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 Elevator Pitch & Building effective Networking Skills

Award Winning Speaker/Trainer 

Board Member 
Golden Gate Business Association

"Working with Gina was amazing! She helped me with my company description. She is a miracle worker!"

—Aaron Lander

PART TWO: Doing Business with BART

Opportunities to be highlighted include:

• Professional Services
• Architectural/Engineering
• General Building Trades
• Electrical/Mechanical
• Specialty Items (Demo, Site Clean Up, Hauling, Terrazo and Tiling, Signage, etc)
• Many more!

With special thanks to:

Rainbow Chamber Silicon Valley
Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

Sponsored by:



Paul Pendergast: 415-261-0660


Food and beverages will be provided.


Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center 938 The Alameda San Jose, CA 95126

Date and time

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Contact information

Dawn Ackerman: 415-260-3304 measurerr@bart.gov

Fees Admissions


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