A Brief History of the San Francisco LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1974, the Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA) is the San Francisco Bay Area’s LGBTQ+ chamber of commerce and the world’s first LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce. The GGBA is also the first business organization founded by LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. With members who live and do business across San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Marin counties, and beyond, GGBA proudly serves as the voice for the San Francisco Bay Area’s LGBTQ+ business community.
The history of the GGBA includes a rainbow of achievements. See a few highlights from our accomplishments since our founding year: