December 1 | By Andy DiAntonio
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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
November 11 | By Michael Castellano
Growing in a Diverse Market
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.
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.
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.
October 14 | By Justin Nelson
Late last month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 1678.
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.
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.
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.