Gay Business Association UK FOCUS Newsletter April 2013
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Darrin Woodfield

Ian Dodds Consulting

Gilroy & Brookes

St Stephens HIV AIDS Trust


Stonewall's Silent Auction as part of the Equality Dinner there is a fantastic array of items for you to bid on online until midday on Thursday 11 April after which bids only being accepted by Dinner guests

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GBA and GPN meetings in London are held on the Third Thursday of the month in changing venues.

Beverley Hills Chef

Our next meeting is on
Thursday 18 April 2013

9 Rupert Street, Soho,
London W1D 6DG

Admission £10, register in advance

Join GBA and GPN on Thursday 18th April to the amazingly plush DSTRK. This £25 Million venue, voted Best New Restaurant and Club 2012 is taking its place amongst London's night life crown jewels. Numbers are limited, book now

We shall be greated with a cocktail and nibbles prepared by a Chef from Beverly Hills and the Raffles prize is a dinner for two at this award winning restaurant.

The cash bar will have a reduced price list and the restaurant will be 20% off the bill for us for those who want to stay or even eat before the Network as it opens from 5pm.

The Networking will be held in the the world's first V.I.P. lounge with a precious stone bar and a bespoke seating arrangement that caters to even the most exquisite of tastes catering for the most discerning clientele.

dstrkt bar in Rupert Street
DSTRKT voted Best New Restaurant and Club 2012 register here

Our March meeting in Soho turned into a cabaret!

GBA Cabaret

After our usual networking and presentations from members, a raffle was held to benefit of Parkinsons UK, followed by a cabaret evening

Walk for life leopards on the wild side

Take a walk on the wild side at jungle-inspired fundraiser in aid of Terrence Higgins Trust Walk For Life - Sun 16 Jun 4 Apr 13

Gay Pride Calendar 2013

Procurement environment for LGBT businesses

The government has asked the Gay Business Association to suggest ways they can improve the procurement environment for LGBT businesses and SMEs.
Here are your suggestions

Market Intelligence


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Small businesses still aren't spending on online ads more


GBA Board member Mazz and her son Ollie on Sydney's rainbow crossing

Sydney's rainbow crossing visited by GBA Board member Mazz and her son Oli - Fight to save crossing fails more

Sports Marketing and the struggle for gay rights: Made for each other! more

Top gay-marriage supporters in business more

More LGBT biz news


- Executive Director -
- Volunteer Co-ordinator - Food Chain

Terrence Higgins Trust calls for mentors for return of Back to Work scheme more

Invitation to bid for: Evaluating ILGA's strategic plan (2011-2013) and for facilitating the production of ILGA's new Strategic Plan
International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Association
More info

Market Research

Do you ever go commando? - Mens underwear buying habits more

Spartacus Gay Travel Index - ranks the UK at 7th in best gay tourist destinations more

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