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MISSION STATEMENT — The Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada (GLCCNV) advances the prosperity, equality and inclusivity of Nevada's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied business community through referrals, education, networking, advocacy and supplier diversity opportunities.

GLCCNV extends a colossal "THANK YOU" to Wells Fargo for the business workshop at UNLV in October!

THANK YOU to Sean Van Gorder for introducing the speakers; Chad Landry for presenting Wells Fargo Works for Small Business; Lester Romero for introducing the Wells Fargo Business Plan Center & Access to Capital; moderator Rose Davis; panelists Peter Lee, Lyndee Chichon, Kenyatta Lewis and Heather Cox; and guest speakers Kathy Carrico and Kelli Vaz. We also appreciate all those who participated in the resource fair and, of course, those who attended the workshop! We hope all attendees found this to be a valuable event worthy of repeating in the future.

Click here to learn more about
Wells Fargo Works for Small Business



GLCCNV Networking Luncheon

Wednesday, November 4 • 11:30am–1:00pm
Glutton (616 E Carson Ave #110)

*** Buy Tickets Online ***

Featuring special guest speaker Donna J. Davis,
U.S. Small Business Administration's
Regional Administrator

As the senior executive for Region IX, Donna Davis was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2013 to serve as the U.S. Small Business Administrator's (SBA) Regional Administrator. Donna oversees the management of capital, contracting and counseling services to entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii and Nevada and leads a team of 130+ employees who work diligently to help small businesses and entrepreneurs start, grow, innovate and export.


GLCCNV Holiday Fiesta

Wednesday, December 2 • 6–9pm
Model Factory LV inside The Boulevard Mall
(616 E Carson Ave #110)


Full details will be announced in a forthcoming email from GLCCNV. Be sure to open all emails from GLCCNV to learn about this and other special events.

Chamber Member News

Synchronous Fashion just joined as a new Business Member.

GLCCNV is actively seeking the following board positions: Secretary and Attorney in addition to help for the Events and Policy Committees. If you are interested in participating in Nevada’s only 501(c)(6) IRS non profit Chamber of Commerce, please email with a statement of interest and resume. 

Google Small Business Supplier Diversity


NGLCC is excited to partner with Google to get the word out about their Small Business Supplier Diversity Program.

LGBTBEs qualify if your business is 1) based in the U.S., 2) generates less than $15M in annual revenue, and 3) has 50 or fewer full-time employees. A little bit more about the program:

Google's Small Business Supplier Diversity program is designed to connect more minority-, women-, veteran- and LGBT-owned small businesses to opportunities within Google, while offering access to tools and training to help them grow on the web.

Program participants will: 

  • Be included in our supplier database: Googlers use our database to find suppliers for the goods and services they need.
  • Have access to the Accelerate with Google Academy: You may opt into our 12-week program to help your business grow online.
  • Get discounted Google Apps for Work: If you're a new Google Apps user, you'll receive a 25% discount on the Google Apps for Work productivity suite to help run your business more efficiently with Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar, and more.
  • Receive payments quickly: We know reliable payments are crucial for small businesses to thrive. If you're selected to work with us, we'll do our best to pay you within 15 days of invoice approval.

Learn more and apply at

Community Events


Wednesday, November 18
The Center (401 S. Maryland Pkwy.)


Get Involved...

GLCCNV is committed to the economic and educational upward mobility for LGBT and allied businesses. We have committees and want to have our members' voices heard. Our committees include
  • Drive Fore Success—golf tournament (coming in 2016!)
  • Membership
  • Supplier Diversity
  • Policy and Education
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Events
  • And Finance
If you would like to volunteer or would like more information, please connect with us at with the subject: Committee Volunteer.

Call for Announcements

GLCCNV Members:  If you have a special announcement you would like us to include in our newsletter, please email full details to

GLCCNV Board of Directors

Dina Proto — President
Lydia Toscano-Corbett — Vice President
Gina Webb — Treasurer
Robert Frisch — Director of Operations
Leonardo Benavides — Education
Heather Cox — Supplier Diversity
Tim Evans — Marketing
Alexia Kay — Events
Jeremy Wallace — Membership Chair





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