Chamber hears from economist Chris Thornberg and Congressman Gomez on global issues affecting the L.A. region

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on August 20, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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This week, Dr. Chris Thornberg, founder of Beacon Economics LLC, provided members of the Chamber’s Global Initiatives Council with a candid and optimistic outlook on global trade and the region's economic health. 

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Chamber co-convenes regional workforce development partners to explore launch of new apprenticeships

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on August 16, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Last Friday, the Chamber’s Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development, in partnership with Goodwill Southern California and the Los Angeles Orange County (LA/OC) Regional Consortia of California Community Colleges, hosted a regional convening on apprenticeships with 60 stakeholders in education and workforce development from across the region.

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Chamber hosts Vietnamese Provincial Business Briefing

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on August 16, 2019 at 12:00:00 am in L.A. Business This Week 
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Last week, the Chamber, in partnership with the Consulate General of Vietnam in San Francisco, hosted an intimate business briefing with a visiting delegation of executives and government officials in charge of investment, planning, trade and industry development from the Quang Nam Province, home to eight industrial parks, 51 industrial clusters and the Chu Lai open economic zone. 

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Cal State L.A. fuels the future workforce with innovation

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on August 16, 2019 at 12:00:00 am in L.A. Business This Week 
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Chamber staff recently toured the Cal State L.A. Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility (H2), the largest university-based hydrogen fueling facility.

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Chamber holds second Metro Goods Movement Focus Group

Center for Business Advocacy on August 15, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber hosted Metro for its second Goods Movement Focus Group.

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Redefining California's business model

Maria S. Salinas on August 14, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in The Business Perspective 
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Our state lawmakers returned from summer recess this week and are back at work on a variety of legislative matters. Always vigilant on legislation that impacts the business community, the Chamber tracks these matters and works with our state representatives to lend our voice. One such matter is AB 5, proposed to codify the Dynamex decision impacting business/individual relationships into law.
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Chamber partners with L.A. Better Buildings Challenge for 7th Annual Building Technology Showcase

Center for Innovation & Technology on August 9, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber joined the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge (LABBC) for the seventh year of their Building Technology Showcase, held annually at the California Endowment. 

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Leading experts on public education join the Chamber to discuss charter schools

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on August 9, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On Aug. 9, the Chamber brought together key policy experts on public education in California to share their thoughts on charter schools coexisting within the system. 

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Chamber's Bixel Exchange and Snap Inc. celebrate Snap Design Academy final showcase

Center for Innovation & Technology on August 8, 2019 at 10:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Bixel Exchange, the Chamber's Center for Innovation & Technology, partnered with Snap Inc. for the final showcase of their second annual Snap Design Academy. 

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Chamber joins discussion on hiring and retaining talented employees with disabilities

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on August 7, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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In partnership with the Chamber and the L.A. City Department on Disability, RespectAbility’s California team held a panel discussion at the Chamber, titled "Disability, Creativity and Employment."

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