Raising Standards of Living
LAEDC is Hiring: Director of Industry Cluster Development
LAEDC believes that well-paying jobs for our region’s residents are created through targeted programs to build our region’s key export-oriented industry clusters. We are seeking a Director of Industry Cluster...
Demographic Snapshots for LA County's Five Districts
Want to see how the five districts in LA County compare on employment, household income, educational attainment, and more? Below, link to the PDF file that provides these useful infographics for...
CEDA Board Meeting Conference Call Scheduled for April 27, 2017 at 10:30am
California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA) will hold its regular public meeting Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 10:30am. The public can participate via telephone. The LAEDC publishes these announcements in keeping...
Board of Governors Meeting, April 19 2017: Recap
We welcomed 90 guests to our quarterly Board of Governors meeting on April 19, 2017 at the California Club. Chairman of the LAEDC, Chris Martin welcomed attendees and set the...
Mobility: the new space race. Media highlights growing Advanced Transportation industry
LAEDC’s work fostering growth of the Advanced Transportation industry cluster is recognized in two lengthy articles in SoCal News Group’s 11 newspapers. The articles describe electric, autonomous, and new concepts in...
Space Tech Expo Coming to Pasadena May 23-25
Space Tech Expo has published the preview of its annual U.S. conference and exhibits, slated for Pasadena, May 23-25, 2017. The exhibit hall and numerous sessions are free to attend, providing...
Public Policy: Support Industry-Aligned Workforce Training in AB 957
LAEDC is working to ensure that our region’s talent development systems are closely aligned with local industry, so that we are graduating the right amount of people with the exact...
Help Make LA a "Green City"
Los Angeles is in the running to become a “Green City,” and you can help make that a reality. Volkswagen, as part of its court-ordered settlement for its diesel emissions suit,...
A Driverless Future: How Advanced Transportation will Change LA
A new study from Arcadis, HR&A Advisors, and Sam Schwartz titled, “Driverless Future: A Policy Roadmap for City Leaders,” provides an in-depth look at the impact of autonomous vehicles in...
SoCal Aerospace Days: Recap
We are pleased to report that our first Annual Southern California Aerospace Days (March 20-24, 2017) was a great success, thanks largely to our partners and the support from our...
Chairman Series | City of Long BeachMay 10, 2017 9:30 am
Recognized as one of the Most Business Friendly Cities in LA County, Long Beach is an economic hub for artistry,…
R.E.D. TalksJune 01, 2017 6:00 pm
What do the brightest entrepreneurs in L.A. County’s future know that you don’t know – yet? R.E.D. Talks…
SELECT LA Investment Summit 2017June 14, 2017 8:00 am
The third annual SELECT LA Investment Summit will bring together international investors with L.A. region’s top business and government leaders,…
Future Forum - Artificial IntelligenceJune 28, 2017 7:30 am
LAEDC's Future Forums provide a deep dive into local emerging industries to understand innovations, workforce development, and industry demands…
Annual Eddy Awards Dinner GalaNovember 09, 2017 6:00 pm
The Eddy Awards, a reception, dinner, and awards gala, recognizes economic development leadership throughout LA County, and funds LAEDC’s public-benefit…
Partner EventsDecember 01, 2017 12:00 am
Our partner organizations host an array of events throughout the year. When these events align with our mission to…
Our Programs Help You
LAEDC works to increase economic opportunity and raise standards of living for all Los Angeles County residents by fostering growth of our key industries and the jobs they create.
Voices from our Region
Thought leaders share insights and ideas
Every job created, every local business that prospers is a vaccination against harmful economic, environmental, and social determinants of health — and provides nutrients that strengthen individual and community total health.Jodie Lesh, Senior VP, Kaiser Permanente
According to the Air Resources Board, less than 20 percent (of cap-and-trade money) went to projects within our six-county region, even though we account for 48 percent of the state’s population.Kish Rajan, President of SoCal Leadership Council
...Among the world’s 30 leading cities, L.A. ranks ranking #4 in the demographics and livability indicator, #1 in city brand, #5 in senior well-being, #6 in relocation attractiveness, #7 in entertainment and attractions, and #9 in the “Youthful Cities” Index.Mitra M. Best, PwC
The mode of transportation as we know it is slowly changing and LA Metro needs to remain relevant not only today but in the future.Phil Washington, LA Mero