GSBA Business Luncheons

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.

2015 June Business Luncheon-Travel
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Are LGBT specific cruises, resorts and tours still sought after vacations for the LGBT community? With changing laws and an evolving world, are members of the LGBT community shifting their vacation choices to mainstream cruises and resort areas? How has the marketing of and messaging around these types of vacations changed to reach new audiences? GSBA and Visit Seattle are pleased to welcome Judy Dlugacz, President & Founder of Olivia Travel, to discuss the state of the current LGBT specific travel movement and how her company has not only stayed relevant over the decades, but also successful with innovative products, partnerships and a deep understanding of the consumer.

Arrive early to meet our hospitality and tourism members at the showcase and be one of the first to get your hands on the 2015-2016 GSBA Guide & Directory.

Co-presented by Visit Seattle
Sponsored by Holland America Line and MVP Airport Parking


DATE: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
TIME: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
LOCATION: Marriott Waterfront, Map This Location
ADDRESS: 2100 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121
EVENT CONTACT #: (206) 363-9188
EVENT COST: Individual Registration:
$45.00 - Members
$50.00 - Non Members
Walk-Ins are $5.00 more at the door

MORE INFO: No additional information available at this time.
REGISTER: Register Online Now, or call (206) 363-9188.


GSBA Prime Time Mixer

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.

2015 July Prime Time - Candidate Reception
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GSBA Prime Time Mixers are designed to bring together the best and brightest business professionals in the Greater Seattle area. Expand your network, build business relationships, meet new friends and make new connections at the Puget Sound region's premier gathering of LGBT and allied professionals.

July is our annual Candidate Reception. A great 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.

If you are a GSBA member and would like to provide a giveaway for the drawing at this event, contact Mandy Domer


DATE: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
LOCATION: 4th & Madison Building, 7th Floor Rooftop Patio, Map This Location
ADDRESS: 925 4th Ave
Seatle, WA 98104
EVENT CONTACT #: 206-363-9188
EVENT COST: Individual Registration:
$15.00 - Members
$20.00 - Non Members
Walk-Ins are $5.00 more at the door

MORE INFO: No additional information available at this time.
REGISTER: Register Online Now, or call (206) 363-9188.


GSBA Prime Time East

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.

2015 August Prime Time East
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GSBA Prime Time Mixers are designed to bring together the best and brightest business professionals in the Greater Seattle area, giving them a fun and relaxing environment to network, socialize and build business relationships. 


Ideas for a location? Let us know!!!

If you are a GSBA member and would like to provide a giveaway for the drawing at this event, contact Scott Walden.


DATE: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
LOCATION: tbd
ADDRESS: tbd
Seattle, WA
EVENT CONTACT #: 206-363-9188
EVENT COST: Individual Registration:
$10.00 - Members
$20.00 - Non Members
$10.00 - Students

MORE INFO: No additional information available at this time.
REGISTER: Register Online Now, or call (206) 363-9188.


GSBA Women on Top

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.

2015 July Women on Top
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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 Seattle Storm



DATE: Thursday, July 23, 2015
TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
LOCATION: Ray's Boathouse, Map This Location
ADDRESS: 6049 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
EVENT CONTACT #: 206-363-9188
EVENT COST: Individual Registration:
$15.00 - Members
$20.00 - Non Members
Walk-Ins are $5.00 more at the door

MORE INFO: No additional information available at this time.
REGISTER: Register Online Now, or call (206) 363-9188.




GSBA Young Professionals with Pride

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.

2015 July Young Professionals with Pride
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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.

YPP Mixers are a great way to meet other young professionals in a relaxed atmosphere.

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 our office.


DATE: Tuesday, July 28, 2015
TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
LOCATION: Mezcaleria Oaxaca, Map This Location
ADDRESS: 422 E Pine St
Seattle, WA 98122
EVENT CONTACT #: 206-363-9188
EVENT COST: Individual Registration:
$10.00 - Members
$15.00 - Non Members
$10.00 - Students
Walk-Ins are $5.00 more at the door

MORE INFO:

  Sponsored by Verity Credit Union

REGISTER: Register Online Now, or call (206) 363-9188.


GSBA OUTLeads

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
OUTLeads is a strong 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.

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

GSBA OUTLeads Information

For more information about GSBA OUTLeads, contact office@thegsba.org

OUTLeads Groups:

* Seattle AM: 7:30 - 8:45 a.m., 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at Julia’s in Wallingford
* Seattle PM: 11:45 a.m. 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 in Lynnwood
* West Seattle: 8-9 a.m., 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at Umpqua Bank - West Seattle on California Ave 
* East: 8-9 a.m., 1st and 3rd Thursdays at Courtyard Marriott in Bellevue on 8th St NE
* Queen Anne: 4-5 p.m., 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at Five Spot on Queen Anne Ave N

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
OUTLeads dues are $60 per quarter. We will request a credit card for dues to be automatically charged each quarter.

MORE INFORMATION
Please visit www.thegsba.org/events to find more information about OUTLeads and other GSBA networking events. Email office@thegsba.org for a full list of rules and an OUTLeads Application.

OUTLEADS RULES
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.














































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DATE: Wednesday, January 01, 2020
TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
LOCATION: GSBA OUTLeads, Map This Location
ADDRESS: 400 E Pine St
Ste 322
Seattle, WA 98122
EVENT CONTACT #: 206-363-9188
EVENT COST: Individual Registration:
This event does not have a charge.
MORE INFO: No additional information available at this time.



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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