MatchMakers: How to Make the Most of Virtual Networking

October 16 | By Sarah Jester
Last month, a series of Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® (Certified LGBTBE®) suppliers participated in a virtual MatchMakers event with a wide range of NGLCC Corporate Partners. Each supplier had 15 minutes to chat and network with corporate and federal supplier diversity representatives before moving onto their next meeting.
 

NGLCC Sip & Pitch Fridays: September 25, 2020

October 5 | By Sarah Jester
On September 25, 2020, the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and Johnson & Johnson were proud to present another installment of the popular Sip & Pitch Fridays program. Sip & Pitch brings business leaders together for a chance to informally present their business to a panel of experts and their fellow business owners for positive feedback and new ideas.
 

The Phluid Project: The intersections of fashion and inclusion

August 19 | By Kaela Roeder
LGBT-owned businesses continually reflect the values we hold most dear at the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC): perhaps most important of them being a dedication to inclusion in all sectors of life. Rob Smith, the founder and CEO of the Phluid Project, is no exception to living up to those values!
 

Skidmore Consulting LLC: Providing Innovative Services

August 14 | By Sarah Jester
Why certify your LGBT-owned business? For Dr. Sarah Skidmore of Skidmore Consulting LLC, the answer was simple. “[I] certified the innovation + leadership + marketing firm to participate in diversity programs, partake in educational opportunities, and grow business relationships,” she explained, having recently become a Certified LGBTBE® owner through NGLCC this spring. “Furthermore, during this pandemic where physical networking is not safe or possible, the NGLCC has provided a powerful series of webinars, talks, and panels that allow for discussion and connection.”
 

Maris Equi: Making Waves in Men’s Swimwear

July 2 | By Sarah Jester
Why should your LGBT-owned business join the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce? For Rian Ismadia and Matthew Chess, co-owners of men’s fashion house Maris Equi, the answer was simple. “We joined the NGLCC because we wanted to be part of an organization where we can be with like-minded people,” said Ismadia. “We want to be a big organization that can be a workplace for people of the LGBTQ community and other diverse groups because we know what it's like to be discriminated against and want to be a positive force in this world.”
 

EV EQUITY: Elevating Equality through EV Solutions

June 30 | By Sarah Jester
At NGLCC, we certify LGBT-owned businesses that operate in every industry you can imagine. As our planet’s climate crisis deepens in severity, the electric vehicle business is emerging as a field that is more important than ever. Portland-based EV EQUITY LLC, founded and certified this year, is a rising star in electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions.
 

Point Solutions Group: Delivering Tomorrow’s Tech Solutions

June 29 | By Sarah Jester
As we delve further into the digital age, more and more of us are increasingly in need of digital problem-solvers. Located in Denver, Colorado, Certified LGBTBE® Point Solutions Group has your back! Founded and certified in 2017 by Paige Goss, PSG works with each of their clients to implement high quality tech advancement solutions.

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