LA’s Community Colleges Form Center to Inform Career Education Programs
Rapidly Changing Skills Requirements Prompt Industry-College Initiative. LAEDC would like to thank Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Vice Chancellor Van Ton-Quinlivan of the California Community College System for their support...
LAEDC Supports Electrify America California Investment Plan
As part of our mission to advance economic opportunity and prosperity for all–which we achieve in part through our leadership of key regional industry clusters such as Advanced Transportation–we have...
LA's Greentech, Cleantech, and Advanced Transportation Garnering Attention
Several media outlets have recently noted that Los Angeles (and California) have developed a significant and growing “greentech” and “cleantech” industry. Not only are these industries creating well-paying jobs, the recent...
CEDA Board Meeting Conference Call Scheduled for July 20, 2017 at 10:30am
California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA) will hold its regular public meeting Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 10:30am. The public can participate via telephone. The LAEDC publishes these announcements in keeping...
LA Business Journal: Reason to Ponder Biotech’s Future in L.A.
LAEDC’s Bill Allen and Biocom’s Dina Lozofsky coauthored a commentary on bioscience in LA County, to put in context a potent new source of economic development opportunity in the region as...
2017 Eddy Awards Honoree: Cedars-Sinai Serving the LA Community
LAEDC’s Corporate Honoree for this year’s Eddy Awards, Cedars-Sinai, is widely renowned for its transformation of national and global healthcare. Cedars-Sinai consistently sets new standards in quality and innovation in...
LAEDC In Action: Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
LAEDC Success Story City of Pico Rivera Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc., Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. is located in Pico Rivera and is the main bakery for all...
People, Industries, Jobs Report - 2017 Edition
LAEDC has published the 2017 People, Industries and Jobs Report, which provides in-depth analysis of key industries and occupations for the Los Angeles region, including occupational forecasts. This report was...
Future Forum Recap: AI & Robotics
Business, government and education leaders came together at the ROW DTLA for the fourth installment of Future Forums – a series co-sponsored by CSU Dominguez Hills, whose focus is on...
Celebrating Foreign Direct Investment: Wilshire Grand Opens
The new Wilshire Grand tower was officially opened to the public Friday, June 23rd, with a ribbon cutting and cornerstone signing ceremony, featuring remarks from the principals behind this skyline-defining...
LAEDC Summer Mixer 2017July 26, 2017 6:00 pm
Please join the LAEDC board of governors, our members, and the executive team for an evening of networking and…
Exclusive THUMS Island TourJuly 27, 2017 9:30 am
On July 27th, please join the LAEDC and California Resources Corporation on a private, behind-the-scenes tour of the THUMS…
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…
Annual Eddy Awards Dinner GalaNovember 09, 2017 6:00 pm
The Eddy Awards, a reception, dinner, and awards gala, recognizes economic development leadership throughout LA County, and funds LAEDC’s public-benefit…
Partner EventsDecember 01, 2017 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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Voices from our Region
Thought leaders share insights and ideas
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
According to the Air Resources Board, less than 20 percent (of cap-and-trade money) went to projects within our six-county region, even though we account for 48 percent of the state’s population.Kish Rajan, President of SoCal Leadership Council
...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
The mode of transportation as we know it is slowly changing and LA Metro needs to remain relevant not only today but in the future.Phil Washington, CEO, LA Metro
"One of the top reasons Los Angeles County is a leader in the advanced transportation and alternative fuels industry is the sheer size of our market."JoAnne Golden-Stewart, Co-Chair, Advanced Transportation Center