The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to provide access and value to a network of diverse small business members and corporate partners by creating a business-friendly climate, activating the region with development opportunities for growth, and increasing the number of LGBT certified businesses throughout the state.
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.
The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce was founded in 2013 and our universal goals are as follows.