The 2019 Business of Pride Gala honors the leaders of Austin’s LGBTQIA+ business community, business allies and celebrates their success. Please join us for an exciting evening as we
The 2019 Business of Pride Gala honors the leaders of Austin’s LGBTQIA+ business community, business allies and celebrates their success. Please join us for an exciting evening as we bring together our community and award those who represent the epitome of business success in the LGBTQIA+ community. Black Tie and Formal Dress is required.
The Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce Foundation (501c3 Non-Profit) will be having a silent auction to benefit their scholarship fund.
Featured Keynote Speaker: Annise Parker – Former Mayor of Houston and President of the Victory Fund.
2019 Business of Pride Awards
- Ceci Gratias Guardian Award (non-profit)
Formerly the Nonprofit of the Year award, the Ceci Gratias Guardian Award was renamed to honor the chamber’s first President and CEO — Ceci Gratias — and is given to an individual or non-profit organization that exemplifies Ceci’s spirit in giving tirelessly in order to positively affect the health, happiness and general welfare of those in the Central Texas LGBTQ community.
- Proudly Austin (unique Austin Business)
- LGBT Owned Business of the Year
- Community Leader of the Year
- Pride in Health and Wellness
- Member of the Year
Presented to an LGBTQ or allied business owner and member of the Austin LGBT Chamber, the Member of the Year awardee has shown innovation in their business practices resulting in the advancement of their organization and advances the mission, goals and purpose of the ALGBTCC resulting in a positive impact for the LGBTQ business community.
- Jimmy Flannigan Leadership Award
Named after its first recipient, former ALGBTCC board chair and current Austin City Council member, the Jimmy Flannigan Leadership Award has been given to a chamber board or staff member that has demonstrated outstanding achievement, unwavering dedication and service to the chamber and Austin’s LGBTQ community.
- Rising Star (young professional)
Last year, the chamber debuted its Rising Star Award, given to an LGBTQ business professional or entrepreneur under 35 who has demonstrated serious business acumen, and an innovative drive that has benefited their organization and the LGBTQ community.
- Corporate Partner of the Year
- Pride in Government
$165 – General Admission
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