Global LGBTI Business Week 2016

November 15, 2016
to November 18, 2016

For more information about NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week, please contact NGLCC Global at [email protected].

Registration for Global LGBTI Business Week is Now Closed

NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week, created by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce in partnership with leaders & organizations committed to expanding global LGBTI economic opportunity, will be the first summit of its kind to converge economic, public policy, and global human rights experts with the goal of shaping a more equitable world for LGBTI citizens. 
This dynamic, multi-day series of events will focus on sharing new thought leadership and existing best practices for global LGBT economic development, highlighting international supplier diversity and business creation opportunities, networking and match-making among businesses and key decision makers in finance and policy, and showcasing the quantifiable equity that strong businesses give LGBTI citizens around the globe.
Premier events will take place in Washington, DC from November 14th to 18th in partnership with the governments of Argentina and Canada, along with a variety of embassies in Washington, DC. NGLCC will host high-level panel discussions and innovative activities throughout the week, augmented by events in cities across the globe hosted by NGLCC's network of international affiliate chambers, culminating in the 2016 NGLCC National Dinner Awards Gala on Friday, November 18.
Read our press release to learn more about this exciting inaugural event.

Registration & Security Protocol

Please note that in order to fulfill security requirements at the various host embassies, during registration attendees must indicate which individual events they will be attending, as well as provide a valid form of photo identification at the event. Additionally, per embassy security protocol, there will be no day of or on-sight registration. Thank you.


Preliminary Agenda for 2016 NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week

Please Note:  All items contained in this agenda are subject to change.
Tuesday, November 15
5:30PM - 8:30PM
Evening Welcoming Reception & November GATT Meeting Canadian Embassy
Wednesday, November 16
9:00AM - 1:00PM NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting (lunch provided) NGLCC Innovation Center
3:00PM - 6:00PM Afternoon Session: "The Business of LGBTI Inclusion" (reception to follow) British Embassy
Thursday, November 17
9:00AM - 12:00PM
NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting NGLCC Innovation Center
2:00PM - 5:00PM Afternoon Session: "OUT in the Global Economy" The Phillips Collection
5:00PM - 6:30PM Evening Reception Residence of the Ambassador of the Netherlands
Friday, November 18 9:00AM - 11:30AM NGLCC Global Affiliate Leaders Meeting Washington Marriott Marquis: Tulip Room, 2nd Floor
11:30AM - 2:00PM NGLCC Global Chamber Academy Washington Marriott Marquis: Marquis Salons 12/13, Bottom Floor 
5:30PM - 10:00PM 2016 NGLCC National Dinner Awards Gala National Building Museum