NGLCC Targets New York for Full LGBTBE Inclusion

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Washington, DC - The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is proud to announce New York as the next targeted state following recent executive order issued in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Under the leadership of Governor Charlie Baker, as the first state in the nation to issue an executive order including certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs) in contracting and procurement opportunities alongside women and minority owned businesses. For LGBT citizens in Massachusetts, this policy provides fair and equal access to business contracting opportunities that cultivate innovation, create jobs, and drive economic growth throughout the Commonwealth.

Next Stop NY

Huffington Post Live

Click the video above to hear Jonathan Lovitz, NGLCCNY Director and NGLCC VP of External Affairs, speak on Huffington Post Live, discussing the historic first-in-the-nation inclusion of LGBT businesses in state contracting that the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce-NGLCC made possible in Massachusetts-- and the plan to bring LGBT economic equality & opportunity to all 50 states.

National Dinner & Washington Procurement Forum


The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is excited to celebrate 13 years of connecting the LGBT business community with our annual gala on Friday, November 20 at the incredible National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
We would love for you to join us at the magnificent National Building Museum in Washington, DC, as we recognize and honor LGBT business owners and entrepreneurs, corporations and supplier diversity advocates, and government and community leaders.

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IM Creative

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A Seattle-based start-up clothing company has been creating quite a buzz since its inception in 2013. The company has found they are filling a gap in women's clothing market.
TomboyX started out by designing and producing boxer briefs styled for women and have in a very short window grown their business to include Tops, Jeans, Shoes, Outerwear, Sportswear in sizes XS to 4XL and Accessories.

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Rivendell Media

Leading experts in the LGBT media since its 1979 inception, Rivendell Media represents 9 percent of gay and lesbian media in the United States and Canada for national advertising: "we provide the information so that you can have a successful experience with gay media," says  President and CEO, Todd Evans

A Philharmonic Holiday

Special NGLCCNY Discounts

Deck the halls with music and laughter in this hilarious and heartwarming afternoon of holiday favorites, complete with the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus’s signature brand of “choralography.” Filled with musical joys of the season, including Eric Owens’s unforgettable “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, and a spirited audience sing-along, this festive concert is guaranteed to make your spirit bright. 


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