"I'm Certified, Now What?"
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
CONNECT WITH OTHER LGBTBE® CERTIFIED BUSINESSES ACROSS THE STATE OF TEXAS!
This event is open only to San Antonio LGBT Chamber members who are LGBTBE® certified.
Join the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce for the launch of the 2021 Statewide LGBTBE® Roundtable Program to support your certified business and learn, grow, connect. Connect with LGBTBE businesses across the State of Texas!
The primary focus of the program is to foster the development, growth and sustainability of certified LGBTQ-owned businesses which are members of the Austin LGBT Chamber, Greater Houston LGBT Chamber, North Texas LGBT Chamber, and San Antonio LGBT Chamber.
Join other LGBTBE® certified businesses across the State of Texas for this roundtable program to learn more about how to maximize your LGBTBE® certification and work most effectively with corporate partners. Participants will hear from a panel of experts from Brinker International, Facebook, Shell, and an LGBTBE® certified business owner about how to utilize the LGBTBE® certification.
- Learn more about an overall business development strategy utilizing the LGBTBE® certification
- Gain a better understanding how LGBTBE® businesses can effectively engage with corporate supplier diversity programs including tips and strategies to prepare for supplier diversity engagement
- Network with other LGBTBE certified businesses across the State of Texas and make valuable connections
- Engage in roundtable breakouts with individual panelists
Program Manager, Supplier Diversity
|Brian K. Hall
Supplier Diversity & Brand Advocacy, Small Business Liaison Officer
Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion
PE, CEM, CEA
Joining the panel is Jada Watson, Supplier Diversity Associate at NGLCC. Thank you to our panelists for your participation.
This event is part of the statewide LGBTBE® Roundtable Program which offers education, connections and opportunities to help your certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) grow and thrive. The program is held quarterly and is complimentary to members of the collaborating chambers.
The goals of the statewide LGBTBE Roundtable Program are:
- Support Certified LGBTBE members through education
- Create connection opportunities for LGBTBE certified business to support business development and growth
- Connect LGBTBEs across the State of Texas for business development, best practices share and more
The statewide LGBTBE® Roundtable Program is consistent with the San Antonio LGBT Chamber's mission of supporting our members through business growth, education, and advocacy. As an LGBT Business Enterprise and Chamber member, certified LGBTBE® businesses are automatically eligible to participate in the LGBTBE® Roundtable Program, comprised exclusively of certified, LGBT-owned companies.
Not LGBTBE® certified? Do you want to participate in future opportunities through the LGBTBE® Roundtable Program? Is your business 51% or more LGBT-owned? Click here to learn more about how you can apply for the LGBTBE® certification through the NGLCC and how to waive your certification fee.