Coastal Comments

An LAX Coastal Blog

New Year, New Business

January 2, 2019

The concept of a New Year’s resolution is a familiar one. Whether you’re looking toward a healthier lifestyle or a more successful business, personal and professional goals often overlap during this time of growth and reflection–and the LAX Coastal [read more...]

EmpowerTech Celebrates Student Achievements and 33 Years

December 11, 2018

EmpowerTech is Los Angeles County’s only nonprofit organization devoted to bringing the latest in assistive technology to children and adults living with disabilities. Our communities have seen an almost startling rise in technology over the past few decades—smart phones [read more...]

Spotlight Contest – Deadline Extended!

December 5, 2018

The annual LAX Coastal Magazine & Business Guide is not only a great chance to advertise your business, it is also an opportunity to tell your story. Each year we highlight one business for all of the industries we [read more...]

Celebrating Innovation with ILA2018

November 21, 2018

The LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce was proud to once again participate in the singular county-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in Los Angeles—InnovateLA. Presented by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), InnovateLA is a two-week collaboration of [read more...]

#ShopSmall with a #ShopLAXCoastal Selfie

November 20, 2018

The concept of narcissism is something I know well.

(For those who know me personally—stop laughing. This is going somewhere useful.)

From a young age, I was raised to recognize the importance of healthy self-esteem. I was taught that confidence leads [read more...]

Are You Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

November 12, 2018

If you are small business owner, you’ve probably heard about the catastrophic cyber attacks that are hurting hundreds of American businesses everyday and thought to yourself “this probably would never happen to me.” A recent Hiscox study showed that [read more...]

How to Tell Your Story

October 19, 2018

“On the surface, the LAX Coastal Chamber might seem to be a simple business organization comprised of 500+ members, but these members are more than just a business—they are people,” says Chamber President/CEO, Christina Davis. “When I look at [read more...]

Does Print Advertising Work?

October 16, 2018

As the VP of Marketing & Communications for the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce, it’s my job to sell you an ad in the 2019 LAX Coastal Magazine & Business Guide. And I’m pretty good at it, too, if [read more...]

WIT & Why – A Word from Woodhill Solutions

October 12, 2018

If your workforce does not consist exclusively of robots and artificial intelligence, then you know from experience how critical human relationships and communication are to the bottom line of organizations. Teams that have high levels of mutual respect, understanding, [read more...]

Highlighting a Successful Year

October 8, 2018

The LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the release of their 2017-2018 Annual Report, highlighting their most successful year in recent history and the reason behind their recent jump to 15th ranking as a Chamber of [read more...]