The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) is one of the largest and most active business chambers of its kind in South Florida. Since its inception over 12 years ago, we have taken pride in successfully promoting and supporting opportunities for the LGBT and allied community through its role as a grassroots business and professional association.

Networking and educational opportunities are a few of the things that the MDGLCC helps coordinate for its members and welcomes the community at large to participate in. Below are two upcoming opportunities for the month of February that you might want to consider exploring and attending.

On Wednesday, Feb. 12join us at the “Addressing Unemployment in our Transgender Community”Forumpresented by Unity Coalition. We invite everyone, especially businesses, to this free roundtable discussion to; educate ourselves on the laws and rights, understand the challenges and address fears & misconceptions, identify needs of the transgender community and develop employment opportunities.

Forum will be both in English & Spanish and will be held at the LGBT Visitor Center (1130 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach) from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Light fare and refreshments will be served. Space is limited to 50 people.  RSVP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

On Friday, Feb. 28join us for a Networking Breakfast with Dale Carnegie Training entitled "Sell more in 2014.” At this interactive and engaging seminar participants will learn how to: sell with increased confidence, connect quickly and easily with prospects and customers, build relationships so prospects and clients want to talk about their interests, understand the power of following a sales process, understand how a positive attitude contributes to sales results, incorporate best practices for results oriented appointments.

Space is limited to 50 people and will be held at Soyka Restaurant (5556 NE 4th Court, Miami) from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Members ($35), Non Members ($45). RSVP at www.gaybizmiami.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 305-673-4440.

If you have any inquiries on the above events or are interested in joining the MDGLCC  feel free to reach us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 305-673-4440 or www.gaybizmiami.com.