LAEDC’s Business Assistance team offers confidential, free-of-charge consulting to large and small, domestic and international businesses across all industry sectors. We help businesses and key industries overcome challenges so they can grow and hire.
Whether you have a quick question or more specialized help, the Business Assistance team is available and ready to assist in whatever way we can to help you overcome challenges, grow and expand your business in Los Angeles County.
Contact our team for no-cost assistance: 213-236-4839 or [email protected]
Two-minute video overview of LAEDC’s Business Assistance Program
Our services include:
- Industry Councils featuring California SmartMatch (See INDUSTRIES main menu)
- Workforce Training & Development, including internship and college partnerships for talent pipelines
- Expedited Permitting
- Tax Incentives
- Access to Capital
- Site Selection and Relocation
- Connections to Public/Private Resources, Cities
- Cost Containment Strategies
- Business Resilience Resources, such as our guide to preparing for earthquakes
Whether you are new to Los Angeles County or already established company, the LAEDC’s Business Assistance Team in a no-cost, confidential partner for you.
Additional resources to start a business can be found HERE at our partner World Trade Center LA.
County of Los Angeles also publishes its Business Solutions Portfolio, with information on permits, regulations, workforce training and hiring resources, and other programs and services for businesses, available HERE.
Our field managers can bring the right people to the table to get things done quickly. Whether your business has needs from government, utilities, venture capitalists or specialty experts, LAEDC makes the connections so you overcome challenges quickly. One of our featured partners is CMTC, a private non-profit consulting service to small and mid-size manufacturers in Southern California and is affiliated with the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program. The MEP Program is an outgrowth of the U.S. Government policy to develop and deploy technology, management and technical expertise for improving the competitiveness of manufacturing. LAEDC is a MEP Program partner and recipient, providing no-cost strategic business consulting and services to emerging and existing manufacturers to further advanced manufacturing in L.A. County.