February 3 | By Kaela Roeder
The Affiliate Chambers of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) play a pivotal role in supporting LGBT owned businesses at a local level. The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber is a great example of how local chambers ensure LGBT business success and work with local partners to build a strong, diverse business ecosystem.
January 7 | By Kaela Roeder
July 2 | By Allyson Parco
Registrations to the 2019 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference are nearly sold out--- but there’s still time for YOU to get in on all the game-changing action for your business! Here are four (out of many) reasons why this year’s Conference cannot be missed. 1. Increase Your Network of Personal & Professional Contacts
June 25 | By Kaela Roeder
There are many factors to consider when it comes to starting a business. What is the best way to get your name out? How should I network with other businesses? We at the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) looked to our friends at Forbes for some advice, and put our own #LGBTbiz spin on the tips and tricks we found. 1. Build a Network
June 17 | By Kaela Roeder
Our Co-Founder & CEO, Chance Mitchell, once stated “Economic and social visibility go hand-in-hand as we march toward equality and opportunity for all.”
June 17 | By Kaela Roeder
Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson at the 2018 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference
March 28 | By Reiko Gallo
As a member of the NGLCC Supplier Diversity team and the main point of contact for nglccNY suppliers, I’m lucky to interact with hundreds of Certified LGBTBE® suppliers dedicated to expanding their businesses and to shape new content for our Certified LGBTBE® suppliers as NGLCC continues to grow.
New Jersey Assembly Committee Approves NGLCC Championed Bill to Include Certified LGBT, Disability, and Veteran Owned Businesses in State Contracting
February 14 | By Andy DiAntonio
On Monday, February 13th, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce provided expert testimony at the New Jersey State House in Trenton in support of A-3891, a bill to welcome certified LGBT, disability, and veteran owned businesses in New Jersey state contracting and procurement opportunities. The bill was approved by the Human Services Committee by a nearly unanimous vote and was applauded for providing a pro-business context for expanding equal opportunity throughout the state.
NGLCC, Out Leadership, and Freedom for All Americans Issue Joint Statement on the White House’s Retention of LGBT+ Protections
January 31 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), along with our coalition partners Out Leadership and Freedom for All Americans, is glad the Trump administration has decided to be “respectful & supportive of LGBTQ rights” by maintaining critical LGBT+ workplace protections for federal contractors.