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IBA In Search of Candidates to Fill New Executive Director Position!

The Independence Business Alliance (IBA), the Greater Philadelphia Region’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce, is excited to announce that a search is underway for a full-time highly motivated and dynamic Executive Director. This newly created position is an exciting opportunity for an independent, resourceful and experienced professional to facilitate the continued growth and development of our […]

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IBA Receives $15,000 Matching Grant from the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund for Student Scholarship Fund

The Independence Business Alliance is pleased to announce its scholarship partner, The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund, has contributed $15,000 towards a matching grant, to create an endowment for its scholarship fund. The scholarship is awarded annually to a local, LGBTQA undergraduate student currently enrolled in a business-related discipline.   The 2015 Scholarship of $2,500 was awarded […]

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Historic Partnership between NGLCC and the U.S. Small Business Administration

On Thursday, February 5th, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) entered a historic and strategic partnership intended to strengthen and support the LGBT business community. SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and NGLCC co-founder and President Justin Nelson signed the agreement, dubbed the LGBT Business Builder, at NGLCC headquarters […]

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The IBA Welcomes its Newest Corporate Partner: Independence Blue Cross

The IBA is pleased to welcome Independence Blue Cross (Independence) as its newest Corporate Partner. Independence is the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania. With its affiliates, Independence serves 9.6 million people nationwide, including 2.5 million in the region. For more than 75 years, Independence has been enhancing the health and wellness of the […]

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IBA Launches New Website: ThinkIBA.com

The IBA, along with IBA member business and web developers, YIKES, Inc., is thrilled to announce the launch of the new IBA website! There are many improvements and new features for our members and visitors to the site. Some of the highlights include: Enhanced Member Profiles with more opportunities for our Members to promote themselves, […]

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