FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 25, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance congratulates Malik Brown on his recent promotion to Director of LGBTQ Affairs for the City of Atlanta. OUT Georgia is also proud to recognize Board members Gabrielle Claiborne, Hillary Thomas, and executive director Chris Lugo on their appointments to the City of Atlanta
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.
Over the course of November 17-19, OUT Georgia Business Alliance brought to life its 2020 LGBTQ+ Business Summit & Community Honors, presented by Georgia Power as a three-day virtual experience for Georgia’s LGBTQ+ and allied business community to learn, support, and celebrate each other. “This was an inspiring effort supported by our board of directors,
Today, OUT Georgia Business Alliance honors Transgender Day of Remembrance for what has been the deadliest year on record for our Transgender and Gender Non-conforming community. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.
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.
Connecting Georgia’s growing LGBTQ+ and Allied business community to activate meaningful and measurable impact across the state.
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