What is the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce?
The Chamber is the leading voice for the LGBTQ+ and Allied Business Community in the Greater Houston region.
Mission: The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce accelerates economic opportunity for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer + business community through a strong network of business allies, innovative programs, strategic partnerships and advance policies that foster economic inclusion and equality.
The Chamber launched in 2016 to ensure representation for the LGBTQ+ Business Community. The organization was founded by Co-Founders Tammi Wallace and Gary Wood. The Chamber is supported by members and Corporate Partners that invest in the mission of the organization.
- Grown every year since the launch of the organization
- Only business organization in the region focused on supporting and growing the LGBTQ+ and Allied Business Community
- Working with the Chamber and the NGLCC, the City of Houston is the first city in Texas to recognize LGBT-owned businesses
- Largest number of Certified LGBTBE® businesses in the State of Texas
Houston Astros Announce Pride Night
Astros will hold first-ever PRIDE NIGHT during PRIDE Month
HOUSTON ASTROS ANNOUNCE PRIDE NIGHT
HOUSTON, TX (February 4, 2020) – The Houston Astros announced today that they will host their first-ever PRIDE NIGHT on Wednesday, June 24 at Minute Maid Park versus the Minnesota Twins during PRIDE Month. The announcement was made during the Astros annual media luncheon.
Last season, the Astros were cited as one of only two Major League Baseball teams who have not hosted a PRIDE NIGHT. This season that changes with PRIDE NIGHT which will include a special “rainbow logo” and merchandise.
With the Houston Astros PRIDE NIGHT theme this season, “Baseball is for Everyone”, the team is committed to fully celebrating the diversity of Houston and honoring the LGBTQ community during PRIDE Month.
“The commitment from the Houston Astros to celebrate the LGBTQ community and the diversity of our city during PRIDE Month speaks volumes and has an enormous impact from an economic development standpoint,” said Tammi Wallace, Co-Founder & Board Chair of the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “PRIDE NIGHT is about celebrating the LGBTQ community and also about economic impact and opportunity when our great city is recognized as not only the most diverse city in the country but as an LGBTQ welcoming and inclusive city”
The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber will celebrate PRIDE NIGHT events with the Houston Astros as well as our corporate partner, Houston Dynamo & Houston Dash during PRIDE Month. More details about the Houston Astros and Houston Dynamo & Houston Dash PRIDE NIGHT events will be released soon.
About the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Established in February 2016, the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to accelerate economic growth for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business community using an entrepreneurial approach. The Chamber aims to achieve its goals, including advancing policies that foster inclusion and equality, by building a strong network of business allies and developing innovative programs and strategic partnerships.
Media Contact : Tammi Wallace (she|her|hers) / 713-301-2266/ email@example.com
Listen to Chamber Leadership talk about the important work of the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce focused on economic inclusion for the LGBTQ+ & Allied Business Community. The Chamber is at the intersection of business + community!
The Chamber provides tremendous value to member businesses through business development opportunities, marketing exposure to businesses and consumers, including the LGBTQ+ market, representation in the regional and national LGBTQ+ and business communities, resources for business growth and operation, and advocacy for equal rights and business-friendly public policy.