2020 Must be the Year NYC is Open for Business with the LGBT Community

December 17 | By Jonathan Lovitz
  [As seen in Crain's New York, December 20, 2019]
 

ProxiPalooza at the NGLCC

December 16 | By Kaela Roeder
During the week of December 2, 2019, Proximo came to the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) office to host “ProxiPalooza,” a week of team-building, brand creation, and growth as LGBT business leaders.
 

The House of Purpose: Putting Emotions to Work

December 3 | By Kaela Roeder
Javier Santos, co-founder and CEO of The House of Purpose Javier Santos, co-founder and CEO of The House of Purpose, is in the business of helping people. He and his team work to promote productivity and harness well-being in the workplace by using innovative processes that they label as “emotional technology.”
 

PILOT Inc.: Technology Made Easy

November 26 | By Kaela Roeder
Ben Brooks, Founder of PILOT Inc. At the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), our favorite thing is when our LGBTBEs are recognized for the amazing work they do and the contributions they make to the U.S. economy. Ben Brooks, Founder of PILOT Inc., has truly made us proud with recent recognitions for this excellent work.
 

Meet our #NGLCC19 Host Chamber

July 18 | By Allyson Parco
Our 2019 International Business & Leadership Conference is fast approaching! Thinking about attending and still haven’t registered? Don’t wait! We will sell out, and we don’t want you to miss the biggest and best opportunity for LGBT business success on the planet.
 

Making History in Long Beach, CA for LGBTBEs

July 18 | By Allyson Parco
(Esteven Gamez, Co-Founder & Director of Social Media at KEEN Social)
 

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.
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: GEI Inc. and JJ Marie Gufreda

July 2 | By Kaela Roeder
(JJ Marie Gufreda at book signing) Telling the stories of business owners is a passion of ours at the NGLCC. The experiences of our ever-growing roster of certified LGBT Business Enterprises are all unique, significant, and most of all, inspirational. The story of JJ Marie Gufreda, founder of GEI Inc., is no exception.
 

New York Times, Associated Press, Inc., and more Celebrate LGBTBE Certification

June 11 | By Jonathan Lovitz
  In May 2019, NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson sat down with Associated Press (AP) business reporter Joyce Rosenberg to discuss the importance of LGBT business owners obtaining their LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) certification from the NGLCC.  Members of NGLCC's Platinum Circle of certified LGBTBEs, including Columbia Consulting, Equator Coffee & Teas, and Heels & Hardhats Construction, were profiled for this piece that celebrates the impact of America's LGBT entrepreneurs.  

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