Get to Know NGLCCNY's Newest Corporate Partner

Penn Mutual / Empire Wealth Strategies

A common theme among NGLCCNY's treasured and dedicated corporate partners is a commitment to service. That commitment manifests itself in the services offered to the business community--as well as a desire to give back to those who make New York the epicenter of innovation and success. NGLCCNY is thrilled to welcome Empire Wealth Strategies, an agency of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, to our ever-growing collection of partners who exemplify service in ways that will benefit every member of our chamber family.
As their name suggests, Empire Wealth Strategies is deeply connected to the city and its surrounding communities, providing financial solutions to a wide range of clients for more than 40 years. They actively support many civic organizations and charities, and are dedicated to helping individuals, families, and businesses plan for a secure financial future so they can fully realize all of life's possibilities.
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2016 NGLCC International Business and

Leadership Conference

Registration Opens February 16th

NGLCC is excited to announce that registration for the 2016 NGLCC International Business & Leadership conference will open on Tuesday, February 16th.
The 2016 Conference promises to be NGLCC's biggest and best conference to date, so be sure to register early. 2015's record-breaking conference sold out months in advance.
Those interested in pre-registering can click the pre-registration button below to guarantee early bird registration prices when registration opens. Registration pricing, host hotel information, and other conference information will be available on the NGLCC conference website when registration launches on 2.16.2016.
Early Bird Registration

Pink Banana Media 

Unifying LGBT Online Marketing

“We’ve had an excellent opportunity to take a front row seat to the myriad of developments in the online world, starting with sites that began as print magazines and migrated to the online world… along with the development of membership and personals into these sites, thereby creating a sense of community,” stated New York City based Pink Banana President Matt Skallerud; who celebrated 20 years in the LGBT marketplace this past year.

Non-Profit Spotlight

I'm From Driftwood

“Where are you from?” Such a simple question. One that is asked all of the time. However, one we don’t really consider beyond the place from which we are from. Nathan Manske, Founder and Executive Director of I’m From Driftwood (IFD) was generous enough to sit with me and discuss what inspired him to weigh that question and start his archiving project.  

Suppliers Come Together

Understanding Mainstream Influentials

David Ricciardi has 25 years of experience in the technology field, 18 of which have been as the co-founder and President of the Jersey City-based information services company, Proximo. While strategizing over the need for better metrics to support LGBT marketing and diversity and inclusion with Scott Seitz, the head of SPI Marketing, David realized the need for a new service in the marketplace. From this union of data and LGBT marketing experience, UMI was born.

Being an LGBT Female Entrepreneur

Coming Out as an LGBTBE

A powerful article "On Being an LGBT Female Entrepreneur," found on The Story Exchange (Where Women mean Business) blog, discusses the fear of coming out as an LGBTBE.  NGLCC member and LGBTBE Jennifer Brown, President and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting is quoted on how this is a huge impact in the LGBT Community.


Certified Roundtable
February M3
March M3
Stay tuned for more details in the weeks to come.
MCC Netwroking Event
Pride & Prejudice
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