Recap: 2018 Select LA Investment Summit Hits Record Attendance
The 2018 Select LA Investment Summit was hosted by World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA) on May 24th in Downtown Los Angeles, with 500 registered attendees and a full slate...
LA Will See 125,000 Job Openings in Health Care in Next Five Years, According to Center for a Competitive Workforce
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 24, 2018) – In a continuing series of industry deep-dive reports, the Center for a Competitive Workforce today released Health Care Services in the Los Angeles...
Otis Report on Creative Economy 2018 is Released
The 2018 Otis report, which summarizes the creative economy in Los Angeles and California, was published May 22nd by Otis College of Art and Design. The report, in its eighth...
WTCLA Releases FDI report, Prepares to Honor BYD at 2018 Select LA Investment Summit
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 18, 2017) — The World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA) today released the report Foreign Direct Investment in Southern California, 2018 as a precursor to the...
American Airlines to be Honored by LAEDC at 2018 Eddy Awards
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 9, 2018) – The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) announced today that American Airlines will be recognized at the 2018 Eddy Awards® as this...
Biosciences Growth in Pasadena Shows Potential for All of LA County
Pasadena Star News highlighted the addition of three new bioscience / lifescience research centers and other bioscience institutions in the area, illustrating how the industry cluster is growing, gaining traction...
Future Forum Recap: Rick Caruso Wows Audience with Retail Strategies
Who plans their business on a 100-year timeline? Rick Caruso, for one. The leader of Caruso spoke to 200 attendees at the LAEDC Future Forum: The Future of Retail and...
Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Created Over 4,000 Jobs and Celebrated Latin American and Latino Art
LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics has found that the Pacific Standard Time LA/LA initiative not only brought the Latin American and Latin art to 2.8 million visitors at more than 70 cultural...
Propel L.A. Receives $500,000 Grant from Citi Foundation
The Citi Foundation announced that Propel L.A., supported by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), was selected as the recipient of a $500,000 grant as part of the...
LAEDC Chair Jodie Lesh Honored by Kaiser Permanente
The George Halvorson Community Benefit Award is a high honor at Kaiser Permanente. The prestigious award is given to a Kaiser Permanente leader who through their vision and work, has made an...
Southern California Aerospace Council (SCAC) Quarterly General MeetingJune 13, 2018 6:00 pm
The SCAC’s Quarterly General Meetings offer attendees the opportunity to learn, network and engage in matchmaking with leading SoCal…
Future Forum - The Future of HealthcareJune 27, 2018 7:30 am
LAEDC's Future Forums provide a deep dive into local emerging industries to understand innovations, workforce development, and industry demands…
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…
Partner EventsNovember 05, 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 Motors
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
...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, PwC