Metro held the first of its two focus groups to get the Chamberís input on its Goods Movement Strategic Plan.
The Health Care Council held a panel discussion on efforts to bridge the health care workforce gap. Attendees learned about the opportunities, partnerships and strategies that organizations are creating to combat the workforce shortage.
Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas was honored by The Coca-Cola Company's Hispanic Advisory Council.
The council was joined by the newly appointed South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) governing board member Vanessa Delgado. As a governing board member, Delgado actively participates in policy decisions that impact air quality regulation across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Last Friday, the Chamber partnered with Alibaba.com for their Build Up Los Angeles workshop.
The Chamber hosted its Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series with Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon.
The Chamber held its annual Summer VIP Reception at The Fields LA, a stylized urban culinary food hall featuring award-winning chefs and restaurants, located adjacent to Los Angeles Football Club's Banc of California Stadium.
The Chamber hosted Christopher Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics, at The Fields LA for an economic briefing focused on housing supply and affordability.
The Land Use, Construction & Housing Council welcomed Abundant Housing LA's Leonora Camner and Luke Klipp to hear their perspectives on the current housing crisis, the impacts of the crisis and their proposed solutions to these issues.
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.