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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.
 

President's Message

Just one year ago GLCCNV was formed with the help of our Founding Board Members as Nevada’s ONLY affiliate chamber of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.  With dedication and commitment we have been able to bring you the following:

  • Network Luncheons to maximize your contact opportunities
  • Business Education Forum, now the 3rd Wednesday of the month
  • Implemented a new GLCCNV website and weekly newsletter
  • Secured a chamber intern from CSN through our new Business Education Forum.
  • Holiday party with VIP ticket proceeds donated to the center
  • First golf tournament in the 12 year history of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Our Next Focus…maximizing your network and marketing opportunities through our upgraded database software program. So stay tuned as we bring you additional modules to increase your productivity, which is our immediate focus and Thank You for your patience and commitment to GLCCNV.

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President, GLCCNV

Call to Action... Get Engaged!

This is your chamber and we want your ideas to help us improve as well as your suggestion on how best to accomplish that goal. So please contact us at info@glccnv.org and join us making GLCCNV the best we can be.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

GLCCNV Networking Luncheon


This event is open to the public, so bring a friend
and Let's Generate Business Together!


Wednesday, February 4, 2015
11:00am–1:30pm



Luxor Tender Steakhouse
3900 South Las Vegas Boulevard

If you park in the garage and come across the bridge to enter the casino, Tender is on your right, on the south (Mandalay Bay) side of the property. If you valet in the front, off the Strip, Tender is to your left on the casino floor.

Sponsored by MGM Resorts International

 


$25 per person


 


 

GLCCNV Business Education Forum


GLCCNV members are invited to attend our Business Education Forum, a collaboration with College of Southern Nevada (CSN), on the third Wednesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at The Center.


*** NEW DATE ***
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
7:00–8:30am


 

The Center
401 S. Maryland Pkwy.

 


$15 per person
Limited to 15 attendees

 

 


 

Drive Fore Success Golf Tournament


Registration begins at 7:30am on June 29 at TPC Summerlin.
Stay tuned for more information.


Monday, June 29, 2015
TPC Summerlin — a PGA TOUR Inc. Facility
1700 Village Center Cir.

 

WHAT'S NEW AT GLCCNV THIS WEEK?

 

Your Chamber Dollars at Work...


Due to the growth and support of our membership GLCCNV has been able to accomplish the following financial objectives:
  • Hire a webmaster to create a new website and weekly newsletter
  • Secure event and liability insurance for the Chamber at large as well as the Board of Directors
  • Upgrade Chamber Master, our membership database program to allow for additional membership and marketing opportunities which is our next immediate focus
 

National Business Information


U.S. Economy Could Save $9B Annually By Creating
Inclusive Environment For LGBT Employees

 
 

From the NGLCC...

 

Atlanta gay chamber first in new
federal program to boost LGBT businesses

Got a compelling small business story? Share it with FedEx


The third annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is accepting entries beginning Jan. 12, 2015, and will award 10 grants, including a $25,000 grand prize. Share your compelling business story with FedEx for a chance to win. Just upload your story, along with four photos, including one of your company logo, and a one-minute elevator pitch video (optional), at fedex.com/grantcontest. Then promote your entry via word of mouth and social media. The more votes you get, the better your chances of winning. The last day to enter is Feb. 12. The winners will be announced April 21. Learn more
 
Need motivation to get started on your entry? Watch a short video featuring four contest winners and how they used the grant to grow their businesses.
 
And remember, as NGLCC affiliate member or certified supplier, you don't have to enter a contest to enjoy savings on FedEx® shipping. With the FedEx Advantage® discount program, there's no cost or minimum shipping requirement. Sign up here or call 1.800.475.6708. Use passcode JHWPYF10.

 

Small Business Healthcare
Resources from Pfizer 


Pfizer, an NGLCC corporate partner, is committed to providing resources and prescription assistance to small business owners and their employees. 
 
The linked information from Pfizer RxPathways® provides an introduction to Pfizer's patient prescription assistance program, along with additional resources for small business owners and employees. It is an effective way for employers and employees to find help accessing prescriptions.
 
⇒ Learn more about Pfizer RxPathways® Patient Assistance Program

Chamber Member News


Tuxedo Junction renewed their membership
Daniel Chalk Realty joined as a business member
T-Mobile is a new corporate sponsor

GLCCNV Board of Directors


A Special Thanks to GLCCNV Corporate Partners

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