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OUT Georgia Business Alliance

OUT Georgia Serves as Community Partner, Sponsors Three Films for 2020 Out on Film Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., September 21, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to serve as Community Partner and sponsor of three films during the 33rd annual Out on Film Festival, presented by WarnerMedia. Running September 24 through October 4, 2020, the Out on Film Festival will bring 39 features (24 narrative films, 15

OUT Georgia Highlights New and Renewing Members for August 2020

Since 1994, OUT Georgia Business Alliance has served 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. OUT Georgia would like to highlight our Members proudly joining or

OUT Georgia’s Gabrielle Claiborne, Transformation Journeys Worldwide Featured in Out for LGBTQ+ Business Event

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to share that Board Secretary and Inclusion Chair Gabrielle Claiborne and her business Transformation Journeys Worldwide will be featured during the Out for LGBTQ+ Business virtual event held Friday, September 4, 2020 at 1:00pm Eastern, hosted by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and Out for Biden. “This

Member News: Out on Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup, Special Events

Out on Film presented by WarnerMedia announces film lineup and special events for this year’s 33rd edition of the film festival (September 24-October 4) Cindy Abel’s SURVIVING THE SILENCE is the Opening Night selection, and Monica Zanetti’s ELLIE AND ABBIE (& ELLIE’S DEAD AUNT) gets the Closing Night nod Margaret Cho will receive the Out on Film Icon Award, Kevin Williamson

OUT Georgia Welcomes Malik Brown to Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., August 24, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance, serving as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce the addition of Malik Brown to the Board of Directors. Appointed as the City of Atlanta’s Director of LGBTQ Affairs by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Malik Brown is the

Editorial: Building Momentum During a Health and Economic Crisis

The following Editorial contribution by Chris Lugo, Executive Director of the OUT Georgia Business Alliance, was featured in Georgia Voice on August 13, 2020. At the beginning of 2020, OUT Georgia Business Alliance — serving as our state’s only LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce — was in line for one of our most successful

OUT Georgia Remembers Dillard Jones, The Concierge Guy

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is saddened to share that longtime Member and friend Dillard Jones passed away on August 8, 2020. After years in the hospitality industry, Dillard created his own business The Concierge Guy with the slogan, “Leave it to Dillard and Consider it done.” He was incredibly active over the years as a

OUT Georgia Highlights New and Renewing Members for July 2020

Since 1994, OUT Georgia Business Alliance has served 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. OUT Georgia would like to highlight our Members proudly joining or

OUT Georgia Celebrates First-Ever Mayor of Atlanta’s LGBTQ Opportunity Fair

On Thursday, July 30, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms kicked off the first-ever Mayor’s Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair that brought 800+ LGBTQ+ job seekers together with 30+ local employers of choice. The Mayor’s Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair was a historic initiative by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to leverage the combined power of government, the

OUT Georgia Highlights New and Renewing Members

Since 1994, OUT Georgia Business Alliance has served 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. OUT Georgia would like to highlight our Members proudly joining or