Showing posts from February, 2012

Member Insider: Lookit Design

When you look at a website, what do you see? After talking with Graham Murray, I learned that the websites created through Look-It Design contain a heart and a pulse that beats full of excitement, activism, and resilience. Please enjoy this Spotlight with Graham Murray to learn more about the passion behind the web pages that are helping to change how we see the world. What can you do maximize web traffic for your business? Are you making the most common mistake in Internet marketing? Find out below. Damon L. Jacobs: Tell me about Look-It Design. Graham Murray: I started this company about eight years ago with my partner, Joe York. He was the creative force; I was on the business side. Unfortunately, he then passed away from cancer. So I carried it on and built the company. Now we have eight employees and about one hundred clients. We offer a complete set of services for small businesses up to large corporate accounts. Anything that anyone needs on the Internet, whethe

January's Monthly Mixer at Proscenium

NGLCCNY kicked-off its busy 2012 calendar on January 18 with a highly successful M3: Members’ Monthly Mixer held in the playful office space of event planning group Proscenium, the Chamber’s newest Platinum Business Member. Ninety crisply suited and well-healed professionals representing LGBT and allied companies convened for spirited conversation and to show support for the work of NGLCCNY. Midway through the evening, Chamber President Richard Oceguera inducted new members, non-profits and corporate partners, presenting them with the official NGLCCNY lapel pin. Debevoise & Plimpton, Focus Events & Catering, JP Morgan Chase, Leslie/Lohman Museum of Gay & Lesbian Art and Proscenium were among those welcomed into the Chamber community. Guests then returned to making new connections, discussing business opportunities and enjoying the hors d’ouvres and libations so generously provided by the host. View photos from this exciting evening here !

5th Annual Gay and Lesbian Marketing Conference

We are proud to partner with Community Marketing and Pink Banana media on the 5th Annual Gay & Lesbian Marketing Conference at the Eventi Hotel in New York City on Friday, May 18th. We think you will find attending this session a valuable use of time. Industry-leading presenters will discuss the latest in gay and lesbian consumer research and focus groups, successful advertising and PR approaches, social media marketing strategies, etc., as well as case studies representing a variety of industries and segments. Whether you are new to the market or a "veteran," the new information and insights, plus the networking connections, will be of great value to all attendees. Early registration is open for NGLCCNY members with a $50 discount, including lunch. There’s no reason to miss this important opportunity to initiate, or update, your LGBT market program. Space is limited to 100 participants, so please register soon. Use this link for more information. (Enter discount co

3rd Annual Indie Soap Awards

Are soaps dead? If you base the answer from coverage on CNN or major news outlets, then you could believe that serialized story telling has gone the way of the typewriter or vinyl records. Here at We Love Soaps TV ( ) we know different. Continuing stories in and around New York have only proliferated in recent years, and are now being developed exclusively for viewing on the Internet. For the third year in a row, We Love Soaps TV is honoring the very best in excellent achievements in serialized content developed exclusively for the Internet during the annual "Indie Soap Awards." This year's live event will be held on Tuesday, February 21st, at New World Stages (on 50th between 8th/9th), in Manhattan. There will be a full Stand & Repeat red carpet ceremony beginning 7pm sharp, followed by the award presentations between 8pm-10pm, and a networking reception afterward at the venue. Many of the nominees are members of the GLBT community, includin

American Cancer Society presents ENCORE For Hope

American Cancer Society presents ENCORE For Hope February 13 th 2012 6:30 – 10:30 Providence NYC - 311 West 57 th street Tickets on sale now for NGLCCNY members Lower Level Tickets: $150 (regularly $175), Upper Level Tickets: $75 Tickets include access to pre-show cocktails reception with open bar and passed hors d'oeuvres and gift bag for lower level seated ticket purchasers. Please join us for an evening of cocktails and cabaret style performances from some of NYC’s greatest talent – to benefit the American Cancer Society’s efforts within the LGBT community. Hosted by Judy Gold, featuring Joey Arias with additional performances and appearances by New York City Gay Men’s Chorus, Sherry Vine, The Ben Allison Band, 2 to Fly Aerial, Manila Luzon, Sahara Davenport and Choimatic (celebrity DJ) For more information please call 212-237-3882