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

Quarterly Economic Briefing – September 2023


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 … Continued

Board of Governors Meeting

Save the date for our Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday, September 20th, where you will have the opportunity to meet our new members, engage in conversation with the business … Continued

Empowering Manufacturers Webinar


This webinar will explore the manufacturing landscape with key industry insights and a comprehensive understanding of resources and support available locally. Learn about valuable resources, programs and custom solutions for … Continued

Restaurant Revitalization Grant Webinar


The Restaurants Care Resilience Fund is launching a special funding cycle to assist LA County independent restaurants, food trucks, and caterers affected by the Hollywood strikes. Recipients can use the … Continued

Future of Bioscience: LA Genes & Geniuses

CENTRL Office South Bay 840 Apollo Street, El Segundo, CA

Ever wondered how you can be a part of shaping Los Angeles into a global bioscience hub? Join us at our Future of Bioscience: LA Genes & Geniuses to find out how … Continued

LAEDC Executive Committee Meeting

US Bank Tower 655 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Please join your fellow Executive Committee Members for our meeting on Friday, October 27, at LAEDC's new office in the US Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles. For more information … Continued

28th Annual Eddy Awards

SoFi Stadium 1001 Stadium Dr, Inglewood, CA, United States

The Eddy Awards is a cocktail reception, dinner, and awards gala to support the fulfillment of the LAEDC’s mission of reinventing our economy to collaboratively advance growth and prosperity for … Continued

Giving Tuesday 2023

This Giving Tuesday, we invite you to be a part of a collective effort and join the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) in reinventing our economy to collaboratively … Continued

Webinar: Unlock Business Growth with LAEDC


Discover the path to growth and innovation in North Los Angeles County! Join us for an exclusive webinar and connect with Ricky Michel, Regional Manager on the Business Assistance team … 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 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.


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  Riccardo Ruffolo.