DBA Member Benefits
Established in 1979, the DBA is one of the oldest LGBTQ+ business associations in the country, and the second oldest in California. Our vision is to connect, promote and build prosperity by embracing all members of our community to make a positive difference.
Membership is an opportunity to be involved in Coachella Valley’s LGBTQ+ and business community and includes:
Admission to DBA Networking Mixers
We hold Networking Mixers every couple of weeks at various member businesses. These events give you an opportunity to network with other DBA business members.
Business Listing on DBA Member Directory
As a member, your business will be included in our directory which is used by the LGBTQ+ community to find goods and services.
Use of DBA logo
Your business can use the DGA logo on your website to let your customers know you support the LGBTQ+ community.
Business Network Referrals
As a member, you have the opportunity to receive referrals from other DBA member businesses.
Business Events and Special Offer Promotions
Any events and special offers can be promoted through DBA communications and website
AFLAC Group Policy Insurance
Special group supplemental insurance is available to all active members
Discounts offered by other DBA members are available to all active members
Banner Ad on the DBA website
VIP members have the opportunity to post banner ads twice a year on the DBA website
Certified LGBTBE® companies are routinely sought after by NGLCC Corporate Partners who are looking to do business with the LGBTQ business community through the NGLCC proprietary database. Certification is free to active Desert Business Association members in good standing. For more information about getting certified, contact Dave Powell at 760-904-4589 or visit https://nglcc.org/lgbtbe-certification/.
Upcoming DBA Events