GoodyGuru Shines as Example of Diverse Business Owner Collaboration; Just in time for NBIC Unity Week

November 6 | By Kaela Roeder
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is looking forward to the upcoming 2020 NBIC Unity Week, a vibrant celebration of diversity, opportunity, and equity. Unity Week focuses on building unprecedented success for diverse communities around the globe. Ahead of this stellar event, NGLCC interviewed two business owners who united to create change during the coronavirus pandemic.
 

Certified LGBTBE® Otis Dental Makes Smiling and Investing Easy

October 29 | By Kaela Roeder
At the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, we are proud to highlight LGBT-owned businesses whose work makes direct differences in people’s lives. For Andrew Lee, founder of OTIS Dental, his company’s work is personal.
 

Sustainable Strategies PLLC: Innovation in the Sustainability Space

October 21 | By
When it comes to fighting the battle against climate change, NGLCC Certified LGBTBE® suppliers are no strangers to the importance of sustainability. Sustainable Strategies PLLC is one certified business paving the way for companies to help identify and manage sustainable innovation. “As educators, we create and deliver educational content and training materials on a variety of topics related to sustainability and health and wellness,” explained founder Nicole DeNamur.
 

Küster Design: Providing Unique Design Solutions

October 21 | By
At the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), we certify LGBT-owned businesses that are just starting out, as well as those that have a very long history. That is the case for Küster Design, which is a 75-year-old Indianapolis based family business with its third-generation owner. “Not very many family owned firms make it past generation two,” said owner & president James Kuester. 
 

What My Pronouns Mean to Me

October 19 | By Sarah Jester
Since March, most of us have found our lives permanently altered. Other than trips to the grocery store, we rarely interact with large groups of people. Although this isolation has many implications, perhaps an unexpected one is related to gender expression.
 

MatchMakers: How to Make the Most of Virtual Networking

October 16 | By Sarah Jester
Last month, a series of Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® (Certified LGBTBE®) suppliers participated in a virtual MatchMakers event with a wide range of NGLCC Corporate Partners. Each supplier had 15 minutes to chat and network with corporate and federal supplier diversity representatives before moving onto their next meeting.
 

NGLCC Sip & Pitch Fridays: September 25, 2020

October 5 | By Sarah Jester
On September 25, 2020, the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and Johnson & Johnson were proud to present another installment of the popular Sip & Pitch Fridays program. Sip & Pitch brings business leaders together for a chance to informally present their business to a panel of experts and their fellow business owners for positive feedback and new ideas.
 

Webinar: MatchMaker Prep Seminar: Getting the Most out of MatchMakers

September 30 | By Sarah Jester
NGLCC Corporate Partner Johnson & Johnson has partnered with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce for a virtual matchmaking event centered on minority-owned & Certified LGBTBE® suppliers! In advance of this event, J&J and the NGLCC Communities of Color Initiative (COCi) stopped by NGLCC’s Webinar Wednesday program to provide helpful tips and strategies to attendees. Here are our main takeaways from the presentation.

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