November
13

Global LGBTI Business Week 2018

November 13, 2018
to November 16, 2018

NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week, created by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce in partnership with leaders & organizations committed to expanding global LGBTI economic opportunity, will be the third annual summit to converge global leaders, economic development and human rights experts, governments, and the private sector to cultivate a more socially and economically inclusive world.

This dynamic, multi-day series of events will focus on sharing new thought leadership and existing best practices for global LGBTI economic empowerment, entrepreneurship, and development. The week culminates in NGLCC's annual National Dinner, which celebrates the achievement of NGLCC's partners and business enterprises.

For information our upcoming Global LGBTI Business Week programming and how to get involved, email [email protected].

    

Agenda for 2018 NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week

Please Note:  All items contained in this agenda are subject to change.
Date
Time
Event
Location
Tuesday, November 13 11 AM - 3 PM NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting (invitation only) NGLCC Office
1331 F Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004
3:30 PM - 5 PM NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting (invitation only)

USAID – Ronald Reagan Building
1300 Pennsylvania Ave – 14th St. entrance
Washington, DC 20004

6:30 PM - 8 PM

Reaching the $100 Billion Mark: LGBTI Inclusive Investment in South Africa

In early 2018, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed a team of business and finance experts to attract $100 billion in investment to boost the South African economy over the next 5 years.  As the first event during Global LGBTI Business Week, a panel of experts from the private sector, government, academia, and PLUS: The LGBTI+ Business Network in South Africa will discuss how these sectors can work to make this investment inclusive of LGBTI business owners and LGBTI people. 
 

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Embassy of South Africa
3051 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

8 PM - 9 PM Reception Embassy of South Africa
3051 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Wednesday, November 14
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting (invitation only)

Organization of American States (OAS)
Miranda Room
200 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20006

1 PM - 3 PM NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting (invitation only) NGLCC Office
1331 F Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004
6:30 PM - 8 PM

Sin División: Doing Business Together & Promoting LGBTI Economic Empowerment

Join NGLCC Global and the Mexican Federation of LGBT Entrepreneurs (FME-LGBT) for a conversation about LGBTI economic empowerment in Mexico with a reception to follow. These organizations will discuss the current climate for LGBTI entrepreneurs in Mexico, FME- LGBT’s innovative programming to support LGBTI entrepreneurs and business owners,  and their work to combat labor market discrimination for LGBTI people in Mexico and throughout Central America.
 

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Mexican Cultural Institute
2829 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
8 PM - 9 PM Reception Mexican Cultural Institute
2829 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Thursday, November 15 11 AM - 12:30 PM NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting (by invitation only)

NGLCC Office
1331 F Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004

3 PM - 4 PM NGLCC Global Affiliates Meeting with the Center for Global Equality

Amnesty International USA
600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20003

4:00 PM - 6 PM

Visions for the Future

Join the NGLCC team for an open house and short, inspiring talks on the future for LGBTI people and entrepreneurs around the world.
 

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NGLCC Office
1331 F Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004
7 PM - 9 PM Reception (by invitation only) Spanish Ambassador's Residence
Friday, November 16 10 AM - 3 PM

NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting (by invitation only)

The NGLCC Global team will take 45 minutes within this timeframe to meet directly with your Chamber and discuss upcoming initiatives and programs in the year ahead. NGLCC Global will contact your chamber to schedule the exact time.
 

NGLCC Office
1331 F Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004

 

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Hotel reservations for our National Dinner room block are SOLD OUT! We look forward to seeing you at NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week and National Dinner.