Three keys investors need to know about Esports.
“One of the latest disruptive trends investors are looking to capitalize on in 2019 is professional video gaming,” says Benzinga’s Luis Aureliano. Here are all of the details investors should...
ACT clean transportation expo supports e4 goals
As LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance continues to foster growth of the new mobility industry and related jobs in LA, we are pleased to welcome back the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT)...
Economic Forecast for San Gabriel Valley published by LAEDC and SGVEP
Dr. Somjita Mitra, Director of the Institute for Applied Economics at LAEDC presented the economic forecast for the San Gabriel Valley on April 4th, 2019 at the annual event hosted...
A.M. Briefly: All Your News In One Place
HAPPENING IN L.A. Area high schools are launching esports teams with eyes on potential scholarships as the governing body for high school sports in the state of California (CIF) considers...
Which industry does former Eddy Award Honoree Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong think will spark an evolution in modern news media?
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is one of our region’s foremost thought leaders in energy, sustainability, medicine, and now media after becoming the Executive Chairman for the Times and California News Group...
Big Takeaways From Recent Bioscience Workforce Development Council Meeting
(Los Angeles, CA) On March 22nd, 2019 the LAEDC and the Center for Competitive Workforce (CCW) co-hosted the Bioscience Workforce Council Meeting at the LARTA Institute, in Downtown Los Angeles....
Recap: DME Council Meeting w/ Netflix
On March 27th, LAEDC’s Digital Media and Entertainment (DME) Council convened administrators and educators from regional community colleges and industry and government stakeholders for an insightful conversation around designing diverse...
Biggest Takeaways from R.E.D Talk: Investment in Technology and Automation Across Industry in LA County
(El Segundo, CA) On March 21st, the LAEDC hosted our latest R.E.D Talk, at Cross Campus El Segundo. How does automation affect jobs? How can we prepare students for an...
Aerospace: LAEDC supports AB 245 (Muratsuchi) to create an Aerospace Commission (2019 Legis. Session)
Assembly Bill 245 would support California jobs and businesses in the aerospace industry, by establishing the California Aerospace and Aviation Commission. Status of this bill can be found HERE and...
LA-Area community college Cloud Computing Certificate profiled on KTTV-11
Several local community college students were interviewed about the new cloud computing certificate that has been co-created by the LA-Area community colleges and Amazon Web Services (AWS), as the KTTV-11...
Future Forum: The Future of Esports in L.A.April 24, 2019 8:30 am
Join the LAEDC for Future Forum: The Future of Esports in L.A. on April 24th, 2019. Secure your spot,…
e4 Mobility Alliance Meeting: New Modes of Vehicle UsageMay 09, 2019 9:30 am
From purchasing and renting vehicles, to subscribing to and sharing services, this meeting will help you understand market share…
Select LA Investment SummitJune 05, 2019 12:00 am
Select LA brings together global investors with local business and government leaders to assist foreign direct investment (FDI) opportunities…
SoCal Aerospace Council Meeting w/ BoeingJune 12, 2019 6:30 pm
Partner EventsJune 28, 2019 12:00 am
Attend events of LAEDC's partners, related to our mission
LAEDC works with business, education and government partners to collectively advance opportunity and prosperity for all the residents of the greater Los Angeles region. LAEDC does this by fostering growth of well-paying jobs in our key industries, and by preparing our residents for those opportunities. Join us in our work in aerospace, advanced mobility, bioscience, digital media & entertainment and other key industries that create well-paying jobs in the region. Help us work collectively to align education with opportunities in these industries, through our partnership in Center for a Competitive Workforce. Read our research to help inform your decisions pertaining to the future of the economy. Join in public policy advocacy that supports progress on these issues.
Voices from our Region
LA Metro adopting an entirely zero-emission fleet demonstrates that it is possible for leaders to support the local economy and job creation while still prioritizing public health and clean air. It’s a win-win.Stella Li, President of BYD Motorshttps://laedc.org/2017/10/24/electric-bus-jobs/
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 Permanentehttp://laedc.org/2016/08/20/jodie-lesh-health-outcomes-depend-heavily-jobs-economic-opportunity/
...Among the world’s 30 leading cities, L.A. ranks ranking #4 in the demographics and livability indicator, #1 in city brand, #5 in senior well-being, #6 in relocation attractiveness, #7 in entertainment and attractions, and #9 in the “Youthful Cities” Index.Mitra M. Best, PwChttp://laedc.org/2016/12/19/guest-los-angeles-business-pleasure-converge/
"As exemplified by LAEDC and its leadership, it is crucial that we work together as a region to make positive steps towards implementing cleaner energy practices."Rick Teebay, Program Manager, Office of Sustainability, County of Los Angeleshttp://laedc.org/2017/07/31/rick-teebay/