Hollywood Chamber Plans Awards Media Welcome Center, Feb 25th
The Hollywood Chamber will be hosting the 13th Annual Media Welcome Center on Thursday, February 25th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the TCL Chinese Theatre. The annual event is once again presented by Variety and Madame Tussauds. Each year, the Hollywood Chamber hosts the Media Welcome Center which is geared to inform domestic and international press on what’s new in Hollywood. The Media Welcome Center features interviews with industry leaders and Hollywood historians, as well as exhibits from companies that are relevant to Hollywood and have a connection to the world of entertainment. The elegant Grauman’s Ballroom is located inside the TCL Chinese Theatre where sponsoring exhibitors display to major press outlets, national and international media, entertainment reporters, travel publications, and local news crews. The event is by invite only and garners approximately 100 various press outlets from around the world, who are all AMPAS accredited. Photos from last year’s event can be seen at: https://www.facebook.com/HollywoodCA. Pink’s Hot Dogs is Platinum-level sponsor. The Father of Hollywood and Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel are Gold-level sponsors, and Monster Energy is a Silver-level sponsor. For more information on showcasing your business as an event sponsor, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber Welcomes New Members in January at Mixer
The Hollywood Chamber’s Business After Hours Mixer was generously hosted by Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood at Universal CityWalk on Thursday, January 21st, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Located at 1000 Universal Studios Blvd. #99 within Universal CityWalk, the Hard Rock Cafe is is a modern marvel with their Taj Mahal-influenced building and landmark guitar fountain. The Hollywood Chamber welcomed these new members: Monica Venegas, Broadstone Candara at Hancock Park; Sabrina Hutchinson, Defiant Public Relations; Monica Mazariegos, H&R Block; Gary Werkheiser, Lights Camera Cure; Terry Walker, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center; and Tina Hunt, Today’s Youth Organization.
Foundation Announces Heroes of Hollywood Co-chairs, Calls for Nominations and Sponsorship
The Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Cindy Braun of Paley Center For Media and Carole Sarian of The CrisCom Company will once again be co-chairs of the Heroes of Hollywood 2016. The event will be held at Taglyan Cultural Complex on Wednesday, May 11th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Annual Heroes of Hollywood luncheon recognizes outstanding individuals, businesses, and non-profit organization that have made extraordinary contributions to the Hollywood community. Co-chairs Cindy and Carole are calling for nominations of those who go above their call of duty and career responsibilities to make Hollywood a significantly better place to live and work. Nominate your favorite individual, business, or non-profit organization by completing a Heroes of Hollywood Nomination Form on www.hollywoodchamber.net/heroes. Submit a completed nomination by Monday, March 14, by 4 p.m. Sponsorship opportunities for Heroes of Hollywood luncheon are still available. Please contact the Hollywood Chamber for further details at (323)469-8311 or email email@example.com.
Make New Connections at L.A. County Contracting Connections Event
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs and Department of Public Works invites you to attend our upcoming Contracting Connections Event being held on February 9, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Contracting Connections Event will be a valuable opportunity for small businesses to connect with procurement officers, buyers, and end users from several County departments. Businesses will also have the opportunity to attend informative workshops and learn about other business opportunities. Be sure to mark your calendars, and please contact Yvonne Sandoval or Fernando Nieto at (323) 881-3964 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. To register, please click here! For more information about small business services and programs, visit osb.lacounty.gov
Add your Upcoming Event to our Online Calendar
Members of the Hollywood Chamber can now add their upcoming events to the online calendar of the Hollywood Chamber website at no extra cost. This is a complimentary service and a benefit of your membership to the Hollywood Chamber. All member businesses are encouraged to submit their events online www.hollywoodchamber.net/myevent.
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Check out our Members' Hollywood Hot Deals
The Chamber's Hollywood Hot Deals is a monthly email newsletter which offers hot deals from members of the Hollywood Chamber. This complimentary service is a part of membership benefit at no additional cost.
Hollywood Hot Deals is broadcast on The Ventocilla Talk show, a live digital radio show played in KLEDLIVE.com 91.1FM. The show will be playing the Chamber's Hollywood Hot Deals as 30 or 60 seconds commercials, directed to members who offer deals to member businesses and the community, and will now be able to benefit from an additional exposure on KLEDLIVE.com digital the radio, with almost 15 live radio hosts, whose shows are re-broadcasted after midnight. Kledlive.com: From the heart of Hollywood and around the world this is www.Kledlive.com.
Take Advantage of Chamber's Business Mentoring Service by SCORE
Richard Krelstein is a volunteer business mentor who will assist you with starting a business, growing your business, buying a business or selling your business. Krelstein offers one-on-one mentoring services on most Fridays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. By appointment only through the Hollywood Chamber. Call Vivian at 323-469-8311.
Hollywood Chamber Honored LL Cool J and David Duchovny with Stars on Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce proudly honored LL COOL J with the 2,571st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 21, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. PST. The star in the category of Recording was dedicated at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Hollywood’s Hard Rock Cafe. “LL COOL J is one of the most popular recording artists. He has a huge following and we are proud to honor him on the Walk of Fame.” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. Helping Emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star were Queen Latifah and Sean “Diddy” Combs.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored actor David Duchovny with the 2,572nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, January 25, 2016. The star in the category of Television was dedicated at 6508 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the FOX Theatre. Helping Emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star were “X-Files” creator/director/executive producer Chris Carter and comedian Garry Shandling. “Fans were thrilled that their favorite actor David Duchovny was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is beloved by audiences worldwide for his television and film work,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies.
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