The number of businesses identifying themselves as “LGBT-certified” has tripled in the past five years as large companies, including Northrup Grumman Corp. and Major League Baseball, seek more diversity among suppliers.
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce has released the first ever snapshot demonstrating the economic and social impact of America’s leading LGBT business owners and entrepreneurs.
The new report explores the types and sizes of LGBT-owned businesses currently certified by the NGLCC, the number of jobs they create, their geography, and the personal narratives of successful LGBT business owners who reflect the very best about America’s innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.
Join the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce at the first LGBT Business Summit in the Lehigh Valley on March 7th at Muhlenberg College from 9am-2pm.
They are excited to announce their featured keynote speaker: Lea DeLaria! In addition, Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media will be speaking there as well.
We had an opportunity to sit down with Shannon Morrison of IM Creative, an LGBT-owned company that is part of the event and meeting planning world.
Over 90 professionals turned out for Out of Office, the professional networking organisation for LGBT people in the city
Companies openly championing LGBT rights are reaping the benefits. The rest of the world should follow suit.
The Economist’s Pride and Prejudice, Business As A Catalyst For Change, is coming back in 2017 in three cities simultaneously… Hong Kong, London and New York.
Takahiko Morinaga, who started the Japan LGBT Research Institute, discusses the nascent state of LGBT marketing in Japan.
This year, March 10-19, 2017, there are even more LGBT seminars, workshops, panels and meetups than ever before. Some of the top LGBT highlights for this incredibly energized week in Austin, Texas include
L'Oreal Paris is making history and celebrating diversity by casting transgender model Hari Nef in its latest ad campaign.
While businesses in China are embracing the ‘pink economy’, their human resources policies aren’t embracing LGBT rights
We wanted to take this time to wish you all an absolutely wonderful and happy New Year! We look forward to both working with you, as well as connecting with you at some of the various LGBT business events happening this year, including our signature event LGBT Week NYC, produced in partnership with Community Marketing & Insights, and sponsored by Rivendell Media and Argentina.
The LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBTMPA) has announced the creation of its advisory board. The board of experienced professionals met in Las Vegas and committed to the organization’s goals including the first annual conference; developing the organization’s education and certificate programs and launching the first bi-directional mentoring initiative in the meeting planners profession.
First Networking Event: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Learn more about LGBTMPA during the LGBT Reception at the Professional Convention Management Association sponsored by Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau. The meeting is being held at the Austin House (310 E. Third St., Austin, TX) from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.
The Nashville LGBT Chamber’s ‘Tennessee Thrives’ initiative is a coalition of approximately 300 businesses and business organizations that are committed to maintaining a thriving economy for a Tennessee that welcomes all hard working people.
One objective of Tennessee Thrives is to make legislators think twice before proposing or passing bills that put the state’s ability to attract talent, visitors, or corporate investment at risk. Since the launch of the Tennessee Thrives website, www.tennesseethrives.org, over 190 companies have signed the pledge.
"I am publicity phobic" Steve Clarke announces, laughing nervously and squirming at the sound of the dictaphone being turned on.