NGLCC "Gov. Pence, Indiana's New Law is Bad for Business"

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce views the passage and signing of Indiana’s new “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” as nothing less than reprehensible. The law is morally offensive and detrimental to business climate of the Hoosier State. Laws allowing religious exemptions to discriminate are a desperate and callous backlash against the success of marriage equality and other advances for the LGBT community.    
 

Business Diversity Efforts Poised to Benefit from New Partnership between U.S. Small Business Administration and National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

LGBT Business Builder Aims to Connect SBA Resources to LGBT Business Enterprises

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 5, 2015—Recognizing the business imperative to embrace diversity, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce launched the first initiative of its kind focused on LGBT business owners.
 

Largest Class of Entrepreneurs Attend NGLCC Strategic Growth & Development Institute, Signaling Strength of LGBT Community’s Business Interest

Institute Takes Place at NGLCC Supplier Innovation Center, ‘Powered by Wells Fargo’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Nov. 19, 2014—The founders of the first national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender greeting card company, who exemplify how creative thinking can lead to new businesses, are among the participants in the second annual National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Strategic Growth & Development Institute, which has the theme “Predictable Success.”
 

Open Letter To ICANN Board Governance Committee

Re: Reconsideration Request 14-44 (.GAY)

 

LGBT-Certified Businesses Win Historic Opportunity to Supply the Super Bowl

For the First Time, NFL Includes LGBT-Certified Businesses in Diversity Initiative

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.
 

Praise for Apple’s Tim Cook Coming Out Announcement from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

 

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Signs First Bill in the Country to Expand Supply Chain for LGBT Business Owners

California Legislation Serves as National Model for NGLCC and Local Affiliate Chambers As they Look to Other Industries and States
 
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Sept. 29, 2014—Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a historic bill that will result in new opportunities for certified businesses owned by those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender—a law that came about through testimony and advocacy by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
 

NGLCC Support Provides Critical Backing for First Bill in the Country to Expand Supply Chain for LGBT Business Owners

California Legislature Passes Bill, It Advances to Governor’s Desk
 

Florida Crime Scene Clean-Up Business Wins National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Biz Pitch Competition

 

NGLCC Names Independence Business Alliance as 2014 Chamber of the Year

 
WASHINGTON, D.C.—July 31, 2014— The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) recognized excellence in local chambers today at the 2014 National Business & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas. Top honors went to the Independence Business Alliance, the Greater Philadelphia Region’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
 
Each year, the Chamber of the Year is seen as a role model for other chambers and an example of what an LGBT chamber or business organization should be. 
 

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