The L.A. Area Chamber’s premier event, the Inaugural Dinner, is the annual kick-off for a year-long body of work that impacts the entire L.A. region.
The dinner marks the installation of the incoming Chair of the Board for the Chamber. In the spirit of community building, the event also recognizes extraordinary leadership with the Civic Medal of Honor, Distinguished Business Leader and Corporate Leadership awards.
From top local and statewide leader speakers to the best in regional entertainment, the event is a dynamic, fun-filled evening convening more than 1,500 of the region’s business and civic leaders.
For more information on the Chamber's Signature Events, please contact Anahi Godinez, 213.580.7561.
For sponsorship information and opportunities, contact Lee Ligons, 213.580.7523
Save the Date for Inaugural Dinner 2020!
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
JW Marriott at L.A. Live
Learn about last year's event:
Additional video from the 2019 Inaugural Dinner
Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas delivers remarks:
Earvin "Magic" Johnson accepts the Civic Medal of Honor:
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong accepts the Distinguished Business Leader award:
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Ontario International Airport
Bank of China Los Angeles Branch
Blue Shield of California
California Bank & Trust
California State University, Northridge
Cedars-Sinai Health System
City National Bank
Clarett West Development
First 5 LA
Harridge Development Group
Health Net, Inc.
L.A. Sanitation & Environment
Los Angeles Community College District
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles World Airports
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Pacific Federal Insurance LLC
Polish Investment and Trade Agency
Port of Los Angeles
Ralphs Grocery Company
Southern California Gas Company
Supervisor Hilda L. Solis
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
The Los Angeles Athletic Club
University of Southern California
Valero Energy Corporation
Walmart Stores, Inc.