Carolinas LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce
The Carolinas LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce seeks to foster equity, inclusion, and economic prosperity for LGBTQ communities throughout the Carolinas by driving strategic policy, professional enrichment, ally partnerships, and economic development. Based in Charlotte, NC, the Carolinas LGBTQ Chamber nonetheless strives to enrich the economic climate of the Carolinas as a whole. By investing in LGBTQ and ally businesses and workforces, they strengthen both communities and local economies.
The Carolinas LGBTQ Chamber holds events for LGBTQ+ business owners and their allies to network with peers, learn from business leaders of all industries, receive government contracting opportunities, and more. As an affiliate of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the Chamber also helps local businesses become certified LGBT Business Enterprises® (LGBTBE®).
Becoming a member of the Carolinas LGBTQ Chamber provides rich benefits for business owners across the Carolinas. As members of the Chamber, business owners enjoy a rich community of like-minded individuals who strive to build a diverse, inclusive, and prosperous business environment in their respective areas. The Chamber seeks to help member businesses succeed and grow through professional development workshops, networking opportunities, and business partnerships.
Those who identify as LGBTQ+ plus and allies are welcome to join the Carolinas LGBTQ Chamber. The Chamber encourages allies who support LGBTQ+ rights and equality to become members as a way to express that support. Joining the Chamber also provides more ways for businesses to learn how to reach audiences or customer bases that might otherwise be unavailable to them, and helps consumers find local businesses that outwardly support equality in their communities.