Celebrating Global Trade at the 90th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn, City of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, U.S. Representative Ed Royce, and nearly 800 guests to kickoff a month-long celebration of world trade in Southern California

April 27, 2016
by L.A. Area Chamber

WHAT:          

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce will kickoff its 90th Annual World Trade Week on May 3 with the help of City of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and nearly 800 distinguished business leaders and members of the diplomatic corps.

World Trade Week (WTW) dedicates itself to educating the public on the importance and benefits of global trade on the local and national economy through a series of educational programs and events. Celebrated throughout the month of May with more than 30 events hosted by partnering organizations in Southern California, WTW is jump started by the Chamber's Annual WTW Kickoff Breakfast.

This year’s event will feature Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios, and the presentation of the Stanley T. Olafson Award to two leaders in global trade: Fred Latuperissa, director, Southern California’s Inland Empire Office, U.S. Department of Commerce; and Ilse Metchek, president of the California Fashion Association.

 

WHO:              

City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

U.S. Representative Ed Royce

Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios, Alan Horn

Director, Southern California’s Inland Empire Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Fred Latuperissa

President, California Fashion Association, Ilse Metchek

L.A. Area Chamber President & CEO Gary Toebben

Nearly 800 business leaders and members of the diplomatic corp.             

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, May 3

7:15 – 10:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:          

JW Marriott at LA LIVE

900 West Olympic Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

                                                     

For more information and interview requests, contact Mandy Denaux, mdenaux@lachamber.com

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The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of business in L.A. County. Founded in 1888, the Chamber promotes a prosperous economy and quality of life in the Los Angeles region. For more information, visit www.lachamber.com.


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