Start an Internship Program with Free Assistance from CCW
An internship program is easy to start, with assistance from Center for a Competitive Workforce (CCW). Click here to see more about this recently launched program that is free to use!...
Business Affected by Wildfires?
LAEDC offers business assistance confidentially and at no cost for businesses experiencing challenges. Visit our Business Assistance page and contact one of our representatives. Business Assistance & Layoff Alternatives
LAEDC Connects Mobility Startups with VC Community
LAEDC hosted the first mobility pitch session to investors on November 16, to help three LA-based mobility startups access capital from an audience of venture and early stage capital providers....
Amazon HQ2 Cities Announced: LAEDC Statement
Statement from Bill Allen, CEO of Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC): Companies with global aspirations often choose to locate in Los Angeles, and while some were surprised by...
LAEDC to Participate in California Economic Summit
Vice President of Industry Cluster Development Carolyn Hull will be accompanied at the 2018 California Economic Summit in Santa Rosa by LAEDC CEO Bill Allen to discuss the future of...
Cities of Azusa, Whittier honored alongside American Airlines, Cal Poly Pomona, Beatriz Acevedo
Cities of Azusa and Whittier Recognized as Los Angeles County’s “Most Business-Friendly” Cities at 2018 LAEDC Eddy Awards LOS ANGELES, CA – (November 8, 2018) Tonight at the 23rd annual Eddy...
Recap: InnovateLA 2018 kickoff gets event series rolling
On November 2nd, InnovateLA held its annual kickoff event, launching its two-week countywide celebration through November 18th. LA’s most innovative students, companies and nonprofit organizations came together at the the Water Garden,...
RED Talk recap: Tariffs and LA's Economy
The LAEDC hosted its most recent Regional Economic Development (RED) Talk about trade and tariffs for about 100 attendees, presented by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Stephen Cheung, president of World...
Scaling up: LA's community colleges continue rollout of Cloud Computing certificate
Executives from Amazon Web Services, the 19 participating community colleges in LA, many businesses and other workforce development partners gathered in Downtown Los Angeles for the official rollout of the...
Pasadena Connect Week sets stage for InnovateLA
InnovatePasadena‘s annual Connect Week of innovation events launches 10/20, as a precursor to InnovateLA’s event schedule. Learn more about the 100+ events being hosted in Pasadena from October 20-28 by...
Board of Governor's Meeting Hosted By SCAGNovember 28, 2018 7:30 am
The LAEDC Board of Governors is comprised of leaders from LA County businesses, government, and education. Our Meetings feature our…
Partner EventsDecember 31, 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/