The Chamber's Innovation & Technology Council held their last meeting of the year, dedicated to the discussion of the digital divide and ensuring digital inclusion for all.
The Education & Workforce Development Council hosted Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, and Michael Olenick, president and CEO of the Child Care Resource Center, on Oct. 12.
The Chamber's Health Care Council hosted Dustin Corcoran, CEO of the California Medical Association that represents more than 43,000 physicians.
The Chamber's Transportation & Goods Movement Council heard about two concurrent bus planning efforts at Metro.
On Tuesday, Fred Ali, President & CEO of the Weingart Foundation, and Dr. Bob Ross, President & CEO of The California Endowment, joined California Community Foundation President & CEO Antonia Hernandez in hosting a reception to welcome Maria S. Salinas as the new President & CEO of the Chamber.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors recognized the Chamber and John Burton Advocates for Youth for their efforts to increase college attainment for current and former foster youth in the region.
Board of Equalization member Fiona Ma was featured this morning at the Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series.
Kat Yalung, director of Bixel Exchange's Startup LAunch tech SBDC, joined a panel discussion on the pivotal role of innovation in the sports landscape at the Los Angeles Kings' Sports and Technology Mixer.
The L.A. Area Chamber and Los Angeles Regional Export Council (LARExC), in partnership with the Consulate General of Vietnam in San Francisco, welcomed a delegation led by H.E. Hoang Quoc Vuong, vice minister of industry and trade of Vietnam, accompanied by high ranking officials of the ministry, leaders of local governments and business executives of more than 30 enterprises representing various key industry sectors.
The September meeting of the Energy, Water and Environmental Sustainability Council featured Sylvia Quast, regional counsel for US Environmental Protection Agency – Region 9, for a discussion on the enforcement of federal policies and regulations in California.
Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas joined the Chamber's Westside Connect to learn about "Measured, Monetized and Maximized Holiday Marketing" at Microsoft's Westfield Century City store. Attendees heard from Lucas Vandenberg, co-owner & managing partner, Fifty & Five, as he explored key elements for an effective digital marketing plan for the holidays, such as KPIs and low-cost email marketing campaigns. The event ended with a special Q&A and meet-and-greet opportunity with Salinas.