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Local affiliate of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce (CLGBTCC) is proud to announce its member, Creater-ster, LLC in their recent certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) through the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT owned and operated businesses. Create-ster, LLC is the first, and currently only, certified LGBTBE in the Charlotte Metro region.

“The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce looks forward to assisting more local LGBT businesses in becoming LGBTE certified with the NGLCC,” a spokesperson from the CLGBTCC board stated. “Our goal, as the LGBT chamber, has always been to to facilitate economic proliferation for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. We encourage our CLGBTCC members and other LGBT businesses in our community to reach out to us to assist you in the opportunity to become LGBTE certified.”

“America’s top corporations are eager to do business with the LGBT community,” said Justin G. Nelson, President and Co-Founder of the NGLCC, “which is reflected in the ever-growing list of NGLCC corporate partners.”

With this official certification, the NGLCC, its organizational allies, and corporate partners now nationally recognize Create-ster, LLC as a diverse supplier. The firm joins the growing ranks of over 912 certified LGBTBEs.

Create-ster, LLC  is now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s corporate partners’ supplier diversity programs, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business to business relationships with other LGBTBEs. Find out more about Create-ster’s services at www.create-ster.com or call 980-236-9278.

About NGLCC

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 the LGBT business community. With more than 140 corporate partners, and 59 local, state, and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world.

The NGLCC Supplier Diversity Initiative connects LGBT businesses with the tens of millions of corporate dollars being spent in the LGBT community each year. Today, the NGLCC has nearly 140 corporate partners who recognize the LGBTBE designation when making procurement decisions and who all share a commitment to ensuring diversity in their supply chains.

For more information, visit www.nglcc.org or contact 202.234.9181.

About CLGBTCC

The Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an affiliate of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce that assists LGBT businesses in the Charlotte Metro region in obtaining their LGBTE Certification.

CLGBTCC’s mission is to integrate business development, social action and leadership… to facilitate economic proliferation for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and those who support equality for all. Together, we will achieve this mission by increasing visibility through professional networking and marketing, maintaining operational sustainability, and strategic training.

For more assistance on becoming LGBTE certified, please contact the CLGBTCC at: info@clgbtcc.org.