Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management
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LGBT and diversity issues in business--specifically in the meetings/conventions arena. Making our conferences more LGBT welcoming.
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LGBT Tourism Influencer Presentations coming to Las Vegas in December

LGBT Tourism Influencer Presentations coming to Las Vegas in December | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

Coming to Las Vegas December 11-13, 2016 is the 17th Annual Community Marketing LGBT Tourism & Hospitality Conference.  This year there will be a variety of presentations and panels touching on LGBT New Media, including Promoting LGBT Travel with Creative Online Campaigns & Influencers by Auston Matta; Reaching the LGBT market through YouTube in 2017 by Josh Rimer


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Introducing the LGBT Meeting Planners Association (LGBTMPA)

Introducing the LGBT Meeting Planners Association (LGBTMPA) | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Launched this week to serve the unique needs of LGBT meeting planners around the globe, www.LGBTMeetingPlanner.com has created the ideal online marketplace for LGBT event planners, meeting planners and all of their industry contacts.  Designed to facilitate networking and growing business relationships, their main goal is to simply build business for the LGBT meeting planning community.

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New York hosts a raft of LGBT and diversity-related business conferences

New York hosts a raft of LGBT and diversity-related business conferences | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Those in the New York City area will be spoilt for choice with workplace-related LGBT events and conferences next week, with the Rev Jesse Jackson among the many key speakers lined up to participate

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Supplier Diversity Explained - through the eyes of the LGBT business owner - Jenn T. Grace

Supplier Diversity Explained - through the eyes of the LGBT business owner - Jenn T. Grace | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Today’s blog post is going to be something a little different – it is a TV interview I recently had the pleasure of doing on “The Hour with Jim Pellegrino.” I am joined by my friends and colleagues Sam McClure, Vice President of Affiliate Relations and External Affairs for the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce ...

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Campaign seeks to support LGBT-owned businesses

Campaign seeks to support LGBT-owned businesses | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

The Small Business Administration and the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce on Thursday launched a new initiative that is designed to support LGBT-owned businesses.


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LGBT Week NYC Updates for January 2015

LGBT Week NYC Updates for January 2015 | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Building off of the success of our LGBT Marketing Conference we've held for the past 7 years in New York, Community Marketing & Insights and Pink Banana Media are proud to announce the launch of our expanded LGBT conference schedule for 2015, LGBT...

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Fabrice Tasendo's curator insight, January 15, 2015 3:01 PM

Following the sold out success of the LGBT Marketing Conference we've held for the past 7 years in New York, Pink Banana Media & CMI are proud to announce the launch of our expanded LGBT conference schedule for 2015!

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Business Guru and Best Selling Author Les McKeown to Lead Fall Institute in NGLCC Supplier Innovation Center

Business Guru and Best Selling Author Les McKeown to Lead Fall Institute in NGLCC Supplier Innovation Center | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
APPLY TODAY! NGLCC has released its application for the 2nd annual LGBTBE Strategic Growth & Development Institute: Predictable Success scheduled to begin Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

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NAGLREP Presentation by Matt Skallerud: #LGBTBiz

NAGLREP Presentation by Matt Skallerud: #LGBTBiz | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

Are you LGBT and in the Real Estate profession?  If so, be sure to check out the upcoming conference in Fort Lauderdale this October 2014, the inaugural fall conference of the National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals, NAGLREP. Matt Skallerud, speaking on behalf of Pink Banana Media, will be presenting on #LGBTBiz - Advanced LGBT Social Media Marketing Strategies for 2014


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NLGJA National Conference and Media Summit comes to Chicago

NLGJA National Conference and Media Summit comes to Chicago | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

Chicago will host to this year's National Lesbian and Gay Journalist's Association National Convention and 10th LGBT Media summit.


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First Ever National LGBT Real Estate Conference Coming to Fort Lauderdale

First Ever National LGBT Real Estate Conference Coming to Fort Lauderdale | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

As LGBT advocacy is reshaping the country, the first ever National LGBT Real Estate Conference will be hosted in Fort Lauderdale  October 14-16.  Registration for the event is presently open and the host organization  the National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals, NAGLREP is expecting 400 LGBT and Gay Friendly real estate professionals from all over the USA and international destinations to attend.


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Hilton Hotels & Resorts Invites Travelers to Celebrate National LGBT Pride Month

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Invites Travelers to Celebrate National LGBT Pride Month | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

Hilton further demonstrates its commitment to the LGBT community by partnering with national LGBT organizations,...


