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The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is the business voice of the LGBT community, the largest advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people, and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses.

Benefits of LGBTE® Certification

Certified LGBTBE® companies are routinely sought after by NGLCC Corporate Partners who want to increase their spend with the LGBT business community through the NGLCC database. In turn, Certified LGBTBE® companies have access to contacts for hundreds of corporate representatives and supplier diversity professionals. Through these contacts, companies can begin building strategic relationships and making preparations to meet face-to-face with them at NGLCC matchmaking and networking events, which are held across the country throughout the year. Certified LGBTBE® companies are also eligible for scholarship programs, mentorship and leadership training, and other business development tools.

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Eligible ORPIB members can get LGBTBE® certified for free ($400 value)
Interested in getting certified? Start by emailing
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