Affiliate Chamber Awards and Accomplishments 

At the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), we are constantly inspired by our Affiliate Chamber leaders and advocates. That's why we have created an array of awards to honor the pivotal work they do for the LGBT community! 

Affiliate Chamber of the Year Award

This prestigious award recognizes an NGLCC Affiliate Chamber for their local community leadership, support and promotion of LGBTBE certification, advocacy initiatives and innovative programming that supports the LGBT business community.

2019 –  Greater Seattle Business Association
2018 – Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (awarded at National Dinner)
2017 – MBA Orlando
2016 – Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2015 – Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
2014 – Independence Business Alliance
2013 – Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2012 – Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2011 – The Connecticut Alliance for Business Opportunities
2010 – North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce
2009 – Quorum: The Twin Cities GLBT and Allied Chamber of Commerce
2008 – Greater Seattle Business Association
2007 – Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2006 – Greater San Diego Business Association
2005 – Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

CEO of GSBA, Louise Cherniin, accepting the Affiliate Chamber of the Year Award at NGLCC's 2019 National Dinner

Rising Star Honorees

The Rising Star award honors a chamber that has exhibited new vitality and relevance in their local LGBT business community and demonstrated a commitment to the broader national movement. This award is given at our annual National Dinner. 

2019 - Long Beach Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2018 - Maryland LGBT Chamber of Commerce
2017 - Twin Cities Quorum
2016 - Nashville LGBT Chamber
2015 - Mid-America Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2014 - Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
2013 - Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2012 – MBA (Metropolitan Business Association) Orlando
2010 – Hampton Roads Business OutReach
2009 – Connecticut Alliance for Business Opportunities
2008 – Independence Business Alliance
2005 – North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce


2019 Affiliate Chamber Awards: 

Chamber Excellence Awards Winners

Keystone Business Alliance
Greater Seattle Business Association
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Affiliate Chamber Staff Member of the Year Award
Kellie Parkin, The Pride Chamber of Greater Orlando

Affiliate Supplier Diversity Champion Award
Ilona Lohrey, GSBA


2018 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Chamber Excellence Awards Winners
Excellence in Community Impact

Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
MBA Orlando

Excellence in Programming
Independence Business Alliance
Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce


2017 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Community Impact:
Central Pennsylvania Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce        
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Communication:
Greater Seattle Business Association
 

Excellence in Programming:
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Golden Gate Business Association
Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce


2016 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Communication
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Community Impact
Golden Gate Business Association
Greater Seattle Business Association
Independence Business Alliance
Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Programming
Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada
MBA Orlando
Twin Cities Quorum


2015 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Chamber Excellence Awards Winners
Excellence in Communication
North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Programming
Golden Gate Business Association

Excellence in Community Impact
Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce


2014 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Programming
Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Community Impact
North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce
Central Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce

 

2013 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Programming
Portland Area Business Association
 
Excellence in Community Impact
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
 
Excellence in Communications
MBA Orlando