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Attend or Host a GGBA Make Contact networking mixer

The GGBA’s ongoing Make Contact series is one of the most successful Bay Area LGBTQ networking events, and is now in its 45th year. 

As an attendee, Make Contact events are an opportunity to meet like-minded small business owners, build your Supplier Diversity pipeline, and build community.

As a Host, Make Contact events are an ideal to bring members and potential members to your place of business, to learn how the services and benefits you provide.

Hosting opportunities in San Francisco, East Bay, and North Bay are available.

Simply complete the form below, or contact events@ggba.com for more information

San Francisco Make Contact 2020 Schedule:


Held quarterly

Our signature monthly networking event heads to the East Bay. Make contact and connect with LGBT and allied business professionals. Hosted by a different GGBA member each month in Alameda or Contra Costa County, Make Contact events are a great way to meet like-minded business professionals. Free for members, $20 for guests.


Highlighted in 2017 as the “Largest LGBT Business Networking Event in the U.S. for National Small Business Week”, The MEGA Make Contact brings together numerous LGBT professional organizations throughout San Francisco in order to celebrate the economic vitality of this diverse community. Organized by the Golden Gate Business Association and the Nation’s first LGBT Chamber of Commerce, the event includes members of StartOut, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the Castro Merchants, the Silicon Valley Rainbow Chamber of Commerce, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and several more.

Join us each year for this truly “MEGA” business development event with hundreds of LGBT entrepreneurs, business owners and our friends.

Fill out the form below to learn how to host a Make Contact event

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