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L.A. Business This Week

Maria S. Salinas appointed to Future of Work Commission

Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas has been appointed to Gov. Gavin Newsom's Future of Work Commission.

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Chamber partners with Port of Los Angeles to kick off L.A. Fleet Week

On Aug. 29, the Chamber held a special V.I.P. reception in conjunction with the annual L.A. Fleet Week.

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WorkforceReady in action

Earlier this year, Bixel Exchange, the Center for Innovation & Technology at the Chamber, partnered with Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation on the rollout of their WorkforceReady pilot program. 

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Chamber joins The Music Center for plaza grand re-opening

Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas attended The Music Center Plaza's grand re-opening.

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Chamber joins Mayor’s Women’s Equality Day celebration

On Aug. 28, the Chamber was invited by the Office of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to join the Women's Equality Day celebration at Getty House.

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LAFD Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas joins Accenture Pancakes & Politics

Last week’s Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series featured Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas. 

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Chamber celebrates Carlos Valderrama and Sean Arian

The Chamber hosted a farewell reception honoring Carlos J. Valderrama, outgoing president of the Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment, and Sean Arian, outgoing president and co-founder of Bixel Exchange, the Center for Innovation & Technology.

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Chamber hosts annual staff retreat at LA84 Foundation

On Aug. 21, the Chamber hosted its annual staff retreat at the LA84 Foundation.

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Global business opportunities highlighted at the Chamber's China Import and Export Fair Briefing

The Chamber, in partnership with the Port of Los AngelesEast West Bank, China Southern Airlines and Coty Inc., hosted nearly 100 business executives this week to encourage companies to exhibit and source products at the 2019 China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, in Guangzhou, China. 

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

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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