RALEIGH'S
1ST LGBTQ+ EXPO

APRIL 2ND, 2022

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Raleigh's 1st LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce 'RBPN' & Sage Central North Carolina are proud to present Pride Life Expo 2022!

Be a part of PrideLife Expo 2022, the largest ever exposition of businesses, agencies and non-profit organizations in North Carolina, that want to connect with, support and serve the LGBTQ+ community. Produced by the Raleigh Business Professional Network (RBPN) and SAGE Central North Carolina. The PrideLife Expo brings together members of all ages from the LGBTQ+ community and local businesses and service providers in a fun, educational and welcoming environment.

Who We Are:

  • RBPN, which is the Raleigh LGBT Chamber of Commerce, is the local affiliate of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC).
  • SAGE is a program of LGBT Center of Raleigh. SAGE is a national advocacy and services organization that's been looking out for LGBT elders since 1978.
  • Official partner, Resources for Seniors is the largest provider of state and county-funded resources for older adults in Wake County.

Who, When & Where:

The PrideLife Expo will feature agencies, organizations, businesses, health care providers, housing providers and non-profits in the Triangle area that welcome, respect, serve and support the LGBTQ+ community. Exhibitors and seminars will be geared towards the needs of LGBTQ+ individuals of all ages. (Exhibitors that deliver services specifically to the over-50 population will feature an identifying logo on their booths and in the brochure.)

PrideLife Expo 2022 will be held on April 2, 2022 at the McKimmon Center on the NC State University Campus. The Expo will provide over 180 vendor exhibiting opportunities.

Map of McKimmon Conference & Training Center location
McKimmon Conference & Training Center
NC State University
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606

Benefits of Participating:

  • COMMUNITY - The Triangle’s LGBTQ+ community is diverse and shows up in large numbers to support community-focused events. For the community, this is an opportunity to interact with a wide range of professionals, businesses, non-profits and service providers who support you and want to fulfill your needs. For exhibitors, this is a unique opportunity to show support for this community and garner valuable market share in a demographic that has demonstrated long-term loyalty to businesses who serve their needs in a respectful, affirming way.
  • VISIBILITY – As a professional, business, non-profit or service provider this is your best opportunity to create a memorable brand for your offerings and to be acknowledged for your desire to connect with and serve LGBTQ+ individuals of all ages. For attendees, this is a time to appreciate the size and diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and support our PrideLife Expo Exibitors.
  • DIVERSITY – Over 120 exibitors and thousands of attendees of all ages, races and cultural backgrounds will gather in a welcoming, educational and dynamic enviroment to connect with and learn about the many resources available to the community.
  • ACCESSIBILITY – We want everyone to be able to attend the PrideLife Expo and are working to ensure the event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Those who have questions or concerns about accomodations should contact us.

SPONSORS

Thank you in advance for being a sponsor of the 2022 Pride Life Expo. We're sure your presence will be appreciated by all attendees, exhibitors and volunteers.

It is our goal to create premium value for your sponsorship so that you'll want to join us again in 2023. Learn More

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Closes 2/1/2022

EXHIBITORS

We're excited to have you join us as an exhibitor. The expo is going to be a fabulous success because of your involvement.

Equality is important to us so we require that your orgnization be LGBTQ+ affirming. Learn More

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Closes 2/1/2022

ATTENDEES

We look forward to having you join us for Raleigh's biggest LGBTQ+ Expo. It's going to be a lot of fun and certainly a great way to connect with others from the community.

VOLUNTEERS

There is much work to be done before the expo doors open. We need all the help we can get and will be calling on as many LGBTQ+ people from the Raleigh community as we can.

If you have a product, service or just want to lend a hand, please sign up as a volunteer. We can't do it without you!


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