The Gala featured the presentation of the CGLCC Business Leadership Awards. It was hosted by the very funny Gavin Crawford ?and featured a knockout performance by Juno Award winning artist Divine Brown. The Gala supports the CGLCC Leadership Development Fund, a dedicated fund of the Canadian Gay & Lesbian Business Education Foundation. The Fund focuses on three core pillars: business, community, and youth, providing support in the form of training and education, skills development, and opportunity building. Money raised at the Gala is used in part for the creation of a scholarship for first year MBA students that have contributed significantly to the LGBT community.
Learn from the best! Workshops are designed by leaders in the LGBT meeting industry to help you gain new knowledge. They are created specifically to empower your meetings for greater inclusion and communication. From panel discussions to hands on workshops, the LGBT MPA course offerings will leave you with a practical understanding of actions and outcomes that will increase the success of diversity in your meetings.
The conference structure is great for all LGBT meeting professionals and allies to meet and mingle, exchange information and connect with new and existing planners. Connect with CVBs/CVAs, hotels, suppliers, media companies and others. Last year, over 150 travel experts attended this conference.
The preliminary agenda has been posted on the conference website. Lots of fantastic and fascinating new content for 2017!
Don Lemon's responsibility as a CNN anchor fell second to his responsibility as an openly gay public figure, even as Hurricane Irma neared the coast of Florida. When it became clear a major and deadly weather event would strike the South on the very weekend he was due to receive an award from GLAAD, the cable news anchor asked his boss what to do. "He said, 'You've got to go,'" Lemon explained, standing on the red carpet of City View atop the Metreon on Saturday night. "So Anderson (Cooper) is doing double duty." Lemon described awards from GLAAD, a 32-year-old national organization that monitors the media on LGBTQ issues, as "the Oscars of gay awards.
When two famous radio interviewers share a stage things can get a little complicated But Ari Shapiro and Terry Gross easily worked it out At the National Association for LGBTQ journalists conference
As the summer comes to an end, so does a time of nearly non-stop LGBT Pride events and parties around the world. Seriously, there’s been a few each weekend ever since June’s Pride Month.
Today NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is pleased to announce that two new inductees will be enrolled in the LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame on September 9 at the association’s annual National Convention. This year’s honorees will be Jinx Beers and Dan Savage.
The next day's programming at GNetwork360 had a variety of presentations, including more details on LGBT travel research by Jeffrey Eslinger of DK Shifflet, NYC travel by Donna Keren of NYC & Company, LGBTQ Canadian travel by David Walberg of Xtra!, social media marketing by Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media, and a wrap-up LGBT influencer panel including Meg Cale, Davey Wavey, Duane Wells and Jurriaan Teulings.
The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP)'s Oct. meeting is said to be the largest LGBT+ and allied real estate event.
Like Fujitsu, many organizations are now getting involved in Pride. In this blog we are showing how we recognize and support LGBT+ people.
Hundreds of thousands of people have joined together in Brighton for one of the UK’s biggest summer Pride celebrations. Iconic musical duo the Pet Shop Boys headlined this year’s gathering for their first Pride performance in 20 years. This year’s annual event is extra special, marking 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. Other acts performing to the joyful crowds include Years & Years, Louisa Johnson and David Morales.
The Ministry of Tourism of Argentina, through the National Institute of Tourism Promotion (INPROTUR), participated in the presentation of the 10th edition of the International Conference on LGBT Business and Tourism (GNETWORK 360) held today in the Argentine Chamber of Tourism (CAT). Organized by the Argentine Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CCGLAR), GNETWORK 360 is …
More than 1,000 people kicked off the world’s largest business development event for the LGBT community Wednesday at Caesars Palace.
A short highlights reel of the speeches made by high profile politicians, speakers and warm ups ahead of the 2017 Pride Scotia March in Edinburgh! Speakers
Tens of thousands of people colored Seoul with rainbows as they marched through the center of the capital on Saturday, sending a defiant message of solidarity in support of LGBT rights.