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09.11.19 2020 World Trade Week Committee Plenary Meeting

The Chamber’s World Trade Week (WTW) Southern California committee kicked off its plenary meetings last week under the leadership of 2020 Committee Chair Cindy Allen, vice president, regulatory affairs and compliance, FedEx Logistics.

09.11.19 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Human Resources Council

The new Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Human Resources Council held a successful first meeting on Wednesday with more than 80 attendees.

09.09.19 Exclusive Briefing with Hon. Jesus Seade

The Chamber hosted Jesús Seade, underscretary for North America for the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for an exclusive briefing on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and the current relationship between Mexico-California and the Mexico-Los Angeles region.

09.03.19 Transportation & Goods Movement Council

The Transportation & Goods Movement Council met with Kome Ajise, executive director of Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), who discussed key internal initiatives to maintain SCAG’s planning edge, the Connect SoCal Plan and Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA).

08.29.19 L.A. Fleet Week VIP Reception & Tour

The Chamber held a special V.I.P. reception and tour in conjunction with the Port of Los Angeles for the annual L.A. Fleet Week.

08.26.19 Women's Equality Day

In celebration of Women's Equality Day, Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas and Chamber Board members were invited by Mayor Eric Garcetti and First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland to attend an event recognizing and coinciding with the anniversary of the passage of women's right to vote.

08.23.19 Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series with Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas

LAFD Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas joined the Chamber's Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series to share his improvement efforts across the department to combat increasingly large and extended fire seasons.

08.22.19 Farewell reception honoring Carlos Valderrama and Sean Arian

On Aug. 22, the Chamber hosted a farewell reception honoring Carlos Valderrama, Center for Global Trade & Investment, and Sean Arian, Center for Innovation & Technology.

08.21.19 Chamber staff retreat

On Aug. 21, the Chamber hosted it's annual staff retreat at the LA84 Foundation.

08.21.19 China Import and Export Fair Briefing

The Chamber, in partnership with the Port of Los Angeles, East West Bank, China Southern Airlines and Coty Inc., hosted nearly 100 business executives this week to encourage companies to exhibit and source products at the 2019 China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, in Guangzhou, China.

08.20.19 Global Initiatives Council

Dr. Chris Thornberg, founder of Beacon Economics LLC, provided members of the Chamber’s Global Initiatives Council with a candid and optimistic outlook on global trade and the region's economic health. Congressman Jimmy Gomez, representing California's 34th Congressional District, also joined the discussion to provide an update on the efforts of the House Democrat’s working group to review the agreement and shared takeaways from a fact-gathering trip to Mexico in late July.

08.16.19 Chamber co-convenes regional workforce development partners to explore launch of new apprenticeships

The Chamber’s Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development, in partnership with Goodwill Southern California and the Los Angeles Orange County (LA/OC) Regional Consortia of California Community Colleges, hosted a regional convening on apprenticeships with 60 stakeholders in education and workforce development from across the region.