Ahead of the MLB’s summit on diversity in business on March 8 and 9
In a win for LGBT-owned small businesses across the U.S., Major League Baseball is announcing a partnership with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) to help certified businesses become official suppliers for the MLB for the first time ever.
In an exclusive interview with Fortune, the NGLCC, which its website states is “a U.S. not-for-profit advocacy group that aims to expand the economic opportunities and advancement of the LGBT business community,” highlighted the economic opportunities that the partnership represents. The announcement will be a centerpiece of the MLB’s March 8-9 business diversity summit in Phoenix, Ariz., and will be discussed during panel discussions and workshops during the event.
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