Newest Addition to Conference...LGBTbiz Talks

August 3 | By Andy DiAntonio
Join three of America’s leading LGBT innovators in tech, research, and advertising as they explore the importance of connecting your identity and experience to your business.  Designed to help you think bigger during the 2016 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference, these speakers are guaranteed to move and inspire you to take your business—and your connections—to a higher level.  Be sure to join the conversation live during the talks using #NGLCC16 on your Conference App!   
 

CVS Health Offers Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers

May 17 | By Natalie Rojas
NGLCC is pleased to announce that CVS Health is currently accepting applications for their 2016 CVS Health: Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers.  
 

5 Ways the LGBT Business Builder can Help Grow Your Small Business

June 23 | By Andy DiAntonio
The LGBT Business Builder, the historic new partnership between NGLCC and the U.S. Small Business Administration, is a powerful tool to strengthen the LGBT Business Community at both the local and national level.   
 

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.    
 

LGBTBE In the Spotlight: Teaming Up Against All the Odds

February 19 | By Laura Berry
When the odds are against you, and what you had become is stripped away, it is your obligation to find creative opportunities to surge ahead. – Harvey Perle   After more than 17 years in business, Harvey Perle, owner of the manufacturer’s representative agency Perle & Co., hit a cascade of professional and personal challenges in 2007, including divorce, diabetes, and a spiraling economy to name just a few.   
 

NGLCC Seeks Volunteers for National Certification Committee

February 19 | By Brent Stewart
Each month, a group of dedicated volunteers gathers at the NGLCC headquarters to review the applications of hopeful LGBT Business Enterprises® (LGBTBEs®).  Are you interested in learning more about our certification process, and helping us expand the NGLCC business community? We have the perfect opportunity for you!  
 

NGLCC Joins Open Letter to IOC Sponsors

February 4 | By Justin Nelson
Late last week, NGLCC joined the HRC and more than 40 other organizations to again ask the corporate sponsors of the International Olympic Committee to condemn the Russian laws against LGBT people. We've asked that these corporations use their voices "to insist on changes that will make a difference in the future." When the opening ceremonies begin on Friday in Sochi, the NGLCC will continue to ask the corporations think about the safety--and equality--of LGBT people before the commerce of the Olympic Games. 
 

LGBTBE in the Spotlight: W.M. Martin Advertising

January 9 | By Brent Stewart
In order to successfully run a business, there’s a certain level of passion, knowledge, and convivial work ethic that must be achieved. With the help of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Wendy Fahle has gone above and beyond the standards of excellence as she continues pushing her LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) towards success.
 

2014 Gay Games Will Include Opportunities for LGBT Businesses

September 25 | By Laura Berry
Cleveland, OH (09/25/13) —The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and the 2014 Gay Games are excited to announce their agreement to make 2014 the most inclusive Gay Games ever.   

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