Posted by Jason Sholl on Jul 1st 2020
ProReferee Officially Certified as LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) by National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
ProReferee is proud to announce its recent certification as a Certified LGBTBE® through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community and serves as the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned and operated businesses.
“We are so pleased to welcome ProReferee to the ever-expanding network of NGLCC certified LGBT Business Enterprises and the hundreds of corporations and government agencies eager to put them to work,” said NGLCC Co-Founder and President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell. “According to NGLCC’s groundbreaking America’s LGBT Economy report, America’s estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners, many of them NGLCC certified, add over $1.7 trillion to the GDP and create tens of thousands of new jobs. We are proud to count ProReferee among those who prove every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American economy.”
ProReferee LLC is now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s supplier diversity programs with the Fortune 500 and government agencies nationwide, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business to business relationships with other Certified LGBTBE® companies worldwide throughout the year and especially at the NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference. Business leaders in our community continually redefine industries and shatter stereotypes. From technology firms to local restaurants and retail shops, we are proving every day that if you buy it, an LGBT-owned business can supply it.
“As a global destination for professional sports equipment, we are ready to partner with companies seeking high-quality products and services,” said Jason Sholl, President/CEO of ProReferee. “We built our brand on reliability and trustworthiness to service our customers from all walks of life.”
ProReferee is a global e-commerce destination for semi-professional soccer referees to improve their expertise through the supply of high-quality merchandise, interactive training modules, and connections throughout the referee community. www.proreferee.com
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses. With more than 200 corporate partners, and 62 local, state, and international affiliate chambers, NGLCC is the largest LGBT business development and economic advocacy organization in the world. www.nglcc.org