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Meet the Presenting Sponsor of IBA’s NGLCC Reception: TD Bank!

At TD Bank, we are committed to embracing diversity. Our mission is to cultivate a service-oriented, barrier-free culture that attracts, invests in, and promotes all talent, reflecting the diverse communities we serve. We see people for who they are, and help them become whoever they want to be without judgment or preconceived ideas. For our […]

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IBA to Host Opening Night Reception for NGLCC18 – Presented by TD Bank

As the Host Affiliate Chamber for the 2018 NGLCC Conference, the IBA will be hosting the Opening Night Reception – presented by TD Bank – for up to 1,000 Conference attendees at the Reading Terminal Market on Tuesday August 14th from 7-9 PM. This event will showcase our great City and business community on the […]

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Announcing IBA’s Newest Corporate Partner: Bristol-Myers Squibb!

May 2018 – The IBA is thrilled to announce our newest Silver Corporate Partner: Bristol-Myers Squibb! With their commitment to supplier opportunity, access, development and community impact generating extraordinary results, BMS is a perfect fit with other IBA Corporate Partners. They are a presenting sponsor of the NGLCC Conference here in Philadelphia, and their participation […]

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IBA Honors Mitchell Gold with 2018 Influencer Award

Each year, the IBA honors an influential LGBT individual who has achieved great acclaim in their field, and used their platform to advance the national dialogue around issues impacting the LGBTQ business community. The IBA is thrilled to present the 2018 honor to someone who exceeds these qualifications: Entrepreneur and LGBTQ+ rights activist, Mitchell Gold. Mitchell […]

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Congrats to 2018 PNC LGBT Business Award Winners, YIKES Inc!

Philadelphia, PA (May 2018) – The Independence Business Alliance held their Business Leaders Luncheon presented by West Laurel Hill at the Down Town Club on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 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 8th annual PNC Bank $10,000 LGBT Business Award, given […]

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2018 IBA/DVLF Scholarship Winner: Jiahong Xu

The IBA and DVLF extend our sincere congratluations to Jiahong Xu! Jiahong is a student leader and alumni fellow at the Wharton School where he is an MBA candidate. Hailing from a small, conservative village in China, he grew up to be the first person in his family to attend college. After working with the […]

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Member in the Spotlight: Gary Hines

How many years have you been with the company?  3 Description of product/service of your company: The Gary Hines Consulting Group, LLC – Project Management, Program Development and Coordination, Business Research and Analysis, Career Counseling   Company or organization besides yours that you respect most: That is a tough one, but I’ll be democratic and say […]

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Member in the Spotlight: CliqueCam

CliqueCam provides unique photo booth activation’s for companies and brands seeking to elevate their event experience.                                                                              How […]

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IBA Board President Honored with 2018 Bring It Home Award

For as long as Rich Horrow has been Board President at the IBA, a goal of his was to bring the NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference to Philadelphia. His years of coalition building, networking and connecting have paid off. Thanks to Rich’s efforts, along with their Conference, the NGLCC will be bringing countless opportunities […]

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IBA Corporate Partner Feature: Borgata

Borgata has been proud members of IBA for three years. Get to know more about their commitment to the community! Firstly, who are your IBA Representatives?  Liza Costandino, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa’s Director of Communications. How long have you been involved with the IBA? Borgata has been proud members of IBA for three years. […]

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Member in the Spotlight: Queerality

January Member in the Spotlight: Queerality: Chris Landtroop  Description of product or service: Queerality is dedicated to creating, supporting, and stewarding art and education to influence a social shift that inspires intersectionality and inclusivity.  How many years have you been with company or in business? 1  What company or organization you respect most and why? […]

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