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    • June 15, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Via Zoom

    Join us for Quorum Network NightPlease join us for a great happy hour and amazing networking.

    We are excited to take the value of connecting and relationship-building online with our virtual monthly Networking Nights! Join us and engage with your fellow Chamber members and guests. We will break into smaller, more intimate groups throughout the program to ensure that you can build valuable relationships.

    This is a fun, fab, casual event for all LGBTQ+ and Allied folks who are interested in networking, starting or growing their careers. The emphasis is on creating an energetic and vibrant atmosphere where valuable contacts can be made, ideas and opportunities can be shared, and community can be formed. Come build your networks, find opportunities to learn and grow, and help strengthen our presence in the greater business community. 

    Quorum works to build your social capital by connecting you to other businesses, giving you access to community leaders, developing relationships and helping you gain visibility in Minnesota. 

    This is a great opportunity to build your business network by meeting other Chamber members, making valuable connections and learning more about the LGBTQ+ and Allied business community. 

    • June 16, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Via Zoom



    Join us for a fun event that highlights LGBTQ+ and Allied Women! A great opportunity to network, it also is a fantastic place to forge connections with other women business leaders and have the opportunity to highlight your own work.

    Quorum Women's Leadership Roundtable meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at noon. Open to all LGBTQ+ and Allied women, this is more than a networking group. It’s an opportunity to highlight your business, share best practices, discuss successes and challenges, and get to know other women business owners in our community. 

    • June 17, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (CDT)
    • ONLINE


    These virtual free 30-minute programs are your chance to learn all about our mission, and how we’re using housing to prevent the further spread of HIV.

    For more information and to register, CLICK HERE!

    • June 22, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • Via Zoom

    Join us for monthly networking and education events!


    Quorum Young Professionals (QYP) is newest affinity group of Quorum, Minnesota's LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce.  Established to build skills, strengthen the fully inclusive business community, and connect with other like minded young professionals, QYP is a pipeline opportunity to develop as leaders in the LGBTQ+ and Allied business community.

    Whether you are growing your career in corporate America, developing a non-profit, or becoming an entrepreneur, QYP is here as a resource for the next generation of business leaders.

    The QYP/Emerging Leaders group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

    • June 23, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CDT)
    • VIA ZOOM

    Help for your LGBTQ Small Business:

    SBA Programs and NGLCC Certification

    SBA Celebrates Pride Month with Quorum! 

    June 23, 12-2 p.m.

    SBA’s Minnesota District Office and Quorum, the Twin Cities LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce, are teaming up during Pride Month. Join us for a webinar on how SBA programs and services and NGLCC certification can help your LGBTQ-owned small business grow.

    The webinar will help attendees to:

    • Understand free programs and services available from the SBA and its resource partners including no-cost technical assistance, training, consultation, and business development resources
    • Learn more about accessing capital (working capital small business loans, microloans, etc…)
    • Grow your businesses with the NGLCC LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification
    • Learn more about how to take advantage of emerging procurement in the federal and private sectors
    • Hear firsthand from small business owners who’s benefited from both the SBA and NGLCC Certification


    • Welcome and Introductions
    • SBA Programs and Services
    • Quorum and LGBTQ Certification
    • Small Business Owner Highlights
    • Q&A
    • Closing



    Meeting ID: 857 2134 7903
    Passcode: 236818

    • June 24, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • via Zoom
    • 95

    Please join Quorum as we for our newest education and networking option-Thrive Thursdays!

    We know that now more than ever there is a need for connection and support. Thrive Thursdays is a virtual one hour Lunch and Learn series designed to support our members at every scale through education and networking right from the comfort of your own home! 

    EVENT DETAILS: Getting Your Books in Order: Understanding the Basics

    If you were to poll successful entrepreneurs, you would find a common theme. Many successful entrepreneurs know the value of hiring professionals to take over the responsibilities that they are either not skilled for, or don’t have the time for.

    Rebecca will be discussing the foundations of bookkeeping necessary for a successful business and will help take away some of the fear and confusion that often impacts every business owner.

    Meet Our Presenter:

    REBECCA FOLEY has a long history in the bookkeeping field. She started doing contract bookkeeping with small businesses in 2011, and established Phoenix Growth Systems in 2019.

    Meet the Business:

    Let us help organize, balance, and teach you how to get your bookkeeping needs in order.

    Phoenix Growth Systems offers an array of bookkeeping services that will free up your time to focus on what matters the most, growing your business.

    At Phoenix Growth Systems, we are skilled at performing bookkeeping tasks. We are experienced in utilizing industry standard bookkeeping software to handle transaction entry, bank reconciliations, assisting with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. 

    Once you have a strong foundation with a process for your bookkeeping, we can work with you to create processes to improve other systems within your organization. We can help you manage work flow, create a management structure, and improve other systems to prepare for growth. Click Here to Learn More!

    To Join the Zoom Meeting:


    Meeting ID: 834 3373 9072

    Passcode: 265729

    Please feel free to submit questions in advance to Rebecca Waggoner via email: rebecca@twincitiesquorum.com!

    • July 29, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • Downtown Dogs and Dog's Day Out Parking Lot: 821 Second Ave N, Minneapolis



    Please join Quorum for our first in person event in over a year as we celebrate re-opening Minnesota with some of our favorite furry dog friends.

    Hosted by Downtown Dogs and Dog's Day Out, located at 821 2nd Avenue North in Minneapolis, we are having our first ever Dog Show! Maybe your dog will win Best in Show, Best Outfit, Best Jazz Hands or the Most Pride award!

    All leashed and supervised dogs are welcome at the event. Unfortunately, cats and other pets are not allowed to attend at this time. If you plan to bring your dog, please complete the attached waivers and email them to Chriss Joyce at chriss@twincitiesquorum.com prior to the event.

    And now you can highlight your business as an event sponsor! We have a very limited number of sponsorship opportunities available!

    •  $150.00 (Non-members) with a complimentary 6 month trial Quorum membership
    • $50.00 (current Quorum members)

    About the location: 821 2nd Avenue North Minneapolis This is one block South of International Market Square, near the Farmers Market and the Minneapolis Impound Lot with easy access to/from Downtown Minneapolis.

    About the hosts: Downtown Dogs is a premier daycare and boarding option for your dog. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE about their services and options!

    Dog's Day Out is a full and/or self serve grooming option to keep your dog in peak cleanliness. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE about their options and services!


    UnLeashed Event Liability Waivers Fillable.pdf

    Unleashed photo release Fillable.pdf

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