New Name

NGLCC Renamed "National LGBT Chamber of Commerce"

Washington, DC – The business voice of the LGBT community, formerly known as the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, has announced that the organization will formally shorten its name to its acronym “NGLCC” and be known as the “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.” This change, which is accompanied by an organizational visual rebranding, moves to better include the bisexual and transgender members of the LGBT business community for which NGLCC has fiercely advocated over the past 15 years.

Corporate Spotlight

Bank of America / Josh Lemke

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Named after its leaders, Scott Ihrig and Shannon Morrison, IM Creative was named by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing, privately held businesses in the U.S. for 2015 and 2016. As an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) with revenue over $5,000,000, Ihrig, Morrison and IM Creative are inspirations for LGBTQ entrepreneurs.

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Monica Grant’s company Young Boss Media intentionally creates media that provides positive and meaningful social impact. Her inspiration comes from her sociological and technological observations. Her observations of the rapid decline of the traditional American jobs inspired her to start Young Boss Economic Club. The Young Boss Economic Club, an action driven mechanism is used to answer the questions of employment in fields where jobs are disappearing for workers being replaced by technology.

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Supplier Spotlight

Think Transition, Inc.

Meet Danny Terrero of Think Transition Inc., which helps businesses welcome and support transgender and gender non-conforming employees. Motivated by his own transition in the workplace, Danny offers a variety of workshops and trainings to make your organization an inclusive workplace that draws and keeps transgender talent.  
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