GLAAACC’s Signature Event

The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) hosted the 26th Annual Economic Awards Dinner on Friday, March 8. This event recognized individuals, small businesses and corporations who have contributed to the economic growth and development of the African American small business community. Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) chief executive officer, Deborah Flint delivered the keynote address, and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson will serve as master of ceremonies. The event was held at the JW Marriott LA Live, 900 West Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles, at 5:00 p.m.

Keynote speaker, LAWA CEO, Deborah Flint, discussed the creation of a customer-focused airport environment through LAX’s $5.5 billion Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP). LAMP is the largest public works project in the history of the city of Los Angeles.

Each year, the Chamber hosts is Economic Awards Dinner. Guests will include Mayor Eric Garcetti, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Council President Herb Wesson, Keynote Speaker Deborah Flint, CEO of Los Angeles World Airports, Phillip Washington, CEO of Metro and many others. Past keynote speakers included Steve Ballmer, owner of the LA Clippers; former Vice President Al Gore, former secretary of transportation Anthony Foxx, former secretary of labor Hilda Solis (now Los Angeles County Supervisor) and others.

The Chamber’s 26th Annual Economic Awards Dinner was held on Friday, March 8, 2019.View photos here.

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