NGLCCNY makes an impact at the 19th Annual GLBT Expo in New York City!

The NGLCCNY presented the First Annual Social Enterprise Award to HIV Law Project. The award was accepted by Tracy L. Welsh, JD, MPH Executive Director of the HIV Law Project. The award ceremony took place at the 19th Annual GLBT Expo on March 17-18, 2012 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. (Jeffrey Holmes/JeffreyHolmes.com)

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National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce New York engaged the services of New York event photographer, Jeffrey Holmes Photography to capture participation in the expo.

The Metro New York affiliate chamber of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce engaged the services of noted New York Event Photographer, Jeffrey Holmes Photography to capture the story of the organization’s participation in the expo. As their go to photographer for the NGLCCNY events, Jeffrey Holmes was tasked with the responsibility of capturing images of the award presentation and wine tasting reception. Additional event photography coverage included a panel discussion entitled “Gay Wedding Trends & Considerations” and general images of the entire expo.

A special Awards Reception and wine tasting was held to recognize the HIV Law Project with NGLCCNY’s first annual Social Enterprise Award. The award was accepted by Tracy L. Welsh, JD, MPH and Executive Director the HIV Law Project. By leveraging innovation in its operations and service model and employing leading-edge best practices in making a difference in our community, HIV Law Project embodies the power of social impact as it develops effective new models for delivery of life-saving HIV/AIDS education and prevention. The award was presented during the 19th Annual GLBT Expo 2012 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on March 17, 2012 in New York City.

19th Annual GLBT Expo on March 17-18, 2012 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. (Jeffrey Holmes/JeffreyHolmes.com)

King Ferry Winery, maker of award winning Treleaven Wines.

A wine tasting of Treleaven Wines from the King Ferry Winery. King Ferry Winery, maker of Treleaven Wines, is superbly located on the east side of Cayuga Lake. The winery produces multiple award winning Treleaven Wines, including Chardonnays that are crafted in the centuries-old Burgundian tradition.

NGLCCNY presented "Gay Wedding Trends & Considerations" panel discussion at the19th Annual GLBT Expo on March 17-18, 2012 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. The panel was moderated by Bernadette Coveney Smith, President of 14 Stories. On the panel were Brian Silva of Marriage Equality New York, Jessy Wolvek of Fleurs NYC, Brian Pasalich of New York Life, Michael Watts and Kurt Kretzschmar of Cocktail Caterers. (Jeffrey Holmes/JeffreyHolmes.com)

“Gay Wedding Trends & Considerations”

“Gay Wedding Trends & Considerations” was the topic of the panel discussion presented by the NGLCCNY. The panel was moderated by Bernadette Coveney Smith, President of 14 Stories. On the panel were Brian Silva of Marriage Equality New York, Jessy Wolvek of Fleurs NYC, Brian Pasalich of New York Life, Michael Watts and Kurt Kretzschmar of Cocktail Caterers.

About the NGLCCNY
NGLCCNY provides valuable business development opportunities, financial access and educational resources to LGBT and allied businesses in the New York Metro area. As the official Metro New York affiliate chamber of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, NGLCCNY is the voice of thousands of LGBT-owned businesses and actively promotes and creates supplier diversity and procurement opportunities for its growing base of corporate partners and business members.

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