World Trade Week Southern California Kick-Off Conference

Event Information

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

The Westin Long Beach, 333 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, California

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

For more than 98 years, World Trade Week Southern California has dedicated itself to educating the public on the importance and benefits of global trade for the local and national economy through a series of educational programs and events.

World trade is celebrated throughout the month of May, beginning with the L.A. Area Chamber’s launch event which features keynote speakers and discussions addressing the significant impact of global trade in driving economic recovery.

What You'll Learn

World Trade Week, is the largest convening of its kind. Established in 1926 by Stanley T. Olafson and the L.A. Area Chamber, it celebrates the importance and benefits of global trade to the local and national economy.

Each year the Chamber launches the start of a month-long celebration by bringing together business executives, leaders of trade organizations and members of the diplomatic corps for the WTW Kickoff Conference. The event has grown to become the leading celebration of global trade in the nation, attracting hundreds of participants from all over the globe.

Who Should Attend

  • Everyone interested in the benefits of world trade.

Registration Fee

  • Member: $120
  • Non-Member: $150

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