Entrepreneurs Small business owners in Los Angeles share firsthand insights
Professional organizations can greatly benefit any business professional. It’s an opportunity to get together with like-minded people in your industry and talk about the things that matter to you in the work. It can be great for networking as well as garnering new information that you can then put to use. A business owner may even feel inspired to come up with new ideas to implement.
We asked members of the ForbesLosAngelesBusiness Council what professional organization they would recommend to help strengthen the business side of things. The suggestions below are just a subset of what is available, so it is encouraged to do research and seek out additional opportunities for networking and professional development.
Members of Forbes Los Angeles Business Council share their favorite professional organizations.PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS.
1. Digital LA
Digital LA is a group for entrepreneurs, technology executives and startup founders across verticals to connect. Kevin Winston, the creator of Digital LA, creates weekly events across LA on topics ranging from blockchain to health care technology to food influencers. Kevin puts on Silicon Beachfest, which is an annual/bi-annual multi-day conference for LA’s best to connect and attracts people from around the world. – Robert Brill, Brill Media Company
2. Local Chamber Of Commerce
The local Chamber of Commerce hosts frequent networking events and often publically recognizes the great work done within their communities, ultimately making the companies or individuals more visible to the community and beyond. – Skyler Ditchfield, GeoLinks
3. Young Presidents’ Organization
Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) is one of the better organizations to be associated with. It is the leaders and titans of industry, and they have an incredibly rigorous selection process, making it a great place to network and lean on other thought leaders. – Lucas Pols, Spark xyz
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