The health care sector is ever changing and representative of a wide range of industries. The Health Care Council, last week, heard from Dr. Christina Ghaly who is the Health Services Director for the Department of Health Services for Los Angeles County.
On Jan. 30, the Chamber held its 132nd annual Inaugural Dinner at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live, highlighting its new strategic plan of creating "A Thriving Region for All."
The Chamber’s first Accenture Pancakes & Politics of 2020 heard from California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.
On Tuesday, the Chamber's OneLA Regional Collaborative and the County of Los Angeles hosted their Contracting Connections procurement event at the University of La Verne.
The Land Use, Construction & Housing Council kicked off the first meeting of the year with Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson. As Chair of the City’s Planning and Land Use Management Committee, Councilmember Harris-Dawson shared updates on Proposition HHH, challenges to addressing the homelessness crisis and priorities for the upcoming year.
The Chamber was excited to kick off its first Education & Workforce Development Council of 2020 on Friday, where the Council welcomed Jeff Bell, Education Program Budget Manager at the California Department of Finance, and Edgar Cabral, Deputy Legislative Analyst at the Legislative Analyst's Office.
The Chamber, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate of Israel in Los Angeles, hosted an executive briefing to highlight business opportunities and priorities in the Los Angeles-Israel trade relationship and new areas of collaboration in infrastructure, advanced manufacturing, water security, ag-tech and more.
On Jan. 14, the L.A. Area Chamber held its 18th Annual Taste of the Chamber event at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood.
On Tuesday, the Energy, Water & Environmental Sustainability Council hosted the Chief Sustainability Officers from the City of Los Angeles and County of Los Angeles.
At the Chamber's end-of-year Economic Briefing, attendees heard from Founding Partner of Beacon Economics, Dr. Christopher Thornberg, who shared an overview of how L.A. stood up to national economic trends and the recession that wasn't.
The Health Care Council welcomed Assemblymember Miguel Santiago at the last meeting of the year. At the meeting, the Assemblymember discussed the evolving health care legislative priorities in the state legislature.
On Dec. 5, Bixel Exchange's Startup LAunch team hosted office hours and a female founder panel at Industrious in DTLA where they discussed various ways to overcome some basic challenges when starting a business in L.A. and how support of each other is crucial to success.