Cal Poly Pomona to be Honored by LAEDC at 2018 Eddy Awards
Cal Poly Pomona will be honored alongside American Airlines at the annual Eddy Awards gala dinner, November 8th, 2018, hosted by the LAEDC in Downtown Los Angeles. Cal Poly Pomona...
Site Selection: Why Aerospace Companies are Thriving — In California
Site Selection Magazine has published an article highlighting some of the reasons that the aerospace industry cluster is doing so well in Southern California. Site Selection is a valuable resource...
Jodie Lesh Fiscal Year-End Letter 2018
LAEDC Year-End Letter 2018 By Jodie Lesh In 2016, I had the honor of serving on the LAEDC’s strategic planning committee to help chart a course for the future of...
The Future of Healthcare Innovation--Recap
Business, government and education leaders came together at CSUDH’s campus for a deep dive on the Future of Healthcare Innovation. Attendees heard from our panel of experts on future industry...
LAEDC Applauds the Extension of the California Film & Television Tax Credit
LOS ANGELES, CA (JUNE 27, 2018) — The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) applauds Governor Jerry Brown and the California Legislature for extending until 2025 the $330 million per year film...
LAEDC Success Story-Sunbox
Sunbox, is a health food & beverage management service that makes it easy and affordable to eat healthy. The company offers businesses a low cost, alternative solution to commissaries and...
New LAEDC Chairs Named
LAEDC Names Eric Rowen of Greenberg Traurig as Incoming Chair, and CSUN President Dianne Harrison as Vice Chair LOS ANGELES, CA (June 20, 2018) – The Los Angeles County Economic...
Nominate Small Businesses for mini-MBA on Raising Capital and Growth Strategy
Small businesses often have trouble getting bank loans and developing growth strategies, but ICCC is accepting nominations for a no-cost “mini-MBA” all-day seminar and one-on-one coaching. The program provides inner-city...
California SmartMatch: Helping OEMs Find LA-based Suppliers
LAEDC has launched a new supplier matchmaking service to connect OEMs with small businesses in aerospace and advanced transportation industries in Southern California (read the Los Angeles Business Journal article...
After-School Programs Need Support- ASM Santiago & Dave Flaks
After-school programs need our support, and in this opinion article ASM Miguel Santiago and LAEDC president Dave Flaks discuss the importance of state funding for LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment program....
88 Cities Summit hosted by Propel LAAugust 02, 2018 11:30 am
Convening leaders from the LA County region to solve challenges and share success stories related to housing, infrastructure and…
Member Summer MixerAugust 08, 2018 6:00 pm
LAEDC members are invited to network with leaders from LA and talk with LAEDC execs and staff over drinks…
DME Council MeetingAugust 09, 2018 11:00 am
At this meeting we will discuss the skills development and talent pipeline provisions in AB 1734, the recently reauthorized…
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 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/