NGLCC By the Numbers: 2002-2014

November 12 | Andy DiAntonio

WeTRADE: LGBT Business Summit in Colombia

November 11 | Michael Castellano
 

NGLCC By the Numbers: 2002-2014

November 12 | By Andy DiAntonio
A New Infographic Series Telling the NGLCC Story As part of the lead up to this year's National Dinner, NGLCC is putting together a series of infographics which will trace the growth and impact of NGLCC over the last 12 years. The first infographic in the series, NGLCC by the Numbers: 2002-2014, offers a general overview of our Affiliate Chambers, certified LGBTBEs, and Corporate Partners. The second LGBTBEs: Empowering LGBT Entrepreneurs delves into the hundreds of LGBTBEs across the country.   LGBTBEs: Empowering LGBT Entrepreneurs
 

WeTRADE: LGBT Business Summit in Colombia

November 11 | By Michael Castellano
Growing in a Diverse Market
 

Successful Launch of a National Affiliate Chamber in Mexico

October 30 | By Michael Castellano
NGLCC Global celebrated the launch of its official national affiliate chamber in Mexico, the Mexican Federation of LGBT Entrepreneurs (FME-LGBT), last week from October 23 to 24. The two-day launch event and conference at the Marriott Reforma Hotel in Mexico City was sold out to the public and attended by nearly 150 people from across the country who traveled to the capital to learn about the new chamber and network with fellow entrepreneurs.  
 

NGLCC Announces 2nd Class for Predictable Success!

October 29 | By Brandon Schenk
Continuing our mission to strengthen and support LGBT people and their businesses, our inaugural LGBTBE® Strategic Growth & Development Institute last March brought together NGLCC certified suppliers to explore change and capitalize on sustainable growth. The NGLCC continues to build off of this success and grow to new heights with our 2nd LGBTBE Strategic Growth & Development Institute: Predictable Success.   
 

LGBTBE in the Spotlight:Premium Resource

October 14 | By Brent Stewart
An advertising specialties company headquartered in Felton, California has recently been afforded an opportunity through their LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification.   
 

New Supplier Diversity Law in California

October 14 | By Justin Nelson
Late last month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 1678.
 

AB1678: Much to Celebrate, Many to Thank

October 14 | By Justin Nelson
“This is a major step forward in leveling the playing field for thousands of  LGBT business owners in California.”   Amid a cavalcade of recent pro-LBGT legislation, Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of AB1678 demonstrates the importance of economic inclusivity in the pursuit of full LGBT equality.  
 

Nominations Open for National Dinner Awards 2014

October 9 | By Andy DiAntonio
NGLCC is proud to announce opportunities to apply and nominate individuals and organizations for the 2014 NGLCC National Dinner Awards.
 

NGLCC Global in Peru

October 9 | By Michael Castellano
NGLCC Global was on the road last week! Our team was conducting an internal evaluation in Peru as part of the strategic, public-private partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  The goal of this partnership is to encourage and support gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender business owners and entrepreneurs in developing countries. Peru represents NGLCC Global’s third focus country, following initiatives in Colombia and Mexico, which actually will officially launch in Mexico City October 23-24.   

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