About the L.A. Area Chamber

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce champions economic prosperity and quality of life for the Los Angeles region by being the voice of business, promoting collaboration and helping members grow.

 

THE CHAMBER REPRESENTS

AND, EACH YEAR WE DELIVER

  • The interests of more than 235,000 businesses in L.A. County
  • More than 1,650 members
  • More than 650,000 employees
  • Small, medium and large-sized companies
  • Businesses from more than 35 industry sectors
  • More than 40,000 direct referrals to member companies
  • 120 plus business and professional development programs
  • More than 25 advocacy and signature events
  • Nearly 100 graduates participating in our civic leadership programs
  • More than 10,000 job opportunities and internships for L.A. youth

 

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The Chamber puts the spotlight on work-life harmony

Work-life harmony is an issue addressed by many places of employment. In 2016, the Chamber launched the Work-Life Harmony Award to spotlight employers who implement extraordinary work-life harmony policies and practices for their employees and families. The Excellence in Work-Life Harmony Award provides companies a unique opportunity to showcase positive work-life harmony policies and practices, distinguishing them as an exemplary workplace for employees and their families. LEARN MORE.

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Global Trade and Foreign Investment
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Member Spotlight

Experience two impactful days at the IDEAL Conference

The IDEAL Conference, brought to you by Child Care Resource Center, will debut on Sept. 18-19, 2019, at The Garland in North Hollywood, California. This two-day conference includes 40 inspiring speakers, 24 cutting-edge sessions and meaningful connections, and every evening ends with a cocktail party and food. Secure your seat for both days for $525. Early bird pricing expires Aug. 1. Register now.

What's Happening Now

L.A. Area Chamber applauds Mayor Garcetti and business leaders who support youth employment programs

July 2, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA — Today, following the L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s HIRE-LA’s Youth kickoff event, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce released the following statement.

“We applaud the Mayor on his continued commitment to providing young adults with positive early work experiences. The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce believes that investing in tomorrow’s future workforce through initiatives like HIRE-LA’s Youth will pay dividends in the future,” said Maria S. Salinas, President & CEO of the L.A. Area Chamber.

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In The News

Canada's Premiers Address US Governors to Defend Commercial Ties

Last month at the Council of the Federation meeting, all 13 Canadian premiers signed a letter addressed to Gov. Brian Sandoval and to all U.S. governors, inviting them to defend the common interests of Canada and the United States, specifically with regards to the commercial relationship between the two countries.
 
"As leaders, we have the responsibility to work together to overcome issues that are impacting prosperity, jobs and competitiveness on both sides of our border. We are appreciative of your recent efforts to make your voices heard on these important issues. Accordingly, we are asking today for the continued support and partnership of all governors to maintain and strengthen the prosperity and competitiveness of the North American economic space."
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