LGBT+ 2018 Business Expo


You won’t want to miss the First Annual Maryland LGBT Business Expo featuring LGBT Chamber Member Companies — come meet us!

We will kick off the EXPO with Keynote Speaker, Senator Rich Madaleno, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Maryland at 4:15 pm. The Expo will also feature ten different 30-minute sessions on a variety of topics by our member companies, including:


5:00 – 5:30pm
The 7 Priorities of Your Financial Life: Personal Wealth Management for the LGBT Community
Ben Galloway and Beth Terry, CFP®—O’Neil Group at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

5:35 – 6:05pm
Is Your Business a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise? Learn the Benefits of Certification and the application
Devin Smith—National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)

6:10 – 6:40pm
Understanding the Unique Estate Planning Issues that Affect the LGBT Community
Lee Carpenter—Semmes

6:45 – 7:15pm
The Rollercoaster Ride: 17 years of growing a business in the mortgage industry
Mary Sirico Levinson—The Levinson McLaughlin Team of NFM Lending

7:20 – 7:50pm
Discover the Goldmine in Your Own Backyard — how to grow your business one relationship at a time, working by referral
Wendy LaGrant and Megan Richardson—Richardson LaGrant Group of Cummings & Co. Realtors


5:00 – 5:30pm
How Search Engine Optimization Can Boost Revenue
Nancy McDonald—Invenio SEO

5:35 – 6:05pm
Legal Considerations For the Life Span of Your Business
Attorneys Diva Bole and Cheryl Jones—PK Law

6:10 – 6:40pm
Making Fitness and Health a Priority! Living your most productive Life.
Jon Adler Kaplan—Corporate Health Coach & Trainer

6:45 – 7:15pm
2018-19 Season at Baltimore Center Stage
Michael Ross—Baltimore Center Stage

7:20 – 7:50pm
Family Law Considerations for Same-Sex Couples
April Rancier and Alex Allman —Offit Kurman

Special thanks to our event sponsors The Levinson McLaughlin Team of NFM Lending and the Richardson LaGrant Group of Cummings & Co Realtors.

Admission to the EXPO is complimentary and you will also enjoy complimentary beer, wine and lite fare provided by Copper Kitchen, Constantine Wines, Heavy Seas Beer, Baltimore Eagle, Lord Baltimore Hotel, Flavor, and Touche Touchet Bakery and Café. Please reserve your FREE ticket and see you at the EXPO!
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