Raising Standards of Living
LAEDC works to increase economic opportunity and raise standards of living for all
Los Angeles County residents by fostering growth of our key industries and the jobs they create.
LAEDC Report: SoCal Construction Industry; Forecast and Market Update
LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics has released a study of the construction industry, focused on Southern California including Los Angeles County, titled Building the Future: Construction in Southern California, the...
CEDA Board Meeting Conference Call Scheduled for December 8, 2016 at 10:30am
California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA) will hold its regular public meeting Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 10:30am. The public can participate via telephone. The LAEDC publishes these announcements in keeping...
21st Century Threat Creates Critical Workforce Demand
$15.4 million – Average cost to a company from a cybercrime 100 million – Number of Cyberattacks directed at Los Angeles City government departments 209,000 – Cybersecurity jobs in the U.S....
SCAG Summit includes LAEDC Economic Update for L.A. County
An economic update for L.A. County has been published, including updates on growing industries and occupations, providing an objective look at the jobs created since the Great Recession. The report...
Economic Impact Study: Van Nuys Airport
LAEDC has conducted a study of the economic impact and contribution of the operations of Van Nuys Airport. Read the Report HERE.
LAEDC Partners With Silicon Beach Fest DTLA & TEDxLA
The LAEDC and the Center for Innovation are proud to announce that we have engaged with two prominent upcoming events taking place in Los Angeles – Silicon Beach Fest Downtown LA...
Community Colleges and Industry: Collaborating
This new video shows how manufacturers can work with a community college to give grads specific skills, and establish a direct path to employment. This type of collaboration helps local industry overcome skills gaps they see in the local…
Blackstone LaunchPad Impact Report
Supporting the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs The Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s team came to Los Angeles in 2013, and in the three years since, have created a program, the Blackstone LaunchPad,...
Santa Clarita and Pico Rivera Recognized at LAEDC's 2016 Eddy Awards as Most Business Friendly Cities
Santa Clarita and Pico Rivera Recognized as Los Angeles County’s “Most Business-Friendly” Cities at LAEDC Eddy Awards California State University–Long Beach, AECOM and Brian Lee, Co-Founder of The Honest Company, also...
Q&A with Stephen Cheung, President of World Trade Center LA
Stephen Cheung and the work of World Trade Center LA (WTCLA) are profiled in this interesting article in LA Dreams Magazine, a media outlet dedicated to “East Meets West.” The article,...
Input for WDB WIO Regional Plan SoughtNovember 29, 2016 8:00 am
Your Input is Needed! YOU’RE INVITED TO ATTEND : LA COUNTY WDB WIOA Regional Plan Stakeholder Forums Your input and…
Industry / Business: Opportunity to Affect College CurriculumDecember 06, 2016 8:30 am
Los Angeles Region Colleges want local industry / businesses to provide input on workforce skills needs. Please attend this…
Holiday Mixer (Members)December 07, 2016 5:30 pm
Please join the LAEDC’s board of governors, members and executive team for an evening of networking and socializing. Enjoy…
Future Forum - Cyber SecurityDecember 14, 2016 12:00 am
9/28/16 -LAEDC's Future Forums provide a deep dive into emerging industries like virtual medicine, cyber security and digital entertainment.…
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Voices from our Region
Thought leaders share insights and ideas
Every job created, every local business that prospers is a vaccination against harmful economic, environmental, and social determinants of health — and provides nutrients that strengthen individual and community total health.Jodie Lesh, Senior VP, Kaiser Permanente
According to the Air Resources Board, less than 20 percent (of cap-and-trade money) went to projects within our six-county region, even though we account for 48 percent of the state’s population.Kish Rajan, President of SoCal Leadership Council
...our ability to build consensus on common priorities has helped me gain a greater appreciation for the diversity and culture that is unique to Los Angeles.Praful Kulkarni