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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

Economic Development Week 2022

As our region collectively and collaboratively responded to the pandemic to provide economic opportunity, especially in those communities most disproportionately impacted, LAEDC celebrates Economic Development Week and will be sharing … Continued

Small Business Week 2022

National Small Business Week is celebrated during the first week of May every year. Small businesses are vital to the Los Angeles County economy, and to celebrate this week, we’d like to highlight a few in our … Continued

Success Story: BriteWorks, Inc. (Covina, CA)

BriteWorks, Inc. (Covina, CA) BriteWorks is a woman-owned Latinx business, providing commercial cleaning and janitorial services to businesses for 25 years. LAEDC has provided assistance to BriteWorks on incentives, workforce, … Continued

Success Story: Tete Snacks (Carson, CA)

Tete Snacks (Carson, CA) A food kiosk located near the South Bay Pavilion Mall’s movie theatre generated daily customers until the COVID-19 shopping mall closures. The owner, Sami Pinillos, contacted … Continued

Success Story: Orbit Event Rentals

Orbit Event Rentals “Thank You for the tremendous help and resources you provide Small Family Businesses such as ours. Your call in March (our 32nd Business Anniversary) was the key … Continued

Success Story: Johnny Rockets (Long Beach, CA)

Johnny Rockets (Long Beach, CA) LAEDC assisted Johnny Rockets’ owner, Becky Benam, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Downtown Long Beach business is woman-owned and has eight employees. Our District Director … Continued

Women’s History Month 2022

In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked Los Angeles County Supervisors Sheila Kuehl (3rd District) and Kathryn Barger (5th District) – two of our LAEDC members and long-standing supporters– about … Continued

The Future of Cannabis Recap

While still in its infant stage, the cannabis industry is hitting its stride in popularity and rapid growth across the country. 

Spotlight of Women-Owned Businesses

LAEDC is always looking for ways to help grow our local economy by helping to grow our small businesses.  All year round, we encourage our community to support women-owned businesses. … Continued

CA Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0

The California Film and Television Tax Credit 2.0, enacted in July 2015 and sunsetting June 2020, has contributed almost $21.9 billion in economic output over five years,