LAEDC hosts a number of events and webinars each year and we welcome you to join us!

Holiday Member Mixer 2022

The Vista 633 West Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA

Join your fellow LAEDC Members, staff, and guests for an in-person evening of enjoyable networking, drinks, and food at The Vista (54th Floor - US Bank Tower).  RSVP now for … Continued

Gladeo LA Orientation Session 2

Zoom

These orientation sessions are an opportunity to learn more about the Gladeo LA platform, how to maximize this resource, and ask any questions. Gladeo LA is a career navigation platform … Continued

Future of Goods Movement

Port of Long Beach 725 Harbor Plaza, Long Beach, CA

LAEDC’s Future Forums series of four events each year is be an opportunity to take a deep dive into burgeoning industries like transportation, cybersecurity, digital entertainment, aerospace, and others. As … Continued

Gladeo LA Orientation Session 3

Zoom

These orientation sessions are an opportunity to learn more about the Gladeo LA platform, how to maximize this resource, and ask any questions. Gladeo LA is a career navigation platform … Continued

Board of Governors Meeting

Loyola Marymount University 1 Loyola Marymount University Dr., Los Angeles, , CA

Please join us for our All-Member BOG meeting  at Loyola Marymount University where you will have the opportunity to meet our new members, hear an update on LA’s economy, and … Continued

Board of Governors Meeting

Please join us for our All-Member BOG meeting  where you will have the opportunity to meet our new members, hear an update on LA’s economy, and learn about our programmatic … Continued

About LAEDC Events

Future Forum Series

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.

The Eddy Awards- Annually each November

The 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 LAEDC’s mission to advance opportunity and prosperity for all.

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. Each year the Economic Forecast Report is shared and distributed to our audience.

SELECT LA

World Trade Center LA’s Select LA Summit provides international and local companies with a comprehensive understanding of the region’s investment ecosystem with actionable insights that can guide key business decisions.

88 Cities Summit

LAEDC’s 88 Cities Summit convenes leaders from local governments to discuss the economic challenges and opportunities our communities face. The LAEDC leads timely discussions around LA County’s region and what it means for municipalities and communities.

Quarterly economic briefing

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 like key industries and jobs currently impacting LA County. This webinar is provided free as a public service for those in our region.

For information about upcoming events, please get in touch with Shane Cullen at [email protected].

Shane Cullen