Report: Professional Services Industry Forecast to be a Major Job-Driver in LA
Workforce intelligence report finds Business & Professional Services Sector will reach 400,000 jobs by 2021, according to Center for a Competitive Workforce ...
Three reasons to take notice of HATCH's transformative presence in East Los Angeles
The 17,000 square foot facility located at the 5370 block of Alhambra Avenue in El Sereno was once one of the many metal works, or furniture fabrication facilities which became part...
Recap: DME Council Meeting with Viacom Executives and Community Colleges
On December 7th, LAEDC’s Digital Media and Entertainment (DME) Council convened administrators and educators from regional community colleges; industry and government stakeholders; and Viacom leaders for an insightful conversation around...
LAEDC Holiday Mixer Celebrated Members
LAEDC members gathered Wednesday, December 5th to network and enjoy food and drinks, and receive service awards for years of partnering on economic development via membership with LAEDC. Your...
Forbes covers "Future of Work" co-hosted by WorkingNation, the Milken Institute, and LAEDC
On November 16th, the LAEDC was excited to take part in “The Future of Work in California Townhall” featuring experts from the academic, industry and nonprofit sectors hosted at the Milken...
Start an Internship Program with Free Assistance from CCW
An internship program is easy to start, with assistance from Center for a Competitive Workforce (CCW). Click here to see more about this recently launched program that is free to use!...
Business Affected by Wildfires?
LAEDC offers business assistance confidentially and at no cost for businesses experiencing challenges. Visit our Business Assistance page and contact one of our representatives. Business Assistance & Layoff Alternatives
LAEDC Connects Mobility Startups with VC Community
LAEDC hosted the first mobility pitch session to investors on November 16, to help three LA-based mobility startups access capital from an audience of venture and early stage capital providers....
Amazon HQ2 Cities Announced: LAEDC Statement
Statement from Bill Allen, CEO of Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC): Companies with global aspirations often choose to locate in Los Angeles, and while some were surprised by...
LAEDC to Participate in California Economic Summit
Vice President of Industry Cluster Development Carolyn Hull will be accompanied at the 2018 California Economic Summit in Santa Rosa by LAEDC CEO Bill Allen to discuss the future of...
e4 Mobility Alliance Quarterly MeetingJanuary 24, 2019 10:00 am
Save the date and RSVP for our first e4 Mobility Alliance meeting of 2019 centered around EV infrastructure.
R.E.D. Talk: The Future of the Talent Ecosystem in LA County - a Diverse & Inclusive WorkforceJanuary 24, 2019 1:30 pm
Save the date for LAEDC RED Talk, in the South Bay. Presented by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
LAEDC Future Forum: The Business of AgingFebruary 06, 2019 8:30 am
Save the date for LAEDC Future Forum! Experts will discuss the Business of Aging. Sponsored by CSU Dominguez Hills
LAEDC Economic Forecast 2019February 20, 2019 7:00 am
Please save the date of February 20, 2019, and join LAEDC for our annual Economic Forecast in Downtown Los…
Partner EventsFebruary 28, 2019 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
Click to Read What Experts Are Saying
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/