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Edgefactory is a brand production factory and certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) out of Orlando, Florida. In 1999, Brian Cole founded the business with a vision for a production company different from the rest. Sixteen years later, edgefactory is an EMMY® award winning and internationally recognized enterprise that specializes in corporate video production, digital signage, meeting openers, corporate events, and brand development.
June 10 | By Natalie Rojas
YIKES, Inc. is a web design and development certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) located in Philadelphia. YIKES, Inc. specializes in custom WordPress theme and plugin development, site maintenance, eCommerce, custom-built web-based applications and more. In addition to building great websites, YIKES, Inc. is dedicated to sustainable business practices by observing the triple bottom line: people, planet, profit. With these principles, YIKES, Inc. is committed to building a more socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable local economy.
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January 7 | By Michael Castellano
NGLCC Global believes that bringing LGBT entrepreneurs from around the world into our international network can be extremely impactful, not only for a small business owner, but for developing communities at large. In this way, registration as an LGBT supplier not only grows a small business, but can also lead to widespread growth in terms of economic and social development.
October 14 | By Brent Stewart
An advertising specialties company headquartered in Felton, California has recently been afforded an opportunity through their LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification.
August 26 | By Brent Stewart
A new management consulting firm based out of Woodland Hills, California has been on the rise after a year and a half of development and obtaining the LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification. Shortly after joining the IBM led Supplier Connection their team rallied together and won the Supplier Spotlight contest competition in July 2014. Supplier Connect featured their creative company culture and employee-first values, resulting in an influx of calls and emails.
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.
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.
September 12 | By Laura Berry
LGBT Business Enterprise TrendyMinds, an Indianapolis-based agency working globally that specializes in web, advertising, and public relations, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the 500 fastest growing private companies, landing at number 247 on the list, with an astounding three-year revenue growth of 1,757 percent.
February 22 | By Laura Berry
LGBT Business Enterprise American Meetings, Inc. (AMI) is a world-wide leader in the event marketing and meeting management. The company offers full-service meeting logistics and creates custom event strategies based upon individual program needs. AMI produces events both domestically and globally for its clients.