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The COVID-19 pandemic brought our events to a hard stop, like many other areas of the community. In May the SGLBA took an approach like most of us had done at work and in our families to move Fruits in Suits to a ZOOM meeting.

In 1981 as a group of gay men met for the first meeting of what was then, the Gay Business Association no one could have imagined that 39 years later Fruits in Suits would be hosted from one location and broadcast to hundreds over the internet. 

The evening kicked off at 6:00 pm and concluded at 7:00 pm. President Katherine Maver welcomed members and guests and then the program kicked off. 

Fruits ZOOM broadcast centre

(L-R) Jonny Heron - Memberships Director, Aaron Hammond - Events Director

(L-R) Jonny Heron - Memberships Director, Aaron Hammond - Events Director

About Fruits in Suits

What’s it about?

‘Fruits’ as it’s fondly known, has been running since 1996 and is the original of many so-named events in the Asia-Pacific.

It is a monthly social networking event held on the third Thursday of every month between 6pm – 9pm.

SGLBA welcomes members of the LGBTIQ community and their allies to all its events.

Who attends?

Business professionals from across the business community ranging from corporate, SME’s, and entrepreneurs.  

Membership provides FREE entry to Fruits in Suits & Lemons with a Twist & Lemons Live.

Membership begins at $95.00 for 15* months as an Associate Member. Serious Networkers should explore Networker membership.

*NOTE: Annual Membership has been extended to 15 months for those who join prior to 11th June 2020.