Queer the Census

Queer the Census

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Matt Landers – Director of Public Policy & Government Relations GSBA With so much discussion of the thankfully now-abandoned “citizenship question” in the news last year, it should be no surprise that the 2020 Census is fast approaching. The decennial Census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution to …

An open letter to GSBA members and the community

An open letter to GSBA members and the community

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailAs we are getting ready to celebrate the start of a new decade, I want to thank you for all you do to make our community stronger and our world more just. As small business owners, I know you work long hours under very challenging circumstances, but it is …

The 2019 GSBA Annual Meeting and Holiday Luncheon was all about Women, Diversity and Thriving Together

The 2019 GSBA Annual Meeting and Holiday Luncheon was all about Women, Diversity and Thriving Together

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailAnother fantastic year of Thriving Together is in the books for GSBA. Last Wednesday, December 11, the annual GSBA membership and community luncheon to celebrate GSBA’s sponsors, staff, board members, and volunteers who made it all possible took place at Seattle’s McCaw Hall. Lauren Du Pree of A Sensible …

EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA raises over $1.6M for GSBA Scholarship Fund

EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA raises over $1.6M for GSBA Scholarship Fund

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA took place on Saturday, November 23rd at the Seattle Westin Hotel. The event was lavish and through silent and live auctions raised over $1.6 million for the GSBA Scholarship Fund. This year’s EQUALUX, hosted by KOMO TV’s Seth Wayne and Auctioneer, …

Amazon Unveils Winners of U.S. Small Business Spotlight Awards

Amazon Unveils Winners of U.S. Small Business Spotlight Awards

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the U.S. winners of the Small Business Spotlight Awards, including Small Business of the Year, Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year, and Small Business Owner Under 30 of the Year. Winners were unveiled at amazon.com/small-business-spotlight. “A huge congratulations to all three winners as …

Capitol Hill Business Alliance launches: New GSBA program for the economic vitality of Capitol Hill kicking off on October 8

Capitol Hill Business Alliance launches: New GSBA program for the economic vitality of Capitol Hill kicking off on October 8

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE  – GSBA will launch the Capitol Hill Business Alliance (CHBA), a new GSBA program in support of the Capitol Hill business community, at a celebratory event on October 8. GSBA has worked with key stakeholders and the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) to create this …

GSBA’s Face-to-Face Candidate Forum got down to business

GSBA’s Face-to-Face Candidate Forum got down to business

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailHow is Seattle thriving during these boom times? Who is benefiting in our city, and who is being left behind? What voices are at the table, and which are left behind? What will Seattle’s City Council look like in 2020? Who will be making decisions that will affect your …

GSBA, Washington’s LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, honors community leaders, including two Supreme Court justices at 38th annual Business & Humanitarian Awards dinner – ‘Justice for All’

GSBA, Washington’s LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, honors community leaders, including two Supreme Court justices at 38th annual Business & Humanitarian Awards dinner – ‘Justice for All’

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailGSBA, Washington’s LGBTQ chamber of commerce, and the largest LGBTQ and allied Chamber of Commerce in North America, honored outstanding businesses, business and nonprofit leaders on February 21 at its annual Business & Humanitarian Awards dinner. The award recipients, each one demonstrating proven leadership in our community through philanthropy …

{ICYMI} Partnership Through Business & Shared Values

{ICYMI} Partnership Through Business & Shared Values

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Chris Brown We often see the true character of a person in crisis mode. It’s then that you realize that you can still communicate effectively, build on your shared values, and develop a long-term relationship. This is how Bill Sechter and Alan Winningham, co-founders of ATLAS Workbase, came …

The GSBA Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon, ‘New Voices of Leadership,’ was a phenomenal success

The GSBA Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon, ‘New Voices of Leadership,’ was a phenomenal success

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0email[On Wednesday, Dec. 12], more than 300 business members of the GSBA community came together to celebrate and share in the triumphs of what can happen when a group of equality-minded partners LEAD BOLD. The Sponsor Expo was a hit, set to festive music played by pianist Victor Janusz …