208 W 13 St
New York, NY 10011

Building Hours

9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
LGBT Family Building Expo

The 2015 LGBT Family Building Expo

Take a step on the road to parenthood at our annual LGBT Family Building Expo. At this event, devoted to helping LGBT people of all backgrounds achieve their dream of parenthood, attendees are connected with resources across the family building spectrum. Whether you are interested in adoption, surrogacy, foster care or alternative insemination, you’ll get the guidance you need.



Saturday, May 9, 2015
Expo: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Reception: 5-6 p.m.

The Center, 208 W 13 St


10 a.m.

Exhibitor Tables Open

10:30-11:15 a.m.

On The Road To Parenthood 

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lunch and Program

Center Families Welcome

Pride & Joy: A Conversation Between Parents and Children

1-2 p.m.


Nurturing Your Relationships

Parenting A Child Who Doesn’t Look Like You: Building Family Unity, Cultural Understanding and Racial Identity in Transracial Family Building

Surrogacy: What Does it Cost?

What You Don’t Know Can Scare You! Trauma Informed Parenting

1-5 p.m.

Clinics (By Appointment Only)

The Doctor Is In – Alternative Insemination (ICI, IUI, IVF)

The Doctor Is In – Surrogacy

The Lawyer Is In

2:15-3:30 p.m.

Panel Discussions

Alternative Insemination: What You Need Know

Foster Care: Step-By-Step

Legal Aspects of Surrogacy

LGBT Parent Rights in the Workplace

3:45-5 p.m.

Panel Discussions

Adoption From A to Z

Alternative Insemination: What’s Next?  

Legal Information, Estate Planning & Finances for LGBT Families

Medical Aspects of Surrogacy

5-6 p.m.

Cocktail Reception



For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Brad Snyder, Deputy Director of Development at 646.358.1750 or

Palladium Sponsors

Growing Generations

Premier Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Coffee Break Sponsor