Million Mask Challenge: How a Certified LGBTBE® Owner is Saving Lives

March 27 | By Sarah Jester
Change does not occur on its own. For progress to be made, a changemaker must step forward and take action. That is precisely what Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® owner Andrea Ruiz-Hays has done throughout her career, both in the environmental sustainability space and now even more so in an effort to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

Supporting Yourself and Others During COVID-19

March 25 | By Sarah Jester
We’re currently facing down an unprecedented crisis. It can be quite easy to lose sight of one’s goals and aspirations when the whole world seems to be turning upside down as a result of the spread of COVID-19. However, we cannot lose sight of the fact that the LGBT community has overcome significant challenges in the past. We have persevered through the power of community itself. We know how to take care of each other when times get tough, and this time is no different.
 

The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber: Building Resources for a Robust LGBT Business Community

February 3 | By Kaela Roeder
The Affiliate Chambers of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) play a pivotal role in supporting LGBT owned businesses at a local level. The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber is a great example of how local chambers ensure LGBT business success and work with local partners to build a strong, diverse business ecosystem.
 

4 MORE Reasons to Go to the 2019 International Business and Leadership Conference.

July 2 | By Allyson Parco
Registrations to the 2019 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference are nearly sold out--- but there’s still time for YOU to get in on all the game-changing action for your business! Here are four (out of many)  reasons why this year’s Conference cannot be missed. 1. Increase Your Network of Personal & Professional Contacts
 

3 Tips for an LGBT Entrepreneur

June 25 | By Kaela Roeder
There are many factors to consider when it comes to starting a business. What is the best way to get your name out? How should I network with other businesses? We at the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) looked to our friends at Forbes for some advice, and put our own #LGBTbiz spin on the tips and tricks we found. 1. Build a Network
 

4 Recommendations for LGBT Allies in the Business World

June 17 | By Kaela Roeder
Our Co-Founder & CEO, Chance Mitchell, once stated “Economic and social visibility go hand-in-hand as we march toward equality and opportunity for all.”
 

What Pride Means To Our Founders

June 17 | By Kaela Roeder
Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson at the 2018 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference
 

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 Certified LGBTBE® suppliers dedicated to expanding their businesses and to shape new content for our Certified LGBTBE® suppliers as NGLCC continues to grow.

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