Mon Feb 3, 2014 3:56pm EST —
Mon Feb 3, 2014 4:01pm EST
SBA Administrator Joins National Business Inclusion Consortium for the 2014 Financial Services Diversity Leadership Awards
On Monday, February 3, executives from The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce a not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancement of the LGBT business community, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to highlight the 2014 Financial Services Diversity Leadership Awards. The 7th annual awards dinner takes place Monday evening at the NYSE and will gather top financial services companies to recognize outstanding achievements in diversity and leadership.
NGLCC will be joined by sister organizations in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC). The NBIC represents diverse communities that total more than $9 trillion in annual consumer spending power. In addition to NGLCC, organizations in the consortium include representatives from the following:
- U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- National Black Justice Coalition
- U.S. Business Leadership Network: Disability at Work
- U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
- Women's Business Enterprise National Council
- WEConnect International
In honor of the occasion, NGLCC co-founders Chance Mitchell and Justin Nelson, accompanied by Acting U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jeanne A. Hulit, SBA Deputy Associate Administrator Eugene Cornelius, Jr., five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz artist Ski Johnson, and fellow NBIC leaders will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
About The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the only global not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding the economic opportunities and advancements of LGBT business community. As the national certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses, with 140 corporate partners and 52 local, state, and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world. Learn more at www.nglcc.org! (Source: The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce)