Hollywood Business Advocate - Official Publication of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

The Online Publication of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce - Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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It may be the middle of summer, but there is still a lot happening in Hollywood that requires the attention of your Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Here are some of our activities from the past week:

Chamber representatives helped the Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital (MASH) do a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their sparkling new facility at 6565 Santa Monica Blvd.
Chamber was on hand to celebrate MASH ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Chamber representatives helped the Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital (MASH) do a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their sparkling new facility at 6565 Santa Monica Blvd.

Chamber President Leron Gubler participated in a regional Pro-Housing Conference seeking solutions to the huge housing shortfall in Southern California.

The Membership and Marketing Committee met with digital experts at Variety to get suggestions on how the Chamber can improve its technology and social media outreach efforts to our members and prospective members.

Chamber members attended another briefing on the proposed Hollywood Community Plan to get a better understanding of the issues being raised about the new plan.

The Legislative Action Committee met and reviewed proposed City measures to establish a linkage fee on developments for affordable housing and a value capture ordinance to encourage developers to provide affordable housing in exchange for zone changes.


Chamber Plans an Exclusive Luncheon Featuring State Senate President ProTem Kevin de León, August 10th

Chamber Plans an Exclusive Luncheon Featuring State Senate President ProTem Kevin de León, August 10th

The Hollywood Chamber is pleased to announce a return address from State Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León at Paramount Pictures on Thursday, August 10th. This luncheon will be held on the Paramount Studios lot, inside the Paramount Theatre. As he nears his term limit, Senate President de León will offer powerful insights on what has been accomplished, and what still needs to be done. This includes a recap of AB1839, the film tax credit expansion which he played a pivotal role in passing. De Leon will share insights on the plan to ensure the extension of AB1839 which will be expiring in the near future and other state wide issues including job creation in the solar industry as well as the affordable housing crisis in California.
Sponsors as of press deadline include these businesses: Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building as Presenting Sponsor. Platinum Level sponsors are Paramount Pictures and Variety. Gold Level sponsors are Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center and Managed Career Solutions. Silver Level sponsors are CIM Group, Harridge Development Group, Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc., Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Occidental Entertainment Group Holdings, Paramount Contractors & Developers, SAG-AFTRA, The Walt Disney Company.

This event has sold out in the past two years, so important to rsvp in advance on the Chamber’s website www.hollywoodchamber.net/events. Sponsorship opportunities with priority seating are available by contacting Kaylee Kiecker at kaylee@hollywoodchamber.net.


Chamber Plans a Celebration of Hollywood Anniversaries this September! Save the Date! Chamber Plans a Celebration of Hollywood Anniversaries in September

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that our “Celebration of Hollywood Anniversaries” event will take place on Tuesday, September 19th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the new Kimpton Everly Hotel! We will be celebrating several milestone anniversaries in Hollywood, including Leron Gubler’s 25 years at the helm of the Chamber! Guests will be treated to hors d’oeuvres and cocktails poolside, with a breathtaking view of the Hollywood skyline as the backdrop. The Everly Hotel’s poolside suites will offer gifts and special services for guests and media, who will be experiencing the hotel before it opens to the public.

Actress Tippi Hedren and producer Vin Di Bona will serve as emcees and a special presentation is planned for event sponsors with milestone anniversaries.
The presenting sponsor of the event, who will be recognized for 20 years as a chamber member, is The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building. Our silver level sponsors include CIM Group, Harridge Development Group, Hollywood Hotel, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Occidental Group Holdings, The Original Farmers Market, Southern California Gas Company, and Paramount Contractors & Developers, who will be recognized for their 40 years with the Hollywood Chamber!

The Champagne Bar will be hosted by Premiere Events with specialty cocktails available to help mark this special occasion! If you would like to help us congratulate Leron and celebrate Hollywood, please consider partnering with the Chamber as an event sponsor. Sponsorship includes tickets to the event, company recognition on press releases, and many other benefits. This celebration will be an ideal opportunity for your organization to show support of our community while giving your clients, employees, and friends a night in Hollywood they won’t forget! Please contact Kaylee Kiecker at the Chamber for more information. kaylee@hollywoodchamber.net.


Chamber Calls on Restaurants to Participate in Celebrating Police & Firefighters Appreciation Day, August 31st

Chamber Calls on Restaurants to Participate in Celebrating Police & Fire Appreciation Day, August 31st

The Hollywood Chamber will be holding its annual Police & Firefighters Appreciation Day at the Hollywood Division Police Station on Thursday, August 31st. Restaurants are invited to show their gratitude to our local heroes! There are two ways to participate: Showcase your restaurant with a serving station for lunch and dinner, or can send gift certificates for the LAPD and LAFD holiday parties! If you would like to show support through a gift certificate donation, you may mail in two gift certificates (one for each department) and they will be raffled off at holiday parties. This is an ideal way for our local heroes to acquaint themselves with your business! Please send contributions to:
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce: ATTN: Police & Fire BBQ
6255 Sunset Blvd, Ste 150, Hollywood, CA 90028
To sign up as participating restaurant, please contact Kaylee Kiecker at the Hollywood Chamber at kaylee@hollywoodchamber.net.

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THIS ISSUE OF THE HOLLYWOOD BUSINESS ADVOCATE IS SPONSORED BY:

$16 Whale Watching Special See 10,000 authentic showbiz treasures showcasing 100 years of Hollywood at the Hollywood Museum
 

Hollywood Chamber to Honor Criss Angel with Star on Walk of Fame, 7/20

Chamber to Honor Ice Cube on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that illusionist Criss Angel will be honored with the 2,615th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. The star will be dedicated at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard next to the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and across the street from the star of Houdini! “Hollywood is a magical place, and when we honor Criss Angel with his own star, the magic will continue to spread! We are very proud to include him on our famous Walk of Fame,” stated Walk of Fame Producer Ana Martinez. Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler, emcee of the event will unveil the star with guest speakers Lance Burton, Randy Couture and Gary Oldman.

Hollywood Chamber to Honor Jason Bateman with Star on Walk of Fame, 7/26

Hollywood Chamber to Honor Jason Bateman with Star on Walk of Fame, 7/20

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Jason Bateman will be honored with the 2,616th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. Bateman’s star will be dedicated in the category of Motion Pictures at 6533 Hollywood Boulevard in front of The Hudson Apartments. “Bateman has been a constant on television and the big screen and has amassed a large body of work that captured generations of fans,” said Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “We are pleased to add his star to our Walk of Fame family.” Helping Emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star will be guest speakers Jennifer Aniston and Will Arnett.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce which administers the popular star ceremonies encourages people who are unable to attend and fans around the world to watch the event live exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.

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Hollywood Chamber Calendar

Thursday, July 20th, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Breakfast with Mayor - SOLD OUT
Thursday, July 20th, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. - Criss Angel Walk of Fame Watch LIVE
Tuesday, July 25th, 12 to 1:30 p.m. - Membership 101 Luncheon Register
Wednesday, August 9th, 9:30 a.m. - Healthcare meeting w/Senator Ed Hernandez RSVP
Thursday, August 10th, 4 p.m. - Legislative Action Committee - Register
Thursday, August 10th, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - State of the State Sponsor
Friday, August 11th, 7 p.m. - Dodgers Chamber Social Night - CLOSED
Friday, August 18th, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Building Your Business Register
Tuesday, August 22nd, 3:30 p.m. - Tourism Committee - RSVP
Friday, August 25th, 12 to 1:30 p.m. - Leadership Luncheon w/Laura Friedman RSVP
Thursday, August 31st - Police/Fire BBQ - PRIVATE EVENT Sponsor
Tuesday, September 19th, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - Economic Development Committee RSVP
Tuesday, September 19th - Anniversaries Party at Kimpton Hotel Sponsor

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