The Chamber and a delegation of 225 business and civic leaders met with legislators at Southern California on the Hill - Access Washington, D.C. to spread the message that Southern California is America's Recovery Engine.
More than 200 business leaders seeking to expand their trade opportunities attended the Second Annual The Americas Business Forum at UCLA. (Photos by ImageActive)
More than 1,100 business and civic leaders welcomed 2010 Board Chair Matt Toledo, Los Angeles Business Journal, at the 121st Annual Inaugural Dinner at the Beverly Hilton. Many elected officials were in attendance including Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Supervisor Gloria Molina.
The Chamber hosted its annual Taste of the Chamber Business After Hours Mixer, which featured more than a dozen Chamber member restaurants and caterers. (Photos by ImageActive)
More than 400 business, labor and community leaders convened at L.A. City Hall to hear from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and city elected officials on key issues facing the city. Throughout the day, the Chamber highlighted 16 policy recommendations to city officials at Access L.A. City Hall to create jobs, streamline city government and accelerate economic recovery.
The Chamber and the U.S. Small Business Administration - Los Angeles District Office paid tribute to small business owners at the 28th Annual Small Business Awards at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.
The Chamber heard from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sen. Abel Maldonado, and met with about 50 state legislators, staff members and consultants during the 2009 Access Sacramento advocacy trip. With a delegation of about 100 business leaders, the Chamber urged lawmakers to take immediate action and help "Recover, Reform and Rebuild" California.
Chamber and Mobility 21 members gathered March 30 to honor outgoing Metro CEO Roger Snoble. A Chamber Board Member, Snoble led Metro to top national awards for excellence in more than seven years on the job. He co-founded the Mobility 21 coalition and was instrumental in the passage of the Measure R half-cent sales tax that will fund a comprehensive package of new transit, street and highway improvements in Los Angeles County for the next 30 years.