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Join MBA Orlando in Dallas for the NGLCC’s 2013 National Business & Leadership Conference!

The 10th Annual National Business & Leadership Conference

July 30th-August 2nd

NGLCC is excited to announce that Les McKeown, business expert and bestselling author of Predictable Success and The Synergist, will be keynoting the National Business & Leadership Conference this summer!

About the Conference

The 2013 NGLCC National Business & Leadership Conference will offer robust programming designed to meet the interests and needs of our corporate partners, LGBT-certified business owners and entrepreneurs, allied companies, and NGLCC affiliate chambers from around the country.

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Packed with educational sessions, world-class networking, and unbelievable special events, the conference will offer incredible exposure and opportunities for LGBT-owned and -allied businesses to build relationships with more than 130 corporations, federal government agencies and each other. This is one conference you—and your business—can’t afford to miss!


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The Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) Roundtable will explore how diversity and inclusion (D&I) is a market-driven business imperative. Three top CDOs from Ernst & Young, RBC Wealth Management, and the Human Rights Campaign will discuss the way they’ve created fully inclusive and fully engaged corporate and organizational cultures that drive strong bottom lines.


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The Omni Dallas Hotel is NGLCC’s 2013 Conference host hotel with a special room rate only $179! As the newest star of downtown Dallas, the Omni Dallas Hotel sits in the center of the revitalized downtown Dallas and is close to restaurants, shops, and entertainment. The hotel features 1,001 guest rooms, including 67 luxury suites and three presidential suites. Omni Dallas Hotel is built to meet the U.S. Green Building Council LEED Gold Certification standards, placing it on the forefront of environmental awareness and conservation in the city.

The 110,000 square feet of meeting space is infused with the history and style of Dallas. Each of the 39 meeting rooms, including two ballrooms, are named after area points of interest in the city and feature the work of local artists. Dining at the hotel consists of Bob’s Steak & Chop House, the innovative farm-to-market restaurant Texas Spice, the Owner’s Box that’s a state-of the art interactive sports bar and Omni’s gourmet coffee shop, Morsel’s. Collections, the lobby gift shop, provides one-of-a-kind selection of local art and retailers for the convenience of guests. The hotel includes a full-service Mokara Spa, rooftop terrace pool deck, and a spacious fitness center with stunning views of downtown.