Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM CST 

*Please note that lumch will not be provided. Please eat before you arrive.


University of St. Thomas 

Opus College of Business                                      

Opus Hall, Room 201-202

1000 LaSalle Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55403  
Driving Directions 



729 15th St., NW                                           Washington, DC 20005                                           

Phone: 202-234-9181 

Email: affiliaterelations@nglcc.org 

To inquire about ASL interpretation please contact Angel Davis at angel.davis@sba.gov or 404-331-0100


LGBT Business Builder


The LGBT Business Builder is an historic national initiative in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The purpose of this initiative is to remove barriers and increase access to strategic growth opportunities for America’s LGBT business owners. Join NGLCC, SBA, and Quorum - the Twin Cities LGBT+Allied Business Community for the LGBT Business Builder event in Minneapolis.

Speakers will include:

The workshop will prepare attendees to:

  • Grow their businesses with the NGLCC LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification,
  • Leverage the resources and information provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration into lucrative procurement contracts,
  • Take advantage of emerging procurement opportunities now open in California as well as Massachusetts. Companies interested in working with LGBTBEs include over 1/3 of the Fortune 500

Who should attend:

  • Currently certified LGBTBEs seeking new growth strategies
  • LGBT business owners
  • Local business leaders
  • Supplier Diversity and procurement professionals
  • Anyone committed to the economic advancement of LGBT people
There is no cost to attend this event.




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