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Pride Across Texas with Guest Speakers Valerie Salinas-Davis & Deirdre Walsh

Thursday, June 23, 2022 (3:00 PM - 4:30 PM) (CDT)


Join Us for Pride Across Texas!
June 23, 2022 | 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Virtual via Airmeet

Successful Branding and Marketing: Engaging During Pride Month and Beyond

Join the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce to connect with the LGBTQ+ & Allied Business Community virtually across the State of Texas! 

Hear from our guest speakers, Valerie Salinas-Davis and Deirdre Walsh, and engage in networking to create powerful connections across Texas. Our speakers will share their expertise and insight successful branding and marketing to the LGBTQ+ community and beyond Pride Month.

Key Takeaways
  • What does successful branding mean to the LGBTQ+ community?
  • How do you engage the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month?
  • How do you integrate branding and marketing to the LGBTQ+ community and make this part of your company culture?


Valerie Salinas-Davis
University of Texas at Austin Lecturer

Deirdre Walsh

Valerie Salinas-Davis is a social impact strategist, writer, and consultant specializing in change-related communications - especially in the areas of environmental protection, health, public affairs, and diversity, equity and inclusion issues. She has spent her career breaking down complex environmental issues into fun, profound campaigns that take creative risks and get results.

From IPOs to hackathons, Deirdre Walsh (she/her) has been at the forefront of innovation for the last 20 years. She is currently CEO and co-founder of IGC (, a social impact software and services organization. IGC, which stands for "In Good Company," helps businesses in the sweet spot where profit meets purpose.

Prior to dedicating her life to corporate social impact, Deirdre was an intrapreneur at a variety of technology companies in Austin and Silicon Valley. She has built high-performing teams and award-winning programs focused on measurably improving reputation, reach, relationship and revenue. 

Pride Across Texas is an LGBTQ+ & Allied virtual networking event as big as Texas itself! Combined, the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce has more than 1,000 members. Here is a chance to reach beyond your city, county, and region to create new business/professional networks. Register today!


The Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce is a coalition of the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce, North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce. We work to achieve equality and inclusion by promoting economic vitality in our communities and strengthening LGBT and ally businesses.

By registering and/or attending a Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce program or event, you agree to Chamber's Terms of Use & Policies available online at

Virtual via Airmeet
Thursday, June 23, 2022 (3:00 PM - 4:30 PM) (CDT)
Business Networking
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