About the LA Chamber

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce champions economic prosperity and quality of life for the Los Angeles region by being the voice of business, promoting collaboration and helping members grow.

Chamber accomplishes this by focusing on the following areas:

 

            

 

THE CHAMBER REPRESENTS

AND, EACH YEAR WE DELIVER

  • The interests of more than 235,000 businesses in L.A. County
  • More than 1,650 members
  • More than 650,000 employees
  • Small, medium and large-sized companies
  • Businesses from more than 35 industry sectors
  • More than 40,000 direct referrals to member companies
  • 120 plus business and professional development programs
  • More than 25 advocacy and signature events
  • Nearly 100 graduates participating in our civic leadership programs
  • More than 10,000 job opportunities and internships for L.A. youth

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Transportation

Transportation Reauthorization

Transportation infrastructure investment is critical to Los Angelesís long-term economic competitiveness. The looming expiration of MAP-21 and the projected deficit for the HTF is jeopardizing our national and regional economies and is leading to the continued deterioration of our nationís infrastructure. Without a sustainable source of funding, the HTFís deep deficit will persist and will require major cuts in federal highway and transit funding. Thatís why on behalf of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and our more than 1,650 members that collectively employ more than 650,000 people throughout the region, we are actively advocating for a well-funded, long-term, surface transportation authorization bill -- and that will ensure a 21st century transportation network.

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Education & Workforce Development
Energy, Water & Environmental Sustainability
Transportation & Goods Movement
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Small Business

Member Spotlight

ACCESS D.C.'s presenting sponsor keeps communication going

Once again, this year’s presenting sponsor for ACCESS Washington, D.C. is Time Warner Cable, Inc. (TWC). TWC is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the U.S., connecting 16 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. TWC serves customers in 29 states, including California, and employs more than 50,000 people across the country. With its ACCESS D.C. sponsorship, TWC understands the value of advocating business priorities for our region, and the Chamber is grateful. LEARN MORE ABOUT TWC.

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What's Happening Now

L.A. Area Chamber Announces Fred Latuperissa and Ilse Metchek as Joint Recipients of 2016 Stanley T. Olafson Award

April 5, 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that Fred Latuperissa, director of Southern California’s Inland Empire Office for the United States Department of Commerce (USDOC), and Ilse Metchek, president of the California Fashion Association (CFA), will jointly be awarded the prestigious Stanley T. Olafson award at the 90th annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast on Tuesday, May 3. This is the third time in the award’s history that a tie has occurred.

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In The News

Michelle King is new superintendent for Los Angeles Unified School District

For months, a high-profile head-hunting firm searched the nation for a new superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. On Monday evening, the Board of Education gave the job to a candidate who was part of the district all along: Chief Deputy Supt. Michelle King.

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