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  • Chamber Chat: Equality Means Business

    At this historic moment in the LGBT civil rights movement, Florida is on the front line of Southern states in achieving LGBT equality, and the business community is helping to lead the way.

  • Chamber Chat: GFLGLCC Announces ‘Intimate’ Luncheon Series

    The Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (GFLGLCC) announces the start of a monthly series of smaller networking luncheons held on the fourthTuesday of every month. These ‘intimate’ luncheons will take place at Dapur Asian Tapas and Ultra Lounge, 1620 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, from 12 Noon to 1 p.m. ‘

  • Column: Chamber Chat - The Art of Building Bridges

    The Gay and Lesbian Business Exchange [GLBX], a council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, is Broward County’s premier support for Gay and Lesbian owned businesses as well as gay-friendly businesses is once again at the forefront of “building bridges” with the community as a whole.

  • Column: Chamber Chat - “U” Educational Series of Events 2

    The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce launched last month its MDGLCC - “U” Educational Series of Events. These events consist of opportunities where members and guests can tap into the expertise of business leaders to obtain some tools and key learnings that they can apply to their own businesses or careers.

  • Column: Chamber Chat — “U” Educational Series of Events

    The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce launched last month its MDGLCC - “U” Educational Series of Events. These events consist of opportunities where members and guests can tap into the expertise of business leaders to obtain some tools and key learnings that they can apply to their own businesses or careers.

  • Column: Chat Chat — Time to Get Educated

    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.

  • Column: Networking Breakfast with Dale Carnegie Training

    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 is one upcoming opportunity for the month of February that you might want to consider exploring and attending.  

    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, rsvp@gaybizmiami.com 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 info@gaybizmiami.com, 305-673-4440 or www.gaybizmiami.com.

  • Column: Networking Tips to Grow Your Business

    When it comes to networking events there are a multitude of options. So much so, that one can easily attend breakfasts, luncheons and happy hours — pushing and pulling business cards nearly every day of the week. It’s no small feat that the GLBX Council has once again, been voted “Best LGBT Networking” by SFGN readership. The Gay and Lesbian Business Exchange [GLBX], a Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, is Broward County’s premier support for Gay and Lesbian owned businesses as well as gay-friendly businesses.

  • Gay Business + Straight Business = BIG Business

    It’s an easy equation, when you know your target market, go for it and never be bound by what you may perceiveas limitations.

  • MDGLCC’s Fresh Start

    On behalf of the Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) we would like to wish our members and the community at large a prosperous New Year ahead. May this be a year of personal and professional growth where businesses continue to thrive in order to contribute to our economy and the progress of our city. $7 Billion – That is the estimated LGBT purchasing power in Miami-Dade County. We encourage the LGBT community to support those businesses that invest in our community needs. It is from this support that we thrive and have a voice in the policies that shape our nation, our state, and our local communities.