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.”
 

NGLCC Sip & Pitch Fridays | July 31, 2020

August 14 | By Kaela Roeder
Another exciting and inspiring round of the LGBT Sip & Pitch program took place with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) on July 31, 2020. Sip & Pitch is an event for LGBT business owners to present their business ideas, hear advice from corporate professionals and network over coffee and cocktails. Certified LGBTBE® Edge Factory, known for their stunning visuals at the NGLCC Conference and National Dinner, partnered with NGLCC to present this online event.
 

NGLCC Federal Contracting Series | Part I: Is Federal Contracting Right for You?

August 4 | By Jason Vita
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (“NGLCC”) in collaboration with Lockheed Martin, Leidos, Northop Grumman and Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has launched a series of virtual education sessions tailored to educating suppliers on the exciting – but often tricky to navigate -- world of Federal Contracting.
 

NGLCC Sip & Pitch Fridays | July 17, 2020

July 30 | By Sarah Jester
The NGLCC Sip & Pitch Fridays program is a chance for LGBT business owners to informally present their business to a panel of experts and their fellow business owners for positive, constructive feedback and new ideas. On July 17, attendees from across the country gathered virtually to listen to six business pitches and engage in constructive conversations. The Sip & Pitch Presenting Partner of this week was NGLCC Corporate Partner Southern California Edison, represented by Tarrance Frierson, Head of Supplier Diversity and Development.

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