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.

Rapid Response
This free Tuesday morning webinar series provides expert advice on business operations, financial health, community issues, economic recovery and other topics during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keeping It Real
This free Thursday morning webinar series is focused on the pandemic's impact on the health and wellness of business leaders and marginalized community. This event is hosted by Lindsey T. H. Jackson of LTHJ Global.

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 LGBTQ gala in Washington State! The proceeds from this glamorous, not-to-be-missed event benefit the GSBA Scholarship Fund, the oldest LGBTQ 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.

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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