NGLCC Welcomes Accenture’s Nedra Dickson to Board of Directors

March 21, 2018

Washington D.C. - The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is proud to announce that Nedra Dickson, Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Lead for Accenture, has joined the NGLCC Board of Directors. Dickson will join an accomplished Board of Directors tasked with guiding NGLCC’s mission of expanding economic opportunity, LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) certification, corporate business inclusion, public policy advocacy, and global LGBTI rights.

NGLCC Celebrates Second Circuit Court of Appeals Decision That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Barred By Existing Law

February 26, 2018

Washington, D.C. -- The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, celebrates the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates federal law.

The Court found that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the federal law prohibiting employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion, includes sexual orientation discrimination as a form of gender discrimination.

NGLCC Condemns New HHS Conscience and Religious Freedom Division


January 18, 2018

NGLCC, the business voice of the LGBT community, has issued the following statement on the Trump administration's authorization of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Conscience and Religious Freedom Division, authored by Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder & CEO Chance Mitchell:

NGLCC Celebrates 15 Years at 2017 National Dinner Gala

November 20, 2017
Washington, DC - NGLCC, the business voice of the LGBT community, marked fifteen years of creating LGBT business success and opportunity at the 2017 NGLCC National Dinner, held in Washington, D.C. on Friday, November 17, 2017.  Bristol-Myers Squibb and IBM were the presenting sponsors of the gala, which was hosted at the National Building Museum.

NGLCC Renamed “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce”, Reaffirms Mission as Business Voice of the LGBT Community

November 20, 2017
Washington, DC – The business voice of the LGBT community, formerly known as the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, has announced that the organization will formally shorten its name to its acronym “NGLCC” and be known as the, “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.” This change, which is accompanied by an organizational visual rebranding, moves to better include the bisexual and transgender members of the LGBT business community for which NGLCC has fiercely advocated over the past 15 years.

Second Annual “NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week” To Be Convened in Washington, DC Nov 14-17, 2017

For Immediate Release

October 24, 2017

NGLCC Condemns Trump Administration Anti-LGBT “License to Discriminate” Directives as Destructive to the American Economy and its Citizens

Oct 6, 2017

Washington, DC – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, vehemently opposes the recent positions taken by the Trump Administration declaring that government agencies, private businesses, and other entities have a right to discriminate against LGBT people.  Such a directive is not just a state-sanctioned and taxpayer-funded attack on LGBT Americans, but also on women’s access to healthcare, individuals with disabilities, and other vulnerable communities.

NGLCC Certifies 1,000th LGBTBE

We've done it! After 15 years of NGLCC advocating for LGBT business owners and guiding the largest companies in the world towards more inclusive supplier diversity, we've hit one of our biggest milestones yet: 1000 certified LGBT Business Enterprises® (LGBTBEs).


August 17, 2017

NGLCC Statement on DACA


September 5, 2017

NGLCC, the business voice of the LGBT community, released the following statement following President Trump’s announcement that the administration will phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy: