September
27

NGLCC Global UK | EU Summit

September 27, 2018
to September 28, 2018

Are you an LGBTI business owner? Register here!
 

For more information, please email our NGLCC Global team at [email protected].

Join the Global Division of the U.S. National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC Global) as well as LGBTI-owned businesses and corporate partners for the first-ever NGLCC Global UK | EU Summit!

NGLCC Global is proud to partner with Series Q to present the inaugural NGLCC Global UK | EU Summit in London, England from September 27-28, 2018, with Presenting Sponsors Barclays and EY, and also supported by GSK, Accenture, and Hilton. This Summit follows five successful years of regional summits throughout the Americas, all spearheaded by NGLCC Global in partnership with its global affiliate network.

The NGLCC Global UK | EU Summit will bring together leaders and experts from corporations, entrepreneurship, global economic development, government, civil society, and academia. Through innovative programming and networking, the Summit will strengthen the ecosystem that supports the advancement of economic and social development of LGBTI entrepreneurs and the LGBTI community at large, in Europe and around the world.

The Summit will provide delegates an opportunity to share best practices, meet with corporate leaders who seek to do business with diverse-owned companies and identify and address any barriers to the overall success of the global LGBTI business community.

Are you an LGBTI business owner? Register here!

This event will be catered toward the following professionals:

  • LGBTI and diverse business owners
  • Corporate Supplier Diversity professionals
  • Corporate Diversity & Inclusion professionals
  • LGBTI community leaders and civil society organizations
  • Local business leaders
  • Members of the economic development community
  • Members of the government who advance the rights of LGBTI people

For more information, please contact [email protected] or 202.234.9181. Download a shareable informational flyer here. 

Prices reflect per person rates. Registrations are audited to ensure registration type accuracy.

REGISTERED TYPE
DESCRIPTION
Regular Registration
April 28 - September 21
CORPORATION
 
 
Corporate Partner
Corporation that is a corporate partner of the NGLCC
$350 / £265
Corporate Non-Partner
Corporation that is not currently a corporate partner of the NGLCC
$400 / £305
SMALL BUSINESS    
NGLCC Certified LGBTBE, NGLCC Registered International Supplier, or Series Q Member Small business who is currently certified through NGLCC as an LGBTBE or small business that is currently registered through NGLCC as an International LGBT Supplier as well as members of Series Q Small Business registration covered by generous sponsorship from an NGLCC corporate partner. RSVP HERE!
Small Business (Non-affiliated) Small business who is not NGLCC certified, a registered international supplier, or a member of Series Q Small Business registration covered by generous sponsorship from an NGLCC corporate partner. RSVP HERE!
OTHER
 
 
Government Agency
Attendee who works for a government agency.
$400 / £305
Non-Community Partner NGO
Attendee who works for a Nonprofit Organization
$200 / £150

 

NGLCC Global is proud to partner with Series Q to present the inaugural NGLCC Global UK | EU Summit in London, England from September 27-28, 2018, with Presenting Sponsors Barclays and EY, and also supported by GSK, and Accenture. This Summit follows five successful years of regional summits throughout the Americas, all spearheaded by NGLCC Global in partnership with its global affiliate network.

The Summit will bring together leaders and experts from corporations, entrepreneurship, global economic development, government, civil society, and academia. Through innovative programming and networking, the Summit will strengthen the ecosystem that supports the advancement of economic and social development of LGBTI entrepreneurs and the LGBTI community at large, in Europe and around the world. The Summit will provide delegates an opportunity to share best practices, meet with corporate leaders who seek to do business with diverse-owned companies and identify and address any barriers to the overall success of the global LGBTI business community.

First time in London? Check out a map of our Summit locations here

 

Thursday, September 27 | Summit Day 1

Time

 

Title

Location (Maps available here)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Registration & Networking

Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided.

Barclays Bank
1 Churchill Place 
Canary Wharf, London E14 5HP, UK

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

 

Welcome Remarks

Speaker: Justin Nelson, NGLCC Co-Founder & President

Barclays Bank
1 Churchill Place
Canary Wharf, London E14 5HO, UK

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

 

Keynote

Speakers: Michael McKenna, Barclays; Nedra Dickson, Accenture

Barclays Bank
1 Churchill Place
Canary Wharf, London E14 5HP, UK
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM  

Panel: At The Intersection - NGLCC, WEConnect International, and MSDUK

Speakers: Justin Nelson, NGLCC; Maggie Berry, WEConnect International; Mayank Shah, MSDUK

 

Moderator: Theresa Harrison, EY

 

Three global organizations speak to the power and innovation when corporates engage diverse-owned companies throughout their supply chain. NGLCC Global and MSDUK will sign an MOU and discuss the MOU and the existing partnership between NGLCC and WEConnect International.

Barclays Bank
1 Churchill Place
Canary Wharf, London E14 5HP, UK
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM  

MOU Signing

NGLCC, WEConnect International, and MSDUK will sign an agreement outlining their partnership. 

