Members of the Chamberís Diplomatic & Commercial Officers Group received a briefing on the Southern California bioscience sector, organized in partnership with Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (L.A. BioMed) and Chamber member Grifols, a leading global health care company.
The Government & Fiscal Affairs Council met with Brian Peck, director of USC Gould School of Law's Center for Transnational Law and Business, and Fangfei Dong, associate director of USC Gould School of Law's Center for Transnational Law and Business, who gave an overview of the region's current trade relationships with the rest of the world and how they affect local businesses here in L.A., especially in L.A.'s ports.
The L.A. Area Chamber and the Nagoya Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 60th anniversary since the original signing of their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 1959.
The Chamberís Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development, in partnership with the L.A. Unified School District, Office of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the California Community Colleges Health Workforce Initiative, hosted a School Nurse Interview Day on Tuesday, July 9.
Bixel Exchange's L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline kicked off the summer internship season with an orientation and luncheon for new interns and their respective companies.
The monthly Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series was joined by L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer, who provided updates on his efforts to improve public safety, address the cityís homelessness crisis and enforce cannabis laws.
On June 27, Southern California Leadership Network launched the Leadership Southern California Class of 2020 with an orientation and welcome mixer. The class represents companies such as SoCalGas, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), Walmart, Pasadena Tournament of Roses, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles World Airports, Metro, Holliday Rock, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles, The California Endowment and more.
On Wednesday, the Chamber partnered with The James Irvine Foundation to host a roundtable for business leaders on building a thriving economy that creates upward mobility for Californiaís frontline workforce. Photo credit: Todd Bigelow
Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas joined L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis on Wednesday to kick off the County's Youth@Work summer internship program.
The Chamber hosted it's annual BIZCON SoCal business conference and networking event designed to celebrate, inspire and support businesses across the L.A. region. The event included a keynote address from Shawn Gold, TechStyle Fashion Group, and Isabel Guzman, Office of the Small Business Advocate.
Ryan Patel, fellow with the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and frequent CNN, BBC and Nasdaq contributor, addressed members of the Chamber's Global Initiatives Council this week as he shared insights into how companies can prepare for the next wave of global trade disruption while reaping the numerous benefits of trade in a fluctuating political and economic climate.