LGBTBE Business Webinars and Video Resources During COVID-19
This page is dedicated to our network of exceptional, innovative Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® (Certified LGBTBE®) suppliers in the NGLCC network. Here you will find information on business development webinars and trainings; online matchmakers, both B2B and corporate; support with drafting capability statements and RFPs; and much, much more to help our businesses and community stay strong and ready for the year ahead.
Additionally, many NGLCC local affiliate chambers have regional information and economic recovery opportunities available. To find your closest local affiliate, click here.
Here to Lead Podcast
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) launched a podcast titled Here to Lead which will feature some of the nation’s most influential Latino/a leaders in thought-provoking conversations to celebrate Latino achievement, identity, and culture. The Here to Lead host, CHCI President and CEO Marco Davis, will have in-depth and inspiring interviews with leaders on their personal journey, our nation’s most pressing issues, and how Latinos across the country are leading us into a brighter future.
The inaugural season includes Oscar Muñoz, Executive Chairman of United Airlines Holdings, Inc., Pedro J. Pizarro, President and CEO of Edison International, the parent company of one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, and the Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, 24th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (2014-2017). Each episode will also highlight the impact of CHCI’s work and discuss the vital importance of Latino leadership in the United States.
Here to Lead will feature public officials, corporate executives, policy experts, community advocates, and other thought leaders and serve an audience including Latinos and other Americans who are interested in politics, identity, and current events. ExxonMobil is the Presenting sponsor. Innovator sponsors include SHRM, Edison International, and SoftBank
AMAC Legends & Leapers
AMAC’s newest program, AMAC Legends & Leapers, is a monthly conversation between an aviation industry legend and an emerging leader designed to showcase the commonalities and differences in perspective on the aviation industry.
Reach Customers Online with Google
September 23rd & 22nd, 2021 | 3:00PM EST
Learn how your business can be found online with Google. This workshop explains how Google Search works and how you can improve a website’s visibility with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The session also introduces products like Google My Business, Google Trends, Search Console, Google Analytics, Google Ads, and more.
September 23rd 2021 | 3:00PM EST
Emphasis will be on the following:
- How Google Search Works
- Reach Customers with Search Engine Optimization
September 30th, 2021 | 3:00PM EST
Emphasis will be on the following:
- Create Your Business Profile
- Amplify with Online Advertising
- Recap & Resource
NUDC Webinar: Creative Access to Capital
September 23, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
What is the secret sauce for creative access to capital and growth? Should we engage in a national dialogue to retool traditional methods, find unique ones or create new ones in preparation for infrastructure deployments on the horizon to bring wealth to our diverse business and communities? NUDC is pleased to bring together an excellent panel with extensive experience led by Martha Montoya, CEO TTI and Agtools to bring awareness and highlight creative access to capital pathways that are outside of the norm. This is an excellent opportunity for diverse suppliers, regulators, supplier diversity managers and utility executives.
NUDC Webinar: Energy Force Ambassador Program at ComEd
October 14, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Did you know that ComEd (Exelon) created the Energy Force Ambassador Program, which is the country’s first energy-efficiency education program taught by people with disabilities? The ComEd Energy Force Ambassador Program is a one-of-a-kind program that trains adults with developmental disabilities to serve as ambassadors for ComEd’s Energy Efficiency Program, which focuses on helping the public understand the benefits of energy efficiency and conservation at home. Ambassadors teach people simple energy-saving tips by creating fun, interactive demonstrations.
The program is currently celebrating its tenth anniversary, and NUDC is pleased to have Paula Conrad, Vice President of Corporate Relations, discuss how the program began, how it works, including how ambassadors are trained, and lessons learned of this successful program. This is an excellent opportunity for human resource professionals, utility executives and regulators!