Strategic Partners

Asia Society Southern California

Founded in Los Angeles in 1985, Asia Society Southern California (ASSC) is an independently funded regional office that creates its own programs and activities. ASSC strives to cultivate these ties through programs on topics ranging from art, society and culture, to business, policy, and contemporary affairs.

British American Business Council Los Angeles

The British American Business Council Los Angeles (BABCLA) is dedicated to promoting friendship, trade and investment by supporting economic growth between the United States and the United Kingdom. BABCLA is committed to the principles of free trade, open markets, the strengthening of private enterprise and the unrestricted flow of information.

California Fashion Association

The California Fashion Association (CFA), is a non-profit organization established to educate and provide business development assistance to Southern California’s Apparel and Textile industries.

CanAm Enterprises, LLC

With more than 25 years of experience, CanAm Enterprises, LLC (CanAm) is one of the leading sponsors of immigration-linked investment funds in the United States and abroad. CanAm entered into an exclusive partnership with LAEDC to identify financially sound investment opportunities in Los Angeles County that not only meet the job creation requirements of the U.S. Immigrant Investor Program, but also further its business development and job creation mission.

Central City Association and Downtown Center Business Improvement Districts

Established in 1924, the Central City Association and Downtown Center Business Improvement District is a business membership organization representing over 450 businesses, trade associations and non-profits employing over 300,000 people in Los Angeles County. CCA, L.A.’s premier business advocacy leader shaping public policy on a broad range of issues, is the leading architect of the Downtown Renaissance.

Japan America Society of Southern California

The Japan America Society of Southern California (JAS) is a nonprofit, non-political organization consisting of individuals and corporations with an interest in Japan and in United States–Japan relations. The Society offers unique opportunities for members and the general public to become involved in the business and cultural relationship between the two countries.

Japan Business Association

The Japan Business Association (JBA) represents the interests of our members by enhancing the stature of Japanese corporations in the community and by improving the business environment for Japanese corporations.

The Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles

The Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles (LBC-GLA) is organized to focus on the economic development in the Latino business owner community. This revolves around building a platform for the growth of Latino-owned businesses through programs for procurement, access to capital, technical assistance and other initiatives that can be developed for use by its members.

Los Angeles County Business Federation

BizFed’s mission is to harness the urgent desire for businesses in Los Angeles County to have a stronger voice with elected officials by creating a powerful, grassroots alliance of 501 (c) business advocacy organizations. BizFed is – in effect – a co-op of business organization formed to accelerate meaningful and measurable forward progress.

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

By being the voice of business, helping its members grow and promoting collaboration, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce seeks full prosperity for the Los Angeles region.

The National Association of Women Business Owners – Los Angeles (NAWBO-LA)

The mission of NAWBO-LA is to propel women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power by: strengthening the wealth creating capacity of our members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community; creating innovative and effective changes in the business culture; building strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations; and transforming public policy and influencing opinion makers.

Southern California Biomedical Council

The Southern California Biomedical Council (SCBC) is the trade association of the Greater Los Angeles Life Sciences industry. The mission of the SCBC is to promote and support the Life Sciences industry in the six counties of Greater Los Angeles for job creation and economic growth.

Urban Land Institute

The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide responsible leadership in the use of land in order to enhance the total environment. ULI Los Angeles, a district council of the Urban Land Institute, carries forth that mission as the preeminent real estate forum in Southern California, facilitating the open exchange of ideas, information and experiences among local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers.