The Chamber, in partnership with Fast Track Global Services (FTGS), was joined by local exporters and manufacturers this week to receive key updates and information on export documentation solutions from industry experts.
The World Trade Week (WTW) Education Committee, in partnership with the Port of Los Angeles, hosted its annual student program where nearly 80 high school students from Southern California participated in hands-on activities to learn about the important role cultural awareness plays when conducting international business.
The Innovation & Technology Council met today with Jeanne Holm, assistant general manager and deputy chief innovation officer for the City of L.A. and senior technology advisor to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.
The Chamber's Global Initiatives Council convened for the first session of the year to hear from John Murphy, senior vice president for international policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The Education & Workforce Development Council's February meeting featured a discussion between Michael Yudin, principal of the Raben Group; Jennie Murray, director of integration programs at the National Immigration Forum; and Paola Santana, senior director of education and workforce development for the Chamber, on a variety of important federal policy and appropriation issues.
The Energy, Water & Environmental Sustainability Council welcomed Councilwoman Nury Martinez at its February meeting. In addition, a panel made up of representatives from the County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles' Department of Sanitation, Tetra Tech and Carollo Engineers discussed the Measure W program.
Chamber President & CEO Maria Salinas joined our Mobility 21 public and private sector partners for their annual legislative day to support transportation in Southern California.
Last Friday's Health Care Council featured Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, who highlighted key items in the Governor's budget that would impact health care.
Last night, the Chamber and Presenting Sponsor Edison International joined more than 1,700 of the region's top business, civic and political leaders for our 131st Inaugural Dinner.
On Wednesday, the Government & Fiscal Affairs Council welcomed the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder and County Clerk, Dean Logan, who updated the Chamber on changes to the L.A. County Voting System in 2020.