Conferences, Events & Networking

The CGLCC helps LGBT+ business owners grow their companies by providing them with opportunities to connect with each other, as well as with corporations, organizations and government bodies looking to do business with a diverse supplier base. Through various conferences, workshops, and webinars, the CGLCC provides the opportunity for capacity building and professional development.  And through its global program, the CGLCC facilitates connections with like-minded businesses and bodies around the globe.

Coming Up

Jan
23
Wed
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Webinar @ Online Webinar
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Webinar @ Online Webinar

Please join us for an informative webinar 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.
Jan
24
Thu
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Session – Toronto
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Session - Toronto

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.

Jan
31
Thu
CGLCC Networking Cocktail Reception @ The 519
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
CGLCC Networking Cocktail Reception @ The 519

Shake off those winter blues and join us Thursday, January 31st from 5:30-7:30 for an evening of networking.  Reconnect with other entrepreneurs, business leaders, partners, professionals and students as we celebrate 2019 and share with you some of the exciting things coming up this year.

Admission is free, but donations for the LGBT+ Business Leadership Development Fund, a fund supporting LGBT+ entrepreneurs, will be accepted.

Apr
16
Tue
CAMSC’s Annual Diversity Procurement Fair @ Beanfield Centre
Apr 16 @ 2:30 pm – Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm
CAMSC’s Annual Diversity Procurement Fair @ Beanfield Centre

A great networking, learning and business building platform between global corporations and Aboriginal and minority-owned businesses. CAMSC’s Diversity Procurement Fair is now its 15th year and continues to build partnerships between corporate Canada and Aboriginal and minority-owned businesses.

As one of the largest CAMSC’s business networking events, it matches corporations committed to diversity with diverse suppliers. In this two-day event, you’ll learn from business leaders across sectors within the global supply chain as they share best practices for securing contracts. Don’t miss the Early Bird Special!

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