New Albany, OH – PortoSpire is proud to announce their recent certification as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and serves as the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owner and operated businesses.
“We are so pleased to welcome PortoSpire to the ever-expanding network of NGLCC certified Business Enterprises and the hundreds of corporations and government agencies eager to put them to work,” said NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell. “According to NGLCC’s groundbreaking America’s LGBT Economy report, America’s estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners, many of them NGLCC certified, add over $1.7 trillion to the GDP and create tens of thousand of new jobs. We are proud to count PortoSpire among those who prove every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American economy.”
PortoSpire 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 worldwide throughout the year and especially at the NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference.
“We are pleased to be certified as members of the LGBT business community. It is important to proudly show the value increased diversity will continue to bring to the economy and society both at the local level as well as more broadly,” said PortoSpire CEO Andrew Wallace.
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce is the business voice of the LGBT community and the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization specifically dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people. NGLCC is the exclusive certification body for LGBT-owned businesses.
Started in 2004 as a custom software provider in Memphis, TN, PortoSpire has since grown into its current New Albany, OH home. The team strives to provide opportunities for great brand stories that help small businesses thrive and individuals to take control of their web presence.
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