NextLA hosted an engaged group of current and aspiring entrepreneurs for their latest workshop, Balancing Full-Time Work and Entrepreneurial Aspirations. Presenter, Kea Meyers Duggan, provided the group with valuable advice on what to expect when you work a 9-to-5 and want to start up a side business.
The Chamber, in partnership with the Mexico City Initiative, hosted a high level delegation representing private and public entities in September. Former Mayor of Mexico City Cuauhtemoc Cardenas and current Director General of International Affairs represented Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera. The luncheon highlighted the strong cultural, commercial and educational ties between Los Angeles and Mexico City.
Chamber members celebrated the wind down of summer and cooled off by the pool with Business After Hours at The L.A. Hotel Downtown.
At our mitú ACCELERATOR Celebration on Sept. 5, Bixel Exchange brought more than 100 students, technology, education and community leaders together to celebrate the accomplishments of the 21 students who participated in the inaugural mitú ACCELERATOR cohort.
In connection with L.A. Fleet Week, the Chamber hosted the Veteran Hiring Luncheon, in partnership with NBC Universal, to discuss best practices in hiring members of the military community and building military networks.
Twelve senior business executives and members of the IACC discussed their commercial and industrial interest in buying, selling and investing with regional firms. The main industries covered were aerospace and the defense sectors. Established in 1968, IACC is the only bi-lateral Chamber in India promoting Indo-U.S. economic engagement.