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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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Nixon Peabody's On-Site Incubator a Boost for LGBT Entrepreneurs

Nixon Peabody's On-Site Incubator a Boost for LGBT Entrepreneurs | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The firm has donated 2,300 square feet of its 16th floor San Francisco office and partnered with a nonprofit business accelerator to launch the StartOut Growth Lab.

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Destinations, Tourism & Hospitality: Working with LGBTQ Influencers & Digital New Media in 2018

Destinations, Tourism & Hospitality: Working with LGBTQ Influencers & Digital New Media in 2018 | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Join us November 1-3, 2017 in San Francisco, where we'll be with a few hundred of our closest LGBT travel friends learning and networking about some of the latest trends and topics in LGBT tourism & hospitality, all thanks to the folks at Community Marketing & Insights... Be sure to stay through to the last presentation on November 3rd, right before lunch... we'll have an excellent mix of panelists from the world of LGBTQ influencers and digital media, where we'll be discussing some of the latest trends and topics related to how a destination and other tourism-related organizations can promote themselves using some of the latest technologies in 2018!

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Community Marketing & Insights - 18th Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality - November 1-3, 2017 • San Francisco

Community Marketing & Insights - 18th Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality - November 1-3, 2017 • San Francisco | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

The preliminary agenda has been posted on the conference website. Lots of fantastic and fascinating new content for 2017!

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Tech Pride: Celebrations and Challenges for LGBT Members of the Tech Community

Tech Pride: Celebrations and Challenges for LGBT Members of the Tech Community | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

June is a month for celebrations: not only for weddings but also commemorations of advances in civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities. Just as technology …

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The Business of Pride 2017: The San Francisco Business Times celebrates its third annual Business of Pride Special Edition

The Business of Pride 2017: The San Francisco Business Times celebrates its third annual Business of Pride Special Edition | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Articles, stories & videos from some of the LGBT movers and shakers from the San Francisco business community.

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SF LGBT Center Launches Mass Transit Ad Campaign to Encourage Employers to Hire Transgender Workers

SF LGBT Center Launches Mass Transit Ad Campaign to Encourage Employers to Hire Transgender Workers | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
The SF LGBT Center announced that it has launched #HireTrans, a mass transit PSA campaign aimed at encouraging employers to hire transgender workers.
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At this unusual startup accelerator, being gay is a prerequisite

At this unusual startup accelerator, being gay is a prerequisite | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
San Francisco-based LGBTQ startup accelerator StartOut Growth Lab is one of several new programs that cater exclusively to groups underrepresented in the Silicon Valley tech ecosystem.
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CMI’s 18th Annual Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality

CMI’s 18th Annual Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Please join tourism and hospitality leaders, expert speakers and your new and old friends at CMI’s 18th Conference on LGBT Tourism & Hospitality. This conference has been thriving for eighteen years because it offers a unique opportunity to get fully updated about LGBT travel from across the spectrum of perspectives, including case studies, panels and segment marketing specialists. It is also a smaller, more intimate and personal approach to a conference (about 200 attendees), where you can actually meet and interact with those who can partner and collaborate on your initiative’s success.

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First Ever LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Educational Workshop Series

First Ever LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Educational Workshop Series | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

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.

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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.

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These Two Gay Renaissance Men Revolutionized How LGBT People Communicate

These Two Gay Renaissance Men Revolutionized How LGBT People Communicate | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

Andy Cramer and Al Farmer, who fell in love while helping gay and bi men find each other online, remain quiet pillars of the community.

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San Francisco-Based Digital Marketing Agency, BSTRO, Partners with NAMWOLF

San Francisco-Based Digital Marketing Agency, BSTRO, Partners with NAMWOLF | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it

BSTRO, an LGBT/Woman-owned digital marketing agency in San Francisco, Vancouver, and New York, announced a partnership with the National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) this week, to elevate their online presence and branding to better reflect their organization.

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PG&E Sets Record with $2.85 Billion in 2016 Diverse Supplier Spend

PG&E Sets Record with $2.85 Billion in 2016 Diverse Supplier Spend | LGBT Online Media, Marketing and Advertising | Scoop.it
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it spent a record $2.85 billion with diverse suppliers in 2016, accounting for 44 percent of its total procurement. For the fifth straight year, diverse suppliers accounted for $2 billion-plus of the company’s spend and more than 40 percent of PG&E’s total spend for the fourth consecutive year.
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