Recap: e4 Mobility Alliance Meeting on Women Advancing Transportation
On August 15th, LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance convened business leaders from NEXT Trucking, Fisker, Canoo, Faraday Future, and the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office around a dynamic conversation about the opportunities...
LAEDC Eddy Awards to recognize Citi as the 2019 Corporate Honoree
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) will honor Citi at this year’s Eddy Awards. The global bank is the 2019 Corporate Honoree; a category that recognizes strategic and...
LAEDC opposes AB 485 because it discourages logistics projects that create jobs (2019 Legis. Session)
LAEDC strongly opposes Assembly Bill (AB) 485 (Medina), as it did last year with AB 2853, which was an antecedent bill ultimately vetoed by then Governor Brown. Similar to AB...
LAEDC Eddy Awards to honor California State University, Dominguez Hills
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) will honor California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) at this year’s Eddy Awards. CSUDH is the 2019 Education Honoree; a category that...
LA leads innovation in "heavy" transport, from drayage to garbage
An article decries a lack of electric garbage trucks, but they forgot about LA. New systems for organizing freight and drayage? Yeah that’s LA too. A pair of stories this...
Meet Phil Washington at the LAEDC Eddy Awards
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) will host its annual Eddy Awards on November 7, 2019, and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) CEO, Phillip A. Washington,...
The Economist prepares to profile LA's entrepreneurial scene, interviews Bill Allen
Haworth’s offices in DTLA served as a shoot location for an interview by The Economist this past month, as the media group explored the innovation and entrepreneurial tech scene in...
LAEDC celebrates new funding for bioscience apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships
U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $12 million grant to West Los Angeles College/South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) collaborative that will be part of a national effort under...
Women of Mobility, Assemble!
On August 15th, the e4 Mobility Alliance is proud to announce that women leaders in LA’s Advanced Transportation industry will be convening and speaking about the future of new mobility....
CA Investment Guide describes LA's thriving industries and talent
Site Selection Magazine has published an update to the California Investment Guide, which provides a great overview of major industries creating opportunity in LA and the broader state. Industry profiles...
Digital Media + Entertainment Council Meeting w/ NBCUniversalSeptember 16, 2019 9:30 am
SoCal Aerospace Council Meeting w/ AeroVironmentSeptember 18, 2019 5:30 pm
Partner EventsOctober 31, 2019 12:00 am
Attend events of LAEDC's partners, related to our mission
24th Annual Eddy AwardsNovember 07, 2019 5:30 pm
Please save the date of November 7th 2019, and join LAEDC for the 24th Annual Eddy Awards Presented by…
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Voices from our Region
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/