A convening of regional civic, business, education, and workforce development leaders to develop a shared agenda for a sustained, system-wide focus on closing the skill gap and developing a robust talent pool. The event highlighted exemplary leaders, practices and effective solutions to addressing workforce challenges in the region's key industry sectors.
Executive level networking with the Chamber's top investing companies that included a dockside reception and sunset cruise on the harbor in Marina Del Rey.
Presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration, the luncheon recognizes the Small Business Person of the Year and Champions in different categories. Winners epitomize the true meaning of entrepreneurship. Despite significant risk, they have achieved substantial commercial success and are very active in community service.
Executive Assistant Appreciation Day Luncheon
Principal for a Day: Business leaders have an opportunity to shadow a principal, administrator or lead teacher to learn more about the successes they have achieved and the challenges they face, along with interacting with students who are eager to learn more about an industry or career pathway.
Educators have an opportunity to develop relationships with business and community leaders who are interested in investing time, energy, and resources into local schools.
The Chamber joined Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Economic & Workforce Development Department to honor and recognize the partners who have shaped L.A.'s workforce through HIRE-LA's Youth.
The Chamber partnered with the Los Angeles Times to lead a multi-industry discussion with more than 200 local business and education leaders around the economic significance of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education during State of STEM + Arts.