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Samantha Smith, Award-Winning International Semi-Finalist & Motivational Speaker, to join the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce for Pride Across Texas

HOUSTON, TX (October 29, 2021) - The Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce are excited to announce that Samantha Smith will be the speaker for Pride Across Texas on Thursday, November 11, 2021. The event runs from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Samantha Smith (she/her/hers) is an Award-Winning International Semi-Finalist & Motivational Speaker. She was named one of the top 28 speakers out 40,000+ in the world and a 2021 semi-finalist in the World Championship of Public Speaking for Toastmasters.

A former Police Officer and current Volunteer Firefighter, she takes the experiences serving her Community and brings a message that engages everyone. As a proud mother, wife, and lesbian she calls her audiences to take action, to be accountable and to effect positive change in their communities to protect those whose lives depend on it.

Learn more about Samantha at

Pride Across Texas is an LGBTQ+ virtual networking event as big as Texas itself! The event is a quarterly event hosted by the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce. Combined, the coalition members of the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce have more than 1,000 members. The event offers members and guests, including LGBTQ+- and Allied owned businesses and professionals, the opportunity to connect across the state of Texas. Chamber Members and Guests can register for the event on November 11 via

The 2021-2022 Pride Across Texas Presenting Sponsor is Arca Continental Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (CCSWB). The company has invested in the LGBTQ+ Business Community by joining all four LGBTQ+ Chambers in Texas and supports the coalition work of the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce. Learn more about the company at

About the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce: The Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce is a coalition of the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce, North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce, and San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce. The coalition works to achieve equality and inclusion by promoting economic vitality in each community and across the state by strengthening LGBTQ+ and Allied businesses.


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