Pasadena Connect Week sets stage for InnovateLA
InnovatePasadena‘s annual Connect Week of innovation events launches 10/20, as a precursor to InnovateLA’s event schedule. Learn more about the 100+ events being hosted in Pasadena from October 20-28 by...
LAEDC's Bill Allen honored with the Fernando award
On October 7th, Bill Allen, CEO of LAEDC became the 60th recipient of the Fernando award, which has since 1959 been the most prestigious award for civic stewardship and volunteer...
IEDC recognizes InnovateLA with award
The InnovateLA annual event series, powered by LAEDC, has been recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) with a Bronze Medal, among a field of US and international nominations. ...
Injury from tariffs increasing: October 18th RED Talk will explore
The October 18th R.E.D. Talk with Stephen Cheung, president of World Trade Center LA and industry panelists will analyze “what’s next” as our region faces the challenge of an escalating...
Recap: Future Forum, the Future of FinTech
New platforms are deeply affecting planning of banks, financial institutions, and the VC community, as smaller and nimble early stage fintech companies utilize technological expertise, mobile phone interfaces and sophisticated analytics...
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and aerospace firm L3 joined LAEDC board meeting
LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, aerospace manufacturer L3 Technologies and medical device startup Neural Analytics joined LAEDC members at the September LAEDC Board of Governors meeting, to learn more about...
LA's advanced transportation industry cluster profiled in Site Selection Mag
Site Selection Magazine has published an article highlighting some of the reasons that the advanced transportation industry cluster is doing so well in Los Angeles. LAEDC’s Judy Kruger is quoted...
Beatriz Acevedo is named 2018 LAEDC Eddy Award Individual Honoree
Award winning media executive, entrepreneur and social impact advocate Beatriz Acevedo will be honored at the 2018 Eddy Awards as the 2018 Individual Honoree. Beatriz Acevedo is a three-time Emmy...
Add an event to InnovateLA 2018, gain exposure and drive progress
New events are being added to the InnovateLA calendar for Nov 2-18, and your organization can participate and gain benefits aligned with your goals. Soon, the Innovate.LA website will flip...
LAEDC Announces 2018 Finalists for Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County
Winners to be named at Eddy Awards, alongside Honorees American Airlines, Cal Poly Pomona LOS ANGELES, CA (SEPTEMBER 7, 2018) – The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) today...
R.E.D. TalksOctober 18, 2018 9:00 am
Tariffs and trade agreements, and their impact on LA business will be discussed by WTCLA president Stephen Cheung and…
BCLA Biotech Summit Oct 27, LAEDC speaker Carolyn HullOctober 27, 2018 9:00 am
4th annual BCLA Biotech Summit This diverse, whole day event at UCLA will be both engaging and educational and…
InnovateLA 2018November 02, 2018 12:00 am
Plan your event to coincide with InnovateLA 2018, which runs from November 2nd-18th. Innovate LA is an annual, countywide celebration…
Mobility Pitch to InvestorsNovember 06, 2018 12:00 pm
Advanced Transportation businesses seeking capital should plan to attend, as should early and mid-stage private capital leaders
2018 Annual Eddy AwardsNovember 08, 2018 6:00 pm
Network with our region's leaders as we honor American Airlines, Cal Poly Pomona, and award Most Business Friendly City…
NASA JPL at the SoCal Aerospace CouncilNovember 14, 2018 6:00 pm
SoCal Aerospace Council members are invited to attend. Details to follow.
Partner EventsNovember 15, 2018 12:00 am
Our partner organizations host an array of events throughout the year. When these events align with our mission to…
Voices from our Region
Thought leaders share insights and ideas
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/