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LGBTQ+ Tech Leaders Mission

20 June – 24 June 2022

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Are you an LGBTQ+ founded, majority-owned or key decision-maker in a tech company? The Minister for Exports and Equalities invites you to apply to join The LGBTQ+ Tech Leaders Trade Mission to Austin, Houston and San Francisco.

During this program, you will learn:

  • Doing Business in Texas and California (business climate, banking, taxation, immigration, legal, intellectual property rights, public relations and marketing strategies)
  • Supply chain diversity initiatives and opportunities: a new focal point in the procurement universe and its impact on global trade
  • Visits to major US Tech headquarters and briefing on their diversity and inclusion initiatives and procurement and partnership opportunities
  • Meeting with diversity and inclusion champions, including Chambers of Commerce, Venture Capitalists, and others
  • Networking events hosted by Consul Generals in Houston and San Francisco




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Learn about our LGBTQ+ Leaders

Itinerary (subject to change):

  • June 20: Meetings in Austin, Texas
  • June 21-22: Meetings in Houston, Texas
  • June 23-24: Meetings in San Francisco
  • June 25-26: San Francisco Pride / Return flight to the UK
**The current Covid-19 pandemic situation will be considered in our planning. In the event that government restrictions affect travel to the USA, we may pivot to a virtual programme, delay or cancel the event. Any change as a result of Covid-19 restrictions will result in the option of receiving a full refund should you no longer be able to participate. DIT can't be held responsible for costs incurred to secure travel arrangements.

Learn about our LGBTQ+ Leaders

Take the first step in breaking barriers and going global! #LGBTQmission

For more information, please contact:
Yna Quiambao or Thaedra Brondum

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