Chamber Chat

  • 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.

  • As one of the many benefits of membership in the MDGLCC, the Supplier Diversity Certification Program is key for opening doors to Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Business Enterprises (LGBTBE’s) to opportunities in the large corporate marketplace.

  • 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, 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.

  • 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.

  • On behalf of the Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce we would like to wish our members and the community at large a prosperous New Year 2016 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. $8 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.

  • The Miami City Ballet celebrates its 30th anniversary this season, a distinguished history that has played homage to legendary choreographer George Balanchine while premiering works by promising young talents.

  • The first annual LGBTQ Dynamics in the Workplace certification workshop was held Tuesday, Jan. 31, at JM Lexus in Coconut Creek.

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

  • A terrorism watchdog group took to social media this week and posted photos and claimed the Islamic militant group ISIS stoned two men they accused of being gay.

  • 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.

  • The 4th Annual Pink Flamingo Awards, one of South Florida’s most fun and entertaining events, will return to Jungle Island on Thursday, September 22nd. A benefit for the LGBT Visitor Center on Miami Beach, the Pink Flamingo Awards honor people, places and organizations that have demonstrated a level of excellence in the South Florida community throughout the year.

  • Police in St. Petersburg, Fla., have suspended a cop for two weeks after being accused of masturbating in a parking lot on Aug. 25, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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