Volume 17 | April 18, 2019
April Chamber News
NGLCC Conference Early Bird Registration Ends April 26!
Join the Chamber, LGBT business professionals and allies from around the world at the 2019 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference being held August 13-16 in Tampa Bay, FL. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to interact with over 1,500 LGBTQ business owners, supplier diversity professionals and corporate partners. The NGLCC conference is a tremendous networking opportunity to build your business.  Chamber Members receive a discount on registration. Don't miss early bird registration which ends April 26! More Details   
United Leading the Way
Our corporate partner, United, becomes the first U.S. airline to offer travelers booking flights nonbinary gender options. Thank you, United, for leading the way. Check out more about the announcement.
Upcoming Events
April 25: Power Hour

At this month's Power Hour, Jack Berger with OutSmart Magazine will present "All Things LGBTQ – A Guide to Maximizing Your Marketing Efforts in the Houston LGBTQ Community." Participants will learn key strategies to connect with the Houston LGBTQ consumer market. Seats are limited. Register today!

April 25: Chamber Happy Hour

Join us for an evening of great networking and enjoy wine, beer or a margarita at our monthly happy hour, hosted by Elan Heights and sponsored by Chamber Founding Member, OutSmart Magazine. Challenge your colleagues to a friendly game of skeeball or air hockey in the entertaining Game Room. It's always a fantastic crowd and a terrific opportunity to make some great business connections! Register today!

May 8: Brewing Up Business

Kick-start your morning and your business with Brewing Up Business. Grab some coffee and connect with new business contacts! Thank you to inaugural Chamber member, Balani Custom Clothiers, for hosting and sponsoring the May Brewing Up Business.

Pride in Business Celebration

In celebration of Pride Month, the Chamber presents our signature Pride in Business Celebration. Save the date for Friday, June 28! 

Sponsorship opportunities are available for exciting annual event. Please contact the Chamber at info@houstonlgbtchamber.com or 832-510-3002 for more information.
Welcome New Members!
The Chamber is proud to welcome our newest members who joined in recent weeks. Thank you for supporting the Chamber!




Learn more about our member companies via our Online Directory.
Member Benefit Highlight
As part of our print sponsorship with AlphaGraphics Sugar Land, members get a discount on an extensive array of services. AlphaGraphics Sugar Land is here to help your business grow! How about a FREE box of 250 business cards to start?  Visit https://www.houstonlgbtchamber.com/special-savings/ to learn more. Just another way the Chamber is working to bring value to our members.
 
Thank you to AlphaGraphics Sugar Land for supporting the Chamber!
National Small Business Week is May 5-11, 2019
Did you know more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year? Check out more information about the SBA National Small Business Week.
Did you catch the event photos for March?
Thank you to the Houston Dynamo & Houston Dash for sponsoring our March Brewing Up Business event! Oh…and for the game tickets to everyone who attended! Thank you for your support of the Chamber!  Check out the event photos and be sure and tag yourself!

Thank you to Chamber member, ActionCOACH for sponsoring our March Happy Hour & Power Hour! Check out the event photos. Don't forget to tag yourself!
Interested in hosting or sponsoring a Chamber event? Check out host/sponsorship opportunities and complete the form!
Silver Corporate Partners
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Founding Members
Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce | 832-510-3002 | info@houstonlgbtchamber.com | houstonlgbtchamber.com