The LAX Coastal Chamber recently installed L&R’s Charles Bassett as chair for the 2016-2017 chamber year at its annual Installation Dinner.

“This is an exciting time for our LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce, and I am proud to be leading this organization in the upcoming year,” said Bassett, who added that his goals include:

•   Expanding the chamber’s corporate membership base and partnerships to create more value for the local business community

•   Building branding alliances with neighboring chambers in El Segundo, Culver City and Inglewood (featuring Hollywood Park and the new L.A. Rams facility)

•   Strengthening the chamber’s relationship with member educational institutions such as LMU, Pepperdine, Otis and the University of West Los Angeles to provide student internships, continuing education and community outreach programs

•   Working closely with LAWA and member businesses to promote great communication during the transformation of LAX into a “World-Class Airport” through the Landside Modernization Access Program (LAMP)


For more information about the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce, which represents more than 550 local businesses, please visit or call (310) 645-5151.