American Airlines Fuels Cargo Movement

Did you know that American Airlines, the 2018 Eddy Corporate Award Honoree, is the number one cargo carrier at LAX behind FedEx? For their efforts in moving goods into and … Continued

Jodie Lesh Fiscal Year-End Letter 2018

LAEDC Year-End Letter 2018 By Jodie Lesh In 2016, I had the honor of serving on the LAEDC’s strategic planning committee to help chart a course for the future of … Continued

The Future of Healthcare Innovation–Recap

Business, government and education leaders came together at CSUDH’s campus for a deep dive on the Future of Healthcare Innovation. Attendees heard from our panel of experts on future industry … Continued

LAEDC Success Story-Sunbox

Sunbox, is a health food & beverage management service that makes it easy and affordable to eat healthy. The company offers businesses a low cost, alternative solution to commissaries and … Continued

New LAEDC Chairs Named

LAEDC Names Eric Rowen of Greenberg Traurig as Incoming Chair, and CSUN President Dianne Harrison as Vice Chair LOS ANGELES, CA (June 20, 2018) – The Los Angeles County Economic … Continued

“See Arcadia. Above & Beyond”

“See Arcadia. Above & Beyond.”  That is the motto which spurred both vision and action in Arcadia, leading to the City’s recognition as the “Most Business Friendly City” of 2017 at LAEDC’s … Continued

LAEDC Success Story

LAEDC Success Story – Coffee Roasters, Altadena Unincorporated Coffee Roasters was established in 2013 to serve the local coffee community and local Los Angeles business owners. They have served LA … Continued

LAEDC 2017 Year In Review

We accomplished a great deal this year thanks in large part to our members and supporters. View our 2017 highlights here.

Support Our Work on #GivingTuesday

If you ever wondered if a job can save a life, just ask John Harriel. John went from prison to project foreman in six short years. Today, John also focuses … Continued

LAEDC Saves 70 Jobs in Paramount

LAEDC Success Story CFR Rinkens in Paramount   CFR Rinkens provides global door-to-door shipping solutions for any cargo. They are known for their expertise in classic car and new vehicle transportation, … Continued

Future Forum: Future of Work–Recap

Approximately 200 guests joined us on 10/3/17 at the South Park Center in Downtown L.A. for our Future Forum about the Future of Work. The event opened with a press … Continued

L.A. County Contracting Connections

L.A. County Contracting Connections   The County has adopted a 25% small business contracting goal as part of the Contracting Connections program from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA). This … Continued

AB 1250 Update

We are pleased to report that Assembly Bill (AB) 1250 (Jones-Sawyer) did not get out of the Rules Committee (Senate) and will not go to the Governor. The LAEDC thanks … Continued