Chamber Centers of Impact

Explore all that the Chamber has to offer! With more than 1,400 members ranging from multi-national conglomerates to individual entrepreneurs, the Chamber represents a diverse membership of businesses from across L.A. County.


CENTER BUSINESS ADVOCACY

The Chamber supports seven public policy committees and three industry councils, which collectively help set the Chamber’s advocacy agenda. Each year, the Chamber leads hundreds of business leaders to Los Angeles City Hall, Sacramento and Washington, D.C. to advocate for a strong economy and desirable living environment throughout the L.A. region.

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CENTER FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS

L.A. County is the small business capital of the world with more than 200,000 small businesses. From start-up companies, to minority-owned firms, to rapidly expanding businesses, the Chamber proudly supports small business owners and their employees through a variety of business and professional development programs. Each year, the Chamber provides more than 50 business development programs, networking mixerssignature events and professional development programs to members and the public.

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CENTER FOR GLOBAL TRADE & FOREIGN INVESTMENT

Southern California relies on the global economy. The Chamber works to advance global trade in the region and help local businesses build international relationships and expand global reach through our Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment.

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CENTER FOR INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

The Chamber's Bixel Exchange helps connect the region’s growing technology sector to the diverse and talented individuals in Los Angeles. Bixel Exchange creates career pathways for diverse youth and empowers entrepreneurs with the goal of creating a more prosperous L.A. This is done through three core programs: the L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline, Startup LAunch tech Small Business Development Center, powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and thought leadership events.

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CENTER FOR EDUCATION EXCELLENCE & TALENT DEVELOPMENT

Together with its affiliate UNITE-LA, the Chamber provides 10,000 jobs and internships to L.A. youth and a variety of workforce development programs for employers and young job seekers.

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CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP 

Working in partnership with the Southern California Leadership Network (SCLN), the Chamber graduates nearly 150 future leaders yearly through its Leadership Southern California, Leadership L.A. and Riordan Leadership Institute programs. SCLN advances the region and the state by inspiring, preparing and connecting leaders to drive change through its signature Leadership Fellowships, alumni network and other events to promote lifelong leadership learning. 

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