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Why Gay Owned Businesses Are More Important Now Than Ever

Why Gay Owned Businesses Are More Important Now Than Ever | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Marketers have been targeting the LGBT community for decades, and for good reason. Corporations have consistently been making progress with workplace rights,

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Why You Shouldn't Miss The NGLCC Conference In Philly August 14

Why You Shouldn't Miss The NGLCC Conference In Philly August 14 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

LGBTQ business owners don't need to go it alone. Read all about the support we can get from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and its annual conference in Philadelphia in August 2018.

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ConnXus Partners with National LGBT Chamber of Commerce to Increase Inclusive Procurement Efforts

ConnXus Partners with National LGBT Chamber of Commerce to Increase Inclusive Procurement Efforts | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

ConnXus today announced its corporate partnership with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), accelerating the supplier management company's mission to open inclusive procurement opportunities to diverse businesses. NGLCC is the nation's exclusive certifying body for LGBT owned and operated businesses.

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PG&E Recognized for Excellence in Diverse Supplier Spend

PG&E Recognized for Excellence in Diverse Supplier Spend | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) was recognized for supplier diversity excellence by being named to the Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR). The company joins an exclusive group of United States-based corporations that have attained $1 billion or more in certified direct diverse supplier spend. PG&E, the first California utility to join the Roundtable, will be formally inducted as the 28th member of the BDR during next year’s summit.

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Last December, PG&E was named Corporation of the Year by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for its outstanding support and dedication to ensuring fairness and equal opportunity for LGBT suppliers, customers and employees.

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Largest LGBT community business event kicks off in Las Vegas

Largest LGBT community business event kicks off in Las Vegas | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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

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

NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas – Hosted by CGLCC | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
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…
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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 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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.

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NGLCC | AMERICA’S LGBT ECONOMY: 2016 Snapshot

NGLCC | AMERICA’S LGBT ECONOMY: 2016 Snapshot | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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.

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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.

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VIDEO: Why YOU Should Attend The #NGLCC18 Conference

On the fence about whether NGLCC's International Business & Leadership Conference is the right fit for you and your business? See the magic of our annual Conference and hear from some of last year's attendees who took their conference experiences to the next level.

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America’s 2018 ’Best-of-the-Best’ Corporations for Inclusion Named by NGLCC and Partners in the NBIC

America’s 2018 ’Best-of-the-Best’ Corporations for Inclusion Named by NGLCC and Partners in the NBIC | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), has named the third annual Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities.

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LGBT businesses seek share of contracts Philly awards to minorities

LGBT businesses seek share of contracts Philly awards to minorities | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Evan Urbania, who leads the Center City public relations firm Chatterblast, understands why Philadelphia has long devoted a share of public contracts to companies owned by minorities: It helps close the opportunity gap for groups that haven’t historically had a fair shot at city work.

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'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 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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™).

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The NGLCC Conference Is Coming to Philly Next Year

The NGLCC Conference Is Coming to Philly Next Year | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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.

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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 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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.

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LGBT-Certified Suppliers Jump as Big Companies Seek New Sources

LGBT-Certified Suppliers Jump as Big Companies Seek New Sources | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
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.
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For growing number of LGBT entrepreneurs, identity becomes an asset

For growing number of LGBT entrepreneurs, identity becomes an asset | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
More are embracing public certification as customers vote with wallets.
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Since last year’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage, more LGBT business owners are driven by shifting public opinion and diversity-hungry companies to start openly embracing who they are.

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