IBA COVID-19 Resource Guide

In an effort to best serve our members and the LGBTQ+ business community, we have complied a PDF of relevant resources related to implications of COVID-19. We will keep this document updated as changes are made. If there is something that you believe should be on this list, please forward the information to kai@thinkiba.com. PDF […]

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Member Spotlight: Braxton Fleming (he/him/his)

Description of product or service: We are a luxury supply company that specializes in Hormone Replacement Dopp Kits for the transgender and allied communities. Our mission is to give shot day a better overall experience, by offering a sleek product that keeps your HRT/Personal Needs organized and prepared no matter where you are. We are […]

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IBA Business Leaders Luncheon 2020!

Independence Business Alliance’s Business Leaders Luncheon celebrates the achievements of the LGBTQ+ business community, including the awarding of the PNC Bank LGBT Business Award. The event provides an outstanding opportunity to place your business in front of decision makers and support the work of Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce. A number of sponsorships are available […]

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Member in the Spotlight: Mallory Hanfling

Description of product or service: Courage To Grow Counseling is a Queer-friendly outpatient therapy practice located in South Philly. Using mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and psychodynamic approaches, I work with my clients in a supportive, non-judgmental, and compassionate space to better understand themselves… why they may choose to do things, and cope in ways, that […]

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Presenting: Our IBA Holiday Party 2019 Sponsors!

We are so grateful to this dynamic group of LGBTQ+ and allied supporters. Thank you all for your support of the Independence Business Alliance! Presenting Sponsor Philly AIDS Thrift | Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room Hospitality Sponsors The Curtis Atrium by Constellation Culinary Industry and Commerce Imageworks Cheer Sponsors 44 Business Capital Borgata Independence […]

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TransWork Program Grows in 2019

TransWork is a program of the Independence Business Alliance, Greater Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce, and represents its commitment to helping all members of our community access economic opportunity. This program, made up of a cohort of trans and gender non-conforming IBA Board Members and community members, fills a critical gap for addressing un- and […]

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IBA Partners with Fox Rothschild for Law-Related Programming!

The IBA is thrilled to announce a new collaboration in law-related programming with Corporate Partner Fox Rothschild. Several times a year, we will be bringing you the latest in legal topics through a series of programs designed to help everyone from lawyers to business owners to employees stay up to date. In September, Fox Rothschild […]

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IBA’s Member2Member Discount Program

Team IBA would like to thank you our members for your membership and continued support of the IBA! We are continuously striving to provide the best possible experience for our members. We are re-introducing a member-to-member discount program in order to help our member businesses grow and increase their exposure to the community. To post […]

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IBA + IBX LGBTQ Health Fair

The Health Fair is back! This one-of-a-kind event, in combination with our popular monthly ConnX mixer, will take place on Monday, October 21st from 5pm to 7:30pm at Independence LIVE space, conveniently located at 20th and Market in Center City, Philadelphia. This third annual LGBTQ health & wellness event will provide unique opportunities for IBA […]

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Congrats to 2019 PNC Award Winner, MTR Therapy

Philadelphia, PA (May 2019) – The Independence Business Alliance held their Business Leaders Luncheon presented by Bristol-Myers Squibb at the Lucy on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, commemorating the growth and achievement in the Greater Philadelphia LGBT business community with a full house of LGBTQA leaders. The afternoon featured a presentation of the 9th annual PNC Bank $10,000 LGBT Business Award, […]

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