GSBA's largest program, Business Luncheons begin with networking and feature a guest speaker on topics ranging from business development to civic issues.
See calendar for upcoming luncheon events. Luncheons generally run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
GSBA's largest program, Business Luncheons begin with networking and feature a guest speaker on topics ranging from business development to civic issues. This month, the spotlight is on Tourism.
Speakers for this luncheon are:
Merry Johns, Editor in Chief, Curve Magazine
Ed Salvato, Editor in Chief, Man About World
Thank you to our Luncheon Sponsor, Holland America Lines
If you are a GSBA member and are in the field of hospitality, travel or tourism, please contact Scott Walden to reserve a showboating table.
If you are a GSBA member and would like to provide a giveaway for the drawing at this event, contact Scott Walden.
Chicken: Golden peppadew brown sugar candied chicken breast, poblano pesto orzo with mesquite rubbed slided portobello mushroom, butter lettuce leaves, jicama slaw & pickled cucumbers.
Vegan: Golden peppadew brown sugar candied tofu, poblano pesto orzo with mesquite rubbed slided portobello mushroom, butter lettuce leaves, jicama slaw & pickled cucumbers.
Both meals are gluten free
Prime Time is an after hours member business spotlight, featuring networking and social opportunities.
Prime Time is generally held on the second Wednesday of the month and runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Join us for our annual Prime Time Mixer and Candidate Reception on July 10. This is an opportunity for our members to meet dozens of candidates who are running for various city, county, state and judicial positions this year. This non-partisan, pre-primary event is a chance for you to meet face-to-face with candidates who are hoping to represent you and see where they stand on issues of importance to the LGBT and small business communities.
We will be holding a mix and mingle with all the candidates and elected officials from 5:00 to 6:30.
Prime Time East is a monthly drop-in networking event for GSBA members who live or work on the eastside and those who want to connect with eastside members.
There are no upcoming events.
This is THE quarterly cocktail hour for professional LBTA women. Whether you're in business, nonprofits, academia or government, Women on Top is a social melting pot for women to meet and mingle atop beautiful GSBA member venues. Please continue the buzz around Women on Top and invite other colleagues and friends to kick back, raise a glass and chat with 100+ women colleagues.
Women on Top is Seattle's premier cocktail hour for LBTA professional women. Join us and strengthen connections with colleagues you haven’t seen for a while, make new connections and take some time to enjoy friendships with other professional women colleagues in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Whether you're in business, nonprofits, academia, or government, Women on Top is the perfect time and place to enjoy the company of other like-minded professional women.
If you are a GSBA Member and would like to provide a giveaway for the drawing at this event, contact Rachael Brister.
Sponsored by Moss Adams Wealth Advisors
April's non-profit partner is Inspire Youth Project. Inspire Youth Project, formerly Rise n' Shine, continues a 25 year legacy of providing the missing social and emotional links for at-risk children in transition, including youth affected by HIV/AIDS from ages 5-18 and beyond. Our long-term programming includes one-on-one mentoring, summer, camp, support groups and programs for teens. Our goal is to provide the consistency and nurturing that a child needs in order to grow and contribute to our society, rather than be dependent upon it.
The GSBA's Young Professionals with Pride is Dedicated to providing Seattle's LGBT and allied young professionals unique and valuable opportunities to enhance personal and professional development through social, educational, and philanthropic activities.
GSBA’s Young Professionals with Pride group is geared toward our 21-39 age range members. Locations will vary by month.
The GSBA's Young Professionals with Pride is dedicated to providing Seattle's LGBT and allied young professionals unique and valuable opportunities to enhance personal and professional development through social, educational, and philanthropic activities. Contact us if you’d like to suggest a unique location and or topic for YPP!
If you are a GSBA member and would like to provide a giveaway for the drawing at this event, contact Randy Bowren.
Are you interested in jump-starting your business with viable leads and making valuable connections? OUTLeads is just the place for you.
OUTLeads is a Members Only Program (Not yet a member? Join Now!)
The idea is simple: Generate business for OUTLeads members by bringing qualified leads to the group. Think of it as a kind of co-op. You put something in and get something in return.
Here is the way it works:
- OUTLeads will meet for breakfast twice each month
- You must be a GSBA member to join OUTLeads
- One person per business may join; no limit on the number or type of businesses
- OUTLeads members are encouraged to bring a guest and to promote OUTLeads to their networks
- Member guests may attend twice and nonmember guest once to see if this would be a good match for them
- Members introduce themselves and present their leads and/or present testimonials to the group
The cost for OUTLeads is $60 per quarter and it meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month
Contact the GSBA office for more information at (206) 363-9188
For more information about GSBA OUTLeads, contact email@example.com
* Seattle Breakfast: 8-9 a.m., 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at Julia’s in Wallingford
* Seattle Lunch: Noon to 1 p.m., 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 1st Security Bank - Capitol Hill on Broadway
* North: 8-9 a.m., 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 1st Security Bank, Lynnwood
* West Seattle: 8-9 a.m., 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at Michael Galvin Agency 5400 California Ave SW Ste E
* East: 8-9 a.m., 1st and 3rd Thursdays at Let’s Do Lunch in Bellevue
* Everett / Snohomish 8-9 a.m. @ Lamoureaux Real Estate in Everett
WHAT IS OUTLEADS?
Jump Start Your Business with viable leads and valuable connections. The idea is simple: generate business for OUTLeads members by bringing qualified leads to the group. Think of it as a co-op: you put something in and get something in return.
OUTLeads is a members-only program where participants come together to share qualified leads or tips to other members of the group. We only allow one member per business sector, so there is no conflict of interest. OUTLeads is an effective way for GSBA members to increase their business; as you are selling and promoting your business, you stay aware of opportunities for other members in your group.
OUTLeads dues are $60 per quarter. We will request a credit card for dues to be automatically charged each quarter.
Please visit www.thegsba.org/events to find more information about OUTLeads and other GSBA networking events. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a full list of rules and an OUTLeads Application.
OUTLeads members must be a GSBA member in good standing throughout OUTLeads attendance. OUTLeads members operate under the GSBA professional code of ethics. Dues are not refundable. Each person may only be a member of one OUTLeads group.
The information below is a place holder and is not valid. Please contact Office@thegsga.org or 206.363.9188 for more information.
GSBA Event Cancellation Policy
GSBA requires at least 72 hour notice of cancellation of registration for an event to receive a refund; cancellations received 72 hours in advance, but fewer than five days prior to an event will be charged a $10 cancellation fee.
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