Monthly and Quarterly Events


Business Empowerment Workshops
Monthly workshops for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits that focus on sharpening skills and becoming more competitive in today’s economy.

Power Connect
Quarterly after-hours mixers for LGBTQ and allied business and community leaders to make meaningful business and social connections.

Womxn on Top
Quarterly social gatherings for professional women, female-identified, and gender diverse people at spectacular venues high above the Seattle skyline. 

Young Professionals with Pride
Quarterly after-hours gatherings for LGBTQ and allied young professionals under 40 to connect with valuable opportunities to enhance personal and professional development through social, educational, and philanthropic activities.

Theatrically Out & About
Our hospitality and tourism networking series brings together GSBA members to create connections across the industry while supporting our regional arts. After gathering for mixing and mingling, guests take their seats to enjoy a theatrical performance.

Signature Events


EQUALUX: TASTE of GSBA
The premier LGBT gala in Washington State! The proceeds from this glamorous, not-to-be-missed event benefit the GSBA Scholarship Fund, the oldest LGBT scholarship fund in the U.S.

Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner

The Annual GSBA Business & Humanitarian Awards honors businesses, nonprofits, and community leaders who demonstrate excellence and success in their business or profession.

Click here to nominate an outstanding leader!

Do you know of any new or established business, community leader, sustainable company, or corporation that's gone above and beyond? Please nominate them today.


The GSBA Scholars Dinner
Since 1991, the GSBA Scholarship Fund has invested over $3 million in the best and brightest LGBTQ and allied students by awarding educational scholarships and leadership training. This inspirational evening is your opportunity to meet our future leaders.

State of the Hill
This annual Capitol Hill Business Alliance event celebrates the vital community spirit of Capitol Hill. State of the Hill is an opportunity for CHBA members to showcase their business and hear from community leaders. The Spirit of the Hill Award is awarded to an outstanding individual, business, or organization that's been exemplary in their work to make Capitol Hill an amazing place to live, work, and play. Click here to nominate a Capitol Hill business or community leader.

LGBTQ Business Matchmaker
The annual LGBTQ Business Matchmaker is designed to connect certified small business owners connect with corporate and government entities which are eager to build a diverse supply chain. This annual event features workshops to help small business owners master the art of the business pitch, a Shark Tank-style fast pitch competition, and a roundtable conversation about supplier diversity.


Upcoming Events

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