IBA

News

IBA’s Board of Directors Sees Boost in Diversity and Inclusion

Ahead of its annual meeting on Monday, June 26th, the Independent Business Alliance (IBA) has informed G Philly that all five of its newly elected […]

News

The NGLCC Conference Is Coming to Philly Next Year

Last week at its 10th anniversary celebration, the Independent Business Alliance (IBA) announced that Philadelphia will be hosting the 2018 National Gay and Lesbian Chamber […]

News

PHOTOS: DVLF’s TOY 10th Anniversary

On Saturday, December 10th, DVLF had celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual holiday toy-giving event “TOY” at Top of the Tower, 1717 Arch Street. […]

News

LOCAL NEWS: LGBT Non-Discrimination Bills Look Stalled for Summer

The LGBT non-discrimination bills recently proposed in the Pennsylvania legislature might have to wait until the fall before being considered. After all of the recent […]

News

LOCAL NEWS: Jim Kenney Responds to Girl Thrown Out of Harrisburg Prom

A Harrisburg teen gets kicked out of her prom for wearing a suit, and Jim Kenney supports her on social media. Last Friday, a junior […]

News

PHOTOS: IBA Holiday Soiree 2015

The Independence Business Alliance celebrated a successful year during a huge holiday party last week at Philadelphia’s Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel. Dozens of members and […]

News

PHOTOS: Independence Business Alliance Annual Meeting

Over 120 attendees took to the Top of the Tower last week for the Independence Business Alliance‘s annual meeting, where the greater Philadelphia LGBT chamber […]

News

PHOTOS: LGBT Business Leaders Gather for Annual (and Sold Out!) IBA Business Luncheon

Yesterday afternoon, community leaders and area LGBT business owners and supporters gathered at Sofitel in Center City for a springtime luncheon and to find out […]

News

Stir Lounge Wins 2015 IBA LGBT Business Award

Congratulations are in order to Holly Johnson and Stacey Vey, co-owners of Stir Lounge. The women just won the 2015 Independence Business Alliance annual LGBT […]

News

IBA Looking for Next LGBT Business Award Recipient

Heads up, queer entrepreneurs. Philly’s Independence Business Alliance (IBA) is on the lookout for a recipient to receive its fifth-annual LGBT Business Award, and folks only have […]

News

PHOTOS: IBA’s Annual Holiday Fete

Local LGBT-owned business-championing organization Independence Business Alliance (IBA)  and its Board of Directors hosted its annual holiday celebration at the Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia last night. Many […]

News

4 Gay Things to Do This Week: Dumpsta Players, a Gay Robin Williams Double Feature, and More

News

PHOTOS: 2nd Annual IBA Sails With Pride

On Sunday — smack in the middle of the Pride festivities at Penn’s Landing —  the Freedom Elite set sail on the Delaware for Independence Business Alliance’s (IBA) […]

News

PHOTOS: Philly LGBT Business Leaders Honored at IBA Luncheon

Philly LGBT business leaders gathered for a lovely luncheon yesterday at the Sofitel. The annual event — hosted by Independence Business Alliance (IBA) — serves as a […]

News

West Philly’s Gold Standard Wins IBA LGBT Business Award

This afternoon, at a luncheon at the Sofitel Hotel, the Independence Business Alliance (IBA) announced that its annual LGBT Business Award — along with a $5,000 grant — will […]