What is the Connecticut Gay & Lesbian (CTGLC)?

CTGLC is an organization comprised of Connecticut’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business owners, corporations, professionals and supporters. CTGLC is dedicated to promoting the economic prosperity of the LGBT community in Connecticut by encouraging the support of like-minded businesses and entities. CTGLC also provides information that is both vital and useful to the continued prosperity and expansion of the Connecticut LGBT business community.

What is CTGLC’s mission and purpose?

CTGLC’s purpose is to create, identify and enhance business opportunities for LGBT and LGBT-allied organizations, thereby fostering a more inclusive and vibrant Connecticut economy.

Who are the members of CTGLC?

CTGLC members are a diverse collection of businesses, individuals and corporations. From some of the largest corporate entities in Connecticut, to the newest and smallest businesses in our communities, CTGLC gives an equal voice to each member. CTGLC encourages LGBT entities as well as LGBT friendly entities to join. The diversity of CTGLC is its greatest asset.

Visit our online Member Directory for a useful collection of all CTGLC members and their contact information. Click here to search for the business you are looking for today!

How do I join CTGLC?

Click here for information on CTGLC’s membership levels and application or click here to go to the membership application.

How does CTGLC help my business?

Joining CTGLC means spotlighting your business amongst the thousands located in Connecticut. As every business owner knows, using any advantage in this economic environment is essential. CTGLC is not only a way for the LGBT business community to foster relationships and new opportunities, but is also inherently a marketing tool.

What is the NGLCC?

nglcc-logoThe National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is the business advocate and direct link between lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business owners, corporations, and government, representing the interests of more than 1.4 million LGBT businesses and entrepreneurs. The NGLCC is committed to forming a broad-based coalition of LGBT owned and friendly businesses, professionals, and major corporations for the purpose of promoting economic growth and the prosperity of our members.

When you join CTGLC you become a member of the NGLCC as well. You receive access to national and international conferences, forums, certification, as well as networking events that will give you the opportunity to create connections that will help your business succeed. Visit the NGLCC page.