Established in 1981, GSBA is Washington State’s LGBTQ and allied chamber of commerce and is the largest of its kind in North America. We represent over 1,300 small business, corporate, and nonprofit members who share the values of promoting equality and diversity in the workplace.
GSBA proudly serves as a connector across the region, bringing the community together through business while advocating for civil rights and small business, promoting LGBTQ tourism through Travel Out Seattle, and investing in the next generation of leaders through the GSBA Scholarship Fund.
What We Do
Position your business as supporting equality, diversity and inclusion Connect LGBT Certified Businesses to corporate and government contracting opportunities
Promote progressive business policies
Provide business development programming
Connect small businesses, large corporations, nonprofits and government entities
Engage your employees through networking and volunteer opportunities
Provide visibility for your business through print and digital media
Market your business to a loyal LGBTQ and allied community
Connect to LGBTQ nonprofits
Advocate for small business at the city, state and federal levels
Represent your business voice before elected officials
Convene forums to explore important business and civil rights issues
Advance equality and civil rights through business
Provide access to higher education to LGBTQ and allied students
Award financial scholarships
Increase the pipeline of a skilled workforce by investing in higher education
Sponsor leadership development for students and young entrepreneurs
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