LGBT biz award doubles


The PNC Bank LGBT Business Award, presented by LGBT chamber of commerce Independence Business Alliance, will double in 2015.

The fifth-annual award is now worth $10,000. It will be presented to an IBA member business that “demonstrates a well-defined plan for growth, including innovation, sustainability and ongoing contribution to the community.”

The awardee must be a member of IBA in good standing and be located within the commerce’s region: the five-county metropolitan Philadelphia area; in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Merce or Salem counties in New Jersey; or New Castle County in Delaware.

The winner will be announced at the Annual Business Leaders Luncheon May 11 at Sofitel Hotel. 

Applications are due April 13. For more information, visit