LAEDC Member Spotlight: Art Bilger, WorkingNation

WorkingNation's mission is to create and distribute powerful stories about the nation’s current and future state of work that educates, inspires, and connects people, thereby driving decision makers to scale solutions … Continued

27th Annual Eddy Awards Recap

Last week, LAEDC hosted our 27th Annual Eddy Awards to recognize the work of local government, education, and business leaders during the last year. Close to 700 guests gathered at SoFi … Continued

Sports in the Los Angeles Basin

The Los Angeles Basin (comprised of Los Angeles and Orange counties) is one of the two largest markets for collegiate and professional sports in the United States. The partnership between … Continued

Economic Briefing Webinar: Oct 24, 2022

During each Economic Briefing webinar, LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics (IAE) will analyze the latest California unemployment data from the State’s Employment Development Department (EDD) and other economic development topics … Continued

LAEDC Member Spotlight: Brett Howroyd, ActOne Group

Brett Howroyd is President of the ActOne Group. As a leader of a multi-billion dollar (USA$), award-winning, international workforce management, and technology enterprise, Brett serves as a solutions strategist and … Continued

Future of Clean Hydrogen Recap

We are in middle of a climate crisis and this year’s Future Forums series will look at the industries that will be necessary to help mitigate some of the damaging … Continued

LAEDC’s 2022 Annual Report

Thank you for being a valuable partner of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. Below please find the LAEDC 2021-2022 Annual Report, which highlights the hard work of our dedicated staff … Continued

Summer Member Mixer 2022

On August 24th, LAEDC members gathered on the rooftop terrace of the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles for LAEDC’s annual Summer Member Mixer. Guests enjoyed cocktails, networked, and caught up with colleagues and … Continued
Bill Allen

A personal note from our CEO, Bill Allen

Dear Colleagues, I wanted you to be some of the first to know that during the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation's Executive Committee meeting on August 4th, I announced … Continued

Together For LA Report Announcement

On Friday, June 24, The Together for Los Angeles (TFLA) Collaborative for Small Business Recovery released a report that outlines its work to accelerate recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The … Continued

Los Angeles Business Journal 2022 LA500

Each year, the Los Angles Business Journal publishes its LA500, a list of the most influential people in Los Angeles. LAEDC is proud of our members who have been honored … Continued

LAEDC Member Spotlight: Punita Patel, Npower

Punita Patel is a Business and Talent Development Leader with 10+ years of strategic partnership, career coaching, and curriculum and program design experience. Her mission in life is to inspire … Continued

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN CALIFORNIA, 2022

WTCLA’s annual Foreign Direct Investment Report was published in the June 20th LA Business Journal’s LA’s Top 500 issue. Curious which country has the most foreign owned enterprises, jobs and … Continued

The Future of Entertainment Recap

On June 8, 2022, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, with the support of California State University Dominguez Hills, hosted its Future Forum: The Future of Entertainment – The … Continued

Member Spotlight: Winston Damarillo, Talino Labs

Winston Damarillo is the Founder and CEO of Talino Venture Labs, a global venture studio of inclusive fintech startups that bridge the financial inclusion gap for underserved, underrepresented groups around … Continued