Barclays Bank
1 Churchill Place
Canary Wharf, London E14 5HP, UK

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM 

 

Panel: Engaging the Public Sector: LGBTI Labor & SMEs

Speakers: Craig Beaumont, Federation of Small Businesses; Kate Jones, The Consortium; Alejandro Timon Terren, Department for Work and Pensions

 

Moderator: Harvey Butler, Barclays

 

The panel will discuss how to engage the public sector to advance inclusion in government offices and throughout supply chains. Panelists will discuss the needs of LGBTI employees as well as small & medium enterprises (SMEs) and how the government, employee LGBTI employee resource groups, and SMEs can better work together to advance LGBTI business.

Barclays Bank
1 Churchill Place
Canary Wharf, London E14 5HP, UK
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  

Evening Reception

Join the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Summit Presenting Sponsors Barclays for a reception at the Canary Riverside Hotel.

Canary Riverside Hotel - Riverside Ballroom
46 Westferry Circus
Canary Wharf, London E14 8RS, UK

Friday, September 28 | Summit Day 2

 

Time

 

Title

 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   Registration & Networking

Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided.

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

 

Welcome Remarks

Speakers: Phil Crehan, NGLCC Global Director; Barry Whyte, Series Q

 

Master of Ceremonies: Rebecca Fox, Series Q

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Keynote: "Setting the Scene, Creating an Ecosystem of Business and Supplier Inclusion"

Speakers: Justin Nelson, NGLCC Co-Founder & President

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Panel: Scaling Up Supplier Diversity: Engaging LGBTI Business Owners

Speakers: Harvey Butler, Barclays; Theresa Harrison, EY; Peter Zerp, Accenture;

 

Moderator: Maggie Berry, WEConnect International

 

Supplier Diversity professionals will discuss the value of supplier diversity and to articulate the challenges, entry points, and needs to scale-up LGBTI supplier diversity in London and Europe. This will be a chance to draw upon best practices for supplier diversity among other social dimensions (gender, race & ethnicity, and more). For this session, participation from the audience – particularly business owners – is encouraged.

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

10:45 AM - 11:45 PM

 

Panel: LGBTI-Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs 

Speakers: Darren Burn, CEO of OutofOffice.com; Claire Harvey, Director, EDIT Development; Hayley Sudbury, Founder & CEO of WERKIN; Alicia Greene, Supplier Diversity Manager, NGLCC

 

Moderator: Sabrina Kent, NGLCC Chief of Staff

 

A conversation on the challenges and advantages that LGBTI business owners face, as well as the ingenuity they bring to the market. 

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM  

Working Lunch

Speakers: Tobias Hestler, Senior Vice President of Finance for Consumer Healthcare, GSK; Ernest Cordova, Managing Director, Accenture

 

Representatives from GSK and Accenture will discuss the importance of LGBTI inclusion in the workplace, supply chain, and in their communities – and the value this brings to their company’s success.

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

 

Introduction of Breakout Sessions and Matchmaking Sessions

Speaker: Chance Mitchell, NGLCC Co-Founder & CEO

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

 

Breakout Session: Opportunities for LGBT Suppliers: How to be a Part of the Corporate Supply Chain

Speakers: Casey Oakes, Marriott; Andrea Fimian, IBM; Benon Ngobi, Accenture

 

Moderator: Tyler Brent, NGLCC Global Program Manager

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

 

Breakout Session: LGBTI Business & Economics - Perspectives from Research

Speakers: Dr. Luke Fletcher, Aston University; Dr. Felicity Daly, OutRight Action International; Mary Peart, Government Equalities Office

 

Moderator: Phil Crehan, NGLCC Global Director

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM  

Breakout Session: Leveraging a Global Network of LGBTI Chambers of Commerce - A Discussion with the NGLCC Global Network

Speakers: Tobias Holfelt, SGLCC; Ludo Swinnen & Pavel Subrt, East Meets West; Norbert Grillitsch, IGLBC; Joan Cox, Maryland LGBT Chamber of Commerce;

 

Moderator: Phil Crehan, NGLCC Global Director

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM  

Breakout Session: Intersectionality, Diversity, and Inclusion in today's business world

Speakers: Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, UK Black Pride; Sebastian Rocca, Micro Rainbow International; Claire Harvey, EDIT Development; Allie Fleder, EUROUT and London Business School

 

Moderator: Sabrina Kent, NGLCC Chief of Staff

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM  

Matchmaking

LGBTI business owners will have the opportunity to meet with Corporate Partners and government agencies to learn about procurement and mentorship opportunities

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM  

Closing Remarks

Speaker: Amy Lamé, Night Czar - Mayor of London

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Closing Reception

Join the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Series Q, and Summit Presenting Sponsors EY for a reception at EY offices.

EY Offices
1 More London Place
London SE1 2AF, UK

 

For information on becoming a sponsor, please email our NGLCC Global team at [email protected].

Presenting Sponsor

             

Director Level Corporate Sponsor

              

Associate Level Corporate Sponsor

Conference Partner

Community Partner

                         

             

   

       

NGLCC has a small room block at the Hilton London Tower Bridge located at 5 More London Place, Tooley Street, London SE1 2BY, United Kingdom. The hotel is just minutes from the programming on Friday, September 28 at the EY Offices.

The room block is available from Tuesday, September 25 through Saturday, September 29. The price is £295 inclusive of VAT and including breakfast. The room block will run out quickly, so please book your stay today! If you would like to book a room as part of this room block, please email [email protected].

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