New Heroes Celebration 2021
The annual New Heroes Celebration will honor local educators, police officers, firefighters, and health care workers in our community.
This year’s celebration will be virtual.
Tickets and sponsorships are available now!
Wednesday October 27 | 5:00 p.m.Register
Meet Santa Monica’s Newest Building/Permit Official
Save the date for a meeting of the Santa Monica Chamber’s Land Use Committee, with special guest Ara Sargsyan, PE, CBO, LEED AP and one of Santa Monica’s newest building officials.
We’ll learn about Ara in his new role and discuss other pertinent issues.
Monday Nov. 1 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Register
Government Affairs Committee
The Government Affairs Committee meets on the first Thursday of every month. Seven Chamber members have been appointed to serve as the first stop in Chamber advocacy, vetting issues brought forward by Chamber members for approval. Motions made and approved at the GAC will then move to the Chamber’s executive board, and full board for final ratification.
Meetings are open for any Chamber member to attend. Agendas will be posted 1-2 weeks in advance of the meeting.
To request an agenda item, click here.
November 4 | 4:00 p.m.Register
New State Laws on Organic Waste Diversion
New state laws will require businesses that generate organic waste (e.g. food scraps, yard waste) to divert that waste into a green collection bin, or donate it (in the case of edible food waste).
City staff responsible for implementing these new laws will be on hand at this interactive meeting to answer questions and explain businesses’ roles and responsibilities.
Wednesday Nov. 10 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
This meeting is free and does not require Chamber membership.Register
Separating Fear from Fact: Understanding the Realities of the Pandemic
- Infectious disease (Dr. Dan Uslan – UCLA)
- Obstetrics/gynecology (Dr. Mana Baskovic – Providence Saint John’s)
- Pediatrics (Dr. Priya Soni – Cedars-Sinai)
- Telemedicine – Dr. Kimberly Petrick – Kaiser Permanente)