The world's first
LGBTQ chamber of commerce

The world's first LGBTQ chamber of commerce

Building Businesses and Changing Lives since 1974

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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.

Social Media RFP

Released: November 5th, 2019 Introduction The Golden Gate Business Association is the world’s first LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce. Our mission is to champion opportunity, education, and advocacy for our LGBTQ & Allied business community. Project Overview The purpose of this RFP is to select a company to implement and manage the GGBA’s social media presence […]

Make Contact Mixer – Real Estate Spotlight

November Make Contact Mixer – Real Estate Spotlight Covo: 981 Mission St, November 12 from 6 – 8 PM Jumpstart your networking at GGBA’s November Insurance Make Contact Mixer Event. This month’s Make Contact Mixer showcases our members partners within the Real Estate Industry. Onsite will be those who specialize in Residential, Commercial, Short-term rentals, […]

The NGLCC has chosen Broward County for its 2021 Conference

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) has chosen Broward County as the host destination for its 2021 “International Business and Leadership Conference.” Organizers say the annual conference is “the world’s largest LGBT business event.” The 2021 incarnation is set to take place Aug. 8-14 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood. “[Greater Fort Lauderdale] […]

Request for Proposals Graphic Design Services

GGBA is seeking a Graphic Designer: Due Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. 6:00 PM, PST Project Overview and Scope GGBA is seeking a graphic designer to create artwork to engage our intended audience, promote. GGBA events, and increase urgency/call to action within our intended audience. Graphics to be created for use: 1. Online: a. Use on our […]

Kathleen Wong of Adobe stops by for ‘Coffee with the President’

Today’s ‘Coffee’ was a wonderful conversation with Kathleen Wong, Program Manager Supplier Responsibility, with Adobe. Adobe is a new member of the GGBA, and comes to us thru a referral from one of our Chairperson level partners, Gap Inc. Kathleen is so excited to be take be building out the Supplier Diversity pipeline within Adobe, […]

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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 for more details.


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