Upcoming LGBTBE Roundtable Events

Connecting Certified LGBTQ-Owned Businesses across Texas

The statewide LGBTBE® Roundtable Program supports certified LGBTBE® businesses to help them learn, grow, connect. Connect with LGBTBE businesses across the State of Texas.

Tuesday, January 19

3:00 – 5:00 PM

PROGRAM GOALS

The statewide LGBTBE® Roundtable Program offers education, connection and opportunities to help certified LGBT Business Enterprises (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

I'M CERTIFIED, NOW WHAT?

EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY FOR LGBTBE® MEMBERS
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.

Participants will . . .

  • 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

LGBTBE Roundtable Sponsorship Opportunities

MEET THE EXPERTS

LaMecia Butler
Program Manager, Supplier Diversity
Facebook


Brian K. Hall
Supplier Diversity & Brand Advocacy, Small Business Liaison Officer
Shell
Tammy Jones-Still
Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Brinker International

Lianne Lami, PE, CEM, CEA
CEO
Bocci Engineering


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RSVP Today!

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 Greater Houston 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 and controlled? If so, contact your local LGBT Chamber of Commerce to learn how you may apply for the LGBTBE® certification through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and how to waive your certification fee.