GGBA - Press
GGBA IN THE NEWS
 
David Perry interviewing Juan Torres - GGBA Board Member- May 25, 2012
Comcast NewsMakers - interview with former General Manager Tony Moraga 2011
VIDEOS
 

August 10, 2017: Equator Coffees & Teas CEO Helen Russell used a business challenge as an opportunity to pivot to retail - SF Business Times


August 3, 3017: GGBA Wins National Award for Programming; Power Lunch Series

 

July 25, 2017: Cookies Born in Buenos Aires, Made in Oakland: Wooden Table Baking Co. - SBA (US Small Business Administration)

 
May 25, 2017: Santa Rosa's Brew Coffee and Beer House a safe space for LGBTQ community - Santa Rosa Press Democrat


Feb 22, 2017: Comcast Newsmakers Aubrey Aquino talks with Dawn Ackerman, President, GGBA          VIDEO CLIP

Nov 22, 2016: Inspiration brews — at the Equator - Wells Fargo Stories

 

Sept. 8, 2016: Op-Ed: I'm an Entrepreneur. I'm a Lesbian. And 'I'm With Her' - Helen Russell at Equator Coffees and Teas, for NBC News

Aug 15, 2016: VTA Honored for First of Its Kind Inclusion - Santa Clara Valley Transport Authority   

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une 14, 2016: VTA Expands Business Diversity Program to Include LGBT and Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses - KCBS         AUDIO CLIP


June 13, 2016: Silicon Valley's Transportation Authority - Announces Historic LGBT Inclusion to Contracting

May 31, 2016: Meet the Coffee That All the Cool Tech Kids Drink - Inc.

May 5, 2016: Life Partners Brooke McDonnell and Helen Russell Receive Nation’s Greatest Small Business Honor - SF Bay Times

May 4, 2016: Historic milestone: SBA names LGBT-owned Bay Area coffee supplier first in class - SF Business Times

May 4, 2016: Business Advice From the Gay Coffee Queens of the Bay Area - Advocate

May 4, 2016: Brooke McDonnell and Helen Russell - top 2016 Small Business Person(s) of the Year honor - San Francisco Examiner, Scoop

May 4, 2016: North Bay coffee company awarded top U.S. award for small businesses - KTVU News

May 3, 2016: Marin coffee shop first LGBT company to win top U.S. award for small businesses - San Jose Mercury News

May 3, 2016: San Rafael coffee shop named Small Business of the Year - SFGate.com

May 3, 2016: LGBT-Owned Small Business Named National Small Business of the Year - Vital Voice

May 3, 2016: LGBT Business Becomes First To Be Named National Small Business - The GayUK

May 3, 2016: Gay-owned company is crowned the best small business in whole US - Gay Star Business

May 2, 2016: Love & Coffee Takes These Ladies To The White House - Girls That Roam

May 2, 2016: LGBT Team Named National Small Business Persons of the Year - Blue MauMau

May 2, 2016: San Rafael’s Equator Coffees & Teas is nation’s Small Business of the Year - The Press Democrat

May 2, 2016: SMALL BUSINESS: LGBT couple wins SBA's big award - Bizwomen The Business Journals

 

May 2, 2016: San Rafael coffee company wins top U.S. award for small businesses - Marinij.com


Apr 11, 2016: GGBA Honored at SFCDMA 63rd Annual Gala Celebration & Awards Dinner - San Francisco Magazine

Apr 7, 2016: Lesbian-owned coffeehouse named a Small Business of the Year - Bay Area Reporter

Apr 5, 2016: San Rafael-based Equator Coffees and Teas named Small Business of the Year - The Press Democrat

Mar 22, 2016: Check out the first LGBT-owned business to be named a US Small Business of the Year - Gay Star Business

Mar 14, 2016: San Rafael’s Equator Coffees and Teas named California Small Business of Year - North Bay Business Journal

Mar 16, 2016: Equator Coffees & Teas Named 2016 California Small Business Of The Year - Hoodline

Mar 21, 2016: Equator Coffee Named California Small Business of the Year - 7x7

Mar 22, 2016: Equator Coffees and Teas Named California Small Business of the Year - Daily Coffee News

Mar 15, 2016: U.S. Small Business Administration Makes History by Selecting NGLCC Certified LGBT Business as a Small Business of the Year - NGLCC

