2019 NBIC Best-of-the-Best Awards

April 10, 2019

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Uniting the nation’s leading business diversity organizations, the Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala recognizes outstanding achievement in promoting cross-segment diversity and inclusion. Only companies achieving industry-leading results across all diverse segments are eligible to receive the prestigious Best-of-the-Best designation from the National Business Inclusion Consortium, a coalition of national diverse business organizations spearheaded by NGLCC and including United States Black Chambers, Inc., Disability:IN, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce, WEConnect International, and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.

Taking place on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C., the Best-of-the-Best event includes a robust day of meetings, roundtables and networking sessions with public and private leaders in the diversity and inclusion space culminating with a black-tie awards gala at the Washington Hilton.

Congratulations to the 2019 Best-of-the-Best Honorees!



Interested in attending the event? Please contact NGLCC's Corporate Relations team at [email protected].

Agenda for the 2019 Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala

Please Note:  All items contained in this agenda are subject to change. The attire for dayside programming is business/business-casual and the attire for the Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala is black-tie. 
Tuesday, April 9 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Government Affairs & Policy Roundtable Verizon Technology and Policy Center
1300 I Street NW, Suite 500 East
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Diversity Executive Roundtable

Washington Hilton
Tenleytown Meeting Room, First Floor

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Global Council Meeting

Washington Hilton
Rock Creek Meeting Room, First Floor

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM NGLCC Global Reception Invitation Only
Wednesday, April 10
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Welcome & Keynote Address Washington Hilton
Lincoln Meeting Room, First Floor
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM Inaugural NBIC Cross-Segment Matchmakers

Washington Hilton
Lincoln Meeting Room, First Floor

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Best-of-the-Best Awards Celebration Reception Washington Hilton
International Ballroom
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala  Washington Hilton
International Ballroom
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Nightcap Celebration with DJ Tezrah Washington Hilton
International Ballroom East


Thank You to our 2019 Best-of-the-Best Sponsors!

The 2019 Best-of-the-Best Awards would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. If you're interested in being a part of this incredible LGBT business event, please contact our corporate relations team at [email protected].

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We are no longer accepting hotel reservations for our the Best-of-the-Best Awards at the Washington Hilton. We look forward to seeing you at our Best-of-the-Best programming April 9 & 10!