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Illuminate 2022 with CGLCC

April 12, 2022

LGBT+ Global Business Summit & Supplier Diversity Forum

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

We are continually updating this page. For the most up-to-date information, please check the Illuminate 2022 event site.

Shining a Light on Our Economic Future

Harness the economic power of inclusion by connecting with some of Canada’s leading businesses and changemakers. Join us for these two days in June, either in-person or by virtual presence, to meet over 300 like-minded individuals and businesses looking to level up their service and product offerings. Connect one-on-one with LGBT+ and allied members, certified suppliers, corporate and government partners. Ignite the power and potential of your business by signing up for this amazing event today!

According to a 2021 Deloitte survey, there are approximately 100,000 LGBT+owned, operated or controlled businesses in Canada generating $5 billion in revenue. 

2021 Deloitte survey

According to a 2021 Deloitte survey, there are approximately 100,000 LGBT+owned, operated or controlled businesses in Canada generating $5 billion in revenue. 

This is your opportunity to connect with these businesses. 

During this summit we will shine a spotlight on the opportunities, barriers, and future of LGBT+ businesses and allies in Canada and globally. Together, we will share insights on:

  • Generating revenue for your business
  • Engaging and retaining customers
  • Social responsibility and corporate involvement with diverse communities
  • Global export and selling beyond borders
  • The current global economic forecast


Attendance at this event opens doors to: 

  • One-on-one Certified Supplier Matchmaking for in-person attendees – Available to Certified Suppliers Only
  • Hearing from government and business leaders from an LGBTQ+ perspective
  • Learning new techniques to help your business stay competitive
  • Engaging with suppliers, clients, and key stakeholders 
  • Having the opportunity to participate in one-on-one supplier and corporate conversations

Thank you to the Office of the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for your warm welcome this year’s Summit!

Summit Registration

Register today!

Join us at our 2022 LGBT+ Global Business Summit & Supplier Diversity Forum. More speaker and session updates to come all month long!

In an effort to ensure the safety of all attendees CGLCC will have the following COVID protocols in place during the 2022 Summit.

  • Social distancing practices encouraged throughout the event;
  • Masks are not required but are welcomed;
  • Masks will be provided for those who need them;
  • Tags will indicate the level at which attendees would like to maintain social distancing;
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the venue;
  • Serviced food stations maintain top level hygiene protocols.

If you have any questions regarding the above protocols, please email andra@cglcc.ca.