January 21 | By Andy DiAntonio
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January 7 | By Michael Castellano
NGLCC Global believes that bringing LGBT entrepreneurs from around the world into our international network can be extremely impactful, not only for a small business owner, but for developing communities at large. In this way, registration as an LGBT supplier not only grows a small business, but can also lead to widespread growth in terms of economic and social development.
December 2 | By Andy DiAntonio
Every semester, the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) brings together motivated students to gain real-world professional experience through our internship program. NGLCC is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Spring Semester. Learn more about the internship program from our current interns in their featured blog posts!
December 1 | By Andy DiAntonio
Excerpts of speeches delivered by Chance Mitchell and Justin Nelson at the 2014 NGLCC National Dinner. In these excerpts Chance speaks on the importance of economic visibility in shaping global LGBT equality, while Justin shares remarks on the importance of California Assembly Bill 1678 and its place within the larger narrative of LGBT equality, both economically and socially.
December 1 | By Andy DiAntonio
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November 12 | By Andy DiAntonio
A New Infographic Series Telling the NGLCC Story As part of the lead up to this year's National Dinner, NGLCC is putting together a series of infographics which will trace the growth and impact of NGLCC over the last 12 years. The first infographic in the series, NGLCC by the Numbers: 2002-2014, offers a general overview of our Affiliate Chambers, certified LGBTBEs, and Corporate Partners. The second LGBTBEs: Empowering LGBT Entrepreneurs delves into the hundreds of LGBTBEs across the country. LGBTBEs: Empowering LGBT Entrepreneurs
November 11 | By Michael Castellano
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October 30 | By Michael Castellano
NGLCC Global celebrated the launch of its official national affiliate chamber in Mexico, the Mexican Federation of LGBT Entrepreneurs (FME-LGBT), last week from October 23 to 24. The two-day launch event and conference at the Marriott Reforma Hotel in Mexico City was sold out to the public and attended by nearly 150 people from across the country who traveled to the capital to learn about the new chamber and network with fellow entrepreneurs.
October 29 | By Brandon Schenk
Continuing our mission to strengthen and support LGBT people and their businesses, our inaugural LGBTBE® Strategic Growth & Development Institute last March brought together NGLCC certified suppliers to explore change and capitalize on sustainable growth. The NGLCC continues to build off of this success and grow to new heights with our 2nd LGBTBE Strategic Growth & Development Institute: Predictable Success.
October 14 | By Brent Stewart
An advertising specialties company headquartered in Felton, California has recently been afforded an opportunity through their LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification.