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.
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