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The Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission is committed to supplier diversity and actively engages with local, diverse suppliers to maximize procurement opportunities in partnership with high-profile events. The Business Connect Program supports minority-, women-, LGBTQIA+-, persons with disabilities-, and veteran-owned businesses through professional development sessions, networking events, and access to subcontracting opportunities.

Los Angeles is abuzz with excitement as it plays host to a multitude of esteemed events, ranging from the Super Bowl to the Olympics and beyond, transforming the city into a vibrant nexus for unparalleled procurement opportunities.

Join us for an exclusive POWER HOUR presentation and discover how your business can acquire subcontracting opportunities.

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Time: 10:00 am PST

Location: via Zoom, and streamed live on Facebook and YouTube


Samona Caldwell, APR

Director of Business Connect, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission


  • What is Business Connect?
  • Business Disciplines & Opportunities
  • Success Stories
  • How to apply
  • What's next?

This webinar series is proudly sponsored by US Bank, Southern California Edison, SoCalGas, Northrop Grumman, and Wells Fargo.

Admission is FREE with registration. Zoom information is provided with registration confirmation.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect, learn, and grow!

For more information, call the BBA office at (323) 291-9334 or email: sharris@bbala.org.


About Business Connect

Business Connect is the official supplier diversity program of the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (LASEC).

The mission of LASEC Business Connect is to build the capabilities and capacity of local, diverse suppliers to enhance their competitiveness within the sports and entertainment industry. Business Connect supports local, diverse suppliers to obtain professional development training, foster strong community relationships, and compete for contract opportunities related to high-profile sports and entertainment events in the Los Angeles market.

About the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (LASEC)

Since 1995, LASEC has worked to make Los Angeles the most desired host city in the world.

LASEC is the nonprofit organization officially designated to attract, secure, and support high-profile sports and entertainment events in Los Angeles. They champion Los Angeles by creating positive and lasting economic, cultural, and social impact for the Los Angeles region by attracting and securing some of the most high-profile events with global visibility. LASEC serves as a one-stop resource for high-profile events, connecting them with an expansive and trusted network of local businesses and communities to support their needs.

LASEC has an exceptional line-up of high-profile sports and entertainment events coming to our region this decade. Major events supported by LASEC include the 2022 Super Bowl LVI, 2022 MLB All-Star Game, 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship, WrestleMania 39, 123rd U.S. Open Championship, 2024 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball West Region Championship, 2026 U.S. Women's Open Championship, FIFA World Cup 26™, Super Bowl LXI, and the 2028 Olympic & Paralympic Games.


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