L.A. and Berlin Celebrate 50 Years as Sister Cities
Jessica Lall, CCA President and CEO, was in Berlin this week as a part of the Los Angeles delegation to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the sister city relationship between L.A. and Berlin. The delegation included Mayor Eric Garcetti; Martha Saucedo, AEG; Tom Gilmore, Gilmore Associates; Robert Jernigan, Gensler; Steven Nissen, NBCUniversal; Stephen Cheung, World Trade Center; Ernest Wooden Jr., Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board; Doane Liu, Department of Convention and Tourism Development; Deborah Flint, Los Angeles World Airports; Nancy Sutley, Department of Water and Power; and Sean Burton, Board of Airport Commissioners. The trip included a commemorative event at Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin hosted by AEG. We are excited to continue this relationship and work together to find ways to move DTLA forward.