GFLGLCC, Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Author: 
Carrie Fowler
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Michael Newlin
Becoming a member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce isn't just about the financial support your membership provides, it's about the relationship. Becoming a member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce brings you side-by-side with us as we continually make outreach and partner with local business organizations wishing to promote the LGBT business community. We will also promote Greater Fort Lauderdale to national organizations wishing to increase their opportunities and reach within our LGBT business community.



 

GFLGLCC, Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Accolades

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Ideal Networking Connections
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Positive Success Stories
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Good Event Locations
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Engaging Speakers & Topics
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GFLGLCC Quarterly Lunch at B Ocean Resort
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted their Quarterly Networking Luncheon at B Ocean Resort on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
 
GFLGLCC Mixer at Kreepy Tiki
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted their August 2016 mixer at The Kreepy Tiki in Wilton Manors.
 
GFLGLCC Mixer on Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi
The GFLGLCC helps to promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community in Fort Lauderdale. They recently hosted their July mixer on the Water Taxi.
 
GFLGLCC Mixer at Hunters
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a mixer at Hunters in Wilton Manors.
 
GFLGLCC Quarterly Lunch at Riverside Hotel
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a Quarterly Luncheon at Riverside Hotel on Las Olas and featured great food and lively networking.

GFLGLCC Mixer at Shooters
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a networking mixer at Shooters on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

GFLGLCC Mixer at Zuckerello's
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) recently hosted their April networking at Zuckerello's in Oakland Park.

GFLGLCC Mixer at Cafe Vico
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a mixer at Cafe Vico in Fort Lauderdale featuring delicious food and fantastic networking opportunities.

GFLGLCC Mixer at Matty's
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) promotes business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community. They recently hosted their latest Mixer at Matty's at Wilton Park, featured lively networking conversations and light snacks.

GFLGLCC Quarterly Lunch at Thirteen Restaurant
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a Quarterly Luncheon at Thirteen Restaurant in Wilton Manors and featured great food and lively networking.
GFLGLCC Mixer at GALLERYone Hotel
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a mixer at GALLERYone Doubletree Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach and featured great food and lively networking.
GFLGLCC Quarterly Luncheon at Pelican Grand Beach Resort
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a Quarterly Luncheon at the Pelican Grand Beach Resort on Fort Lauderdale Beach and featured great food and lively networking.
GFLGLCC Mixer at Beauty & The Feast
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a mixer at Beauty & The Feast Restaurant in the Atlantic Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach and featured great food and lively networking.
GFLGLCC Mixer at Valentino's Cucina Italiana
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a mixer at Valentino's Cucina Italina and featured great food and lively networking.
NGLCC Mixer at Marriott Harbor Beach
NGLCC (National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) Mixer at Marriott Harbor Beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
 
 
NGLCC Opening Night Party
The GFLGLCC hosted the official Welcome Reception for the 2015 NGLCC International Conference. The reception was held at Gallery of Amazing Things in Dania Beach. In total, there were 800 conference attendees, along with GFLGLCC members and dignitaries at the event.

GFLGLCC Luncheon at Dapur
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a luncheon Dapur Asian Tapas and featured talks from local businesses and great food.
GFLGLCC Luncheon at Sonesta Hotel
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT community. They recently hosted a luncheon at The Sonesta Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
GFLGLCC Luncheon at Atlantic Hotel
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community. They recently hosted a luncheon at The Atlantic Hotel's Beauty & The Feast restaurant that was sponsored by MetLife Financial Services.
GFLGLCC Mixer at The Stonewall Galleries
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community. Their most recent Quarterly Mixer was at the new Stonewall Galleries on Wilton Drive.
GFLGLCC Quarterly Luncheon at Dos Caminos
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community. Their most recent Quarterly Luncheon was at Dos Caminos Mexican Restaurant on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
14th Conference on LGBT Tourism and Hospitality Mixer at The W
The 14th Conference on LGBT Tourism and Hospitality Day Two Mixer was hosted by GFLGLCC at The W Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL. This conference brought together various LGBT hospitality and tourism professionals from around the world to discuss the latest news in their industry.
GFLGLCC Luncheon at Steak 954 in The W
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) promotes business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community. Their most recent luncheon was held at Steak 954 in The W Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
FLGLCC's Luncheon at Da Campo Osteria at Il Lugano
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) is to promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community. They recently hosted a luncheon at Da Campo Osteria restaurant at Il Lugano on Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL.
GFLGLCC Host Pink Banana Media at Dapur
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) helps promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community. They recently held a marketing seminar at Dapur in Fort Lauderdale, FL with the help of Pink Banana Media to help people reach more people on the internet.

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