Member Organization

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
President: Gary Toebben
Founded: 1888
Members: 1600
Org. Type: Chamber of Commerce

Contact information:
350 S. Bixel Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 580-7500
(213) 580-7511

Primary Contact:
David Eads
(213) 580-7592
(213) 580-7511
Board of Directors:

Chair: Tim McCallion, Verizon President of Pacific Region


Founded in 1888, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce is the oldest and most influential business association in Los Angeles County. Representing a diverse membership of nearly 1,600 businesses, the Los Angeles Area Chamber serves the needs of business through a wide variety of programs and advocacy initiatives. For nearly 120 years, the Los Angeles Area Chamber has helped to shape the region we live in today. The Chamber worked with the motion picture industry to make Hollywood the world-renowned home of the stars. The Chamber helped secure water resources from the Owens Valley and Colorado River to our region. And, the Chamber lobbied for Federal assistance in dredging the largest man-made harbor in the world out of the mud flats at San Pedro, developing Los Angeles into a port city. Today, the Chamber continues to shape the region through its strategic initiatives and advocacy efforts surrounding key issues facing Southern California.

Mission Statement:

By being the voice of business, helping its members grow and promoting collaboration, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce seeks full prosperity for the Los Angeles region. As a trustee for the current and future welfare of the region, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce champions economic prosperity and quality of life.