OUR EVENTS

When it comes to networking, the LAX Coastal Chamber encourages you to make the most of your membership by attending the various networking opportunities and annual events we have to offer.  With a wide array of options to choose from, you are sure to discover the one (or ones) that are the best fit for you and your business, so please join us at a mixer or stop by a committee meeting to shake hands, make connections and potentially meet your next big business lead.

ANNUAL EVENTS

CHAMBERFEST LAEXPO

  • June
  • Approximate attendance: 2,500
The ultimate business networking event with over 80 local exhibitors. A tabletop expo, taste-of, and networking event all wrapped into one.

CITY OF ANGELS AWARDS GALA

  • Fall/Winter
  • Approximate Attendance: 350

A business dinner honoring individuals that have made a significant contribution to the business community within Los Angeles. Past honorees include: Coca-Cola, YouTube, Mayor Garcetti, Tommy Lasorda and more.

LAX COASTAL FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

  • July 4
  • Approximate Attendance: 6,500-10,000

Our Independence Day parade that travels down Loyola Boulevard with over 50 local entries. The parade program is distributed to our local business community, as well as 5,000 community members of the LAX Coastal area via the HomeTown News.

INSTALLATION DINNER GALA

  • June
  • Approximate Attendance: 300

An end of the year awards dinner. This event is the installation of our new Chair, Officers and Board of Directors, as well as the announcement of the coming year’s Honorary Mayor, a celebration of Chamber leadership with the presentation of special awards and the graduation of this year’s Leadership Academy class.

LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

  • Nov-June
  • Approximate Attendance: 20-25

Leadership Academy is a course designed to develop leadership qualities and encourage individuals to take more active roles in the community. The Academy consists of seven one-day courses to familiarize leaders with the inner workings of our area and government.

PROTECTORS’ LUNCHEON

  • Winter/Spring
  • Approximate Attendance: 300

This event recognizes local protectors of the LAX Coastal area. Over 50 protectors, from LA City Fire and Police, LA County Sheriff’s, US Coast Guard, LA County Life Guards and CHP, are invited to attend, free of charge.

TEACHER EDDY AWARDS

  • May
  • Approximate Attendance: 350

Often described as Oscar Night for the education community, this event is a dinner gala for recognizing outstanding teachers from our local schools.

NETWORKING EVENTS

BINGE & SPEED NETWORKING

  • 4th Tuesday of the month
  • Approximate Attendance: 10-20

Alternating every other month, Binge and Speed Networking are early morning networking events aimed at smaller groups who are looking to meet new contacts and make connections, all before 9am. Binge Networking allows attendees to connect over discussion topics rather than a simple business card exchange, and Speed Networking is your chance to meet multiple contacts in 5-minute intervals.

LUNCH N LEARN

  • Bi-Weekly
  • Approximate Attendance: 5-30

Lunch N Learn presentations are lunchtime events that feature bring-your-own-lunch networking, followed by a keynote speaker presentation and Q&A. Each presentation is aimed at helping our members learn new tools to help in business and business development, as well as encourage and inspire them for continued success.

POWER HOUR

  • Bi-Monthly
  • Approximate Attendance: 50

Power Hour is an exclusive VIP event for our Corporate Partners and the Chamber’s opportunity to thank the companies that support our mission, as well as engage with political and industry leaders in a communal environment. Past speakers include Assemblywoman Autumn Burke, Los Angeles World Airports Executive Director Deborah Flint, and USC President Max Nikias.

NETWORKING @ NIGHT

  • 4th Thursday of the month
  • Approximate Attendance: 30-75

Our most popular networking mixer, N@N provides an opportunity for members to mingle, network and sample what our amazing members have to offer. Each month is held at a new location that ranges from restaurants and hotels, to sport centers and lounges, and is a great way to promote the host’s location for future events.