Award Nominations now Open for 2019 NGLCC National Dinner

September 27 | By Sarah Jester
The 2019 NGLCC National Dinner Awards celebration is fast approaching, taking place on Friday, November 22 at the breathtaking National Building Museum. The National Dinner, which acts as the culmination to NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week, is aimed at uplifting and honoring those who have committed themselves to the best practice of supplier diversity and LGBT inclusion in the workplace, in the community, and especially in the supply chain.
 

Award Finalists for #NGLCC19 Announced

August 11 | By Jonathan Lovitz
Award Finalists for #NGLCC19 Announced The NGLCC is elated to present a series of honors and awards during the Closing Champagne Brunch and Awards Ceremony at the 2019 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference in Tampa, FL on Friday, August 16, 2019  
 

The Lady on the Harley: Michele Wierzgac

July 18 | By Kaela Roeder
Here at NGLCC, our LGBTBEs never fail to inspire us. Our unique network of over a thousand business owners all have significant stories to tell about their lives and their business. Michele Wierzgac, a business consultant, speaker, author, and motorcycle enthusiast, certainly did not disappoint.
 

Three Takeaways from the 2019 Keystone Conference for NGLCC's Trans+ Task Force

March 28 | By Reiko Gallo
As a member of the NGLCC Supplier Diversity team and the main point of contact for nglccNY suppliers, I’m lucky to interact with hundreds of LGBTBEs dedicated to expanding their businesses and to shape new content for our LGBTBEs as NGLCC continues to grow.
 

NGLCC Honors Irwin Drucker with Inaugural NGLCC Legacy Award

August 15 | By Jonathan Lovitz
NGLCC Co-Founders Justin Nelson (President) and Chance Mitchell (CEO) recognized the tireless dedication and leadership of former NGLCC Board of Directors member Irwin Drucker during the record-breaking 2017 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference. For his decades of work supporting the LGBT business community, Irwin was awarded the first-ever NGLCC Legacy Award.
 

NGLCC Celebrates Hugely Successful 5th Summit of the Americas

June 27 | By Jonathan Lovitz
NGLCC, in partnership with host affiliate, the Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC), welcomed over 250 LGBT entrepreneurs, corporate partners, government officials, and chamber leaders from across the Americas and around the globe to the InterContinental Yorkville Hotel in Toronto, Canada from June 14-16 for NGLCC Global’s 5th Annual LGBT Summit of the Americas.
 

NGLCC Statement on Nomination of Linda McMahon to Lead U.S. Small Business Administration

December 9 | By Andy DiAntonio
Washington, D.C. – Justin Nelson, Co-Founder & President, and Chance Mitchell, Co-Founder and CEO, of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) released the following statement today on the nomination of Linda McMahon:   
 

Promoting Inclusion in the Rainbow Nation

May 19 | By Orain Edwards
Promoting Inclusion in the Rainbow Nation; South African Business Owner Reflects on Starting Her Own Business, Business to Business Connections, and the Importance of Perseverance! Affectionately called the “Rainbow Nation,” one could say that South Africa represents the epitome of the modern day struggle for diversity and inclusion, including the fight for LGBT equality. As Africa’s second largest economy, today, South Africa remains one of the continent’s major economic powerhouses and the only country in Africa to decriminalize discrimination based on sexual orientation through its new Constitution in 1996. 

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