The world's first
LGBTQ chamber of commerce
The world's first LGBTQ chamber of commerce
Building Businesses and Changing Lives since 1974
We empower our small business entrepreneurs and professionals by creating opportunities for marketing, networking, procurement, and referral-based business growth. We also collaborate with other non-profits and engage with business and civic leaders to support policies that foster a more inclusive and welcoming business community, thus creating greater opportunities for our member businesses.
We create events, workshops, and seminars in partnership with our Corporate Partners and other non-profits which help our members develop their business skills and expertise. In addition, we partner with other organizations, championing LGBTQ issues, in order to foster communication, collaboration, and educational opportunities.
We advocate for positive economic, social, and political change for the Bay Area LGBTQ business community, as well as addressing key business issues concerning the LGBTQ community overall. We have an unwavering commitment to advocate for and create positive change towards LGBTQ economic equality.
This one-on-one matchmaking event connects Minority, Women, LGBT, Service Disabled Veteran and Disability-Owned businesses with potential procurement opportunities with Charter Communications, Comcast, and Cox Communications. California Cable is a forum for diverse suppliers and host companies to collaborate to better understand the needs of the other; creating a valuable opportunity to foster business relationships. PROGRAM […]
Collaboration Business Consulting, an officially certified LGBT Business Enterprise, aims to inspire, educate and empower proactive leaders to achieve breakthrough performance. The company works with CEO’s, company executives leaders and influencers in a variety of industries, including technology, specialty manufacturing, large scale construction & software development. We interviewed Michael Gunther, founder of Collaboration Business […]
Join the world’s first LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce for an evening of acknowledging achievements of the past year and, more importantly, the exciting initiatives of the coming year to grow LGBTQ businesses throughout the Bay Area, California and beyond! HOSTED BY: GAP Headquarters 2 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 Delicious Beverages/Bites will be served.
In September 2017 the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Board of Directors approved the inclusion of LGBT-certified businesses in its competitive bidding programs. This program specifically highlights the inclusion of LGBT businesses in the Santa Clara, Peninsula, San Francisco, East/North Bay and Sacramento areas. PART ONE: Stand Up and Speak Out! Refining your 30-Second […]
Join the Silicon Valley Business Journal for the Business of Pride event and celebrate the Top 25 LGBTQ businesses in Silicon Valley, as well as kick-off Silicon Valley Pride! This event is an opportunity to mix and mingle with leaders in the LGBT community, as well as kick off Silicon Valley Pride. Tentative Agenda: 5:00 […]
EDGE Master Class for High-Performing LGBT Businesses: Goal Setting for Increased Business Performance and Long-term Professional Growth
1:30pm – Registration 2:00pm to 5:00pm – Workshop 5:00pm to 6:00pm – Networking Reception Hosted at ZillowGroup Sponsored by Southern California Edison
The Hugh Groman Group provides catering and event planning services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and is comprised of three companies: Hugh Groman Catering, Greenleaf Platters and Phil’s Sliders. Providing food and service of the highest quality, the HGG has been a Certified Green Business for 10 years now. We interviewed Hugh Groman, founder […]
NBC News selects Helen Russell, CEO of Equator Coffees & Teas, as ‘Top 30’ LGBTQ people making a difference in the world!
Throughout LGBTQ Pride Month NBC News, out of New York City, is celebrating LGBTQ people who are making a difference around the globe. Each day in June they will be highlighting a new dynamic community advocate, professional, artist, educator, military service member,First Responder or entrepreneur! The GGBA is proud to announce that our very own […]
In 2018 the GGBA will launch the GGBA Foundation which will be a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that will allow us to give back to the LGBTQ community of San Francisco, the Bay Area and beyond in ways that our founders could have never imagined! The GGBA Foundation will be a separate entity from the GGBA which is a non-profit organization registered as a 501(c)(6) organization. Visit ggbafoundation.org for more details.