Rainbow Entrepreneurs

Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)

Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) and the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim of supporting continued growth of LGBT+ businesses by developing and delivering various programming as determined essential by the CGLCC’s and SBOT’s memberships.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with the Surrey Board of Trade to support and celebrate 2SLGBTQI+ businesses in Surrey, and help create more inclusive Canadian economy”, said Chris Mariano, Business Development Manager, West of the Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce.

“This Memorandum of Understanding with Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce marks a significant step forward for the Surrey Board of Trade,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade. “We are committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive environment for LGBT+ businesses in our community. Through this collaboration, we aim to deliver essential programming that drives growth and innovation, ensuring that every business has the opportunity to thrive.”

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View Signed MOU

Rainbow Entrepreneur Roundtable Hosted in Surrey on April 19

The Surrey Board of Trade in cooperation with the Surrey Pride Society are working together to host the Rainbow Entrepreneur Roundtable. For the first time in Surrey, the organizers are hoping to have an open and supportive dialogue among entrepreneurs within the LGBTQ++ community also known as the Rainbow community.

This event will bring together rainbow entrepreneurs and those that support rainbow entrepreneurs to discuss unique challenges and opportunities and explore avenues for mutual support, action and collaboration.

This event is open to LGBTQ++ entrepreneurs, business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in supporting and fostering inclusivity in Surrey’s business community.

· Gain valuable insights from experienced rainbow entrepreneurs.

· Connect with a network of like-minded professionals.

· Discover resources and opportunities to help your business thrive.

· Collaborate and share experiences with the rainbow entrepreneur community.

· Contribute to building an inclusive and supportive business community.

Date and Time
Friday April 19, 2024
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Surrey Board of Trade Conference Room (101-14439 104 Avenue, Surrey)

Registration required.

Surrey Pride 2024 – 25th Anniversary Festival – June 22

The Surrey Board of Trade is a proud sponsor of the the Surrey Pride Festival.

More information on Surrey Pride 2024 is here.

So YOU think YOU can DRAG?

The Surrey Board of Trade’s Board Chair, Rory Morgan participated on April 13, 2024.

More information is here.