28th Annual Eddy Awards

November 8, 2023 | SoFi Stadium


Every year, a blue-ribbon panel evaluates nominations submitted by the cities in LA County to recognize those cities which are doing the most to encourage job creation, facilitate ease-of-doing-business, and cutting through red tape. These awards generate great awareness for the cities that are recognized as finalists and winners for years to come. This year’s finalists:

CarsonGlendaleLong BeachNorwalkTorrance

The winning cities of the Most Business-Friendly City award will be announced live at the Eddy Awards on November 8, 2023, at SoFi Stadium.



Each year, we honor individuals, businesses, and other organizations who have been champions for equitable economic development.

Corporate Honoree: Delta Airlines

More than 90,000 Delta people lead the way in delivering a world-class customer experience on over 4,000 daily flights to more than 280 destinations on six continents, connecting people to places and to each other.

LAX serves as one of Delta’s most important coastal hubs and currently operates over 150 peak-day flights to 52 destinations across the globe, serving 19 of the top 20 markets for Los Angeles customers.

Delta and its 4,000 Los Angeles-based employees are deeply ingrained in the community, supporting more than a dozen nonprofit organizations throughout the state of California. The airline is proud to serve as the inaugural founding partner of the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the official airline of Team USA. Additionally, Delta is the official airline of The Hollywood Bowl, Pantages Theatre, Crypto.com Arena, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Kings.

Community Partner Honoree: Community Coalition

Community Coalition works to help transform the social and economic conditions in South LA that foster addiction, crime, violence and poverty by building a community institution that involves thousands in creating, influencing and changing public policy.

For the past 30 years, Community Coalition has continued with this groundbreaking approach. We elevate the voices of our members, shift power to the community, and tackle the root causes of poverty, crime and violence. Together we are creating a more prosperous, safer and healthier South L.A.