The European Gay & Lesbian Manager Association (egma) is an umbrella organisation of national affiliated LGBT business associations which represent almost 3500 LGBT managers, professionals and entrepreneurs. egma acts as a platform accessible to all member organisations, providing the LGBT business community with easy access to local agendas and events as a base for European networking. Other perspectives are to offer business contacts throughout Europe access, using a business diary to research Europe-wide contacts. egma aims to take an active role in European politics, focusing on topics that concern the LGBT business community. Together with its member associations, egma organises events and projects relating to workplace equality and diversity management.