L.A. Business This Week

Chamber Shares View of Los Angeles’ Global Profile

Patrick Schaefer, Senior Vice President of the Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment, briefed more than 80 members of the Global Initiatives Council on the Los Angeles region's international composition and connections and what this will mean going forward in times of increasing trade tensions.

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Chamber Participates in Global Cities Delegation to UAE

Patrick Schaefer, Senior Vice President of the Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment, traveled to Abu Dhabi and Dubai with a delegation of regional L.A. leaders organized and sponsored by the United Arab Emirates, the Consul General of the United Arab Emirates in Los Angeles, Hazza Alkaabi, and the President and CEO of the Pacific Council on International Policy, Dr. Jerrold Green.

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Innovation & Technology Council Discusses CCPA and AB 5

The Chamber's Innovation & Technology Council kicked off their first meeting of the year with Jordan Crenshaw, Senior Policy Council at the United States Chamber of Commerce. 

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The Economic Power of California's Nonprofit Sector

On Tuesday, the Chamber's Nonprofit Council heard from Jan Masaoka, CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits, about the outlook for successful government-nonprofit partnerships in the year ahead and the vital role nonprofits should play in policy decisions.

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Diplomatic Members Receive Briefing on L.A. Fashion Industry

Nearly 40 members of the Chamber's Diplomatic & Commercial Officers Group received a briefing led by Ilse Metchek, President of the California Fashion Association and Vincent Iacopella, EVP of Alba Wheels Up International, about current global trends in the region’s fashion industry.

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AI's Impacts on the Future Workforce

The Chamber partnered with Microsoft and The Brookings Institution to host a salon-style conversation with 50 influencers on artificial intelligence and its impacts on the future workforce.

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Bixel Exchange Hosts Strategic Retreat

Last week, Bixel Exchange Startup LAunch Tech SBDC hosted its annual advisor strategic retreat. 

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CAMEO Shares Entrepreneurship Advantage Initiative

Last week, the Chamber hosted CAMEO for a presentation and discussion on ways businesses can get involved in their new Entrepreneurship Advantage initiative.

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Leadership Southern California Class of 2020 Graduates

Last Friday, the Southern California Leadership Network’s Leadership Southern California (LSC) Class of 2020 graduated.

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Chamber Discusses 2020 Health Care Reform

The health care sector is ever changing and representative of a wide range of industries. 

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