SYDNEY, April 29 2013 – Sydney Gay & Lesbian Business Association Inc. (SGLBA) has announced plans to host SGLBA Member Benefits Evening – a series of information evenings designed to give prospective members an insight to the organisation and the myriad benefits of membership.

On Tuesday May 14, the very first SGLBA Member Benefits Evening will take place at the Surry Hills Library. The event features guest speaker Yasmin King, the NSW Small Business Commissioner and a presentation of SGLBA Market Profile. Over cocktails and canapés, attendees can then explore the range of benefits afforded to them across all membership levels from Networker to Entrepreneur or Corporate options.

About Yasmin King

Yasmin King has a diverse background as a former small business operator and with experience in both the corporate and government fields, and through The Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner supports small business by providing dispute resolution services, delivering quality business advice, speaking up for small business within government and improving the operating environment for the sector.

About the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Business Association Inc.

The SGLBA is a not-for-profit organisation formed to provide opportunities for gay, lesbian and straight professionals and business owners working across all industries to develop and expand their business interests and networks. The SGLBA encourages a positive and dynamic environment by creating opportunities to present your products and services to both the lesbian and gay community and the wider business community by organising activities that facilitate networking opportunities and providing a forum for speakers to address the association on issues of interest to members. The SGLBA would like to broaden its reach across the community for the community and supporting community businesses. The aim is to drive sales to supporting SGLBA members businesses by having our members ‘spend their money in your ‘shop’ – be it a café, retail shop, services business or community organisation.

About the 2013 SGLBA Market Profile

The 2013 SGLBA Market Profile will provide an incredible insight to the members and non-members of the association. Prospective members will treated to a high level presentation revealing wealth profile, levels of engagement and needs/wants of the SGLBA network.

[INFO] SGLBA Member Benefits Evening
May 14, 6pm for 6:30pm-8.00pm @ Surry Hills Library (405 Crown St, Surry Hills)
$25, bookings essential, go to or

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Michael Ruiz – Member Services Director
+61 488 209 270

SGLBA broadens its reach to the community

About the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Business Association

Established in 1981 The Sydney Gay & Lesbian Business Association (SGLBA) was the first LGBTIQ Business Association in Australia. It was established as a safe place for LGBTIQ business people to meet like-minded professionals during a time when being LGBTIQ was still a criminal offence.

SGLBA provides opportunities to learn, network and promote services from the LGBTIQ community and its allies. We do this by delivering a diversity of events, services, opportunities, and partnerships – either directly, or by partnering with other organisations.

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