This page is dedicated to all of our certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs). An LGBTBE is a business that meets the following criteria:
- Is your business at least 51% owned, operated, managed, and controlled by an LGBT person or persons who are either U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents
- Exercise independence from any non-LGBT business enterprise
- Have its principal place of business (headquarters) in the United States
- Have been formed as a legal entity in the United States
LGBT owned business have the opportunity to obtain national contracts with major corporations. This is acheived becase the LGBTBEs are certified diverse suppliers. Corporations have a specific supplier diversity budget in their general Supply Chain budgets, so these corporations are actively seeking certified suppliers to meet their diversity quotas. The NGLCC has ensured that corporations now recognize the LGBT certification, so now LGBT owned business have access to these great opportunities.
As a member of MBA Orlando, your LGBT business can apply for certification at no cost to you! Another added bonus, is that if you chose to renew, the NGLCC waives your renewal fee since you are a member of our chamber! If you would like to certify, or have further information, contact our Operations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following businesses have successfully completed the NGLCC certification process and are certified LGBTBEs.