Mar 14, 2016: Equator Coffees and Teas named U.S. SBA California 2016 Small Business of the Year - Press Release


Mar 14, 2016: SBA Administrator Honors Nation’s Top Small Businesses - Press Release


Jan 20, 2016: 77 LGBT businesses apply for business opportunities with Super Bowl 50 - Gay Star Business


Jan 16, 2016: GGBA: Ready to Kick that Field Goal! - San Francisco Bay Times


Jan 16, 2016: Super Bowl 50: Golden and Gay - San Francisco Bay Times


Dec. 10, 2015: LGBT-owned businesses tackle Super Bowl contracts - Bay Area Reporter

Dec. 10, 2015: Castro merchants cry foul over Super Bowl plans - Bay Area Reporter

Dec. 10, 2015: Political Notebook: LGBT business association retools its focus on services - Bay Area Reporter

Nov. 24, 2015: NerdWallet Hosts Small Business Financing Forum - NerdWallet.com

Nov 12, 2015: Guam man named president of Bay Area business group - Pacific Daily News

Nov 11, 2015: Mainland LGBT chamber of commerce president has Guam ties - Guam News

July 14, 2015: Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan Honored by Golden Gate Business Association

Aug 13, 2015: Golden Gate Business Association receives National Chamber Excellence Programming Award for Innovative Real Estate Program

Aug. 13, 2015: Wells Fargo and National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Award $5,000 Grant to Golden Gate Business Association

July 21, 2015: LGBT-owned businesses step out in Sonoma County - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
 
June 12, 2015: Business of Pride 2015 - San Francisco Business Times

May 5, 2015: San Francisco Small Business Week press release

April 10, 2015: How to Get Certified as an LGBT Busines - Nerd Wallet

April 10, 2015: Small Business Success Story: OutSmart Office Solutions & LGBT Certification - Nerd Wallet

March 31, 2015: Business of Pride' to showcase Bay Area's LGBT business leaders - San Francisco Business Times

March 3, 2015: PG&E Currents: Small Business Administration, Gay and Lesbian Chamber Join PG&E at Historic LGBT Business Builder Event (Includes VIDEO)

March 2, 2015: Marketwatch.com: PG&E Support LGBT Community with First LGBT Business Builder Event

March 2, 2015: San Francisco Business Times: Historic day: SBA kicks off national LGBT outreach in San Francisco

Feb. 26, 2015: B.A.R.: Political Notebook: SF training kicks off LGBT small business initiative

Jan. 2, 2015: LGBT-owned businesses get diversity boost

Jan. 2, 2015:  New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned Businesses

Dec. 4, 2014:  NFL Inroad – Gay Businesses Offered Opportunities for 2016 Super Bowl - Washington Blade

Nov. 19, 2014: Super Bowl 50 Is Working Hard to Be LGBT-Friendly - SF Weekly

Nov. 17, 2014: SF Bay Area leaders on the kinds of LGBT businesses needed for Super Bowl 50 - The Outfield      AUDIO CLIP

Nov. 17, 2014: SF city leaders talk about value of Super Bowl 2016 contracts for LGBT stores - The Outfield         AUDIO CLIP

Nov. 17, 2014: SF Bay city leaders describe new NFL partnership w/LGBT businesses - The Outfield                     AUDIO CLIP

Nov.12, 2014: NFL looking for gay & LGBT businesses to collaborate on Super Bowl 50 - OutSports

Nov. 10, 2014: LGBT-Certified Businesses Win Historic Opportunity to Supply the Super Bow- Affinity Inc. Magazine

Nov. 10, 2014: LGBT-Certified Businesses Win Historic Opportunity to Supply the Super Bowl - NGLCC

Nov. 9, 2014: For Super Bowl 50, NFL courts LGBT businesses - SF Chronicle

Oct. 30, 2014: Golden at 40 - Bay Times

Oct. 30, 2014: The Future is Now for Business Equality - Bay Times

Oct. 30, 2014: New Opportunities for GGBA Members Thanks to NGLCC, USAID Partnership - Bay Times
LGBT, veterans open to bid on Super Bowl contracts
Press

Mainland LGBT chamber of commerce president has Guam ties



    
Golden Gate Business Association | 2017

Comcast Newsmakers Host, Aubrey Aquino talks with Dawn Ackerman, President, Golden Gate Business Association