GayRealEstate.com: LGBT Acceptance in the Real Estate Industry

February 12 | By Sarah Jester
We often have to trust strangers when faced with big life decisions, including buying a home for the first time. Jeff Hammerberg, founder of GayRealEstate.com, is committed to making that process more comfortable and welcoming for members of the LGBT community. After witnessing an instance of homophobia while working at a real estate company, Hammerberg decided that he’d seen enough.
 

Breaking Barriers: Indy Translations & Language Center

January 29 | By Sarah Jester
In the digital age, barriers to communication between people across the globe decrease every day. However, language barriers can still be difficult to break down. That’s where Certified LGBTBE® Indy Translations & Language Center, founded by William Zart, comes into the picture. “I was working as a Spanish and Portugese translator in the International Department of a large insurance company, [while] my partner was working as a real estate broker,” said Zart. “We decided to create the company together in 1997, combining his business acumen with my language skills.”
 

Affiliate Chamber Council Leadership Team Announces New Regional Co-Chairs

January 29 | By Sarah Jester
We are pleased to announce the new and returning regional co-chairs of the Affiliate Chamber Council (ACC) Leadership Team.   In close collaboration with Jason Rae, NGLCC Vice President of Affiliate Relations, these NGLCC Affiliate Chamber leaders will help support the growth of our outstanding network of 50+ affiliates in the US.  In addition, we give our sincerest thanks to Rebecca Waggoner and Harry Young for their many years of dedicated service to the ACC and NGLCC affiliates nationwide.  
 

2020 Must be the Year NYC is Open for Business with the LGBT Community

December 17 | By Jonathan Lovitz
  [As seen in Crain's New York, December 20, 2019]
 

Award Nominations now Open for 2019 NGLCC National Dinner

September 27 | By Sarah Jester
The 2019 NGLCC National Dinner Awards celebration is fast approaching, taking place on Friday, November 22 at the breathtaking National Building Museum. The National Dinner, which acts as the culmination to NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week, is aimed at uplifting and honoring those who have committed themselves to the best practice of supplier diversity and LGBT inclusion in the workplace, in the community, and especially in the supply chain.
 

Award Finalists for #NGLCC19 Announced

August 11 | By Jonathan Lovitz
Award Finalists for #NGLCC19 Announced The NGLCC is elated to present a series of honors and awards during the Closing Champagne Brunch and Awards Ceremony at the 2019 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference in Tampa, FL on Friday, August 16, 2019  
 

The Lady on the Harley: Michele Wierzgac

July 18 | By Kaela Roeder
Here at NGLCC, our Certified LGBTBE® suppliers never fail to inspire us. Our unique network of over a thousand business owners all have significant stories to tell about their lives and their business. Michele Wierzgac, a business consultant, speaker, author, and motorcycle enthusiast, certainly did not disappoint.
 

Three Takeaways from the 2019 Keystone Conference for NGLCC's Trans+ Task Force

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.

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