Leveraging Your Connections

July 23 | By Phil Giorgianni
Tucker Sweitzer is the owner of Chrysalis Design Services LLC, a commercial floral design business that leaves an impression with its exceptional service. Chrysalis has been certified since May 2012, and has leveraged the resources of the NGLCC to restructure and refocus his business, achieving exceptional success over the past two years. Since attending NGLCC’s 2012 Business & Leadership Conference in Chicago, Chrysalis has re-organized his business, resulting in a major expansion of his contracts with existing clients and new business with institutions such as Yale University.

NGLCC Announces $4 Million Public-Private Partnership to Impact Global LGBT Equality through Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

July 2 | By Joanna Dees
In a historic move, last week U.S. National Security Advisor, Ambassador Susan Rice, announced a new partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce(NGLCC) to encourage and support gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business owners and entrepreneurs in developing countries.   

LGBTBE in the Spotlight - Successful Navigation as a Diverse Supplier

June 11 | By Phil Giorgianni
NGLCC LGBTBE Specialized Pharma Analytics (SPA) provides qualitative primary market research, new product forecasting and marketing strategy services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Joel Caducio founded the company in 2010 with more than 20 years of health care experience in global pharmaceutical companies.  Its clients include top 5 global pharmaceutical and biotech companies. To serve its global clients, SPA has partners in China, Brazil, Mexico, The Philippines, Japan, Germany, France, UK, Spain, and Italy.


June 3 | By Phil Giorgianni
NGLCC is thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new online portal, MyNGLCC! MyNGLCC puts powerful new business tools at the disposal of certified LGBTBEs and NGLCC Corporate Partners, allowing  NGLCC stakeholders to connect more effectively than ever before.

Get Connected with Matchmakers at the 2014 Business & Leadership Conference!

June 3 | By Phil Giorgianni
NGLCC's Matchmakers are one of the most powerful business opportunities available to LGBTBEs at the 

NGLCC Congratulates Brian Tippens on his Appointment to Chief Diversity Officer at HP

May 27 | By Casey Oakes
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce offers its most sincere congratulations to Brian Tippens, a proven advocate for the NGLCC, on his appointment to Chief Diversity Officer at HP. Mr. Tippens has been a key proponent of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) business movement and has helped open up procurement opportunities for LGBT-owned businesses at HP and across corporate America.

Fitness Guru and Entrepreneur Shaun T to Keynote NGLCC Conference Opening Session: Register Now!

May 19 | By Simon McNorton
With less than twelve weeks to go until the NGLCC National Business & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, NV, we’re excited to announce an opening session like never before!

NGLCC Celebrates International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17

May 16 | By Simon McNorton
Today, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is proud to join the global lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community to celebrate the 9th International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).

Applications Now Being Accepted for NGLCC Mentorship Program

May 8 | By Simon McNorton
As a certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE), you have an exclusive opportunity to access business intelligence specifically focused on strengthening your company and your network. 

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is a Proud Co-Sponsor of National Small Business Week

May 8 | By Phil Giorgianni
Every year, the Small Business Administration honors the contributions that entrepreneurs make to the economic vitality of the country during National Small Business Week. The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to co-sponsor National Small Business Week in honor of LGBT entrepreneurs who contribute to the supply chains of large organizations, create jobs and give back to their communities.