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Marriott, hotel chains, pursuing LGBT travelers

Marriott, hotel chains, pursuing LGBT travelers | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Marriott International is going after the lucrative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community with a new social media and marketing campaign that launches today.

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First LGBT river cruise for UK

First LGBT river cruise for UK | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Emerald Waterways is to launch the UK’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender river cruise, in a bid to broaden its customer base

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Matt Skallerud's curator insight, October 5, 6:55 AM

The “LGBT Danube Explorer” sailing will officially launch on October 10 and will be fully bookable by all agents. The voyage will depart on July 29 next year and will feature the breakfast show hosts of radio station Gaydio, who will broadcast live onboard the ship for three days during the sailing.

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LGBTI realtors descend upon Fort Lauderdale

LGBTI realtors descend upon Fort Lauderdale | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
An annual LGBTI realtors conference will discuss housing discrimination and developments in the real estate business

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The Future Is Now for LGBT Business Equality - San Francisco Bay Times

The Future Is Now for LGBT Business Equality - San Francisco Bay Times | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
By Sam McClure The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is proud to be a part of celebrating the 40th anniversary of America’s very first LGBT business organization, the Golden Gate Business Association. As we look forward to the bold future of economic advancement for LGBT business owners, we are grateful to the …
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If Every Tech Conference Were Like Lesbians Who Tech, Tech Would Be A Much Better Place

If Every Tech Conference Were Like Lesbians Who Tech, Tech Would Be A Much Better Place | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Hula hoops and good hair at the most diverse conference in tech.
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LGBT Week NYC Conference Speaker and Producer - Thomas Roth

LGBT Week NYC Conference Speaker and Producer - Thomas Roth | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Thomas Roth, President and Founder, launched Community Marketing, Inc. in 1992, and has served as its President for 22 years. Tom and his team have developed a spectrum of products and services to skillfully lead the company's global clients to their goals. Tom is now primarily dedicating his industry-leading expertise to head up the Community Marketing & Insights division, which produces the annual LGBT Community Survey, as well as custom consumer research studies for a variety of market leader

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Record crowd at Out & Equal's S.F. conference underscores LGBT workplace progress

Record crowd at Out & Equal's S.F. conference underscores LGBT workplace progress | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

San Francisco-based non-profit Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is holding its annual Workplace Summit in its hometown this week for the first time, drawing the biggest crowd ever for the program focused on LGBT issues in the workplace.


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8th Annual LGBT Community Survey® Reports on the Attitudes and Consumer Behavior of 34,000 Participants Worldwide

Study insights provide companies and organizations with an understanding of how the LGBT community sometimes responds as one voice, or when demographic differences such as gender, age, and geographic residence are far more important. 


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Gay Ad Network's curator insight, September 4, 2014 2:14 PM

Engagement with LGBT media is generally stable, with digital media experiencing significant growth.

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Groundbreaking China “Pink Market” Conference to Release LGBT Community Consumer Lifestyle Report

Groundbreaking China “Pink Market” Conference to Release LGBT Community Consumer Lifestyle Report | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
Largest mobile platforms for gays & lesbians in China join forces with Community Marketing & Insights, Shanghai LGBT Professionals and 20 Chinese LGBT media and groups to produce pioneering market research.

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Companies wooing Southern California LGBT community

Companies wooing Southern California LGBT community | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

Along with JetBlue, Wells Fargo and Anheuser-Busch have been corporate sponsors at the Long Beach Pride festival for at least seven years, said Frank Rubio, vice president of the Long Beach Pride Gay and Lesbian Festival.


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“What we’re witnessing is the idea that you don’t have to isolate gay ads and messaging to markets only intended for gay people,” Bob Witeck, President, Witeck Communications

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Mexico’s LGBT Market Earned USD$74.4 Billion Income During Past Year

Mexico’s LGBT Market Earned USD$74.4 Billion Income During Past Year | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it

New market research data to be released this week at the 4th International LGBT Business Expo in Mexico will show that Mexico’s 5.2 million lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people earned USD$74.4billion during the past year.


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Robert Garcia beats Damon Dunn, becomes Long Beach’s youngest mayor

Robert Garcia beats Damon Dunn, becomes Long Beach’s youngest mayor | Diverse Meetings--LGBT Issues in Conference Management | Scoop.it
LONG BEACH >> Robert Garcia swept aside his opponent on Tuesday to become the youngest mayor in the city’s history, and the first openly gay person to win the office.Unofficial results showed Garcia, who will also be Long Beach
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