Skip to content

Membership Benefits

Why Join?

Since 1983, the Tampa Bay LGBT Chamber has been premier voice of the Greater Tampa Bay LGBTQ business community, representing over 600+ businesses, community groups and individuals in seven counties, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Polk and, Hernando.

Membership in the Tampa Bay LGBT Chamber is a perfect way to meet, collaborate and connect with a diverse membership base to expand your professional and personal network. It is also one of the most professional and consistent method to show that your business, company, or organization is LGBTQ+ inclusive.

Not only will you gain access to community leaders across the region, but you’ll also experience meaningful networking and community events, along with leadership development opportunities.


Key Benefits:

Additional benefits are available based on your membership tier level. Each plan includes opportunities for you to connect to fellow members, promote your business and learn from professional development partners.


Your business will be seen by hundreds of prospects who will view your business as an inclusive organization in the Chamber’s Business Directory and Annual Publications.

  • Custom profile in the Chamber’s Online Business Directory — a great way to showcase your business is inclusive.
  • Additional exposure in the Tampa Bay LGBT Chamber Business & Resource Guide Magazine, distributed to over 5,000 businesses annually
  • Promotions through Chamber business publications (Visit Tampa Gay Magazine & more).


You will take part in membership surveys and have the opportunity to participate on committees specific to your interests, to help drive public policy that will continue to make the Tampa Bay the best place to live, work, play and visit. You'll be giving back and improving our community by influencing key issues like equality in the workplace, transportation, workforce and education development and more.

  • Opportunity to participate on Chamber Committees and volunteer at Chamber events.



Chamber offers over 80 programs and events to help expand your business contact among potential customers, clients, employees, and suppliers. Networking opportunities include Coffee Connections, B2B Networking Mixers, the Ambassador Program, membership lunches, workforce development programing, quarterly signature events, and more.

  • You can expand your exposure in the LGBTQ business community by sponsoring Chamber program and events.
  • Networking opportunities including complimentary admission to Coffee Connections, B2B Networking Mixers, and other monthly events.


Access is one key to success and here at the Chamber we are here to help. The Chamber offers many programs to help your business thrive including many free webinars, workshops and learn series. Information is provided to members through weekly newsletters, membership hub and additional information on our website.

  • Receive weekly E-newsletter with Chamber and community news and events.
  • Representing its members, the Tampa Bay LGBT Chamber serves as a business advocate and the link between business and government in the efforts to promote quality for all.



The LGBTQ demographic, on average, is loyal, influential, and has more discretionary spending per capita. LGBT Chamber events give sponsors the opportunity to target the LGBTQ market and appeal to a broader audience at the same time for one price.

The LGBTQ Annual Purchasing Power in the Tampa Bay region is estimated at $9 Billion and the national purchasing power is estimated to be $917 billion dollars annually. 1.4 million American LGBTQ-owned businesses contribute an estimated $1.7 Trillion to the US economy.

Marketing Opportunities

The LGBT Chamber offers its members multiple marketing and promotional opportunities to market your company’s product & services. Options include event sponsorships, communication advertising, ribbon cutting ceremonies, and more.

Learn more about these marketing opportunities here!

Membership Guide

Printable PDF version

Scroll To Top