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Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce

OUR MISSION

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EMPOWERING DETROIT’S LGBT + ALLY BUSINESSES

The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce mission is to promote and empower our Metropolitan Detroit LGBT, allied business members, non-profit members, corporate partners and their employees through leadership, advocacy and education.

  • Leading through professional development
  • Advocating for Inclusive business practices
  • Educating small to large businesses on LGBT-Certification & business growth

We advocate for inclusion of all people, especially the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, + Ally Business Community in Southeastern Michigan. Our chamber believes including diverse cultural groups creates a wealth of knowledge and robust product/service creation. Recognizing our differences can organically create innovations in enterprise. Connecting our LGBT members to a strong base of ally partners and corporate support; we provide real growth opportunities for all businesses in the region. We have a leadership council for workplace equality with OUT & Equal and affiliate members for certification as a minority-owned business through the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. We are the subject matter experts for organizational diversity and partner with large, small, non-profit, and governmental organizations to grow the region.

OUR GOALS

WHERE WE ARE GOING

The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce was founded in 2013 and our universal goals are as follows.

  • Educate Businesses on LGBTQ Business certification and strategic use of the designation.
  • Assist in promoting LGBTQ & Ally businesses throughout SE Michigan Region.
  • Work with local, state, national, and global corporate partners to bring business opportunities into the region.
  • Advocate on LGBTQ business issues & initiatives by aligning with strategic partners.
  • Work with local LGBTQ economic development, equality, and tourism initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of local LGBTQ business education programs.
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Contact Kevin Heard at kheard@detroitlgbtchamber.com for any inquiries

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