2021 IBA Staff and Board Members at the Holiday Party. Four people sit in front of two rows of people standing. All are wearing formal clothing, much is very colorful, and most people are smiling.

Independence Business Alliance

With over 300 members who represent LGBTQ+ -owned businesses and community leaders, the IBA's network is key to connecting the transgender community to supportive employers and economic opportunities.

The Independence Business Alliance (IBA) is the LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce for the Greater Philadelphia region. The IBA is a membership-based business advocacy organization dedicated to making the Philadelphia region an influential and diverse LGBT business community with an impact on economic development, equal rights, and policy issues. The IBA is an official affiliate of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC).

The IBA serves the LGBTQ+ and business communities of:

  • Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania;
  • Mercer, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem counties in New Jersey;
  • and, New Castle County in Delaware.

TransWork is a program of the IBA and represents its commitment to helping all members of our community access economic opportunity. We are similarly limited by the geographic focus of our parent organization.

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