WTCLA Releases FDI report, Prepares to Honor BYD at 2018 Select LA Investment Summit
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 18, 2017) — The World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA) today released the report Foreign Direct Investment in Southern California, 2018 as a precursor to the...
CEDA Board Meeting Conference Call Scheduled for May 24, 2018 at 10:30am
California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA) will hold its regular public meeting Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:30am. The public can participate via telephone. The LAEDC publishes these announcements in keeping...
American Airlines to be Honored by LAEDC at 2018 Eddy Awards
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 9, 2018) – The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) announced today that American Airlines will be recognized at the 2018 Eddy Awards® as this...
Biosciences Growth in Pasadena Shows Potential for All of LA County
Pasadena Star News highlighted the addition of three new bioscience / lifescience research centers and other bioscience institutions in the area, illustrating how the industry cluster is growing, gaining traction...
Future Forum Recap: Rick Caruso Wows Audience with Retail Strategies
Who plans their business on a 100-year timeline? Rick Caruso, for one. The leader of Caruso spoke to 200 attendees at the LAEDC Future Forum: The Future of Retail and...
Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Created Over 4,000 Jobs and Celebrated Latin American and Latino Art
LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics has found that the Pacific Standard Time LA/LA initiative not only brought the Latin American and Latin art to 2.8 million visitors at more than 70 cultural...
Propel L.A. Receives $500,000 Grant from Citi Foundation
The Citi Foundation announced that Propel L.A., supported by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), was selected as the recipient of a $500,000 grant as part of the...
LAEDC Chair Jodie Lesh Honored by Kaiser Permanente
The George Halvorson Community Benefit Award is a high honor at Kaiser Permanente. The prestigious award is given to a Kaiser Permanente leader who through their vision and work, has made an...
CSUN named Innovation and Prosperity University and Named 2018 Social Mobility Innovator
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) acknowledged California State University, Northridge (CSUN) as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University. The APLU recognizes institutions that focus their efforts to promote...
Arcadia + LAEDC, Chairman's Series at the Santa Anita Park
On March 7, 2018, the City of Arcadia the LAEDC co-hosted the Chairman Series at Santa Anita Park. Arcadia’s Mayor, Peter Amundson, presented the city’s vision for Santa Anita Park. This...
Select LA Investment SummitMay 23, 2018 4:00 pm
The 2018 Select LA Investment Summit (May 23-24) is Southern California’s premier international trade event that brings together hundreds…
Report: LA's Healthcare Industry and WorkforceMay 24, 2018 9:00 am
Center for a Competitive Workforce will release a new report on the Healthcare Industry in the LA Basin, its…
Southern California Aerospace Council (SCAC) Quarterly General MeetingJune 13, 2018 6:00 pm
The SCAC’s Quarterly General Meetings offer attendees the opportunity to learn, network and engage in matchmaking with leading SoCal…
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 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