How much will joining the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce cost?
A Chamber membership is not a cost, it’s an investment. The benefits and resources available through an LAX Coastal Chamber membership will provide lasting value in promoting your business and expanding your network of contacts.
What is the annual fee for membership?
The annual fee for membership ranges and is based on the type of package you and your company have selected. An Affiliate membership for small businesses starts at $355 per year and Corporate memberships start at $1,100 per year.
What regions are Chamber businesses located?
Our members are primarily located in the LAX corridor, Westchester, Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Del Rey, Playa Vista, and Ladera Heights areas. We also have members from the neighboring communities of El Segundo, Inglewood, Mar Vista, Los Angeles, Culver City and beyond.
What types of businesses are involved with the Chamber?
We are proud to include a diverse group of members, ranging in size and industry, from individuals and sole-proprietors to multi-national corporations.
How do I get started?
To learn more about how the events and activities hosted by the Chamber can help you to promote your business or services, please contact our Vice President of Membership, Chad Maender.
How do I get the most from my membership?
Your membership works for you each time you attend a meeting, mixer or special event. You may also want to consider becoming a networking ambassador, a committee chair or a board member.
What are some of the networking opportunities available?
We host several monthly committee meetings, networking mixers and educational workshops. All of our meetings offer opportunities to promote your business, connect with other businesses and community members who live and work in our area and focus on topics relevant to the business community.
Do you charge extra to attend meetings or mixers?
Attending complimentary monthly committee meetings and member-rate mixers are some of the benefits that come with your membership.
What marketing opportunities are available through the Chamber?
We offer a number of ways to promote your business at no additional cost. These include a listing in our annual directory, inclusion on our website with a direct link to your website and personal referrals for inquiries. There are also paid advertising opportunities, such as advertising on our website, in our LAX Coastal Magazine & Business Guide, weekly e-newsletter or hosting a promotional ceremony to announce the opening of a your business or milestone anniversary.
What are some of the other means for promoting my business?
The Chamber offers multiple promotional opportunities via annual events, mixer tables, raffles, sponsorships and print/online advertising.
Is the Chamber involved in local government?
Yes. The Chamber is alway working to advocate for business and works closely with local government representatives. Additionally, the Chamber hosts occasional Governmental Affairs Breakfasts (GABs) where we invite local political figures to address the Chamber in an informal setting.
What are some of the community relations advantages of membership?
The Chamber is very active in the community it serves; we are more that just a business organization. Some of the community activities put on by the Chamber include the City of Angels Awards Gala, Teacher Eddy Awards, ChamberFest LAeXpo and the LAX Coastal Fourth of July Parade.