Chamber Awards

At the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), we are constantly inspired by our Affiliate Chamber leaders and advocates.

That’s why we have created an array of awards to honor the pivotal work they do for the LGBT community.

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At the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), we are constantly inspired by our Affiliate Chamber leaders and advocates. That’s why we have created an array of awards to honor the pivotal work they do for the LGBT community!

Affiliate Chamber of the Year Award

This prestigious award recognizes an NGLCC Affiliate Chamber for their local community leadership, support and promotion of LGBTBE certification, advocacy initiatives and innovative programming that supports the LGBT business community.

2019 – Greater Seattle Business Association
2018 – Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (awarded at National Dinner)
2017 – MBA Orlando
2016 – Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2015 – Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
2014 – Independence Business Alliance
2013 – Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2012 – Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2011 – The Connecticut Alliance for Business Opportunities
2010 – North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce
2009 – Quorum: The Twin Cities GLBT and Allied Chamber of Commerce
2008 – Greater Seattle Business Association
2007 – Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2006 – Greater San Diego Business Association
2005 – Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Rising Star Honorees

The Rising Star award honors a chamber that has exhibited new vitality and relevance in their local LGBT business community and demonstrated a commitment to the broader national movement. This award is given at our annual National Dinner.

2019 – Long Beach Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2018 – Maryland LGBT Chamber of Commerce
2017 – Twin Cities Quorum
2016 – Nashville LGBT Chamber
2015 – Mid-America Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2014 – Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
2013 – Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
2012 – MBA (Metropolitan Business Association) Orlando
2010 – Hampton Roads Business OutReach
2009 – Connecticut Alliance for Business Opportunities
2008 – Independence Business Alliance
2005 – North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce

2019 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Chamber Excellence Awards Winners

  • Keystone Business Alliance
  • Greater Seattle Business Association
  • Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Affiliate Chamber Staff Member of the Year Award

  • Kellie Parkin, The Pride Chamber of Greater Orlando

Affiliate Supplier Diversity Champion Award

  • Ilona Lohrey, GSBA

2018 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Community Impact

  • Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • MBA Orlando

Excellence in Programming

  • Independence Business Alliance
  • Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

 

2017 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Community Impact

  • Central Pennsylvania Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Communication

  • Greater Seattle Business Association

Excellence in Programming

  • Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Golden Gate Business Association
  • Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce

2016 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Communication

  • Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Community Impact

  • Golden Gate Business Association
  • Greater Seattle Business Association
  • Independence Business Alliance
  • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Programming

  • Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada
  • MBA Orlando
  • Twin Cities Quorum

2015 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Communication

  • North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Programming

  • Golden Gate Business Association

Excellence in Community Impact

  • Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce

2014 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Programming

  • Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Community Impact

  • North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Central Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce

2013 Affiliate Chamber Awards

Excellence in Programming

  • Portland Area Business Association

Excellence in Community Impact

  • Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Excellence in Communications

  • MBA Orlando