BIZCON SoCal

BIZCON SoCal is a full-day conference focused on growing and celebrating business. From the information, insights and resources that guide us, to the stories and people that inspire us. This event brings together entrepreneurs, professionals and thought leaders from companies large and small, across the Southern California region, for a business development conference and networking event hosted by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration, Los Angeles Office.

For more information, contact Sarah Quigley, 213.580.7561. To become a supporter, contact Lee Ligons, 213.580.7523.


 

Thank you for joining us at BIZCON SoCal 2018!

 


 

BIZCON SoCal 2018 Recap Video

 

Steve Lehman, CEO/Founder, Business Rockstars, interviews Gary Kelly, CEO, Southwest Airlines (Featured on BizTV)

 


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KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

Mayor of Los Angeles
Eric Garcetti

Eric Garcetti is a fourth-generation Angeleno and the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley — the son of public servants and the grandson and great-grandson of immigrants from Mexico and Eastern Europe — Mayor Garcetti’s life has been shaped by a deep commitment to the core values of justice, dignity, and equality for all people.

 

FIRESIDE CHAT ADDRESS

Gary C. Kelly
CEO, Southwest Airlines

Gary Kelly serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Southwest Airlines. Under Kelly’s leadership, Southwest has grown to become the nation’s largest airline in terms of originating domestic passengers carried and is a mainstay on Fortune magazine’s list of the most admired companies in the world, ranking eighth in 2017. In the same Fortune survey, Kelly was recognized as one of the top five underrated CEOs.

 

 

SPEAKERS

Steve Lehman
Former CEO, Nasdaq & NYSE Companies; Co-Founder, Business Rockstars

 

Scott Budnick
Producer of "The Hangover" & Founder, ARC and Good Films

 

Betty Porto
Owner, Porto's Bakery & Cafe

 

Father Greg Boyle
Founder, Homeboy Industries





 

A FULL DAY OF EVENTS.

  
 

 

MADE POSSIBLE BY YOU.

 

 

Presenting Sponsors
Wells Fargo
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Kaiser Permanente Southwest Airlines
Silver Sponsors
UPS Ralphs Spectrum Reach
Bronze Sponsors
JPMorgan Chase
Port of Long Beach
10,000 Small Businesses, Southern California Region
Patrons
Supporters
Media