Showing posts from September, 2014

OPAM New York Presents OUT Field

OPAM New York , presents OUT Field, a discussion on out LGBT athletes and what it means for marketers. The panel discussion will be on Tuesday, September 16th at 6:30PM at The New York Times Building located at 620 8th Avenue. Panelists: Kate Fagan - Writer ESPN Steve Eder - Investigative Sports Reporter at The New York Times Bruce Hayes - Managing Director at Edelman Doug Melville - Chief Diversity Officer, North America at TBWA\Worldwide Mark Truss - Global Director of Brand Intelligence at JWT Moderated by Stuart Elliott - Advertising Columnist at The New York Times 6:30 - Cocktail  Reception 7:00 - Panel Discussion To RSVP click here .

Sting, Patti LuPone, and Jane Lynch in One-Night-Only Concert for Global Equality

We are thrilled to share about an amazing benefit concert starring  Sting   and  Patti LuPone  and hosted by  Jane Lynch  on Monday, September 15th at the Gershwin Theatre in New York at 8:00PM.  
 Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality   stars 16-time Grammy Award-winner  Sting  and two-time Tony and Grammy Award-winner  Patti LuPone.  Hosted by the hilarious  Jane Lynch  from  Glee , the evening also features performances from Tony and Grammy Award-winner  Billy Porter ; the cast of  WICKED ; the cast of  ONCE ; Matt Gould , Griffin Matthews , and the cast of  Witness Uganda ; members of the cast of  I Am Harvey Milk ;   country-music star  Chely Wrigh t ; Bollywood star  Celina Jaitly ; a Grammy Award-winning  surprise musical guest,  and more .  Written by Academy Award-winning   Dustin Lance Black   (Milk) ,  executive producers   Stephen Schwartz   (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin)  and  Bruce Cohen   (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook)   have

LGBT CONFEX Ready for LGBT Business Forum in Colombia's Equality Week

New York, September 9, 2014  – The 5th edition of LGBT CONFEX’s LGBT Business Forum will bring a delegation of international business leaders to this year’s IV Equality Week taking place in Bogota, Colombia from September 28 to October 5, 2014. This marks the first time Latin America's leading LGBT business network, LGBT Confex , brings the full conference outside of Mexico, where it has held editions in Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Guadalajara and this year’s Vallarta-Nayarit. The tailor-made event was developed and produced an LGBT Business Forum for Bogota's Equality Week as part of a request made by the City of Bogota. The LGBT Business Forum will be held at Camara de Comercio de Bogota - Chapinero and will be a B2B and consumer event focused on the LGBT community in an effort to increase awareness and respect for sexual orientation and gender identification in the workplace and in the community in general. The LGBT Business Forum will open with an exclusive s

National Conference Participation Aids in Long Term Growth Business Strategy for Local NGLCCNY Members

Re Perez of BRANDING FOR THE PEOPLE and Michael Hudson of Site Search & Select   were both recently tapped for another year of speaking at the 2014 NGLCC National Business and Leadership Conference held in Las Vegas. Each one of these dynamic LGBTE business owners were excited to be asked back a second time to share their stories with both corporate partners as well as other recently certified business owners.   Here is what they say is part of their success strategy: Michael Hudson, President Site Search & Select Michael Hudson says that S3’s company goals and objectives strongly align with what NGLCC is achieving through the launch of their new GLOBAL INITIATIVE.   Speaking on global topics at the National Conference has allowed him to increase his visibility with corporate partners as well as add additional credibility for his business.   Corporate Partners have a better recognition for his company and its services.   Now that is turning into more conv