NGLCC Statement on Nomination of Linda McMahon to Lead U.S. Small Business Administration

December 9 | By Andy DiAntonio
Washington, D.C. – Justin Nelson, Co-Founder & President, and Chance Mitchell, Co-Founder and CEO, of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) released the following statement today on the nomination of Linda McMahon:   
 

NGLCC Announces Honorees for 2016 NGLCC National Dinner

November 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
Over 900 LGBT and allied leaders in business, policy, and advocacy convene November 18th, 2016 in Washington to honor outstanding achievements in the LGBT business community.   Washington, D.C. – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, has announced the outstanding leaders in the LGBT business community who will be honored on Friday, November 18th at the 2016 National Dinner Awards in Washington, DC, co-presented by IBM and Marriott International.  
 

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Statement on the Election of Donald Trump: Keeping Our Businesses & Communities Strong

November 9 | By Andy DiAntonio
November 9, 2016   Washington, D.C. - The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, has issued the following statement on the election of Donald Trump & Mike Pence on behalf of Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder & CEO Chance Mitchell:  
 

NGLCC to Honor BD Wong with NGLCC/ American Airlines ExtrAA Mile Award at 2016 National Dinner

October 27 | By Andy DiAntonio
The NGLCC/American Airlines ExtrAA Mile Award is one of the highest honors of the National Dinner Awards Gala and recognizes an LGBT or allied person, persons or organization that have gone the extra mile to support LGBT equality.   Born and raised in San Francisco, Wong is the only actor ever to have received all five major New York Theater awards for a single role - namely his performance in M. Butterfly (his Broadway debut): the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Theater World Award, the Clarence Derwent Award, and the Tony Award.   
 

LGBTBE in the Spotlight: TapSnap 1050

October 19 | By
By Cameron Schuette    TapSnap 1050, the Santa Clara County franchise of TapSnap, is an innovative photo booth company that offers digital props, green screen capabilities, and social media integration. 
 

NGLCC Globals Applauds UN for Taking a Stand Against Trans/homophobia

October 17 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and its partners around the world join the international community in applauding the United Nations and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein for taking a firm stance against transphobia and homophobia in its recent Human Rights Report. As we know, in nearly every corner of the globe, LGBT people too often face abuse and discrimination that impede them from enjoying their basic human rights.
 

Breaking Ground & Leading the Movement: NGLCC Global Recap

September 28 | By Andy DiAntonio
As the business voice of the LGBT community and the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people, NGLCC continues to blaze the way for LGBT economic inclusion both at home and overseas. Over the past year, we have seen many groundbreaking achievements, from introducing new legislation to opening new LGBT chambers of commerce for the first time.  
 

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Department of Agriculture Sign Historic Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Economic Opportunity for LGBT Americans

September 3 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the global LGBT community, is proud to announce its latest Memorandum of Understanding with a federal agency to promote the inclusion of NGLCC Certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs) in government procurement and supply chains. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, under the leadership of Secretary Tom Vilsack, will work closely with the NGLCC to provide opportunities to certified LGBT-owned businesses looking to secure vendor contracts with the Department and its agencies throughout the country.
 

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

August 26 | By Andy DiAntonio
Largest LGBT Economic Organization Announces First Ever Endorsement Citing Clinton’s Record on Small Business and LGBT Progress   August 26th, 2016  

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