Free Member Programs
THE FAST, EASY WAY TO MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF MEMBERSHIP
The following monthly programs are included at no extra cost with the price of membership. Not only are these programs a fantastic way to network and get out of the office—they also provide amazing learning opportunities, so members can stay current on best practices to apply to their business. They’re a good job perk for employees too, as they are always welcome to attend.
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS POLICY (GAP)
The Government Affairs Policy (GAP) group takes positions, first hand, on many of the issues affecting Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce businesses. The group affords members the opportunity to participate as a collective voice to promote business interests with government through legislative advocacy in support of policies that strengthen local commerce and economy.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS (WIB)
Women in Business seeks to support the role of women in today’s workforce by providing a forum to engage with other members and build partnerships that only increase business potential, but also create lasting professional and personal relationships. Past topics that have driven attendees’ interest, and thus made this program one of the most consistently well-attended, have included: “Understanding & Dealing with Passive-Aggressive Behavior as Professionals”, “The Ins & Outs of Serving as a Local Female Elected Official – A Panel” and “The Evolving Workplace”.
HELPING YOUNG PROFESSIONALS EXCEL (HYPE)
South Bay HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Excel) is a monthly program that provides meaningful and dynamic opportunities for Young Professionals within the South Bay region to connect, support, and network with one another. HYPE has featured speakers from successful Torrance Area companies and start-ups, as well as mixers with other local chambers.
EDUCATION & WORKFORCE ROUNDTABLE
Education & Workforce Roundtable enhances the educational experience by linking academics, business, and community to promote real-world learning. Develop, support, and encourage partnerships geared toward workforce preparation in our area.