OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to hold the Power of Connection: 

2023 LGBTQ+ Business Summit

Sponsored by: Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

This special two-day experience will be held June 21-22, 2023 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, with networking, keynotes, and sessions exploring impact for LGBTQ+ businesses, employees, organizations, and communities across Georgia.

Registration Includes:

  • 2-Day Access
  • Networking Lunches
  • Powerful Keynote Speakers
  • Action-Oriented Sessions
  • Virtual Expo
  • TGX Business Pitch Competition
  • Power Connect Closing Reception

Summit Agenda

Wednesday, June 21

10:30 am | Leadership Councils (invite only)

12:00 pm | Networking Lunch

1:00 pm | Welcome, Keynote conversation with Lambda Legal’s Tara Borelli

2:00 pm | ERG, Nonprofit, LGBTBE Certification Sessions

3:00 pm | ERG, Nonprofit, LGBTBE Certification Sessions

4:00 pm | ERG, LGBTBE Certification Sessions + Nonprofit Meet & Greet

Thursday, June 22

10:30 am | Diverse Supplier Meet & Greet (invite only)

12:00 pm | Networking Lunch

1:00 pm | Welcome, Keynote with National Center for Transgender Equality’s Sybastian Smith

2:00 pm | Small Business Sessions

3:00 pm | Small Business Sessions

4:00 pm | Small Business Session + TGX Business Pitch Competition

5:00 pm | Power Connect Closing Reception @ Henry’s Midtown Tavern

Event Sponsors




Cox Experprises - Sponsor
Wells Fargo


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Our Host:

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

1000 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Event Safety & Venue Details

ALL GUESTS are required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hrs. of entry in order to enter the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Food & Beverage Handling:
All food & beverage offered will be managed through the host venue and catering vendor(s) in accordance with current CDC guidelines.

Attendees are encouraged to wear masks while not actively eating/drinking, but this is optional.

Physical Distancing:
Physical distancing measures are encouraged to the extent possible and room set-up will work to accommodate this.

Hand Washing & Sanitization:
Frequent hand washing/sanitizing is encouraged, as well as greeting one another with an elbow-bump.

Venue Check-In:
As part of visitor check-in, all bags, purses, or briefcases are examined by x-ray machines and metal detectors when entering the lobby. Hand searches of bags and purses are left to the discretion of the Law Enforcement officers on duty. No firearms, knives, weapons of any kind, camcorders or cameras are allowed inside the building.

Taking photographs inside the Bank is strictly prohibited. Cell phones are permitted, but they may not be used to capture still or video photographic images.

Escort to Event Location:
While on the premises, it is important that visitors are escorted in and out of the Bank by an FRB contact. Any visitors attending an event hosted at the Bank should be escorted in and out of the Bank by a staff member, assigned Bank escort for the event or the event host/contact (if available).

Public Transit and Off-Site Parking

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Depart MARTA at the Midtown Station. Exit using the Federal Reserve Bank access at the north end of the station, taking the stairs or elevator to street level. Turn left onto 10th Street and walk east toward Peachtree Street. The Bank is across from the Margaret Mitchell House at the intersection of 10th and Peachtree Streets. Enter through the front entrance facing Peachtree Street (under the eagle).

Off-site Parking:

Parking is NOT available at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The Bank is located at 1000 Peachtree Street, in the block between 10th and 11th Streets in Midtown. Guests should expect to pay to park in neighboring public parking garages, decks, and open lots: Midtown Atlanta Parking