2020 NBIC Best-of-the-Best Awards

May 20, 2020

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Uniting the nation’s leading business diversity organizations, the Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala recognizes outstanding achievement in promoting cross-segment diversity and inclusion. Only companies achieving industry-leading results across all diverse segments are eligible to receive the prestigious Best-of-the-Best designation from the National Business Inclusion Consortium, a coalition of national diverse business organizations spearheaded by NGLCC since 2012.

Taking place on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Washington, D.C., the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) Best-of-the-Best event includes a robust day of meetings, roundtables and networking sessions with public and private leaders in the diversity and inclusion space culminating with a black-tie awards gala at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC.          

Interested in attending the event? Please contact NGLCC's Corporate Relations team at [email protected].


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Agenda for the 2020 Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala

Please Note:  All items contained in this agenda are subject to change. The attire for dayside programming is business/business-casual and the attire for the Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala is black-tie. 
Tuesday, May 19 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Government Affairs & Policy Roundtable TBD
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Diversity Executive Roundtable


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Global Council Meeting


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM NGLCC Global Reception Invitation Only TBD
Wednesday, May 20
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Welcome & Keynote Address Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM Inaugural NBIC Cross-Segment Matchmakers

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Best-of-the-Best Awards Celebration Reception Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala  Marriott Marquis Washington, DC  
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Nightcap Celebration  Marriott Marquis Washington, DC


Thank You to our 2019 Best-of-the-Best Sponsors!

The 2020 Best-of-the-Best Awards would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. If you're interested in being a part of this incredible LGBT business event, please contact our corporate relations team at [email protected].

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Welcome to the 2020 NBIC Best-of-the-Best Awards!

Click here to book your stay at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC! We look forward to seeing you at our Best-of-the-Best programming May 19 & 20!


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