Tax Day Mixer at Louie’s April 15th 5-7pm

Celebrate Tax Day with the Chamber at Louie’s of Mar Vista! Join us for a great chance to network with fellow Mar Vista Business owners!

Louies-of-Mar-VistaIRS_logoYour ticket gets you one of Louie’s specialties to drink and plenty of delicious food as well. Plus we’ll be right across the street from the Post Office for all you last-minute filers. (You know who you are.)

Get your tickets here:

Ticket Price: $25

******** Chamber Members receive a promo code for discounted $20 admission *********

Tickets available at the door as well.

Not yet a member? Click over to the Membership page for more information about joining.

Already joined but haven’t received your discount code yet? Email us at Thanks!

March Coffee Time: SEO for Small Businesses

Join us for our Monthly Coffee Time Thursday, March 19th at 9am and learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips to get your website found by your ideal customers. We’ll be joined by Steve Pitchford from Search Optimizers.

Search Optimizers - SEO consultantsWe’ll go over best practices – from the simple steps you can take right now as well as some pro tips to help you rank higher in Google.

Open a Business on an LA Great Street

Do you currently own a business or want to open a business on one of LA’s Great Streets? Join the Great Streets Team this Tuesday February 24 at 6 pm in the Mar Vista Public Library for a small business workshop.

Great Streets Feb 24 Workshop Mar Vista copyOur partners at the Valley Economic Development Corporation will cover:

  • what lenders look for in a loan package
  • financing options for small businesses
  • how to apply for a small business loan

This is also a great chance to hear from the Great Streets team about the work we’re doing for small businesses on our streets!

See flyer for more details. This event is being put on in partnership with VEDC and Councilmember Mike Bonin.

To RSVP, contact Felicia Boone at (818) 907-9977 or email

Great Streets Working Group + Info Session + Survey

We’re very lucky to have the Great Streets Initiative coming to Mar Vista along Venice Blvd, and anyone who’s interested in being a part of the process can be. The Chamber is forming a Working Group on Great Streets and will be putting in the hours it will take to make a new Concept Plan for moving forward.

Great Streets Venice Blvd Mar VistaThe Working Group will meet and work multiple times in February and March. The Chamber is looking for serious commitments from the business community. Want to join up? Email

Community-Wide Great Streets Information Session

Sunday, January 25th from 9am – 2pm, City Councilman Mike Bonin will host an Open-House style Great Streets Information session at the corner of Grand View and Venice Blvd. There will be representatives from the City departments who will help build the Venice Blvd Concept Plan and put it into action. Please stop by to make your voice heard and get information about what’s possible.

Great Streets Online Survey

If you can’t make it to the event, but you still want to share your 2 cents, please fill out this online survey Mike Bonin’s office is circulating. Click here to fill out the survey.