WASHINGTON, D.C.—Nov. 10, 2014—When the NFL teams take the field during Super Bowl 50 in Feb. 2016, there will be more than one winner in the stadium. Diversity will also score a touchdown as the NFL and San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee include Bay Area LGBT-certified businesses in their Business Connect program for contracting opportunities related to the championship game.
LGBTBE in the Spotlight:Premium Resource
| By Brent Stewart
An advertising specialties company headquartered in Felton, California has recently been afforded an opportunity through their LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification.
New Supplier Diversity Law in California
| By Justin Nelson
AB1678: Much to Celebrate, Many to Thank
| By Justin Nelson
“This is a major step forward in leveling the playing field for thousands of
LGBT business owners in California.”
Amid a cavalcade of recent pro-LBGT legislation, Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of AB1678 demonstrates the importance of economic inclusivity in the pursuit of full LGBT equality.
LGBTBE In the Spotlight: Teaming Up Against All the Odds
| 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.
NGLCC Names Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce as 2013 Chamber of The Year
Washington, D.C. (07/18/2013) – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) will be recognizing excellence in local chambers two weeks from today at the 2013 National Business & Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas. Top honors will be going to the Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CPGLCC), which won 2013 Chamber of the Year.