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.  
 

NGLCC Global Spotlight on Agents of Change: Accenture and LGBTI Inclusion

June 4 | By Alexandra Parker
Nedra Dickson, Managing DIrector & GLobal Supplier Inclusion & Sustainability Lead at Accenture, at the2017 NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week, at the U.N. Foundation  
 

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.
 

Building Strength Through Intersectionality

February 13 | By Clint Grimes
As we continue this celebration of Black History Month, I’ve thought about my journey through life as someone with a foot in each of two camps.  I’ve been African-American since I was born and gay for as long as I can remember.  And oftentimes, those competing components of who I am have seemed to be in conflict with one another.  And there remains a certain disconnect between these two marginalized communities that manifests itself in some interesting ways.  I often catch myself contem
 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Basic White Shirt

February 13 | By James Gleason
It's no surprise that A-list celebrities have a team of people dedicated to making them look beautiful. But who is dedicated to that team? In steps Basic White Shirt, a creative talent agency that represents the hair and make-up artists to the stars.  Basic White Shirt In The Spotlight:

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