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 Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® (Certified LGBTBE®) designation 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.
May 15 | By Jonathan Lovitz
April 22 | By James Gleason
It takes more than a green thumb to create a beautiful floral arrangement. An eye for design, a passion for plants, and a willingness to put in hard labor are all critical to Brian Robinson's success as the owner of Certified LGBTBE® Earth Gardens. We spoke with Brian about his journey from starting at Earth Gardens to securing a contract with the Macy's Flower Show in New York City.
March 25 | By James Gleason
Equal parts inspiration and planning, it's not easy to plan a flawless event, but Jessica Lam of Jesilam Enterprises and Event Party Productions has cracked the code! Jessica shares what led her to found her own business, why she loves party planning, and her journey as a trans business owner. Event Party Productions in the Spotlight
March 21 | By James Gleason
March 19 | By Cindi Creager
Translator delivers what it describes as “the world's most advanced Diversity & Inclusion training system for corporations, schools, and non-profits.” The Certified LGBTBE® has been in operation since 2016.
March 12 | By James Gleason
March 6 | By James Gleason
February 26 | By James Gleason
We have over 1100 Certified 1100 LGBTBE® suppliers, but Bee Wild might be our first LGBT "Bee" E! Dedicated to raising bees for three generations, Bee Wild founder John Wright is newly certified but is buzzing with excitement over the opportunities Certified LGBTBE® status can offer his business. Read how John is taking his business to the next level through his Certified LGBTBE® status below.