5 Ways the LGBT Business Builder can Help Grow Your Small Business

June 23 | By Andy DiAntonio
The LGBT Business Builder, the historic new partnership between NGLCC and the U.S. Small Business Administration, is a powerful tool to strengthen the LGBT Business Community at both the local and national level.   
 

British Embassy Celebrates Capital Pride and the UK's LGBT Inclusive Economy

June 11 | By
By Deputy Head of Mission, Patrick Davies of the British Embassy    A 150-year-old British bank doesn’t immediately spring to mind as a diverse workplace. Yet while you might think the boardroom at HSBC UK would be full of stuffed shirts, Antonio Simões is working to change that, as HSBC UK’s openly gay CEO.
 

NGLCC’s Makes History with 3rd LGBT Summit of the Americas

June 10 | By Michael Castellano
Two weeks ago, NGLCC’s 3rd LGBT Summit of the Americas made history in Lima, Peru. Following the inaugural LGBT Summit of the Americas in Colombia in 2012 and last year’s summit in Mexico, NGLCC was pleased to bring the third rendition of the series to Peru’s capital city. The event not only provided an unparalleled opportunity to assemble LGBT business leaders and corporate diversity professionals from across the Americas, but also served as the public launch of NGLCC’s newest international affiliate chamber, the Peruvian GLBT Chamber of Commerce (CCGLPE).  
 

LGBTBE in the Spotlight: YIKES, Inc.

June 10 | By Natalie Rojas
YIKES, Inc. is a web design and development certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) located in Philadelphia. YIKES, Inc. specializes in custom WordPress theme and plugin development, site maintenance, eCommerce, custom-built web-based applications and more. In addition to building great websites, YIKES, Inc. is dedicated to sustainable business practices by observing the triple bottom line: people, planet, profit. With these principles, YIKES, Inc. is committed to building a more socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable local economy.   
 

Engaging with the Leadership of Peru’s LGBT Business Movement

March 10 | By Michael Castellano
Peru has a vibrant and thriving economy that has been growing for many years. As a partner country to the Obama administration’s proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and with a GDP of $344 billion annually, Peru presents an attractive business opportunity for Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike. Now, with remarkable advances and leadership within the Peruvian LGBT business community, the Andean country is ready for business with LGBT entrepreneurs.  
 

PG&E, Prudential and Wells Fargo Honored at 2015 Financial Services Diversity Leadership Awards

February 10 | By Andy DiAntonio
2015 Finacial Services Diversity Leadership Awards
 

Chambers Training Institute Builds Networks Across Diverse Local Chambers

January 23 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce has joined the Chamber Training Institute (CTI), sponsored by Wells Fargo Foundation, in association with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USHCC) and the University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business.
 

Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Sets the Stage for NGLCC cosponsorship with SBA

January 23 | By Andy DiAntonio
Big things are happening in Georgia.  The Atlanta Gay  & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce has just announced that it will enter into a Strategic Alliance memorandum (SAM) with the Georgia District office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
 

International Supplier in the Spotlight: CIBUM S.A.S.

January 7 | By Michael Castellano
NGLCC Global believes that bringing LGBT entrepreneurs from around the world into our international network can be extremely impactful, not only for a small business owner, but for developing communities at large. In this way, registration as an LGBT supplier not only grows a small business, but can also lead to widespread growth in terms of economic and social development.

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