Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
On Friday, January 11, 2013, executives from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and other members of the National Business Inclusion Consortium will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as a precursor to Financial Services Diversity Leadership Awards taking place at the NYSE on Monday, January 14.The National Business Inclusion Consortium represents diverse communities that total more than $8 trillion in annual consumer spending power. In addition to NGLCC, organizations in the consortium include:
• U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
• National Black Justice Coalition
• U.S. Business Leadership Network: Disability at Work
• U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
• Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
To mark the occasion, NGLCC co-founders Chance Mitchell and Justin Nelson, accompanied by other NBIC organizational leaders, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the only national not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding the economic opportunities and advancements of LGBT business community. With more than 29,000 members, 140 corporate partners, and 51 local, state, and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world.