FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 17, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce the award winners of the nonprofit chamber’s 2021 Community Honors spotlight awards, presented by AARP Georgia. The annual awards event was broadcast live from Out Front Theatre Company and highlighted Georgia’s LGBTQ+ and ally businesses, nonprofits, and leaders who
Welcome to the OUT Georgia Business Alliance
Proudly serving as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce
Established in 1994, OUT Georgia Business Alliance (formerly the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) serves the LGBTQ+ and Allied business community by advocating for the most inclusive and equitable business environment; providing support and resources to fuel economic growth; and driving meaningful community connections and impact across the State of Georgia.
What We Do
Active advocacy and education for pro-business and pro-LGBTQ+ policies benefiting ALL Georgians.
Driving the economic growth and advancement of our Members through equitable access to business education, resources, and opportunities.
Activating Georgia’s growing LGBTQ+ and Allied business community to drive meaningful and measurable impact across the state.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 14, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce new members and leadership of the nonprofit chamber’s Board of Directors for 2022. After holding its annual nominations and elections process, OUT Georgia’s Board of Directors voted to add a slate of eight new members, including Maria A
Kia Comedy, Dr. Elijah Nicholas Host 2021 Community Honors Virtual Awards Live from Out Front Theatre Company
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 7, 2021 –– Kia “Comedy” Barnes and Dr. Elijah Nicholas will host OUT Georgia Business Alliance’s 2021 Community Honors virtual awards, presented by AARP Georgia, to be held Thursday, December 16 at 7pm Eastern. The virtual celebration will be broadcast live from Out Front Theatre Company as Georgia’s only
Inclusion is Good for Business
Visions and Dreams need room to grow. Being a part of Out Georgia Business Alliance has provided a safe space for nonprofits like U First to thrive and reach limitless possibilities. Building relationships and impacting lives have been one of our greatest accomplishments as part of this community. We have many more miles to travel
OUT Georgia Business Alliance has been a wonderful resource for me! While on staff with Atlanta Pride, the connections I made with other members allowed me to identify valuable small business partners and secure resources such as food donations for our volunteers. Now that I am considering what’s next for my career, these same connections
The OUT Georgia Business Alliance has been a vital part of my personal, professional, and economic success. The opening of doors to new opportunities in addition to partnering with member businesses to support my work has been immeasurable. The OGBA is much more than an affiliation to join, it is a community of like-minded people who build
Owning my own small branding design studio, Out Georgia plays an extremely important role for me and my business. My small business doesn’t have the luxury of utilizing a robust job/project seeking team and OUT Georgia helps fill that gap for me. OUT Georgia instantly connects me to the expansive network that serves our LGBTQ