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  • Membership Levels and Packages

    General Member
    Dues are $250 annually. General membership is for one person in a company. General Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA including Voting Rights for Association Business.


    Associate Member
    Dues are $150 annually. An Associate Member must be sponsored by an existing General Member within the same company.  Associate Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA except for Voting Rights for Association Business.


    Non-Profit Member
    Dues are $150 annually. Non-Profit Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA including Voting Rights for Association Business.

    Friend of GSDBA Member
    Dues are $100 annually. Friend of GSDBA members are those who do not fit into any other available category of membership, but who want to participate and support GSDBA.  Friend of GSDBA Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA except Voting Rights for Association Business.

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  • Associate Member
    Dues are $150 annually. An Associate Member must be sponsored by an existing General Member within the same company.  Associate Members are entitled to all the benefits of the GSDBA except for Voting Rights for Association Business.


  • WHY JOIN GSDBA


    Visibility: The GSDBA Consumer Guide & Business Directory is the go-to resource for the highly sought after LGBT supportive consumer. Be there when your potential consumers are searching for your specific service or product through the business directory or the GSDBA mobile app.

    Connections: Create strategic alliances and build lasting business relationships through networking, social media and events.

    Knowledge: Take advantage of professional development programming and educational seminars offered exclusively to members.

    Growth: Gain new customers and grow sales through the newly updated GSDBA business to business and business to consumer website.

    Savings: Receive exclusive member-to-member discounts.

    Good Citizenship: Be known as a home-grown business that is there for those who want to buy local and keep their dollars spent in the LGBT community.

  • SPACER

  • Benefits of GSDBA Membership

    • One Business Listing (includes business name, member name, address, phone and email) in the GSDBA online Directory.

    • Member-only discounts to Business Development and Networking Programs.

    • Member-to-member discount programs.

    • Promotions through GSDBA social media channels.

    • Exclusive access to GSDBA advertising.

    • All GSDBA members are automatically members of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) with access to financial support, business advocacy and contract opportunities.  

    • GSDBA is a Community Partner with the Small Business Administration; membership includes special access to SBA programs and to SCORE.

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  • Benefits of GSDBA Membership

    • One Business Listing (includes business name, member name, address, phone and email) in the GSDBA online directory.

    • Member-only discounts to Business Development and Networking Programs.

    • Member-to-member discount programs.

    • Promotions through GSDBA social media channels.

    • Exclusive access to GSDBA advertising.

    • All GSDBA members are automatically members of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) with access to financial support, business advocacy and contract opportunities.  

    • GSDBA is a Community Partner with the Small Business Administration; membership includes special access to SBA programs and to SCORE.

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  • Professional Affinity Groups

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  • GSDBA BNGs (Business Networking Groups) offer a forum where GSDBA members can increase their business through networking and sharing direct leads with other members on a regular basis. They offer a supportive environment that allows each member to share products or services with others who want to help them succeed. Conflicts of interest are not allowed, meaning once you join, a business in the same category as yours can not join. BNG members will follow the guidelines outlined in the BNG Policies (below) so that all become more profitable and successful, and the BNG’s will continue to grow. 
    BNGs are open to General, Corporate, and Associate Level Members only.



  • Tuesday Morning BNG
    Hillcrest

    8:30 am to 9:30 am
    Panera Bread
    3900 Vermont Street
    San Diego, CA 92103
    Facilitator: Jeff Gelder
    BNG MEMBERS

    Wednesday Lunch BNG
    Downtown NEW LOCATION!

    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    750 B Street, Suite 3300
    Symphony Towers
    San Diego, CA 92101
    BNG MEMBERS

    Thursday Lunch BNG
    Hillcrest

    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    Wine Steals

    1243 University Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92103
    Facilitator: Jacob Leverett
    BNG MEMBERS

    Tuesday Lunch BNG 
    Hillcrest

    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    Aladdin Restaurant
    1220 Cleveland Ave #101
    San Diego, CA 92103
    Facilitators: Weston Sprigg
    & Nicolle Mackey
    BNG MEMBERS

    Thursday Morning BNG
    University Heights

    8:00 am to 9:00 am
    Lestat's on Park
    4496 Park Boulevard
    San Diego, CA 92116
    Facilitator: Milo Shapiro
    BNG MEMBERS

    2016 BNG Schedule

    1st Trimester (Jan -April)
    First Meeting: Week of Jan 4th
    Break: Weeks of April 18th and April 25th
    Last Meeting: Week of April 11th

    2nd Trimester (May - August)
    First meeting: Week of May 2nd
    Break: Weeks of July 18th and July 25th
    Last meeting: Week of July 11

    3rd Trimester (September - December)
    First meeting: Week of August 1st
    Break: Weeks of Dec 19th and Dec 26th
    Last meeting: Week of Dec 12th *

    1st Trimester Spring 2017:
    Return Week of January 2nd, 2017

    Wednesday Morning BNG
    Mission Valley

    8:00 am to 9:00 am
    Mimi's Cafe
    5180 Mission Center Road
    San Diego, CA 92108
    Facilitator: Joseph Pangelinan
    BNG MEMBERS

    Thursday Morning BNG
    Hillcrest

    8:00 am to 9:00 am
    Joyce Beers Community Center
    3900 Vermont Street
    San Diego, CA 92103
    Facilitators: Drew Auker
    & Sacha Mackels
    BNG MEMBERS

  • Fees: $40 per Trimester or a Full Year (3 Consecutive Trimesters) is $110 (a $10 savings)

    You must be a GSDBA Member to participate in a BNG.
    Current members may pay BNG dues by logging into your member profile here.

    View the complete GSDBA BNG policies

  • Note to Prospective Members
    If you are interested in visiting a BNG, please contact the GSDBA office (619-296-4543) at least 24-hours in advance to arrange your visit. Sorry, we do not allow non-GSDBA members to present information to the group unless first approved by the Facilitator. All current BNG members must notify the Facilitator if they want to bring a guest to their BNG. Guests and prospective BNG members may visit each BNG one time prior to joining, and must become a GSDBA Member to attend after that.