WASHINGTON, DC, DECEMBER 8, 2023 -- Music City Creative is proud to announce their recent certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and serves as the nation's exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.
"We are so pleased to welcome Music City Creative to the ever-expanding network of NGLCC-certified LGBT Business Enterprises and the hundreds of corporations and government agencies eager to put them to work," said NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell. "According to NGLCC's groundbreaking America's LGBT Economy report, America's estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners, many of them NGLCC certified, add over $1.7 trillion to the GDP and create tens of thousands of new jobs. We are proud to count Music City Creative among those who prove every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American economy."
Music City Creative is now eligible to participate in the NGLCC's corporate partners' supplier diversity programs, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business-to-business relationships with other LGBTBEs worldwide throughout the year and especially at the NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference.
"At Music City Creative, achieving certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise by the NGLCC is a powerful step towards increased visibility," said Owner and CEO, Steven Romeo. "It's about more than just recognition; it's about spotlighting the contributions of LGBT-owned and operated businesses in our industry. We're proud to be part of a movement that amplifies visibility and paves the way for a more inclusive and diverse business landscape."
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses. With more than 200 corporate partners, and 62 local, state, and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world.
About Music City Creative
Music City Creative is an LGBTQ+ owned, eco-friendly print shop based in Nashville. Committed to social responsibility, the print shop specializes in high-quality merchandise while minimizing environmental impact.