Who is LAEDC?
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, a non-profit organization, champions equitable economic growth across the Los Angeles region.
Through collaboration with community, government, business and education partners to inform and advance our data-driven and evidence-based approach, we endeavor to achieve a reimagined regional economy – growing, equitable, sustainable, and resilient – that provides a healthy and high standard of living for all.
LAEDC staff and our members represent the diversity of Los Angeles County and act as trusted conveners, thought partners, valued service providers, regional stewards, and catalysts for transformational change.
What is LAEDC’s Theory of Economic Development?
How do I become a member?
As a member of the LAEDC, you join the Board of Governors as your company’s representative. Opportunities are also available to join our Executive Committee and other board committees. See more about memberships and become a member today!
Where can I learn more about events?
LAEDC has ongoing events throughout the year to build your business, learn about new opportunities and so much more. See our upcoming events and join us!
Where can I find directions for parking?
LAEDC’s address is 444 South Flower Street, Suite 3700, Los Angeles, CA 90071. We’re located close to several Metro bus stations and two blocks north of the 7th Street/Metro Center underground station. For parking options in Downtown Los Angeles, please click here.
Where can I find data on LA County?
The LAEDC Institute for Applied Economics provides economic and policy expertise to our clients and the broader public audience. Find industry cluster & sector-based research, policy analysis, economic impact, economic reports & studies, workforce development, international reports and more under LAEDC research.
Where can I find LAEDC’s research on in-demand occupations?
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Where can I find free small business help from LAEDC?
LAEDC’s Business Assistance Program team (BAP) offers confidential, free-of-charge consulting to large and small businesses and microenterprises, domestic and international businesses across all industry sectors and business types. We help businesses and key industries overcome challenges to sustain, grow and hire. See how extensive our Business Assistance Program services are and let’s get started!