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LGBTBE® Roundtable Program: Building a Dynamic Capabilities Statement

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (CDT)


Building a Dynamic Capabilities Statement
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 10 am - 12 pm


This event is open only to Greater Houston LGBT Chamber members who are LGBTBE® certified.

Join the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce for the exclusive quarterly statewide program, 2021 LGBTBE® Roundtable Program, to support your certified business and learn, grow, connect. Connect with LGBTBE businesses across the State of Texas!

The primary focus of the program is to foster the development, growth and sustainability of certified LGBTQ-owned businesses which are members of the Austin LGBT Chamber, Greater Houston LGBT Chamber, North Texas LGBT Chamber, and San Antonio LGBT Chamber.

Join other LGBTBE® certified businesses across the State of Texas for this roundtable program to learn more about how to maximize your LGBTBE® certification and work most effectively with corporate partners. Participants will hear from a panel of expert supplier diversity professionals and LGBTBE® certified business owners about how to build an effective capabilities statement. 

Participants will....

  • Learn what a capabilities statement is and how to develop yours
  • Learn what a capabilities statement should and should not include
  • Gain a better understanding how LGBTBE® businesses can incorporate their capabilities statement into their pitch
  • Network with other LGBTBE certified businesses across the State of Texas and make valuable connections
  • Engage in roundtable breakouts with individual panelists
  • Observe and learn from a peer who makes a pitch and receives feedback from experts


Kimberly Treesh

Renee Watson

David Feldman

Logan Wick

Paul Pendergast

Trung T. Tieu
VP, Procurement Strategy Manager
Director, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Department
Manager, Supplier Diversity / Local Content
Founder & CEO
Owner, LGBTBE® Certified Business
Director, Supplier Diversity
Bank of America  
Bexar County
OutBranding Promos
(Certified LGBTBE)
Pendergast Consulting Group

This event is part of the statewide LGBTBE® Roundtable Program which offers education, connection and opportunities to help your certified LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) grow and thrive. The program is held quarterly and is complimentary to members of the collaborating chambers. Hold the 3rd Tuesdays in July and October on your calendar for future LGBTBE programs.

The goals of the statewide LGBTBE® Roundtable Program are:

  1. Support Certified LGBTBE® members through education
  2. Create connection opportunities for LGBTBE® certified businesses to support business development and growth
  3. Connect LGBTBEs across the State of Texas for business development, best practices share and more  

The statewide LGBTBE® Roundtable Program is consistent with the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber's mission of supporting our members through business growth, education, and advocacy.  As an LGBT Business Enterprise and Chamber member, certified LGBTBE® businesses are automatically eligible to participate in the LGBTBE® Roundtable Program, comprised exclusively of certified, LGBT-owned companies.

Not LGBTBE® certified? Do you want to participate in future opportunities through the LGBTBE® Roundtable Program? Is your business 51% or more LGBT-owned? Click here to learn more about how you can apply for the LGBTBE® certification through the NGLCC and how to waive your certification fee. 

The information provided in this Chamber event does not, nor is it intended to, constitute legal, medical, or other professional advice. Information, content, and materials are intended for general information purposes only.

Opinions expressed are the speakers’ own and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Greater Houston Chamber of Commerce or its Foundation. The Chamber or Chamber Foundation does not verify for accuracy any of the information contained herein.

By registering and/or attending a Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce program or event, in any format, you agree to the above and to the Chamber’s Meeting & Event Photo Policy available online at


This program is complimentary to Chamber members who are LGBTBE certified businesses

Registered participants will receive a link and password to join before the event.
Event Contact
Maureen Maiuri
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (CDT)
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