August 26 | By Brent Stewart
A new management consulting firm based out of Woodland Hills, California has been on the rise after a year and a half of development and obtaining the LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification. Shortly after joining the IBM led Supplier Connection their team rallied together and won the Supplier Spotlight contest competition in July 2014. Supplier Connect featured their creative company culture and employee-first values, resulting in an influx of calls and emails.
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.
June 28 | By Michael Castellano
Earlier this month, the NGLCC Global team traveled to sunny Puerto Vallarta - Nayarit in Jalisco, Mexico to attend LGBT Confex’s fourth annual LGBT Business Expo. The conference spanned three days, from June 12 to June 14, at the CasaMagna Marriott resort and spa with a mission of gathering LGBT business owners and corporate partners together for seminars, workshops, conferences, and exhibitions related to LGBT business both across Latin America and around the world.
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.
April 7 | By Joanna Dees
On March 14, 2014 in Mexico City, NGLCC concluded another successful LGBT Trade Mission and LGBT Summit of the Americas. These combined events serve the mission of NGLCC's international division, NGLCC Global, by both promoting international trade and economically empowering the LGBT community outside the U.S. via entrepreneurship, chamber development, and LGBT Supplier Registration.
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The Open for Business Coalition, consisting of the undersigned national business organizations, is formed to combat the swathe of so-called ‘Religious Freedom Bills’ currently being considered in several states across America. Our coalition calls on legislators and elected officials to oppose and stop the passage of these discriminatory laws.
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NGLCC is proud to announce the organization has promoted two team members to Vice President.
March 10 | By Sam McClure
Please join us in welcoming The Charlotte Business Guild (CBG) of Charlotte, NC and the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce of Gulf South (GLCCGS) of New Orleans, LA. The Charlotte Business Guild was formed in 1992 to establish and nurture a network of businesses and professionals.
February 20 | By Joanna Dees
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February 19 | By Laura Berry
When the odds are against you, and what you had become is stripped away, it is your obligation to find creative opportunities to surge ahead. – Harvey Perle After more than 17 years in business, Harvey Perle, owner of the manufacturer’s representative agency Perle & Co., hit a cascade of professional and personal challenges in 2007, including divorce, diabetes, and a spiraling economy to name just a few.