Showing posts from August, 2014

The Art of Conscious Selling

Business Mastermind Intensive   (September 5 & 6 in NYC) Are you responsible for bringing in sales to your business? Join Richard Oceguera , Award-winning Sales Coach and Networking Expert, for his hands-on training on the  Art of Conscious Selling . You'll learn how to connect powerfully with your message, your audience, your environment and your Self in order to draw prospects in naturally and magnetically so you can speak with confidence, close more sales and increase revenue with heart and ease. Get details and REGISTER here . Richard Oceguera,  CEO Richard Oceguera Coaching

Exclusive US Open Ticket Offer for NGLCC Members

This is your chance to be a part of the greatest sports and entertainment spectacle, the US Open Tennis Championships! See the top tennis stars like Roger Federer , Serena Williams , Rafael Nadal and  Maria Sharapova compete New York’s biggest stage, while you experience the best in food, shopping, entertainment, celebrity-spotting and all the US Open has to offer. NGLCC members can take advantage of this special ticket offer to the 2014 US Open. For every ticket you purchase to select sessions of the US Open, receive one ticket free. Subject to availability. TICKETS ON SALE NOW: Click here to purchase or call 1-866-OPEN-TIX. Please use code: BNGLCC Go to for more information

Ingrid Galvez Headlines at Rainbow Fashion Week

In June,  Rainbow Fashion Week, Inc. (RFW)  debuted with an inaugural series of events to celebrate NY Pride. 2014. Officially recognized by the City of New York – RFW advocates pride while encouraging camaraderie between the LGBTQ community and supporters of equality. RFW also highlights the importance of social responsibility. Rainbow Fashion Week, Inc. (RFW) presented “50 Top New Media Moguls,” on Friday June 20th, to jumpstart NY Pride 2014. The all-inclusive cocktail event recognized a diverse group of prominent LGBTQ community members, along with straight allies and friends, across multiple platforms that include; Fashion, Music, Entertainment, Art, Philanthropy, Television, Beauty, and Technology. Headlining this year’s event; Ingrid Galvez, Diversity Outreach Chair of  National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce New York ; Toyce Francis, Founder of ;Tyrone Farley,  Founder of True Fashionista Now ;  Tahiry Jose ,  star of “Love & Hip Hop NY” on VH

Attention all LGBT alumni who have launched start-ups and are seeking funding!

You are invited to submit your start-up business plan for consideration to the  HBS Alumni Angels of New York . The HBSAA holds monthly Pitch Nights where pre-screened companies are invited to present their business. September 8th is a Pitch Night that will focus on gay-founded or led firms, jointly sponsored with the  HBS LGBT Alumni Association   and  Stanford Pride .   Supporting partners include All Ivy Pride , Start Out and the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce New York (NGLCCNY) . This is of great benefit to LGBT entrepreneurs who seek financing (seed, venture, bridge funding). The  HBS Angels  of NY have provided over $3.5 million in financing since late 2011. The monthly Pitch Night will be on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm in New York City*. To apply see the HBSAA  Application Instructions .  For questions contact Jim Sherman (AB '84, MA '85). As the second largest angels group in the City, HBS Angels have funded 20 startu

The Public: Theater of, by, and for the People is August's Non-Profit Spotlight

From a cutting-edge downtown season and free Shakespeare in Central Park to outreach programs that connect people across cultural and socio-economic boundaries, The Public Theater   unites the people of New York under the banners of radical access and boundless diversity. Founded by Joseph Papp in 1954, The Public Theater is dedicated to developing an American theater that is accessible and relevant to all people. From its humble beginnings presenting free Shakespeare in public parks, churches, and community centers, The Public has grown to the nation’s foremost producer of Shakespeare and new work. From Free Shakespeare in the Park and the downtown season to Joe’s Pub and the Under the Radar Festival . The Public brings great theater, boldly conceived to the widest possible audience. This fall, The Public will share seven cutting edge productions downtown, including 4 world premieres, by a diverse group of artists. From a new take on a Founding Father in the world

OPAM Mid Summer Mixer Set for August 14th!

Out Professionals in Advertising and Media (OPAM) is hosting their first annual Mid Summer Mixer - the premier event for LGBTs in advertising, marketing, and media.  Join us on Ogilvy's Roof Terrace on August 14th from 7pm to 10pm for cocktails, music, and stunning views of the city.  Enjoy open bar provided by Ketel One Vodka and music by Occupy the Disco .  Want to arrive in style?  Use Uber promo code OPAM15 for 15% off your ride (up to $10) or OPAM30 for a free ride (up to $30) for new Uber users.  Come out and celebrate the growth of our community within the communications industry!  Space is limited.  To RSVP click here .