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Pride Luminaries Brunch
Let the bubbles flow! The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the business voice of New York’s LGBTQIA+ community partners with NYC Pride for one of the most exclusive brunches of the calendar year. Nibbling into its eighth year, the Pride Luminaries Brunch celebrates business leaders that have made an impact on LGBTQIA+ equality in the workplace throughout the year.
The National LGBT Chamber of Conference is the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization specifically dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advance for the LGBT community. NGLCC represents a membership of over 1.4 million LGBT business owners and entrepreneurs acting as the official certification body for LGBT-owned business enterprises (LGBTBES) representing over 1,000 LGBTBES and ⅓ of the Fortune 500 and over 200 corporate partners. Some of their initiatives include Diversity & Inclusion: NGLCC supports and advocates for diversity and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender owned businesses; NGLCC Global: NGLCC Global promotes broad-based economic advancement and empowerment of the global LGBT community; Policy Priorities: NGLCC works to ensure implementation of pro-business LGBT-inclusive policies at the federal, state and local levels of government; Collaborations: NGLCC is proud to work with a range of organizations to ensure LGBT inclusion in business; Supplier Innovation Center: a platform for connecting corporate partners with certified LGBT suppliers and an incubator for entrepreneurial success; Business Resources: discounts offered by various organizations and companies. NGLCC hosts a number of special events throughout including Globtl LGBTI Business Week, the NGLCC National Dinner, Best-of-the-Best Awards and the NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference.
Is there a dress code for the Pride Luminaries Brunch? Business chic, of course. The guest list will include industry insiders, local celebrities, media mavens and a handful of fun politicians. Admission to brunch will include a four hour unlimited open bar, VIP gift bag and expansive brunch buffet. Last year’s Pride Luminaries Brunch honored New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres of the Bronx and took place at The Garden at David Burke Kitchen of Soho, located at The James Hotel. This year’s location will be announced soon. Tickets for this definite who’s who of the NYC gay community go on sale in January, 2019. Don’t miss out.