FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2018
Stephen Sherman, Co-Chair – Utah Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Utah Gay & Lesbian Chamber Becomes Affiliate Member of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Dateline June 19, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah. – The Utah Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce announced today that it became the nation’s 49th Affiliate Member of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC).
“We are extremely excited about becoming an affiliate member of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce” said Tracey Dean, Chairwoman of the Utah Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. “Our inclusion in this organization is a major step in the right direction for Utah’s LGBT community as we now gain recognition and support on a national level. The NGLCC is the business voice of the U.S. LGBT community and is the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization specifically dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people.”
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest LGBT business advocate and direct link between LGBT entrepreneurs, corporations and government procurement leaders. As the umbrella organization for over 60 local and international LGBT chambers of commerce and business organizations, the NGLCC represents the interests of the more than 1.4 million LGBT owned businesses in the United States.
The LGBT business owners represented by the NGLCC generate over $1.7 trillion in economic impact, create jobs and innovate business solutions nationwide. Additionally, NGLCC is the leading public policy advocate working to include certified LGBT businesses in procurement opportunities at the federal, state and local level. NGLCC Global is expanding its reach to five continents, bridging economic opportunity and LGBT human rights worldwide.
For more information on the Utah Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce or how to become a member, visit utahgaychamber.com.