2014 National Business & Leadership Conference

2014 National Business and Leadership Conference

July 29, 2014
to August 1, 2014

Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Nevada

Do you have questions about the 2014 NGLCC Business & Leadership Conference? Please feel free to contact us. We are here to help!


The 2014 NGLCC Conference is

Officially Sold Out

11th Annual NGLCC National Business & Leadership Conference

More than 700 attendees are expected to attend the 2014 NGLCC National Business & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, NV at Caesars Palace. NGLCC's conference will offer robust programming designed to meet the interests and needs of our corporate partners, Certified LGBT Business Enterprises, LGBT entrepreneurs, allied companies, and NGLCC affiliate chambers from across the country and around the world. 

Packed with educational sessions, world-class networking, and unbelievable special events, the conference will offer incredible exposure and opportunities for LGBT-owned and -allied businesses to build relationships with more than 140 corporations, federal government agencies and each other. This is one conference you—and your business—can't afford to miss!

2014 Keynote Speakers

Shaun T

Creator of INSANITY

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Global Vice Chair - Public Policy, EY

Forbes 100 Most Powerful

Women in the World

Marcus Lemonis

Star, CNBC's "The Profit"

CEO, Camping World and Good Sam

Judy Dlugacz

Founder and CEO


> See photos from last year's conference

To receive 2014 conference email updates, please send us your email address at events@nglcc.org and put conference updates in the subject line.

We look forward to seeing you in Vegas!

Event Pricing

Pricing by Business Type



April 22 - July  28

July 29 - August 1









Small Business Local Chamber Member




Local Affiliate Chamber Leader (CCBO)




Small Business Non-Member




Small Business Exhibitor and Full Conference



Not Available

Small Business Exhibitor-Only



Not Available





Corporate Member




Corporate Non-Member




Corporate Exhibitor and Full Conference



Not Available

Corporate Exhibitor-Only



Not Available





Government Agency




Nonprofit Agency








Additional Booth Staff








Refund Policy

We are happy to accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. 
Refunds will be honored until Friday, June 20, 2014 with a $75 processing fee. After June 21, 2014, no refunds will be granted, and all sales are final.


Small Business Types

  • NGLCC Certifified LGBTBE - Small business who is currently certified through NGLCC as an LGBTBE
  • Small Business Local Chamber Member - Small business who is a member of their local chamber, but is not certified
  • Local Affiliate Chamber Leader (CCBO) - Attendee who is recognized as a affiliate chamber staff or board member
  • Small Business Non-Member - Small business who is not a member of their local chamber or certified
  • Small Business Exhibitor and Full Conference - Small business who wants to exhibit at the Marketplace Expo and attend the full conference
  • Small Business Exhibitor-Only - Small business who wants to exhibit at the Marketplace Expo only (includes meal functions and reception for Thursday only)



  • Corporate Member - Corporation who is a corporate partner of the NGLCC
  • Corporate Non-Member - Corporation who is not a corporate partner of the NGLCC
  • Corporate Exhibitor and Full Conference - Corporation who wants to exhibit at the Marketplace Expo and attend the full conference
  • Corporate Exhibitor-Only - Corporation who wants to exhibit at the Marketplace Expo only (includes meal functions and reception for Thursday only)



  • Government Agency - Attendee who works for a Government Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization- Attendee who works for a Nonprofit Organization
  • Student - Attendee who is a full-time college/university student
  • Spouse/Partner/Companion - Registration for those who want to attend the social networking receptions only with their spouse, partner, or companion
  • Additional Booth Staff - Attendee who attends the Marketplace Expo only to assist in an exhibit booth


Thank you to all our conference sponsors! 

Learn how you can sponsor NGLCC's conference!

Presenting Sponsor


Executive Vice President Level Sponsors



Vice President Level Sponsors



Spotlight on Achievement Morning Plenary Sponsor




Women's Business Initiative Luncheon Plenary Sponsor

  • EY


Marketplace Expo Sponsor

Director Level Sponsors

  • CVS Caremark


    Manager Level Sponsors

      • Hilton Worldwide
      • MillerCoors
      • National Gay Media Association


      Associate Level Sponsors

        • Caesars Entertainment
        • Capital One
        • Citi
        • Marriott Hotels
        • Merck
        • Realogy

        Walk and Talks Sponsor


        B2B Boot Camp Sponsor

        Mentorship Program Breakfast Sponsor

        Industry Cluster Meeting Sponsor


        Transportation Sponsors

        • The Coca-Cola Company

        Program Book Sponsor

        • Chevron


        Break Sponsors


        Manufacturing Industry Roundtable Sposnor



        Media Sponsors

        • Affinity Inc
        • Pink Banana Media


        Photography Partner Sponsor

        Small Business Bronze Sponsors



        Host Hotel

        The 2014 conference host hotel is now sold out. Please contact events@nglcc.org to be placed on the wait list within our block. In the meantime, please consider booking at a nearby hotel. The Flamingo, The Quad Resort Hotel and Casino, and The Bellagio are all within walking distance to Caesars Palace. 


        American Airlines 

        Presenting sponsor of the 2014 NGLCC National Business & Leadership Conference, American Airlines, is pleased to provide our attendees a 7% discount for travel to the conference in Las Vegas, NV.  The valid travel dates for this discount are July 26 through August 4, 2014.
        You can easily access American’s fares and apply this discount by going to www.aa.com to book your flight. Place the Promotion Code (below) in the promotion code box and your discount will be calculated automatically. This special discount is valid off any applicable published fares listed for American Airlines, American Eagle, and American Connection. International originating guests will need to contact your local reservation number and refer to the Promotion Code.

        Promotion Code: 9774DM 

        You may also call 1-800-433-1790 to book your flights, please refer to the Authorization Number below when you call. Please note there is a reservation service charge for all tickets issued by phone. You are more than welcome to use your travel agent--please advise them that NGLCC has negotiated a discount.  Please use our preferred partner, American Airlines when you can because of the benefits provided to you as a traveler and to our organization for extended partner value.

        Authorization Number: A9774DM