2nd Annual Pride in Business Gayla

2nd Annual Pride in Business Gayla

Thursday, October 5, 2023 (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM) (EDT)



Join us to celebrate, honor, and dance with the leading LGBTQ+ owned businesses, professionals, and strongest community allies at the 2nd Annual Upstate SC LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Gala!  You'll hear from Chamber President Nathan Brown about our major successes in 2023. 

To nominate a business for a chance to win an award, please click here!

The Fabulous Master of Ceremonies, our very own President-Elect, Tyler Prescott, will be presenting our award categories of LGBTQ+ Business of the Year Allied Business of the Year, Corporate LGBTQ+ Ally of the Year, LGBTBE® Certified Business of the Year, LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year, Corporate Partner of the Year, Chamber Advocacy Award, and the People's Choice Award. 

Full course meal will be served from QPOC-owned Diva's Catering and a complementary open bar will be available! Our DJ for the night is Chamber Member Eric Spears from Bowtie Events, so dancing is highly encouraged and likely unavoidable! A special drag performance from ERICA CHANEL! Photographs will be courtesy of Danielle Paul Photography.

Dress Code: Formal Pride Professional - traditional gala wear and a little sparkle are encouraged. (Anything you would wear to a wedding we would consider formal but come dressed in what makes you feel most proud)

Ticket Prices: Chamber member ticket price is $75 and non-member price is $100. (As always, and in everything, we are committed to ensuring access for all people, regardless of financial means, so a number of gratis tickets are available for folks with financial barriers - don't hesitate to fill out this form if you qualify, because we want you to be there!) Financial Scholarship Form

VIP Reservations: Do not miss out on VIP table reservations. Each VIP table reservation comes with 8 Gayla tickets, preferred seating and access to the VIP lounge. The cost of the VIP tables are $700 for members and $1000 for non-members. 

Covid-19 accommodations: guests are encouraged to get fully vaccinated and take the precautions they are most comfortable with. Masks are not mandatory. 

Sponsorship opportunities for businesses are still available. Email bharat@upstatelgbt.org for more information, so you don't miss out on a great opportunity to support your local community and highlight your business!


$100 for general public admission

$75 for Upstate LGBT Chamber Member admission

$700 per Member VIP table reservation

$1000 per Non-member VIP table reservation

Zen Greenville
924 S Main St 29601
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
Thursday, October 5, 2023 (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM) (EDT)
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