Is your business 51% or more LGBT-owned? Then you don’t want to miss this workshop to learn more about how to become an LGBT-certified business entity and get access to making connections with corporate and government purchasing agents, have access to contracting opportunities and expand the scope of your business through the world of supplier diversity.
This workshop is Part One of a three part LGBTBE Certification series at GSBA:
Oct 12 | Business Literacy Series: LGBTBE Certification 101
Oct 23 | Capabilities Statement and How to Present to a Supplier Diversity Team
Oct 31 | I'm Certified, Now What?
The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the official certifying body for this certification. The $400 certification fee is waived for GSBA members.
NGLCC offers certification to LGBT business enterprises (LGBTBEs), as well as a host of opportunities to enhance your visibility to corporations seeking to do business with LGBT suppliers. Corporations can search for certified LGBTBEs through its exclusive LGBT supplier database, as well as meet face-to-face with potential suppliers at NGLCC matchmaking events, which are held across the country throughout the year. Certified LGBTBEs may also be eligible for scholarship programs, mentorship, and leadership training, and other business development tools to help you grow.