Los Angeles County

Regional Organization: Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.

Established in 1981, the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) provides collaborative, innovative and strategic economic development leadership and services throughout Los Angeles County, serving the 88 cities and more than 100 unincorporated communities of L.A. County through its free business assistance and attraction programs, economic research, fee-supported economic and policy analysis, and public policy leadership.  The LAEDC’s mission is to attract, retain and grow businesses and jobs for the regions of Los Angeles County and since 1996 the LAEDC’s Business Assistance team has helped to retain or attract over 192,000 annual jobs in Los Angeles County.