The Independence Business Alliance provides opportunities, access and resources to LGBTQ+ professionals and allies in the Greater Philadelphia area. We promote economic development, growth, diversity and leadership in our region.

The Independence Business Alliance is a membership-based business advocacy organization dedicated to making the Philadelphia region an influential and diverse LGBTQ+ business community with an impact on economic development, equal rights and policy issues. The IBA is an official affiliate of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC).

Events

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Happy Hour Breakfast with the CCBA

Join Center City Business Association and the Independence Business Alliance for a Happy Hour Breakfast to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters – Hosted by Boyds, a fourth generation, family-owned luxury retailer. 

Over coffee and lite bites, explore this landmark specialty store and your sense of fashion while filling your morning with conversations and opportunities. Meet members, friends, and guests from each organization, while making connections and finding resources to engage with the community and grow your business.

Happy Hour Breakfast is a series of casual networking events where members and friends mix and mingle while networking with colleagues from co-hosting organizations. Start your day by growing your network in Center City.

Thursday, June 20, 2024
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Boyds
1818 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

IBA Business Leaders Luncheon 2024

Join us to celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQ+ business community, including the awarding of the PNC Bank LGBTQ+ Business Award. We’ll be combining the event with our Annual Meeting to give you a State of the Organization and a preview of the coming year.

The event provides an outstanding opportunity to place your business in front of decision makers and support the work of Greater Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 from 11:30am-1:30pm
at The Lucy by Cescaphe.
231 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Sponsorship & Tickets
Sponsorships must be received by May 30, 2024 to appear in digital communications and presentations, as well as printed materials.

Please contact iba@thinkiba.com for all sponsorship questions and securing a sponsorship.

TICKETS are NOW ON SALE!

IBA Member pricing: $110
Non-Member pricing: $135

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

IBA Virtual Lunch and Learn: Finance for Freelancers

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Finance for Freelancers with Be Intentional Financial LLC

Join us to learn about:
-Business Ownership
-Creating and using a budget
-How to replace common work benefits
-Action Items for your business!
-Q&A

June 12, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
ZOOM

This event is virtual and FREE for all, PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR NETWORKS!

**Register to receive the link**

SOLD OUT IBA's Business Leaders Luncheon 2024

Join us to celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQ+ business community, including the awarding of the PNC Bank LGBTQ+ Business Award. We’ll be combining the event with our Annual Meeting to give you a State of the Organization and a preview of the coming year.

The event provides an outstanding opportunity to place your business in front of decision makers and support the work of Greater Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce.

Please join us on 
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 from 11:30am-1:30pm
at The Lucy by Cescaphe
231 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT! 

about SOLD OUT IBA's Business Leaders Luncheon 2024

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