NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference
Aug 14 – Aug 17 all day
NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference @ Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Looking to jump-start your business or build a stronger professional network? Interested in bringing more LGBT-owned businesses into your corporate supply chain? Aiming to strengthen your local LGBT chamber of commerce and network of B2B referrals? There is only one place to be: the 2018 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference, August 14-17 in Philadelphia!  The event will attract over 1,300 entrepreneurs, corporate decision-makers, affiliate chamber leaders, and government officials from across the country and around the world. The connections made at the conference can be the basis for contracting opportunities and strategic growth for years to come.

NOTE: CGLCC certified suppliers can apply for a scholarship to attend this event.

Network and Grow Your Business Contacts @ Striker (Sports Bar)
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Are you ready for back to school and back to business? Our long time clients know that we love making connections between businesses, and we love doing events to grow your networks, so here we go again.

LGBT Friendly Business Network (a division of INspired Media Inc.) in partnership with Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce 


Join us for a lively evening of networking, bring your business cards and brochures, there will be a common table to display your materials, and enjoy some wonderful appetizers and cash bar.
At our events EVERYONE gets a chance to introduce their business. This is always a fun, friendly, casual, and positive evening out where lasting relationships are forged.

FREE Event
… with a $10 Donation to benefit Fife House (Providing secure and affordable supportive housing and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS.)


BIG NOTE: Do you have any door prizes you want to donate to the business card draw? It would make a good introduction to your business to the other guests at the event.

We look forward to seeing you on September 27th

Connect Collaborate Succeed 2018 @ EY
Nov 1 @ 8:30 am – 11:45 am

Connect. Collaborate. Succeed.

​Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada is pleased to present the 4th annual Connect. Collaborate. Succeed. supplier diversity networking event. ​The focus is on cultivating, building and growing relationships and business opportunities between certified diverse suppliers, corporations, and public organizations.

CGLCC 3rd Annual Black & White Gala – Award Nominations Now Open @ Delta Hotels by Marriott
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
CGLCC 3rd Annual Black & White Gala - Award Nominations Now Open @ Delta Hotels by Marriott | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Join us for our signature event that brings together Canada’s LGBT business community and corporate partners for a night of celebration.

Nominations for the CGLCC Business Leadership Awards are now open!

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Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Session – Windsor @ Epic Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre - St. Clair College
Jan 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Session - Windsor @ Epic Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre - St. Clair College

Please join us for an information session on the CGLCC’s LGBT+ Youth Entrepreneur Program #OUTForBusiness

This program empowers LGBT+ entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 39 by providing them with support and tailored guidance to help them establish or grow their own businesses. The one-year program has four components:

  • networking
  • access to funding
  • building business skills
  • mentoring

Launched in 2017, the program helps a new group of young entrepreneurs each year. Thank you to our program partners: Ontario Trillium Foundation, TD Bank Group, Scotiabank and Higgins & Burke Naturals.

For more information on the program, including how to apply please click HERE.

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