Long Walk to Conference

July 21 | By
By Yolande Kwinana   In celebration of the Nelson Mandela International Day for Freedom, Justice, and Democracy on Monday, July 18, we honor the sacrifices the Nelson Mandela made for the sake of ensuring every person has their basic human rights. We are grateful for his leadership as a South African and as a world leader; the work that he did has provided organizations like NGLCC with a platform for its LGBT economic advocacy and supplier diversity initiatives in South Africa.   
 

NGLCC to Bring Record-Breaking International Business & Leadership Conference to Palm Springs in August 2016

March 4 | By Andy DiAntonio
Washington, D.C. -- The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, proudly announced that Palm Springs, California will host the 2016 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference. The 2016 conference is expected to convene more than 1000 LGBT and allied entrepreneurs, business owners, government & corporate representatives, and LGBT chamber leaders from across the country and around the globe.
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: FEMWORKS

October 8 | By Andy DiAntonio
LGBTBEs Forge Unexpected Business to Business Partnership at 2015 Conference Elaine Helms and Tamara Fleming never thought they would help TomboyX win the LGBT Biz Pitch competition at the 2015 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference.   
 

Suze Orman Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

March 26 | By Andy DiAntonio
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce Suze Orman will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 International Business & Leadership Conference.   Suze Orman - Headshot 3.png
 

2015 NGLCC Matchmaker Registration

March 26 | By Natalie Rojas
Connecting certified LGBTBEs and NGLCC Corporate Partners NGLCC is excited to launch our 2015 Matchmakers portal to coincide with the opening of conference registration. The 2015 International Business & Leadership Conference promises to build on the success of last year’s conference and again provide one of the most powerful business opportunities available to LGBTBEs. Last year over 400 matchmaker meetings occurred, and we are confident that 2015 will see the most effective matches for our LGBTBEs and NGLCC Corporate Partners.    
 

Successful Launch of a National Affiliate Chamber in Mexico

October 30 | By Michael Castellano
NGLCC Global celebrated the launch of its official national affiliate chamber in Mexico, the Mexican Federation of LGBT Entrepreneurs (FME-LGBT), last week from October 23 to 24. The two-day launch event and conference at the Marriott Reforma Hotel in Mexico City was sold out to the public and attended by nearly 150 people from across the country who traveled to the capital to learn about the new chamber and network with fellow entrepreneurs.  
 

Navigating the 2013 NGLCC Conference as an Affiliate Chamber

July 24 | By Sam McClure
  Displayed amongst various certificates and family photographs in my office, I have a yellow map of the United States pinned on my wall. As the Director of Affiliate Relations and External Affairs of NGLCC, I know this map is a constant reminder that everything--the entire strength of the movement--is out there. The work of each affiliate chamber in every city around the country contributes to the endeavor for LGBT economic equality, and the NGLCC works to bring all those people, from all those places, together.  
 

NGLCC's 2013 Roll the Dice Competition

June 27 | By Laura Berry
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From Opera Singer to LGBTBE: Jenny Brown

February 23 | By Laura Berry
Jennifer Brown is the Founder & CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting, a certified woman- and LGBT-owned strategic leadership and diversity workplace consulting firm based in New York. Last year at the 2012 NGLC National Business & Leadership Conference, she was selected to interview Ernst & Young CEO and Chairman Jim Turley from the conference mainstage.

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