This one chart sums up what’s happening to America’s ‘good’ jobs
Digital skills becoming increasingly essential for well-paying “middle skill” jobs, as highlighted by Brookings Institution and this article in Marketwatch. This one chart sums up what’s happening to America’s ‘good’...
LAEDC Saves 70 Jobs in Paramount
LAEDC Success Story CFR Rinkens in Paramount CFR Rinkens provides global door-to-door shipping solutions for any cargo. They are known for their expertise in classic car and new vehicle transportation,...
Cities of Downey, Arcadia Recognized as LA County's "Most Business Friendly" at Eddy Awards
Cedars-Sinai, California State University–Los Angeles and Mark Suster also honored for economic contributions LOS ANGELES, CA – (November 9, 2017) Tonight at the 22nd annual Eddy Awards, the Los Angeles...
Economic Update for LA County, From SCAG's Summit
As part of the SCAG Annual Economic Summit, LAEDC has prepared an economic update for LA County, with information about industries, jobs, educational attainment, real wages and more. Thanks to...
What Is Blockchain and How Will It Affect International Transactions? Guest Article
Guest Article by John Zahaitis of Export Portal: The Added Value of Blockchain Technology Why the world’s major financial institutions care about the infrastructure underpinning cryptocurrencies You’ve heard of bitcoin,...
Bioscience Industry Cluster Growing Rapidly in East L.A.
Guest article by Howard Kozloff, Agora Partners, Co-Developer of HATCH. Los Angeles has the opportunity to catalyze the city’s growing life science industry by nurturing innovation nodes in naturally occurring...
InnovateLA Kicks Off Nov. 2nd with 100+ Events You Can Attend
InnovateLA 2017 Highlights LA’s Innovative & Creative Ecosystem Event series to highlight Los Angeles County as a leading global center for innovation LOS ANGELES, CA. November 1, 2017 – In...
Amazon Studios Expands in Los Angeles County
LAEDC CEO Bill Allen shared his excitement on this week’s Amazon Studios announcement: “LAEDC welcomes and celebrates this major expansion of Amazon Studios in L.A. County, and we look forward to helping...
LA Daily News: LA County’s economy is growing, but many of the job gains are low-wage positions
LA Daily News reported on LAEDC CEO Bill Allen’s analysis of the economy at the Pasadena Business and Economic Summit, hosted by Pasadena Chamber of Commerce on October 24th. Read...
Electric Bus Manufacturing is Bringing Good Paying Jobs Back to LA County
By: Stella Li, President of BYD Motors This summer, the LA Metro board made a bold statement with a commitment to adopt an entirely zero-emission bus fleet by 2030. This...
InnovateLANovember 02, 2017 12:00 am
This annual showcase of innovation throughout the LA County region, in its third year, will be an opportunity for…
LAEDC Member Holiday PartyDecember 06, 2017 5:30 pm
Join LAEDC for our annual “Thank You” to Members, and enjoy conversation, food and drink on the Deck of…
Partner EventsFebruary 22, 2018 12:00 am
Our partner organizations host an array of events throughout the year. When these events align with our mission to…
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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