Upcoming Events

LAEDC hosts multiple of events throughout the year. Check out our upcoming events! 

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25th Annual Eddy Awards

The Eddy Awards® is the most prestigious awards program to recognize leadership in economic development in business, education, and government throughout Los Angeles County. The Most Business-Friendly City award is also presented live to recognize the importance of prioritizing job creation. This cocktail reception, dinner and awards gala also supports the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s mission to advance opportunity and prosperity for all.

This year LAEDC honored those essential, unseen frontline workers who mean so much to us all. Watch the video to be inspired by their stories, see highlights from the past 25-years of the Eddys, and learn a bit about LAEDC’s work of advancing equity, sustainability, resilience and more widely shared prosperity.


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Future Forum

As technological innovation and globalization take the economy in new directions, the L.A. County region is destined to be an incubator for business development. Each Future Forum offers an opportunity to learn about trends, workforce demands, and most importantly, what the future holds for key industries. Past themes have covered the future of eSports, healthcare personalization, space commercialization, fintech, cybersecurity, and more, while featuring industry thought leaders.

December 15, 2020 – The Future of the Green Economy  REGISTER

October 15, 2020 – The Future of Entertainment  View Recap

June 16, 2020 – Professional Sports  View Recap

May 6, 2020 – Electric Transportation View Recap

Jan 22, 2020 – Space Commercialization View Recap

Oct 22, 2019 – Healthcare Personalization View Recap

Economic Forecast

The LAEDC Annual Economic Forecast has been a lightning rod for progress for the past decade. It’s L.A.’s most iconic forecast event. It’s a highly anticipated and publicly visible event, which offers attendees valuable insights on the economic projections for the regional economy.

Coming soon on Feb 17, 2021

Learn more and register:  https://www.laedc40.org/laedc-economic-forecast

Prior years:
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