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Join LAEDC November 12th to honor essential workers and celebrate the 25th annual Eddy Awards (LINK). All can attend without cost for the first time ever, as we encourage more participation in our vision of a reimagined Los Angeles economy that is growing, equitable, sustainable and resilient, and provides a healthy and high standard of living for all.
Breakdown on the state of the Los Angeles County economy 10/19/20, offering public policy priorities: What happens next due to the pandemic for small businesses, for the real estate market, for our 10 million neighbors.
Small businesses persevering, stories from the Keep L.A. Working Program
LAEDC continues to assist, confidentially and at no cost, the businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofits of Los Angeles that are facing challenges, as part of our commitment to keep these businesses...
Local government policies are key to EV adoption: Findings from e4 Policy Committee meeting
Industry experts offered next steps local governments can take to comply with Governor Newsom's EV order and support more EV adoption, at the e4 Mobility Alliance meeting held on October 22nd.
Entertainment execs at Future Forum: COVID driving major change, new uses for gaming platforms
Future Forum: The Future of Entertainment explored ways in which production, content delivery and more have changed in Entertainment
Build back your book of business, and gain tips for business survival: Free workshops
Are you wondering how your business can survive, and need answers about expanding your e-commerce, managing finances, and reinventing your marketing and business strategies? County of Los Angeles WDACS and...
ShakeOut reminds us the importance of preparedness and resilience
Use October 15th to have a short planning meeting with your management team to ask, Is our business prepared? We all know a 7.8 magnitude earthquake is likely in the...
Center for a Competitive Workforce shows progress as partnership with LAEDC continues
LAEDC’s partnership with the 19 community colleges in the LA Basin continued to deliver results, facilitating industry-education partnerships and work-based learning opportunities, benefitting the very diverse student body attending our...
Building cross border relationships in a COVID world: Stephen Cheung on CivitasLA
Dwayne Gathers hosted Stephen Cheung for a 30-minute CivitasLA podcast, exploring the pandemic's disruption to LA's global connections and inbound investment, which are so important to jobs and a strong economy.
Recap of WTCLA Virtual Tour: Los Angeles Opportunities in Sustainability
On September 24th, World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA), LAEDC’s subsidiary, hosted “Los Angeles Opportunities in Sustainability,” a program designed to help investors explore some of the many paths to...
Creating Art Through the Pandemic: Recap of LAEDC Digital Media & Ent Council
The struggles and innovation of the massive Arts sector in Los Angeles was discussed September 18th at LAEDC’s Digital Media & Entertainment (DME) Council, as speakers talked about how the...
LAEDC hiring several positions - please share on your networks
LAEDC seeking two economists, a program manager, two paid economics interns, and other positions As LAEDC increasingly provides assistance for the recovery efforts in LA’s economy, we are expanding our...
Bioscience State of the Industry with new Portal LaunchOctober 28, 2020 1:00 pm
Biocom, LAEDC, and the Center for a Competitive Workforce invite you to attend our Bioscience State of the Industry…
e4 Mobility Alliance meetingNovember 12, 2020 10:00 am
Join us on November 12th, as LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance meets, in partnership with Center for a Competitive Workforce,…
25th Annual Eddy AwardsNovember 12, 2020 6:00 pm
At LAEDC’s 25th annual Eddy Awards on November 12th, we will recognize extraordinary leadership in economic development throughout Los…
Business Survival Workshops: October and November dates!January 01, 2021 8:00 am
Build your book of business back, reinvent your marketing, and manage capital during the economic crisis
Workforce Development meetings at CCWMarch 01, 2021 8:00 am
Center for a Competitive Workforce convenes community colleges with industry in meetings to support program development and work based…
LAEDC is a public-benefit nonprofit that works with business, education and government to collectively advance opportunity and prosperity for all the residents of the greater Los Angeles region. We do this by fostering growth of well-paying jobs, and by preparing our residents for those opportunities.
Join us in our work fostering living-wage jobs in aerospace, advanced mobility, bioscience, digital media & entertainment and other key industries. Help us work collectively to align workforce development with hiring in these industries, including through our partnership in Center for a Competitive Workforce. Read LAEDC’s research to inform your decisions. Join in public policy advocacy that supports progress.
We make decisions based on a triple bottom line: Economy, Equity, Environment.