The World Economic Forum Launches an LGBTI Partnership - Perspectives on NGLCC Global’s Role in the Economic Ecosystem

January 23 | By NGLCC Global
For the first time, the theme of LGBTI inclusion took the mainstage at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual conference in Davos, to launch its LGBTI programmatic work, the “Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality”.
 

12 LGBTBEs Considered for Super Bowl LIII Sourcing

January 15 | By James Gleason
An incredible twelve certified LGBTBEs have been designated as approved vendors of the Super Bowl LIII Business Connect program. These suppliers will be part of a select number of local diverse businesses in the Atlanta area approved to compete for contracts related to Super Bowl LIII.
 

4 Ways to Maximize Your Certification in the New Year

January 9 | By James Gleason
A new year brings new opportunities for your LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE)! Your LGBTBE certification is a valuable tool and provides your business with access to a variety of resources through NGLCC and our 200+ corporate partners. Here are some easy ways to take advantage of your LGBTBE certification and make the most of NGLCC's resources in 2019:
 

Meet the 2018 Global Advocate of the Year: Beth Brooke-Marciniak, EY

November 14 | By James Gleason
For the first year, NGLCC Global will be recognizing a champion of LGBT-inclusive supplier diversity and LGBTI business who has operated on a global scale. Few fit that description as well as Beth Brooke-Marciniak, the Global Vice Chair of Public Policy at EY.
 

5 Things To Look Forward to During NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week 2018

November 12 | By James Gleason
NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week is here! The week is jam-packed with programming, so here's your cheat sheet to getting the most out of the week. 
 

Meet the 2018 Affiliate Chamber of the Year: Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

November 12 | By James Gleason
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) has been a long-standing leader amongst NGLCC’s 60+ affiliate chambers and has earned the well-deserved designation as 2018 Affiliate Chamber of the Year due to its incredible year-round programming and its impact on the local Miami-Dade community.
 

Meet the 2018 Supplier of the Year: Heels & Hardhats Contracting

November 9 | By James Gleason
Jackie and Cyndi Richter founded Heels & Hardhats Contracting in 2010, after struggling to find work in construction and contracting after Jackie’s transition. By overcoming discrimination to found a successful business, Heels & Hardhats Contracting is a shining example of a successful LGBTBE and a business that has been able to weave diversity and inclusion into the foundation of their business model.
 

Meet the 2018 Corporation of the Year: Bank of America

November 8 | By James Gleason
NGLCC is fortunate to have the support of over 200 corporate partners, each dedicated to growing the LGBT business community and increasing opportunities for LGBTBE suppliers. Bank of America is one of the best-in-class among our corporate partners and as a longtime partner, sets the standard for continued support of NGLCC and the LGBT business community.
 

Meet the 2018 Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year: Todd Rice

November 6 | By James Gleason
This year’s National Dinner will honor a longstanding member of the NGLCC community: Todd Rice, Manager, Purchasing Center of Excellence at American Airlines.

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