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).


Thursday, March 16, 2023

2023 March ConnX Event at Venture Cafe

The IBA is thrilled to bring our next ConnX event to Venture Cafe’s Thursday Gatherings on March 16th from 5:30-7pm at the Science Center. It’ll be a perfect way for IBA networks to engage with new folks doing amazing things for business innovation across our region.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

2023 February ConnX Event

Join us on Thursday, February 23rd from 5:30-7:00pm for our monthly ConnX event and meet local business owners, employees, and other community stakeholders.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

IBA Business Leaders Luncheon 2022

The IBA’s Business Leaders Luncheon celebrates the achievements of the LGBTQ+ business community, including the awarding of the PNC Bank LGBTQ+ Business Award. This will be our first Luncheon after 2 …

Meet The New Staff!

The Independence Business Alliance (IBA), the Greater Philadelphia Region’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce, is excited to introduce our new staff members! Maggie Morrin (she/her) is our new Operations Coordinator, and Sydni Perry-Anderson is our new TransWork Administrator. We’re thrilled to welcome them to the IBA team and are looking forward to the skills, expertise, and energy they’ll bring to our team and network.

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