Greater Houston LGBT
Chamber of Commerce
Also see, earlier Houston business organizations:
Greater Montrose Business Guild
(1982 to 1993)
Greater Houston Gay & Lesbian CC
(1996 to 2008)
It changed name to GLBT in 2001

The Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce is a leading economic voice in the greater Houston region. The Chamber achieves economic parity resulting in unprecedented economic opportunities for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer + and allied business community. (from their website)
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See the Facebook group for Much more coverage

Read the Winter 2023 Issue
some event highlights below

As a recently new member, I am amazed at how many
different events the Chamber sponsors,
these are just some of the social ones
there are also many business
networking and educational meetings

New Events for 2023

Anniversary Party


Pride in Business 2023

Download Program

I was honored to receive one of the awards, and they were all uniquely designed,
and gorgeous...designed by Steve Enright.
I have not seen up close any others but mine is below.


June 23, 2023, at the Pride in Business Awards I was honored to receive the Communty Legacy Award.
It was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, where The Banner Project, was in display in the atrium.
Project founder Sara Fernandez is shown, lower left.


October 25, 2023

Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

A panel discussion with Mitchell Katine, Lane Lewis and Wesley Phelps
commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Lawrence v Texas
and an unveiling of this year's new Banner, #50, the last one

Discussion and reception held at the Downtown Aquarium.



Mitchell Katine, Lane Lewis and Wesley Phelps

Photos by Ryan Wilson, Austin Ruiz, Stephen Miranda, JD Doyle and others

The reception wsa held in an adjoining room,
where theBanner Presentation was done.
On hand were the new set of mini-Banners, co-sponsored
by the Banner Project and the Chamber

JD Doyle of the Banner Project telling its history and how Emmett was selected

Blake Ellis of the office of Commissioner Briones presenting a proclamation,
with Tammi Wallace and Emmett's family looking on

This is Banner #50, and will be the last one.

Mini-Banners on display




This presentation was through a partnership with The Banner Project and
Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce