CEDA Board Meeting Conference Call Scheduled for January 17, 2019 at 10:30am
California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA) will hold its regular public meeting Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:30am. The public can participate via telephone. The LAEDC publishes these announcements in keeping...
Stephen Cheung Named EVP of LAEDC, in addition to role as President of WTCLA
Stephen Cheung has been named Executive Vice President of LAEDC in addition to his continuing role as President of LAEDC’s subsidiary World Trade Center LA. The move supports LAEDC’s ongoing...
First of its Kind Earthquake Guide for Businesses Is Released by LAEDC
Specific recommendations likely to save many businesses and jobs in the region. Download the guide at laedc.org/EQ, or a Spanish version of the guide at laedc.org/EQS On the eve of the 25th...
LAEDC applauds appointment of Lenny Mendonca as Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Gov. Newsom
The LAEDC enthusiastically applauds the appointment of Lenny Mendonca to serve as Governor Gavin Newsom’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor and as Director of the Office of Business and Economic...
Film & TV Tax Credit Continues to be Effective
LA Business Journal recently published an overview of the studios receiving money from the Film & Television Tax Credit, and it is yet more evidence that the credit is factoring...
e4 Mobility Alliance announces new Co-Chairs Eric Mika and Rudy Salo
Beginning January 2019, Eric Mika, who leads government affairs for EVELOZCITY, a Los Angeles based electric vehicle (EV) and mobility services company that is creating subscription based mobility for urban needs, and...
LA Business Journal: LA's Space Commercialization Sector Booming
Aerospace Cos. Expand Extraterrestrial Offerings Defense and commercial spending support more local firm’s space programs By Samson Amore Friday, December 14, 2018 Read the full story at LA Business Journal. What follows...
LA Business Journal: Biotech Sees VC Cash Flow
BIOTECH: $320M Westlake fund excites local firms By Dana Bartholomew Friday, December 14, 2018 Read the full story at LA Business Journal. What follows is an excerpt. Los Angeles biotech companies...
Report: Professional Services Industry Forecast to be a Major Job-Driver in LA
Workforce intelligence report finds Business & Professional Services Sector will reach 400,000 jobs by 2021, according to Center for a Competitive Workforce ...
Three reasons to take notice of HATCH's transformative presence in East Los Angeles
The 17,000 square foot facility located at the 5370 block of Alhambra Avenue in El Sereno was once one of the many metal works, or furniture fabrication facilities which became part...
e4 Mobility Alliance Quarterly MeetingJanuary 24, 2019 10:00 am
Save the date and RSVP for our first e4 Mobility Alliance meeting of 2019 centered around EV infrastructure.
R.E.D. Talk: The Future of the Talent Ecosystem in LA County - a Diverse & Inclusive WorkforceJanuary 24, 2019 1:30 pm
Save the date for LAEDC RED Talk, in the South Bay. Presented by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
LAEDC Future Forum: The Business of AgingFebruary 06, 2019 8:30 am
Save the date for LAEDC Future Forum! Experts will discuss the Business of Aging. Sponsored by CSU Dominguez Hills
SoCal Aerospace Council Meeting w/ Virgin OrbitFebruary 13, 2019 6:00 pm
Save the date for our first SCAC meeting of 2019, in partnership with Virgin Orbit and sponsored by Bank…
LAEDC Economic Forecast 2019February 20, 2019 7:00 am
Please save the date of February 20, 2019, and join LAEDC for our annual Economic Forecast in Downtown Los…
Partner EventsFebruary 28, 2019 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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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/