More than 30 members of the Chamber's Diplomatic & Commercial Officers Group participated in a private roundtable last week to set top program priorities for 2019 and discuss potential areas of collaboration.
Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas traveled to Mexico City last weekend to attend the inauguration of newly elected President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
More than 80 L.A. regional science teachers, scientists and industry professionals spent Friday evening at the Amgen Biotechnology Experience-L.A. (ABE-LA) Biotech Connection Dinner and Networking Reception at Noor in Pasadena.
Southern California Leadership Network (SCLN) held the annual Visionaries Awards on Nov. 29 at the Avalon Hollywood for what was an inspiring afternoon, honoring five outstanding community leaders.
On Wednesday, the Land Use, Construction & Housing Council and Transportation & Goods Movement Council jointly held their last meeting of the year, focusing on transit oriented communities and developments.
Bixel Exchange, part of the Chamber's Center for Innovation & Technology, hosted a tech career day at West Los Angeles College in partnership with TOMS. The event, in celebration of Giving Tuesday, featured mock interviews and speed networking with students facilitated by Bixel Exchange's L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline program.
On Tuesday, the Chamber joined the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, FEMA, the Small Business Development Center and the Economic Development Collaborative in Ventura for a timely discussion on the devastating California wildfires.
A group of more than 20 high-ranking Viennese politicians and CEOs met with Chamber leadership to discuss potential collaboration and bilateral trade opportunities.
Attendees at last week's Education & Workforce Development Council heard from former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, who now serves as an election analyst and partner at public strategy firm, Mercury, as well as from two of the state's most experienced political strategists: Courtni Pugh of Hilltop Public Solutions and Michael Bustamante of California Strategies, LLC.
David Wright, general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), joined the Energy, Water & Environmental Sustainability Council for its final meeting of 2018 to discuss LADWP’s on-going 100 Percent Renewables Study.
Dr. Robert Weisenmiller, chair to the California Energy Commission, and Dr. Fan Dai, special environmental advisor to Gov. Jerry Brown, met with members of the Chamber's Diplomatic & Commercial Officers Group to discuss California's legislature and new initiatives pertaining to renewable energy and environmental protections.