Programs & Events

Nothing combines business, community and fun like GSBA programs and events.

Monthly Programs

Business Breakfasts & Luncheons

Business leaders throughout the Seattle region gather for networking and professional development featuring industry experts and special guest speakers.

Prime Time Mixers
Connect with like-minded professionals at GSBA’s after-hours mixers held at member locations.

Young Professionals with Pride (YPP)
YPP provides Seattle’s LGBT and allied young professionals (in the 21-39 age range) valuable opportunities to enhance personal and professional development through social, educational and philanthropic activities. Learn more about YPP>

Women on Top
Strengthen business relationships with other professional women in a fun and relaxing atmosphere at this quarterly cocktail mixer.

Expand your business with viable leads and valuable connections with GSBA’s industry-exclusive, members-only referral program. Learn more about OUTLeads>

GSBA Candidate Reception
Members get a unique pre-primary opportunity to talk one-on-one with candidates about issues important to their business.

GSBA Candidate Forum
This non-partisan forum provides a platform from which local and regional politicians can present their points of view and policy positions to the LGBT business community.

Annual Special Events

Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner
The Business & Humanitarian Awards recognize excellence, leadership and philanthropy within the GSBA business and nonprofit communities.

Scholarship Awards Dinner
GSBA celebrates the best and brightest LGBTQ and allied students by awarding educational scholarships at this inspirational and unforgettable dinner.

Cocktail Contest

Fierce Competition. Fabulous Cocktails. GSBA member bars, restaurants and caterers compete for Best Cocktail, Best Bartender and Best Décor.

Our signature event, this gala dinner and auction spotlights member restaurants, bars and caterers coming together to raise money for the GSBA Scholarship Fund.

Upcoming Events

View all upcoming events on the events calendar

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Non-profit member organizations (or events that benefit a non-profit member) may add events to our Community Calendar. 

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