaugural 2016 “Best-of-the-Best” Highlights