'Billion Dollar Roundtable' Now Includes LGBT, Disability, And Veteran-Owned Businesses In Corporate Supply Chains

'Billion Dollar Roundtable' Now Includes LGBT, Disability, And Veteran-Owned Businesses In Corporate Supply Chains


The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and the USBLN (US Business Leadership Network), the disability inclusion business resource, are pleased to share that The Billion Dollar Roundtable voted to expand their criteria of diverse businesses counted toward a corporation's billion dollar supply chain spend on diverse-owned businesses to include: certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs), Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs®), Service-Disabled Veteran Disability-Owned Business Enterprises (SDV-DOBE™) and Veteran-Disability Owned Business Enterprises (V-DOBEs™).

Largest LGBT community business event kicks off in Las Vegas

Largest LGBT community business event kicks off in Las Vegas


More than 1,000 people kicked off the world’s largest business development event for the LGBT community Wednesday at Caesars Palace.

The NGLCC Conference Is Coming to Philly Next Year

The NGLCC Conference Is Coming to Philly Next Year


Last week at its 10th anniversary celebration, the Independent Business Alliance (IBA) announced that Philadelphia will be hosting the 2018 National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Conference. And now we have the details.

NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas – Hosted by CGLCC

NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas – Hosted by CGLCC


An event for businesses looking to expand domestic and global opportunities. In collaboration with the US-based National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the Summit will expand business…

NGLCC Scores NBA Partnership, Vastly Expanding LGBT Inclusion in Sports Leagues Purchasing from LGBT-Owned Businesses

NGLCC Scores NBA Partnership, Vastly Expanding LGBT Inclusion in Sports Leagues Purchasing from LGBT-Owned Businesses


The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is proud to welcome the National Basketball Association (NBA) to its list of nearly 200 top corporations and government agencies seeking certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs) into their supply chains alongside other diverse communities. This kind of inclusion not only expands the ongoing efforts to welcome the LGBT community into the professional sports world, but also opens potentially billions of dollars in business opportunities that enables LGBT business owners to create jobs and continue fueling the American economy.

Top Supplier Diversity Programs Broaden Value Proposition To Drive Increased Market Share, Other Revenue Opportunities

Top Supplier Diversity Programs Broaden Value Proposition To Drive Increased Market Share, Other Revenue Opportunities


Virtually all diversity suppliers meet or exceed expectations, and top corporate performers in supplier diversity experience no loss in efficiency, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. In addition, they see improved quality and often extract other benefits, including increased market share and access to new revenue opportunities. The research challenges the attitude of many business leaders, who worry that dedicating resources to supplier diversity will divert attention from other strategic activities.

LGBT-Certified Suppliers Jump as Big Companies Seek New Sources

LGBT-Certified Suppliers Jump as Big Companies Seek New Sources


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.

NGLCC | AMERICA’S LGBT ECONOMY: 2016 Snapshot

NGLCC | AMERICA’S LGBT ECONOMY: 2016 Snapshot


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.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

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.